Cindy Provin joins Utimaco as Chief Strategy Officer, Telecom Solutions

Aachen (Germany), August 9, 2023 – Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, is proud to announce that Cindy Provin has joined Utimaco as the company's new Chief Sales and Strategy Officer for its Telecom Solutions business. In this role, Cindy will be focusing on the Public Warning Systems, Mass Notification Systems and Cell Broadcast Center provider markets as well as the data storage (file & folder) portfolio.

Cindy has more than 25 years of experience in the cyber security and data protection industry, holding executive leadership positions in sales, strategy, marketing, and operations. Most recently, Cindy was Senior Vice President of Digital Identity & Data Protection for Entrust. Before that, she held various CEO roles at Thales as CEO, nCipher and CEO, Thales e-Security.  

At Utimaco, Cindy will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives driving growth for Utimaco’s acquisitions of Celltick, a global leader of Public Warning Systems, Mass Notification Systems, and the world’s largest CBC provider, and conpal GmbH, a provider of IT security solutions for the protection of confidential data through file and folder encryption and authentication. 

Her role is crucial in shaping Utimaco's future direction within Telecom Solutions, by developing and executing strategies that drive revenue growth and enhance customer satisfaction and expand Utimaco's market presence, especially within the newly added field of Critical Event Management. The CEM market segment is expected to contribute considerably to Utimaco’s ongoing growth story.

Cindy Provin, Chief Sales and Strategy Officer Telecom Solutions at Utimaco, says: “It is a privilege to join Utimaco at this pivotal moment in the company’s journey. Utimaco is a clear trusted provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, with a broad portfolio providing innovative solutions and services to protect critical data, identities, assets, and communication networks for the security and safety of global customers and citizens.”

She added: “I am very excited to be part of the Telecom team, focusing on Public Warning Systems (PWS), Mass Notification Systems and Critical Event Management as well as working with the conpal team to scale our IT security solutions for the protection of confidential data by means of encryption and authentication for file and folders, regardless of where the data is stored. There are many opportunities to scale the business and I look forward to working with the Utimaco team to continue our success.”

Stefan Auerbach, CEO of Utimaco, said: “We are very happy that Cindy decided to join Utimaco. I have known her for years and have always been impressed with her deep market knowledge, her business acumen and her personality as a leader. Her skills and drive will help us grow our most recent acquisitions in line with the strong growth we have shown in our Information Security business for the past four years.”


UTIMACO is a global platform provider of trusted Cybersecurity and Compliance solutions and services with headquarters in Aachen (Germany) and Campbell, CA (USA). UTIMACO develops on-premises and cloud-based hardware security modules, solutions for key management, data protection and identity management as well as data intelligence solutions for regulated critical infrastructures and Public Warning Systems. UTIMACO is one of the world's leading manufacturers in its key market segments.

500+ employees around the globe create innovative solutions and services to protect data, identities and communication networks with responsibility for global customers and citizens. Customers and partners in many different industries value the reliability and long-term investment security of UTIMACO’s high-security products and solutions.

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