Parallels Appoints David Dzienciol as Regional Vice President and General Manager Sales, Asia Pacific

May 29, 2012

Former Asia Pacific Regional Vice President and General Manager Jan-Jaap Jager promoted to Vice President of Strategic Account Sales for The Americas

May 29, 2012 - Parallels (, a global leader in cloud services enablement and desktop virtualization software, today announced the appointment of David Dzienciol as Regional Vice President and General Manager, Sales in Asia Pacific (APAC). Dzienciol will lead sales for Parallels Desktop Virtualization and Service Provider business divisions in APAC. He joins Parallels after successfully working in a similar role at Symantec, where he served as Vice President of Channel and Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) for Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).

“Asia Pacific is an important market where demand for and sales of Parallels products and services has grown significantly year over year,” said Jim Herman, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Parallels. “David Dzienciol’s track record of driving business growth helped establish Symantec as a leading provider of security and makes him a great fit for Parallels. Dzienciol will build upon his proven experience to fuel continued growth of Parallels to benefit our customers and increase market share.”

Dzienciol succeeds Parallels APAC Vice President and General Manager Jan-Jaap Jager, who was instrumental in effectively leading the Parallels APAC team and growing the company’s regional footprint over the last six years. Jager has been promoted to a new role as Vice President of Strategic Account Sales for The Americas, and will now be based in Toronto, Canada, to focus on managing and growing top strategic accounts for Parallels.

Award-winning Parallels solutions include the No. 1-selling software for running Windows on a Mac without rebooting, Parallels Desktop for Mac, which is used by more than half of Fortune 200 companies. Additionally, Parallels hosting and cloud services delivery solutions enable service providers to deliver and profitably grow hosting and cloud services for more than 10 million SMBs worldwide. Parallels is a private, profitable and fast-growing company with more than 900 employees throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.

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Parallels is a global leader in hosting and services enablement and desktop virtualization. Founded in 2000, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit

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