Encryption software publisher Venafi reported Monday that it has hired Robert Pritchard as vice president of worldwide sales, effective immediately. Pritchard, who hails from RSA, will report directly to Trell Rohovit, Venafi's chief executive officer. At RSA, Pritchard served as vice president of sales for the company's Data Security Group. Before that, he held various business development and sales positions with Gradient Technologies Inc. At Venafi, Pritchard's primary responsibility will be helping the company meet its worldwide revenue objectives. Venafi is headquartered in Sandy, Utah.