Roundup: Software AG, Iron Mountain, Intel, Kaspersky Laboratories

Thursday, January 13, 2011

German applications developer Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) has tapped Anthony Foley to lead operations in Brazil and Argentina, the company said in a statement.

Foley has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, having previously worked for US software firm Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) and US software provider CA Technologies (NYSE: CA).

The executive has economy and political science degrees from Sheffield University.

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The Brazilian division of US document management services (DMS) company Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has named Ivan Marcos Milano as director of operations, the company said in a statement.

Milano has 20 years of business experience, including stints in AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN), Novartis (NYSE: NVS) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE).

The executive has a degree in industrial engineering from Brazil's Universidade Paulista, as well as a graduate degree in innovation management from SENAI.


The Brazilian division of US chip maker Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has tapped Fernando Martins as general manager, the company said in a statement.

Martins has worked for Intel for more than 13 years and holds a PhD in electrical engineering and computing from Carnegie Mellon University.


Russian antivirus software developer Kaspersky Laboratories has named two Latin American executives to new posts, the company said in a statement.

Dmitry Bestuzhev, who has worked with Kaspersky since 2007, will assume the position of director of the company's global research and analysis team in Latin America.

Meanwhile, Kaspersky tapped Jorge Mieres as malware analyst for Argentina. Mieres joined Kaspersky from Czech anti-virus and security software developer Eset, where he held various research posts.