CyberArk announced on Monday (24 May 2016) that it has expanded its channel management team in Asia Pacific and Japan to extend its regional reach and support partner momentum.
The company appointed Adel Eid as Senior Director, Channels for Asia Pacific and Japan, and Bruce Nixon as Channel Manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Based in Singapore, Eid is responsible for managing and enabling CyberArk's channel organisation within the region.
Formerly director of distribution Asia Pacific and Japan for Symantec, Eid also held several senior channel management roles at Cisco in Europe and across the Asia Pacific region. During his time in Cisco, he led distribution for South East Asia and was responsible for setting and executing on the channel and commercial market strategy for the ASEAN region.
Before joining Cisco, Eid worked for Sony, Novell and Compaq in various sales and marketing roles.
Meanwhile, Nixon will bring to CyberArk his 20 years of experience in sales and channel management experience across SaaS, security, networking and mobility solutions. Based in Sydney, he is responsible for driving CyberArk's channel enablement to support partner go-to-market strategies and sales.
Prior to joining CyberArk, Nixon was most recently an account executive at FieldAware, where he helped manage and build the company's business in the Asia Pacific region. He also used to be the channel manager for Australia and New Zealand at Aruba Networks, and held several regional sales and territory account management roles at Juniper Networks, Symantec, Computer Associates and McAfee.
"Our channel business partners are the cornerstone of our success in this region and we are committed to building and nurturing strong, mutually beneficial partnerships that enable customers to have better access to advanced cyber security solutions," said Vincent Goh, Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan, CyberArk. "Adel and Bruce bring tremendous experience to CyberArk and understand the level of attention and support needed to make our channel community successful."
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