Alex Thurber joins WatchGuard Technologies as Vice President of Sales
New Delhi, India, June 21, 2013: WatchGuard Technologies, a business security solutions, announced today that Alex Thurber has joined the executive team as vice president of sales for the Americas and EMEA regions. In this role, Thurber will lead teams across the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America for the company, which recently reported its highest quarterly billings in history.
Thurber brings a wealth of sales expertise and channel experience to WatchGuard. Most recently, Thurber served as vice president of worldwide sales at Tripwire, where he was instrumental in building and managing both channel and corporate sales organizations and initiatives. Prior to Tripwire, he was senior vice president of worldwide channels at McAfee, responsible for all aspects of commercial and SMB channel sales. Thurber also gained extensive experience at Cisco, fulfilling roles as the managing director in Japan as well as senior director of channels, where he developed and led go-to-market channel strategies.
Joe Wang, CEO of WatchGuard, said, ”As a company with 100 percent channel distribution, our channel partners are core to our success. We’re thrilled to bring Alex’s deep understanding of channel sales and reputation for building powerful customer relationships together with our sales team, and continue to drive growth and success for both WatchGuard and our partners.”
© Mouseworld Now News Service