Colleen Lacter has been appointed Chief Communications Officer. She will be responsible for enhancing corporate reputation, product awareness and thought leadership equity by influencing stakeholder perceptions. Lacter left Waggener Edstrom, Microsoft’s agency of record, where she served as a member of the executive leadership team and launched many key products, including Windows 95, Internet Explorer, MSN and Bing.
Julie Talbot-Hubbard, Chief Security Officer will help establish and drive strategy for maintaining information security, business resiliency and physical security programs to ensure that the resources, infrastructure and assets are properly protected – with the company’s products. She was most recently the chief information security officer for The Ohio State University. She was a Symantec customer at Cardinal Health and Bank One/JP Morgan Chase and has deep firsthand knowledge about implementing and using the company’s products.
Matt Lynch, Senior Vice President of eBusiness is responsible for shifting and broadening Symantec’s online experience with customers, prospects and partners as the company makes the transition from eCommerce into eBusiness. He was most recently COO at IMDb.com, an Amazon.com subsidiary. Matt has held other management positions at Amazon.com, as well as at Microsoft and General Mills.
Stephen McHenry, Senior Vice President of Cloud Platform Engineering will be responsible for building Symantec’s global cloud infrastructure and offerings, including the scalable cloud infrastructure strategy. He has held titles of CIO and CTO as well as engineering chancellor at Google. His responsibilities at Google included leading the security engineering teams responsible for ensuring the 24/7 operations of 42 different infrastructure services. Prior to Google, he also held roles at Silverturn Internet, Netflix and Emasys.
Date: July 28, 2013