has hired Roger King to lead the security software purveyor's worldwide sales team and oversee its channel relationships.
King, who previously served as president of Software Spectrum, a division of
Level 3 Communications
, will report to McAfee President Kevin Weiss.
"Roger is the right person to lead this charge, having led his previous company from $120 million in U.S. revenues to a multi-billion dollar global company," Weiss said in a statement. "His accomplishments demonstrate his commitment to partner profitability and make him a valuable addition to McAfee."
McAfee shares added 7 cents to $24.53 in light trading on Monday.