Al Lanzetta VP of Operations and Services for SepatonAnd Fidelma Russo promoted to COO
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2010.05.07
SEPATON, Inc. announced new executive
Al Lanzetta joined SEPATON as vice president of operations and services.
Fidelma Russo has been promoted to chief operating officer.
Both executives will report directly to President and CEO Mike Worhach.
Lanzetta will oversee the worldwide manufacturing, service and support
of SEPATON’s data protection solutions. Russo will lead the company’s
Business Management Teams with responsibility for the design,
development and operational efficiencies required to deliver SEPATON’s
data protection products and services. She will also drive new
go-to-market activities and oversee strategic partnerships.
Additionally, Russo will continue to serve as the head of the company’s
engineering and development organization.
“I am delighted to announce this new executive hire and a well-earned
promotion,” said Worhach. “Al has a proven track record of
leading and scaling high-performing service and support organizations.
His focus on delivering customer satisfaction and building world-class
services organizations demonstrates he has the leadership skills
necessary to manage the growth in our business.”
Worhach continued: “Fidelma has spear-headed the continuing technical
advancements of our innovative DeltaScale software architecture. Her
talent and experience have proven invaluable. Under her leadership, our
engineering organization has delivered product excellence earning the
trust and confidence of some of the largest backup and recovery sites in
the world. I look forward to benefiting from her expertise as she
assumes her expanded role within the company.”
“I am looking forward to participating in SEPATON’s continued growth
and achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the
industry,” said Lanzetta. “SEPATON has achieved global
recognition for its award-winning data protection solutions. I recognize
the significant opportunity at this phase of the company’s development
to build-out the service and support organization to meet the needs of a
growing customer base and network of partners.”
Lanzetta joins SEPATON from Egenera where he served as
executive vice president of operations and worldwide services on a
global basis. While there he built out the Egenera technical support and
professional services staff, processes and tools, creating a superior
customer experience while growing revenue and income for seven
consecutive years. His experience spans more than 30 years and includes
executive roles at EMC and Data General running global
field operations, field support, and manufacturing. After serving in the
United States Marine Corps, Lanzetta earned a bachelor of science
degree in business administration from Clark University and a master of
business administration degree from Babson College.