Commtouch Adds to Executive Team as Targeted Customer Base Continues to Grow

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based security services, today announced the appointment of Joy A. Nemitz as Chief Marketing Officer and Sue Perng Lee as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

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"Commtouch continues to execute on its strategy of leveraging its core detection expertise to offer innovative cloud-based security offerings," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "Commtouch's cloud-based solutions arm resellers, distributors, hosting providers and mobile application developers with new turn-key revenue generation opportunities. With this expanded customer base comes the need for new cloud and software-related talent to ensure growth. I am extremely pleased to welcome Joy and Sue, as both of them bring the specific expertise we need to attract and nurture an ever-growing number of new Commtouch partners."

As Chief Marketing Officer, Nemitz leads Commtouch's global marketing team. Offering more than 24 years of executive leadership, Nemitz previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for Apptix, a provider of hosted IT solutions. She also held strategic marketing and business development positions in cloud, SaaS and hosted services marketing at TARGUS info, Synchronoss Technologies Inc., VeriSign Incorporated and Syniverse Technologies. She holds both a bachelor's degree from Gannon University and a master's degree from Southeastern University.

Bringing 13 years of experience in legal, regulatory, compliance and corporate governance functions, Lee previously served as General Counsel and Vice President for Harmonix Music Systems, a software development company. She previously served as Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs at MTV Networks, Corporate and Securities Counsel at Genzyme Corporation, and an attorney at the international law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Lee holds a bachelor's degree and law degree from Harvard University.

Both Nemitz and Lee are based in Commtouch's headquarters in McLean, Virginia.

About Commtouch

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With 12 global data centers and award-winning, patented technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and antivirus capabilities easily integrate into our customers' products and solutions, keeping safe more than 550 million end users. To learn more, visit www.commtouch.com.

Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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