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Imperva appoints new CEO to lead next stage of growth

Imperva appoints new CEO to lead next stage of growth

Founder Shlomo Kramer, will continue to serve as chairman

Datacentre security firm, Imperva, has appointed Anthony J. Bettencourt as the company's new president and chief executive officer as it embarks the next stage of growth.

Imperva founder and chief executive, Shlomo Kramer, will continue to serve as chairman of Imperva’s board of directors and also will serve as Chief Strategy Officer.

Kramer said he was very excited to welcome Anthony to Imperva.

"He was chosen for his distinguished track record of executive leadership, as well as his ability to build highly effective organisations," he said.

"Anthony has demonstrated an ability to drive shareholder value in competitive market segments and he brings experience driving technology excellence and global growth.

“I look forward to working with Anthony and am confident that he is the right person to lead Imperva on the next stage of growth.”

Bettencourt served as the chief executive officer of Coverity Inc, a privately held company that develops and markets development testing solutions that assist software developers in detecting and fixing quality and security problems.

He led the company through its successful acquisition by Synopsys, and Verity Inc and then its acquisition by Autonomy Corp in 2005.

After the acquisition of Verity by Autonomy, Bettencourt served as chief executive of Autonomy Zantaz and Autonomy Interwoven.

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He currently serves on the boards of Proofpoint, Blinkx and Formation Data Systems.

Bettencourt said he was pleased to be joining Imperva, and looked forward to capitalising on the opportunities at Imperva for Imperva shareholders, employees and partners.

"Imperva has established a strong leadership position in the data center security market and has a proven track record of success and innovation," he said.

"I am excited to be working with the Imperva executive team, board of directors and employees to grow the company to its highest potential.”

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