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Profile of registrant

Symantec Corporation

Identification number in the register: 3612325809-89
Registration date: 18/12/08 01:19:09

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/12/13 12:51:45
The date of the last annual update was 11/12/13 12:51:45

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Symantec Corporation
Acronym: SYMC
Legal status: Active
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Ilias Chantzos
Position: Senior Director Government Affairs

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Ilias Chantzos
Position: Senior Director Government Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 022571300 Rond Point Schuman 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+0032) 022571376
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Office: 0032(0)22571300
Mobile: 0032(0)473541387
Fax: 0032(0)22571301
Other Work Address:
38B Telecom Gardens
1800 Vilvoorde

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: ProfileSymantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at
Market Categories Consumer Products
Security and Compliance
Storage and Availability Management
Symantec Global Services
Symantec's leaders bring decades of diverse experience and a history of success. Combining business acumen with technical savvy, these executives guide more than 17,000 talented employees to create innovative products and solutions that enable customers around the world to have confidence in their infrastructure, information and interactions.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: Three public affairs professionals working inhouse for Symantec in Brussels and London

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Zoltán PRÉCSÉNYI 06/02/14 04/02/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Symantec advocacy activities focus primarily on educating policy-makers on matter of information technology and supporting the development of a sound and conducive to business public policy on issues such as communications policy, cybercrime, information security, privacy, data protection and availability, consumer protection, competition, international trade and market access and intellectual property protection. In the course of its activities Symantec will engage with all the relevant stakeholders including organizations such as national governments and governmental bodies and institutions of member states, international organizations, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the European Commission, other public bodies, industry associations and NGOs.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

In Brussels: BSA, Tech America Europe, European Internet Foundation, AmCham EU

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 700000  € - 800000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.