RSA executive named as Qualys COO

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) reported the company has appointed Ann Johnson, an RSA executive, as president and chief operating officer to lead global sales, business development efforts, and customer relations and support.

Johnson is a recognized industry leader with a proven track record for building and leading high-performing global sales operations. During her tenure at RSA for the past 13 years, Johnson held multiple leadership roles, most recently serving as vice president of worldwide sales, identity protection and verification and global accounts. She holds a bachelors degree in communication and political science from Weber State University.

Johnson assumes her responsibilities as president and COO of Qualys starting November 25, 2013.

Qualys is a pioneer and provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations and is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, visit