NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.  SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Diane Rinaldo has been appointed director of U.S. Government Relations. Rinaldo will focus on cybersecurity, privacy, data protection and other data policy issues.

Rinaldo brings with her many years of experience at the forefront of cybersecurity and privacy policy in the U.S. Congress, having most recently worked for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence where she managed the cybersecurity and technology portfolio and led the committee’s cybersecurity legislation in Congress. The Cybersecurity Act was signed into law in December 2015. She is the former deputy chief of staff and legislative director for U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and also served on the staff of U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME).

“Diane brings substantive knowledge, enormous energy and great enthusiasm to our U.S. Government Relations team,” said Kevin Richards, SAP vice president and head of U.S. Government Relations. “Her unparalleled experience at the forefront of cybersecurity and privacy policy in the U.S. Congress, including a deep knowledge of the legislative process, a thoughtful approach to the complex cybersecurity landscape and exceptional relationships on Capitol Hill, will bring tremendous benefits to SAP as we navigate the challenging public policy environment.”

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