SUNNYVALE, California, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mickey Avram has been appointed vice president of sales operations for Commtouch ® (Nasdaq: CTCH). Ms. Avram has over 20 years of support and operations management experience as well as a significant background in the security industry. As vice president of sales operations, Ms. Avram will manage post-sale relations with current customers and supervise technical support and presale services. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788 ) "We're enhancing our focus on the success of our growing customer base," said Shlomi Yanai, chief executive officer of Commtouch. "Mickey will ensure existing and future customers receive the support they need to most effectively implement our technologies." Before joining Commtouch, Ms. Avram worked at SafeNet and Aladdin where she served in several key management roles related to project delivery, product integration, training, and customer support. Prior to Aladdin, Ms. Avram worked at NextNine and Magic Software. Ms. Avram holds a degree in business management from the College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon Letzion, Israel. "This new position perfectly leverages my extensive technical and customer facing experience," said Ms. Avram. "I happily embrace the opportunity to ensure that Commtouch's clients use our unique cloud-based security solutions to their fullest potential." About Commtouch Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) safeguards the world's leading security companies and service providers with cloud-based Internet security services. Real-time threat intelligence from Commtouch's GlobalView™ Cloud powers its Web filtering, email security and antivirus solutions, protecting thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users worldwide. Information about Commtouch can be found at http://www.commtouch.com or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. • Blog: http://blog.commtouch.com • Twitter: @Commtouch • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/commtouch • LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/commtouch 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.