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SSH Communications Security Announces New Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Global Marketing


New Hires Bring Extensive Experience to Growing Company

HELSINKI and WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 29, 2015 – In response to company growth and market forecasts, SSH Communications Security today announced the expansion of its marketing team with the addition of Timi Petersen as chief marketing officer and Max Nyman as vice president of global marketing. For more information, visit

Both new hires bring a depth of international experience and marketing expertise to their roles:

  • Timi Petersen is responsible for brand development, content creation, and marketing communications. He is an experienced creative director with extensive know-how in business-to-business categories.

  • Petersen has a strong background in marketing communication, serving as both a strategic and creative resource for national, regional and global clients across a variety of industries.

  • Max Nyman will oversee outbound and inbound marketing, as well as investor and influencer communications. With broad experience in the advertising and marketing fields, he is adept at using marketing communications to target audiences in a variety of technology fields.

  • Nyman spent 15 years in the advertising business, working for large network agencies and small startups as well. He has also worked for organizations including Stonesoft, Intel Security and Comptel.

Harri Koponen, CEO, SSH Communications Security, said:

“As cyber security issues continue to make headlines, the need for security solutions has never been greater. As we expand into new markets, we need key individuals in place who can effectively tell our story and communicate our differentiators. We are confident that Timi and Max are these key individuals, and we welcome them to the team.”

About SSH Communications Security

As the inventor of the SSH protocol, we have a twenty-year history of leading the market in developing advanced security solutions that enable, monitor, and manage encrypted networks. Over 3,000 customers across the globe trust the company’s encryption, access control and encrypted channel monitoring solutions to meet complex compliance requirements, improve their security posture and save on operational costs. SSH Communications Security is headquartered in Helsinki and has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

For more information on SSH Communications Security, please visit




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