Changes in Executive Management Team at SSH Communications Security

Helsinki, FINLAND

Helsinki, 2016-09-22 08:15 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  

Mr. Chris Riley has been appointed as Vice President of Sales, North America of SSH Communications Security. Chris brings to SSH over 20 years of senior sales experience from leading computer security and enterprise software companies, including EMC Corporation, RSA Security, and Sybase.

Chris holds an MBA degree from Northeastern University.

"Chris brings to SSH a proven track record of enterprise software sales and a deep understanding of the computer security market. I look forward to working together with him to further solidify the footprint of SSH Communications Security in the North American market.”, says Tatu Ylönen, Chief Executive Officer of SSH Communications Security.


Vice President, Network Protection of SSH Communications Security, Mr. Petri Helenius has resigned to pursue new challenges outside of SSH.

"On behalf of the Company and personally, I wish to thank Petri for his contributions to the company over the past two years and wish him the best in his future endeavors," says Tatu Ylönen, Chief Executive Officer of SSH Communications Security.

Executive management team of SSH Communications Security is:

  • Tatu Ylönen, Chief Executive Officer
  • Matthew McKenna, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Key Accounts
  • Markku Rossi, Chief Technology Officer
  • Helena Kukkonen, Chief Financial Officer
  • Chris Riley, Vice President Sales, North America
  • Kalle Jääskeläinen, Vice President, Key Management
  • Jussi Mononen, Chief Operating Officer


Tatu Ylönen

For further information, please contact:
Helena Kukkonen, CFO, tel. +358 40 8353440

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About SSH Communications Security:
SSH Communications Security is a leading provider of enterprise cybersecurity solutions that monitor, control, and automate trusted access to critical data. The company’s long track record of innovation includes Secure Shell (SSH) - one of the world’s most widely used network security protocols. Customers worldwide trust our flagship Universal SSH Key Manager® and other solutions to manage access, while greatly reducing costs and compliance risks. The Company sells direct through offices in North America, Europe and Asia and through a global network of certified partners. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. For more information, visit