MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 21, 2015 — / — Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that it has appointed Dan Rogers to Chief Marketing Officer. Reporting to Symantec CEO Michael A. Brown, Rogers will oversee the company’s marketing efforts, including brand awareness, digital marketing, demand generation and events.

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“Dan has a proven track record of building powerful marketing teams and understands the importance of keeping the customer’s needs first,” said Michael A. Brown, Symantec president and CEO. “His prior leadership for two of the world’s largest cloud providers will serve as a tremendous asset at Symantec as we secure more cloud-based workloads in the future. We are pleased to have Dan on board to advance our marketing efforts while we continue leading the cybersecurity industry.”

Since 2013, Rogers has been Chief Marketing Officer of the EMEA-region at Salesforce, where he contributed to significant increases in revenue and unaided brand awareness. Prior to that, he was head of global product marketing for Amazon Web Services, and previously served in senior marketing and product management roles at Microsoft. Rogers holds an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School.

“With the explosion of cloud services and mobile applications, protecting customers’ data has never been more important,” said Dan Rogers, Symantec CMO. “As the leader in cybersecurity, Symantec is uniquely placed to protect customers’ data wherever it lives.”

About Symantec
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments seeking the freedom to unlock the opportunities technology brings — anytime, anywhere. Founded in April 1982, Symantec, a Fortune 500 company, operating one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared. The company’s more than 19,000 employees reside in more than 45 countries. Ninety-nine percent of Fortune 500 companies are Symantec customers. In fiscal 2015, it recorded revenues of $6.5 billion.

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