Roundup: Kaspersky Laboratories, Google, Juniper Networks, Softcorp

- Friday, January 21, 2011

Roundup: Kaspersky Laboratories, Google, Juniper Networks, Softcorp

Russian antivirus software developer Kaspersky Laboratories has promoted Olga Korenbaum to Latin American distribution manager, the company said in a statement.

Prior to assuming her new role, Korenbaum held a range of business and channel development positions, such as channel manager for the north of Latin America.

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The Chilean division of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has hired Eduardo Pooley as country manager, Google said in a statement.

Pooley's professional experience includes stints as general manager of local newspaper Diario Financiero, as well as marketing manager for the Chilean division of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT).

The executive has a degree in civil industrial engineering from the Universidad Catolica de Chile.

Outgoing country manager James Ballentine will remain within Google as business development manager for Latin America.

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US networking company Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has tapped Emilio Umeoka as vice president for worldwide partners, the company said in a statement.

Umeoka joined Juniper from Microsoft, where he served as president of Asia Pacific operations.

Born in Brazil, the executive has an engineering degree from Texas A&M University.

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Brazilian construction giant MRV Engenharia has tapped compatriot IT firm Softcorp for solution migration, the latter company said in a statement.

Softcorp updated MRV Engenharia's installation of software from US security firm Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC).

Softcorp has business units in Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Parana, Espirito Santo and Pernambuco.