Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has today announced the appointment of Sharat Sinha as Vice President for APAC. He will be responsible for driving Check Point’s market and business growth in the region, focusing on sales strategy and operational plans.
Mr Sinha has over 25 years’ experience in senior sales and marketing positio ns in the cybersecurity and enterprise IT sectors. He joins from VMware, where he was VP for Asia-Pacific and Japan for 4 years. Prior to this, he was the Theater VP and General Manager for APAC at Palo Alto Networks for 2 years. He has also held several sales and divisional leadership roles at Cisco over an 11-year period in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dan Yerushalmi, Check Point’s head of global sales and strategy commented, “Sharat brings a tremendous depth of knowledge and experience in enterprise security sales and partner management in Asia-Pacific and Japan. This will be fundamental to accelerating our next phase of growth in the region.”
Sharat holds a Doctorate in business management from the University of South Australia and has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. He also holds a Postgraduate degree in Industrial and Management engineering from the Indian institute of Technology (IIT).