MONTREAL, April 8 /PRNewswire/ --

Messaging Architects, the global expert in email risk management and compliance, recently announced the appointment of Alain Heurtebise as Vice-President for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He will be based in Paris, France.

Through a network of Distributors/Resellers, Messaging Architects has already built a 200+ customer base in EMEA. Heurtebise will have full responsibility for managing Messaging Architects' current activity and building the business for Messaging Architects across the entire region, including sales and channel strategy, and market expansion.

EMEA has always been a strategic geography for us. With our comprehensive email security and compliance platform we have a tremendous opportunity to grow our revenues in this market, said Pierre Chamberland, CEO and Founder of Messaging Architects. Alain brings over 20 years of management experience in information technology and in him we now have the perfect person to drive this business aggressively forward.

Prior to joining Messaging Architects, Heurtebise was CEO of Exalead Inc. where he helped establish the company by developing the large account market and drive successful business partnerships with the likes of IBM and Yellow Pages. He began his career as a Project Manager for information technology services company Electronic Data Systems and Generale de Service Informatique (currently ADP), where he led the company's Italian software and services business for almost a decade. He has a degree in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Centrale Paris.

About Messaging Architects

Founded in 1995, Messaging Architects is a global builder of infrastructure for Business Driven Email. We provide software and services that deliver 100% uptime and compliance. Thousands of organizations worldwide depend on our solutions for risk-free messaging collaboration. For more information, visit our website at

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