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SafeNet appoints new regional VP

Miguel Braojos to head the Middle East and Africa region

Braojos says the Middle East is witnessing an increase in sales of security solutions.
Braojos says the Middle East is witnessing an increase in sales of security solutions.

SafeNet, a global provider of data protection solutions, has announced the appointment of Miguel Braojos as vice president of Sales for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa (SEMEA) region.

According to SafeNet, the appointment comes as part of the company's strategy to increase investment and focus in the region. In his new role, Braojos will be working closely with local country teams with a primary objective of establishing further growth plans for the company to achieve results in this region.

"We are confident that the Middle East in particular will witness increasing growth in the sales of security solutions.  The growing interest in new software and technology, and increased awareness levels of the benefits of data protection solutions point to an extremely prosperous market. The IT market is currently the fastest growing industry in the region, and SafeNet is well positioned to offer businesses leading edge security solutions that boast scalability, flexibility and reliability to meet their needs", stated Braojos.

Braojos joined SafeNet in February 2012, from Thales eSecurity, where he was the sales vice president for Southern EMEA and South Asia. Braojos has worked for several multinational companies including General Electric, Entrust, The MathWorks and nCipher.

SafeNet says it will continue to invest in expanding its business in the Middle East through marketing, channel development and software offerings to customers.