TAMPA, Fla. –A-LIGN, a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, announced its expansion in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, furthering its international growth strategy.
The news of expansion comes after a banner year for A-LIGN. In 2018, A-LIGN raised a $54.4 million investment from FTV Capital, was ranked #30 on Florida’s Fast 100, was named one of Consulting Magazine’s Best Small Firms to Work For and was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the second year in a row.
“We are proud to be enhancing our ability to deliver our comprehensive range of compliance and security services in EMEA,” said Scott Price, CEO of A-LIGN. “Being one of the fastest growing independent GRC providers in the world, we have witnessed significant growth in the last year and take pride in the strong relationships we have built with our clients. This latest announcement signals our commitment to offering the same level of customer service throughout the EMEA region.”
A-LIGN’s EMEA presence will be headed by the Vice President of Sales, EMEA, Huw Pegler, and Senior Consultant, Craig Burns. Previously a divisional CIO for the Federal-Mogul Corporation and a sales director at both NCC Group and Cisco, Pegler brings deep experience as a leader in the information technology sector. As a Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Burns brings strategic technical experience to A-LIGN’s EMEA clients.
“I am excited to join the A-LIGN team at this time,” said Pegler. “After years of experience addressing security compliance and other technology challenges for businesses across a wide range of industries, I look forward to delivering the level of service for which A-LIGN is so well known to an increasing number of clients across EMEA.”
While A-LIGN has continued to service over 1,900 clients globally, adding key resources to expand into the EMEA affirms its commitment to providing our clients with consultants located closer to where they operate. European clients can expect the quality that A-LIGN is known for as they navigate the scope and complexity of their compliance needs through services including SOC, PCI, and ISO examinations, GDPR assessments, and penetration testing services.
A-LIGN is one of a limited number of solution providers that can offer a consolidated approach to information technology and information security audits. A-LIGN is a HITRUST CSF Assessor firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company, Accredited ISO 27001 Certification Body, Accredited FedRAMP 3PAO and licensed CPA firm. With the ability to work with small businesses to the largest of global enterprises, A-LIGN leverages its industry expertise to guide organizations towards security, compliance and privacy services that will enhance their information security to prevent cyber threats and reduce risk, turning their security into a competitive edge. For more information, visit www.A-LIGN.com.