Stuart Fisher promoted to assume executive leadership role to drive Asia Pacific business
Sophos, today announced the appointment of Stuart Fisher to the role of Managing Director for Asia Pacific, effective immediately. He replaces Rob Forsyth who will continue with Sophos as a non-executive director. Fisher will continue to be based in Singapore, and will report to senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations Mike McGuiness. -- IT security and data protection company,
Fisher was formally Vice-President of sales for Asia Pacific at Sophos. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading regional operations and driving overall business growth for Sophos across Asia Pacific excluding Japan. He will continue to lead the regional sales, marketing and support teams to spearhead go-to-market strategies and deliver on revenue plan for the region.
Forsyth, who has had tenure with Sophos for over 10 years and contributed immensely to the company's growth and success in the region, will assume the role of a non-executive director, where he will be primarily involved in strategic marketing and publicity initiatives for Sophos in the region, through public relations, government and industry engagements.
Rob Forsyth, Non - Executive Director at Sophos said "The time was ripe for Sophos to accelerate the growth across the region and Stuart has the creative energy and passion for this. Over the last 15 months, Stuart has overseen the Asia pacific sales function, and his drive for growth has served the company, the resellers and our customers well. He has a strong and dedicated existing team and I will be remaining in the business to support him. He has both my congratulations and best wishes."
Prior to joining Sophos in 2010, Fisher was a vice president at Sybase, an SAP company. He also held several regional-level management, sales and marketing roles in Asia Pacific at SAP between 2001 and 2009.
Stuart Fisher, Managing Director - Asia Pacific at Sophos said "It's an exciting time for Sophos, and the aggressive growth plans and level of investment we're injecting across Asia Pacific is significant. Sophos has a highly compelling proposition to any organization that is looking for a vendor that has a complete IT security portfolio backed by years of engineering excellence, unrivalled support and a fully engaged channel. For me, the change in role provides even greater opportunity to further escalate Sophos's market dominance in our existing and newer emerging territories in the region, which is very appealing."
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More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. With more than two decades of experience, Sophos is regarded as a leader in security and data protection by top analyst firms and has received many industry awards.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.
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