Walter Schumann

New Vice President Sales & Marketing: Walter Schumann

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity welcomes Walter Schumann as its new Vice President Sales & Marketing. Schumann, an experienced sales manager in cybersecurity, assumes the position with immediate effect.

Schumann will continue the expansion of the Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity product portfolio for the enterprise and public sectors. In particular, he will focus on the further development of the channel business as well as the further international expansion.

"I am pleased to be involved in building a leading European cybersecurity provider. This is one of the most exciting endeavors in the European IT industry," said Schumann. “Many companies are looking for a trustworthy and technologically leading alternative to protect themselves and their data with proactive and reliable solutions. For this purpose, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity already stands today. Therefore, it is all the more important to expand this position both domestically and abroad."

„We are pleased to have won Walter Schumann, a well-known expert who knows the IT security market like no other, for our company vision," said Ammar Alkassar, CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity. "Because of the wide range of products and solutions available in the field of cybersecurity one of the major challenges in the future will be to help customers find scalable cyber security solutions that fit their needs."

Schumann has previously held senior management positions in international IT security companies, among others, as Senior Vice President Sales of security specialist Astaro (Sophos), as General Manager and Vice President International Sales of cloud security provider Eleven (Cyren) and as Managing Director EMEA of Zone Labs (Checkpoint). Most recently, Schumann was responsible for sales and marketing at G DATA Software AG.

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