Darktrace, a cybersecurity AI firm, has appointed Jill Popelka as its new COO, marking a notable leadership transition. Popelka, who will resign from the board to assume her new role on June 1, 2023, succeeds Nick Trim, the current COO who will step down at the end of June. Popelka brings significant experience from her previous roles at Snap Inc and SAP SuccessFactors. The move has been praised by CEO Poppy Gustafsson, who highlighted Popelka’s expertise in scaling high-growth businesses as a valuable asset for Darktrace. The company continues its focus on merging cybersecurity and AI, aiming for sustained success in these burgeoning sectors.

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Darktrace appoints replacement for departing COO