AUSTIN, Texas–()–, a leading offensive security company, today announces the appointment of high-tech industry veteran Andrew McFarland to the position of chief operating officer (COO).
“With decades of experience, Andrew is an astute operations executive, known for rapidly transforming business practices to drive growth and improve margins,” said Praetorian Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nathan Sportsman. “He has an extensive track record of developing innovative business strategies and client-focused solutions in fast-paced environments and consistently exceeding goals. Additionally, he has a well-earned reputation as a trusted advisor to investors and executive teams alike. We are thrilled to welcome him as an integral part of Praetorian.”
McFarland brings more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership to his role as COO, including significant roles in global public and private companies. Prior to joining Praetorian, he served as CEO and chief customer officer (CCO) at iGrafx, where he drove growth across the company’s global business. Previously, McFarland also served as senior vice president and CCO for Black Box Network Services, vice president of customer care at Packet Design, and vice president of technical support at CA Technologies.
“I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Praetorian team. The company truly is in a category of its own when it comes to offering solutions and services that make the digital world safer and more secure,” said McFarland. “Praetorian is known for the depth of its cybersecurity expertise and as a respected business partner to its customers. To be in a position to help grow the company while maintaining its superior customer focus is a fantastic opportunity, and I look forward to being a part of Praetorian’s bright future.”
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