SafeNet, Inc. has appointed Steve Messick senior vice president of Worldwide Sales where he will play an integral role as the strategic leader for SafeNet’s global sales.
“As a true industry veteran, and a customer-focused sales leader with a proven track record of execution, Steve understands how to leverage SafeNet’s unique capabilities and successfully implement our strategy to take advantage of new market opportunities on a worldwide scale,” said Chris Fedde, president and chief executive officer, SafeNet.
Prior to joining SafeNet, Messick acted as chief sales officer for Fishnet Security and also had an instrumental tenure at Symantec. He held executive positions with Axent and Inktomi as well improving sales and marketing alignment.
Messick is replacing Philip Saunders who was recently promoted to executive vice president and chief revenue officer. Saunders’ responsibilities now include expanding company success through a holistic revenue strategy.