AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), the provider of internet and mobile security to 114 million active users, today announced it has relocated its headquarters for the US market in San Francisco. The move reflects AVG’s deepening roots at the epicenter of the US tech industry.

“AVG’s new US Headquarters in San Francisco demonstrate our commitment to staying firmly entrenched in one of the world’s leading tech markets,” said JR Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies. “In addition to being home for some of the planet’s most influential technology brands, San Francisco functions as a global beacon for all the innovation and research that occurs in neighboring Silicon Valley.”

AVG has experienced significant growth in the last few years and continues to expand to address the needs of the global market through improved technology and broader language and platform support. AVG is uniquely positioned to spearhead innovation in the industry thanks to its employing some of the world’s leading experts in the industry.

“There is arguably no other place in the world that hosts as many key players in Internet, mobility, search, and associated infrastructure. That AVG maintains a footprint in the region gives the company access to the talent and numerous other resources necessary to maintain leadership and continue to deliver on our vision to provide peace of mind to our customers,” added Smith.

AVG is globally headquartered in The Netherlands, and has offices in the Czech Republic, Cyprus, UK, Germany and France in Europe. In addition to the San Francisco office, AVG has various offices across the US as well as in the Middle East in Israel and China in Beijing and Hong Kong.

About AVG Technologies

AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 114 million active users as of March 31, 2012 and offers a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection and family safety software. www.avg.com

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