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Semperis Expands UK & Ireland Channel Team with New Senior appointment
Tue, 4th Jul 2023

Semperis, a trailblazer in identity-driven cyber resilience, announces the appointment of Tobie Kottman as Channel Director for the UK and Ireland. This comes on the heels of Semperis signing several new partners in 2023, and Kottman’s role will be crucial in ensuring the delivery of robust Active Directory (AD) security and recovery solutions to customers in these regions.

Kottman brings to the table a wealth of experience, having been in the identity security space since 2011, with notable contributions in building programs and channels across Northern Europe and the Middle East for vendors like SailPoint and CyberArk. His focus at Semperis will be to forge and bolster relationships with new partners in an effort to expand Semperis’ customer base. He will also spearhead a targeted program of business with key channel partners including resellers, systems integrators, and managed service providers.

Tobie Kottman shares his insights, stating, “In a world driven by cloud-forward IT environments, castle-and-moat strategies simply don’t work. Enterprises are now recognising the need to evolve and modernise security practices…This presents a huge opportunity for Semperis and I am delighted to be joining at an exciting stage in their journey. Together with our partners, I’m looking forward to delivering what enterprises need to protect their organisations from identity and access management-related risks.”

Daniel Lattimer, Area Vice President, UK & Ireland, Semperis, expresses the company’s enthusiasm about Kottman’s appointment: “Semperis is on a drive to increase sales and grow the business through our 100% channel partner strategy. We’re excited to have Tobie on board to further strengthen our channel focus and our capacity to deliver. His experience and expertise will be instrumental in accelerating our growth and delivering a strong sales pipeline, bringing our hybrid identity protection solutions to even more enterprises in the UK & Ireland.”

The timing of Kottman's appointment is critical. With identity-related cyber threats on the rise, and AD being a focal point in 9 out of 10 cyberattacks, there is an imperative need to secure vital services such as utilities, financial services, government departments, and critical infrastructure organizations.

Semperis ensures that its channel partners are well-equipped, providing them with access to training, sales and marketing materials, and strong tech support, including two free AD security tools, Purple Knight and Forest Druid.