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Kaseya recruits CA Technologies pair as new COO and exec VP

13 Sep 2013

Kaseya has appointed Mark Combs as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Don LeClair as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Product Management, in a bid to accelerate growth within the company.

The IT systems management software provider says Combs will run the company's services and support organisations, as well as cloud and IT operations.

Joining Kaseya after 35 years at CA Technologies in which he held a series of senior roles in general management, operations, engineering, support, field technical delivery and IT, Combs comes with a strong reputation for driving customer experience and satisfaction.

“The enterprise technology industry continues to accelerate its pace of innovation," Combs says.

"Enterprises require management tools that are modern, flexible enough to support their dynamic and hybrid environments, and that help them manage all of the new technologies they are incorporating to run their businesses.

“I am thrilled to join the Kaseya team to help drive innovation and deliver the services that our customers need to create business advantage through superior technology.”

As EVP of Product Management at Kaseya, LeClair will lead product strategy and direction, bringing new levels of focus and innovation to Kaseya’s product offerings and roadmap.

LeClair brings more than 30 years of enterprise software experience to Kaseya.

While at CA Technologies, LeClair held a series of leadership roles including SVP of Technology Strategy and SVP of Engineering and Distinguished Engineer.

“Kaseya has an incredibly strong set of product offerings in its portfolio and a large and innovative set of customers,” LeClair says.

“I am delighted to join this world-class team to drive the future of Kaseya’s products.

"We will invest heavily in both core capabilities and new product directions so that Kaseya will be the partner of choice to help our customers successfully manage their evolving IT environments into the future.”

These new executive hires come on the heels of Kaseya’s executive appointments last month of new CMO Loren Weinberg Jarrett, CSO Brian Murphy and CTO Prakash Khot.

These executive appointments also follow the news of Kaseya’s recent acquisitions of Zyrion, Inc. for Cloud and Network Monitoring, and Rover Apps for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Management, both announced in July.

“I’m excited that we have been able to attract an immensely talented and experienced management team to lead Kaseya and our global organisation into the future,” says Yogesh Gupta, CEO, Kaseya.

“With the exceptionally strong management team and the new acquisitions of leading technologies to complement our portfolio, Kaseya is incredibly well-positioned to drive growth, innovation, and most importantly, customer success.

"I couldn’t be more excited about the team and portfolio that Kaseya can now bring to bear on the market, and the unique value that we can and will drive for our customers."