Rapid7 Announces Newly Expanded Sales Leadership Team
- Eric Erston Joins Rapid7 as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales
- Stephanie Furfaro Promoted to Senior Vice President of Customer Success and Sales Strategy
- Inducement Awards Granted to New Chief Financial Officer
“We are pleased to welcome Eric to the
“Stephanie has been a key member of our management team since 2011. Our customer success and sales support teams will benefit from her experience with growing software companies and her deep knowledge of Rapid7’s operations. We now have the leadership in place across our global sales organization to take full advantage of the growth opportunity ahead of us,” said Thomas.
Mr. Erston’s experience spans managing diverse teams, driving tremendous growth, and demonstrating success selling enterprise security solutions to companies of all sizes. Prior to joining
Ms. Furfaro brings over 15 years of experience in sales execution and go-to-market roles where she built and managed global sales programs, operations and strategy. She has held leadership positions in a number of fast-growing software companies, including Allaire, Macromedia, and Adobe, each of which have influenced her commitment to delivering outstanding customer experiences. Ms. Furfaro joined
Both Mr. Erston and Ms. Furfaro will report to Rapid7’s Chief Operating Officer,
Inducement Awards Granted to new CFO
In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), the Company announced that as an inducement to entering into employment with the Company, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved the following inducement awards under Rapid7’s 2015 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended (the “2015 Plan”), to Rapid7’s new CFO
Each inducement awards will vest over four years, with 25% of the original number of shares underlying such award vesting on January 15, 2018 and 6.25% of the original number of shares underlying each such award vesting on each quarterly anniversary thereafter, subject, in each case, to Mr. Kalowski’s continued service with the Company on each applicable vesting date. The inducement awards were made under a separate share reserve under the 2015 Plan designated for awards to be made to new employees of
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