APPOINTMENT NEWS: Symantec Corp announces Huw Owen as vice president of sales and marketing operations for EMEA

Huw Owen has been appointed as vice president of sales and marketing operations for EMEA at Symantec Corp.

Before joining Symantec, Owen was vice president and general manager EMEA at Good Technology, where he scaled the Good Channel Business exponentially, as well as taking the company into new territories including the Nordics, Benelux and the Middle East. He developed his channel experience when he orchestrated an aggressive growth strategy for Good Technology as vice president channel sales EMEA.

Prior to this, Owen was executive director at Lenovo, where he was responsible for services sales and marketing in EMEA, spanning global accounts through to consumer business. He was a member of the EMEA operational team and had full P&L responsibility for services.

He has also held senior positions at VERITAS and Fujitsu, as well as serving as senior director of EMEA northern region services at Symantec.

Huw Owen said:  “The EMEA region is a key area of focus for Symantec, contributing significantly to the global company revenues. I look forward to leveraging my industry experience, combined with my background having previously worked at Symantec, to execute our multi-year strategy, implement our critical go-to-market changes and continue the progress on our successful transformation.

“I am excited to be back at Symantec as I see the opportunity is huge.”