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Mária Trnková named Chief Marketing Officer, will lead a newly formed division at ESET

BRATISLAVA — June 1, 2023 —  ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to announce the establishment of its new Marketing, Communication, and Digital Business division, appointing Mária Trnková as Chief Marketing Officer. This strategic move, effective June 1, 2023, reflects ESET’s commitment to innovation, enhancing partner and customer experiences, and strengthening its brand presence in the market.

Mária Trnková, previously Vice President for the Consumer and IoT Segment at ESET, brings on board experience with the creation and implementation of an effective data-driven strategy. Mária started her career at ESET in the autumn of 2016. Her journey began as the EMEA Territory Marketing Manager, where she collaborated closely with regional teams to shape effective marketing strategies. During her six-year tenure, Mária showcased exceptional leadership skills, progressively taking on more responsibility and driving impactful results. When she stepped into the position of Segment VP in October 2019, she moved into a role with interfaces across the entire organization. She also worked closely with the company´s management to ensure Consumer and IoT segment strategy definition and effective implementation.

In her new role as Chief Marketing Officer, Mária will spearhead the newly formed Marketing, Communication, and Digital Business division. This strategic division will enhance ESET’s marketing support across segments, fortify its brand position, and foster innovation through closer collaboration with technology and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) teams. The key enabler for successful marketing implementation will be close cooperation with regional and local branches, ensuring delivery of the utmost value to customers.

“I am deeply honored to assume the role of Chief Marketing Officer at ESET. Throughout my journey with the company, I have witnessed the power of hard work and dedication in driving success. I am grateful to work in an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives thrive, fueling innovation and propelling ESET’s growth in the dynamic cybersecurity landscape. Together, we will continue to push boundaries and deliver exceptional solutions to our valued customers,” said Trnková.

Richard Marko, Chief Executive Officer of ESET, expressed his excitement about appointing Mária Trnková as Chief Marketing Officer. He stated, “At ESET, we continuously work on strengthening the position of our brand in the market through research and innovations, but also on improving our performance and finding the right solutions for our customers’ needs. Mária’s appointment as CMO represents a significant step forward for ESET as well as our commitment to keep incorporating equity, and inclusion into our company’s leadership. Her exceptional skills and dedication to driving innovation make her the perfect fit for this role, I wish her a lot of success.”

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About ESET
For 30 years, ESET® has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services for businesses and consumers worldwide. With solutions ranging from endpoint security to encryption and two-factor authentication, ESET’s high-performing, easy-to-use products give individuals and businesses the peace of mind to enjoy the full potential of their technology. ESET unobtrusively protects and monitors 24/7, updating defenses in real time to keep users safe and businesses running without interruption. Evolving threats require an evolving IT security company. Backed by R&D facilities worldwide, ESET became the first IT security company to earn 100 Virus Bulletin VB100 awards, identifying every single “in-the-wild” malware without interruption since 2003.



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