ESET North America Announces Leadership Transition

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 22, 2024ESET, a global leader in digital security, today announced that Brent McCarty is moving on from his role as President of ESET North America, effective May 31, 2024. Miroslav Mikus, ESET’s Chief Sales Officer will serve as Interim President to help manage the transition – working closely with Ryan Grant, ESET North America’s Vice President of Sales who leads ESET’s channel and enterprise teams.

“For six years, it’s been my honor to work with ESET’s US and Canada offices to build a talented team that is poised to disrupt the North America cybersecurity market,” said Brent McCarty. “Through hard work and collaboration, we delivered a One ESET culture focused on realizing ESET’s brand potential in the region; delivering local, best-in-class customer service; and driving high-touch relationships with ESET customers and channel partners. Proudly San Diego based, I’m thrilled to see the mark we have made on our employees’ lives and also in the SoCal community where we invest in a range of local organizations. ESET North America is still in the early stages of its journey, and I’m incredibly proud of our collective work to make the world more secure.”

“Brent is well loved, and he will be missed,” said Ryan Grant. “It’s been a pleasure to work with him to re-imagine ESET’s future in North America, including a thorough re-org that aligned our teams to support MSP, VAR, NSP and distributor business requirements. Thanks to Brent’s vision, we also increased our collaboration with European counterparts – ensuring alignment between ESET’s strategic investments and North America market demands. The positive impacts of Brent’s leadership cannot be understated.”

“ESET is well positioned for our next phase of growth thanks to Brent’s dedication, and we wish him well on his next chapter,” said Miroslav Mikus. “Following recent investments in people, processes and the ESET Partner Connect Program, I feel confident that our channel partners are positioned to expand their businesses and take on a fiercely competitive cybersecurity marketplace. Looking forward, I am energized by the future.”

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