DUBAI, UAE, 7th February, 2018 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a Secure Application Services™ company, today announced the appointment of Chris White to lead the company’s global sales organization as executive vice president, worldwide sales, effective Jan. 2, 2018.
“Chris brings extensive global sales and channel leadership experience to A10, and his cybersecurity background will help the company in its mission to protect businesses and their critical applications from cyber threats through deep intelligence and automation in any environment,” said Lee Chen, president and chief executive officer of A10 Networks.
In the role as executive vice president reporting to the CEO, White is responsible for managing and growing A10’s global sales organization, sales operations and business development. White’s charter is to drive A10’s global sales and channel strategy.
White is known for being a versatile leader and strategic problem solver during his long career in the cybersecurity industry as an accomplished global sales executive. Before joining A10 Networks, White was vice president of sales at Proofpoint, a leading security-as-a-service provider, where he led the Strategic Accounts and Archive Sales Teams in the US market. Prior to Proofpoint, White held senior leadership positions at Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, Symantec and ADP.