Forcepoint strengthens regional operations through key executive appointments

By Arun Shankar   21 December, 2017
Forcepoint strengthens regional operations through key executive appointments

Mahmoud-Samy Ibrahim, Area Vice President at Forcepoint, EMEA Emerging Markets.

Global cybersecurity vendor Forcepoint previously strengthened regional operations through key executive appointments. The EMEA sales leadership team has brought in Mahmoud-Samy Ibrahim to lead emerging markets and he will focus on Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Russia CIS. Ibrahim has joined as Area Vice President at Forcepoint, EMEA Emerging Markets. He was previously Regional Director for EMEA High Growth Markets at Arbor Networks and Regional Sales Director Middle East at F5 Networks.

Kevin Isaac has joined Forcepoint as Vice President of Sales for EMEA based in UK. George Chang has joined as Vice President of Sales for APAC out of the Singapore office. Isaac and Chang will lead the growth strategy for the company’s operations across EMEA and APAC, respectively, and will drive customer engagement across the entire portfolio of Forcepoint’s technology, including CASB, data loss prevention, insider threat, web security, email security and next-generation firewalls. Both report to Sean Foster, Chief Revenue Officer for Forcepoint.

Isaac comes to Forcepoint with more than 30 years of leadership experience in the international technology sector. Most recently, Isaac was Senior Vice president for EMEA Enterprise Sales at Symantec where he repositioned the company as a pure security player. In APAC, Chang brings more than 20 years of experience in international business across the technology industry. Most recently, he served as Regional Vice President of APAC Sales at Fortinet in Singapore.


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