Mimecast Ltd. has named Eli Kalil as the company’s new senior vice president of global channel sales; a newly created position for the Watertown, MA-based email and data security company.
A 30-year veteran in the enterprise information management and security industry, Kalil will be responsible for Mimecast’s global channel programs across current and prospective integrators, VARs, MSPs, and distributors.
Most recently, Kalil served as vice president of enterprise security, global channel partnership sales for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. He previously managed channel sales and services teams at CA, RSA Security, IBM, Dell, and EMC.
“Mimecast values our relationships with channel partners, as they are key to how we support customers and expand our business into new markets,” said Peter Bauer, CEO, Mimecast. “Eli is a proven leader in the security space and we’re excited to have him on board as we look to accelerate growth in the channel and continue to evolve our offerings to make email safer for business.”
Kalil is in position to strengthen this vendor’s commitment to the channel, and to refine programs and compensation schedules that will affirm that commitment.