ORLANDO, Fla. -- GRISOFT, developer of the AVG family of security software products, today announced that it is changing its name to AVG Technologies.
The renaming affects all subsidiaries around the globe:
The parent company is now AVG Technologies N.V.
The Czech Republic-based company is now AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
The US-based company is now AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
The Cyprus-based company is now AVG Technologies CY, Ltd The UK-based company, already operating under the AVG name, will now be known as AVG Technologies UK Ltd.
All other contact and commercial data remains unchanged, including current GRISOFT trademarks.
"The change in name is primarily intended to enhance awareness of the AVG brand in the world," said J.R. Smith, Chief Executive Officer of AVG Technologies.
"By aligning our corporate identity with our brand identity, we expect to significantly increase the effectiveness of our marketing activities and other communications."