Cloudmark appoints CEO

Security solutions provider Cloudmark has appointed George Riedel as chief executive at the company.

Already a member of the board at Cloudmark, Riedel succeeds Hugh McCartney who will remain at the company in an advisory role.

Riedel has more than 30 years’ experience in the technology field, with prior positions including those at Nortel Networks, Juniper Networks and McKinsey & Company.

“As the security landscape continues to shift dramatically and more DNS-related breaches at both enterprise and service providers are reported publicly, it’s clear that the market needs a more advanced solution to deal with both infrastructure and business threats,” Riedel said.

“With therecent launch of Cloudmark’s virtualised DNS security solution, I am excited about taking on the leadership of the company and look forward to working with the team and our partners to drive our next phase of growth.”