ValiCert, Inc., a provider of software products that securely connect companies with their business partners over the Internet, today announced the appointment of Mr. John Vigouroux to the position of President of Field Operations with responsibility for ValiCert’s global sales and field operations. Mr. Vigouroux brings a wealth of sales and executive management experience to ValiCerts management team.
John Vigouroux is a seasoned executive and was formerly President of AuctionWatch, a software company that provides solutions to merchants such as Ingram Micro and Sun Microsystems for online business auction management. Previously Mr. Vigouroux was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Beyond.com. John has held senior management positions at NetObjects (acquired by IBM), Cisco, Adobe Systems and GE Information Services.
“I am very pleased to be joining the team at ValiCert,” said Mr. Vigouroux, “The company is addressing a large and growing market for secure Internet communications, and has a fabulous customer base of banks, insurers, large enterprises and government agencies. I look forward to helping the company manage its sales and field operations to become a leading player in this market.”
“ValiCert’s focus on secure Internet communications for enterprise customers in financial services, insurance and the government is an exciting one, and we are very pleased to welcome a dynamic and experienced executive to our team”, said Yosi Amram, Chief Executive Officer of ValiCert. “We think that ValiCert is entering a new phase in the maturity of the company, as we narrow our focus and scale our sales execution through a repeatable sales model in key vertical markets. John has the leadership and experience to help lead us in this exciting phase.”