Sophos Hires Ex-Mcafee SVP Gavin Struther To Lead APJ

Sophos, a global leader in network & endpoint security has delegated McAfee veteran Gavin Struthers as its regional vice president for the Asia Pacific and Japan. Based out of Singapore officer, Struthers will be accountable for pushing strategic business growth plans and perfection in channel operations.

Speaking about the addition, Michael Valentine, senior vice president, worldwide sales, Sophos says “We’re very excited to have Gavin join Sophos for this next chapter of his career. Gavin’s industry knowledge and depth of channel understanding will be critical to our growth and expansion across the APJ region as we continue to deliver our channel first, channel best strategy. I look forward to working with him to deliver the products, services, and programs our channel partners need to succeed and grow.”

Prior to Sophos, Struthers contributed 16 years at McAfee where he handled several senior leadership positions in the US and within the Asia-Pacific region, most newly working as senior vice president & president, APAC at McAfee. During his time at McAfee, Struthers co-operated with partners, distributors, and led service providers to deliver sales strategies and growth across the region.

Rejoiced with the honour, Struthers says, “The key to growing a successful business in the Asia Pacific region is to nurture and support the right channel partners. Sophos has a global reputation for focusing 100 percent on its channel and for providing the programs that partners need and the products that customers demand. The innovation that Sophos is delivering to the industry through its synchronized security vision uniquely positions the brand in the market. I’m thrilled to join the company as it continues to lead an industry that’s constantly evolving and rising to meet new challenges.”

A leader in next-generation endpoint & network security, Sophos develops innovative endpoint, network, encryption, web, email & mobile security solutions. It's our products help secure the networks of 100,000 businesses, including Pixar, Under Armour, Xerox, Ford, Avis, and Toshiba. The products are exclusively available through its global channel of more than 43,000 registered partners. 

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