Appointment Highlights Company’s Growth as Leadership Team Expands
GULF BREEZE, FL—September 10, 2009—AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of e-mail messaging and Web security solutions, today announced that Scott Cutler, formerly AppRiver’s Executive Vice President (EVP), has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO).
“Scott is a tremendously talented leader who has played a key role in the growth and development of AppRiver,” said Michael Murdoch, CEO, AppRiver. “He has successfully managed strategic initiatives that have positioned AppRiver as a leading SaaS security company. I believe Scott’s leadership, operation skills and outstanding marketplace relationships will serve us well as we continue to grow the organization.”
As EVP, Cutler was responsible for directing global strategy and overseeing channel distribution for the company. Since joining AppRiver in 2003, he has been instrumental in building the company’s worldwide customer base to more than 40,000, which includes businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations.
In his new role, Cutler will focus on day-to-day operational activities, including expense, cost and margin control, revenue and sales growth and monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management. He will oversee the development, design and overall improvement of AppRiver’s e-mail and Web security solutions.
About Scott Cutler
Cutler has more than two decades of experience in the technology and security fields. Prior to joining AppRiver, he served as the Director of North American Sales, Eastern Division at Connected Corporation, a leading provider of storage software for automated protection, archiving and recovery of distributed data. Cutler has also held positions at National Business Group, Inc. (NBG), Eicon Technology, Inc. and Microcom, Inc., where he secured a number of Fortune 500 clients across industries such as technology, telecommunications, travel, and financial services.
Cutler received a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Physical Science from University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider offering award-winning e-mail and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Understanding the need to protect networks from today’s increasingly complex IT threats, AppRiver offers businesses a comprehensive, yet affordable subscription-based solution that incorporates the latest spam and virus protection, e-mail encryption and Web security on the market. In addition, the company provides a complete managed service for Microsoft® Exchange. Since its inception, AppRiver has sustained an impressive 97% customer retention rate while growing its customer base to more than 40,000 companies and over 6 million mailboxes worldwide. In 2009, AppRiver was voted “Best Channel Vendor” by Business Solutions magazine, receiving the highest published scores in Service/Support, Product Reliability and Channel Friendliness. The company is led by a 2009 Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur of Year award winner, and has been identified as one of the top 100 companies to watch by Red Herring magazine. For more information, please visit www.appriver.com.