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Proofpoint Appoints New Senior Vice President of Human Resources to Support Continued Growth

Companies mentioned in this article: Proofpoint

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced Julie Currie has been named the new senior vice president of Human Resources. Currie joins the Proofpoint® leadership team with more than 20 years of experience in leading human resources initiatives for rapidly growing companies.

"Proofpoint employees are the cornerstone to our success -- and adding human resources leadership is critical to our plans for continued growth," said Gary Steele, CEO for Proofpoint. "Julie brings a heightened level of experience in talent management that directly fits with our commitment to building a world-class employee base."

Currie is known for building human resources infrastructures that incorporate best-in-class processes. She specializes in leading change through global mergers and acquisitions, while developing and executing world-class talent management strategies to attract and retain top employees. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Currie served as vice president of Human Resources and Talent for CHC Helicopter where she led human resources activities to successfully scale and transform the organization, leading to the company's initial public offering. Her experience includes senior roles with Aon Consulting, Advanced Micro Devices, ATI Technologies, Peoplesoft and AT&T/NCR.

Currie earned a bachelor's degree in management and economics from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance, and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

Proofpoint is a registered trademark of Proofpoint, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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