Tier-3 Huntsman appoints EMEA Director to manage growth

London - 1 July 2008

With its operations in the UK now well established, Australian based security software company Tier-3 has appointed Steven Standring to the position of Managing Director – EMEA to develop and lead the growth of its burgeoning European operations. In this role Steve will be responsible for leveraging the reputation of Tier-3’s patented Huntsman™ technology as the leading Security Management technology available in Europe.

Steve Standring joins Tier-3 with over 20 years as a successful senior executive in the enterprise software industry. Steve has a proven record of working with innovative companies and building those organizations into sector leading technology businesses. His unique blend of operational skills and customer focused philosophies has brought him success at Tivoli as EMEA Sales Director, as well as more recently, Works.com and OB10.

“Organisations are about people and meeting their needs and expectations” says Steve Standring, “my job is to ensure that the Tier-3 team delivers a Huntsman™ security solution that meets the needs of all the customer stakeholders: the analyst, the security manager, the risk manager and the responsible C-level executives. When we succeed at this we can successfully demonstrate our Huntsman™ solution ticks all the boxes of the modern security solution. I also look forward to building significant relationships with key consulting partners”.

“Demand for intelligent security solutions like Huntsman™, which enable organizations to meet their operational risk and security objectives has doubled in the last three years” says Tier-3 CEO Peter Woollacott, “Steve’s extensive experience in the software sector, and the increasing recognition of IT security and its role in data protection and compliance, will provide Tier-3 with the stewardship necessary to consolidate and broaden our activities in the UK and wider European market”.

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