Security vendor Clearswift has hired Phil Vasic as its regional director across Asia-Pacific. Vasic will be responsible for driving the vendor’s growth strategy and expanding its channel reach in the region. “We anticipate with Phil’s immense experience in the industry, he will help Clearswift develop, and extend channel and sales initiatives to drive success in the Asia Pacific market,” Clearswift CEO, Richard Turner, said. Vasic has more than 15 years experience in the industry and previously spent four years as the A/NZ country manager at Surfcontrol/Websense. He has also worked for Meru Networks where he was responsible for developing the company’s business across A/NZ and the ASEAN region.