Serguei Beloussov has been named CEO of Acronis International GmbH, effective immediately.
He succeeds Alex Pinchev.
Beloussov is a co-founder of Acronis and was the company’s first president. He has been a member of the Acronis board of directors since 2002 and is also the chairman of Parallels, in hosting and cloud services enablement and desktop virtualization software.
"I am very excited to be back at Acronis," said Beloussov. "Acronis is a leader in traditional backup and recovery solutions, and is leading the way forward with new solutions that protect, secure, and access a company’s valuable data. The company has a solid strategy for growth in virtual, cloud and mobility markets. With leading technology and strong execution we will take a very good company and make it a great company."