AVG Technologies (AVG) might have tapped a well-known channel executive as its new vice president of Global Channel Sales.

Francois Daumard, most recently with FiberLink (he joined the mobility management company four months before IBM acquired it in 2013) joined AVG as of December 2014, Daumard's LinkedIn profile confirms.

Daumard has served as an executive for some of the most prominant technology companies in the world including Apple and Microsoft.

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AVG last year acquired remote monitoring and platform provider Level Platforms. AVG itself has been discussed as a potential acquisition target recently, but nothing has been confirmed.

MSPmentor, Talkin' Cloud's sister site, has reached out to AVG for more information about the Daumard hire.

Originally published on MSPmentor in December 2014.