New Appointment to Drive Financial Growth and Operational Efficiencies at Webroot

Broomfield, CO, – June 23, 2011

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, has appointed John Post to the new role of vice president of finance. An executive with more than 15 years of tax and finance experience, Post will oversee the company’s entire financial organization including the tax, treasury, accounting, facilities, and financial planning and analysis departments.

Post was most recently director of tax and treasury for Webroot. His promotion followed several significant contributions to the organization, including an instrumental role in the establishment of the company's global operating structure.

"Webroot has grown significantly in the past two years, including the completion of four acquisitions," said Dick Williams, chief executive officer at Webroot. "John has played a key role in enhancing our business processes throughout our continued growth. He has a proven track record for driving successful financial initiatives and operational strategies that deliver high performance results. John will be a strong asset for us as we further solidify our position as a leader in cloud security."

Prior to joining Webroot, Post was vice president of tax at DISH Network and Echostar Corporation, where he led the tax function for two separate publicly traded corporations. Daarvoor was hij directeur fiscaliteit bij Molson Coors Brewing Company en vervulde hij managementposities bij First Data Corporation en Deloitte Tax LLP.

Post behaalde een doctoraat in de rechten aan de faculteit rechten van de Universiteit van Colorado en een Bachelor of Arts aan de Universiteit van Californië in Berkeley.


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