Sophos recently appointed Gavin Struthers as regional vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan to be based in Singapore. In this post Struthers is expected to drive strategic business growth plans and focus on channel operations.
With over 30 years experience in IT sales leadership and general management, Struthers brings in to play his extensive expertise in channel and cybersecurity. Prior to Sophos, he was with McAfee for 16 years in senior leadership positions both in the US and Asia Pacific region. He was most recently senior vice president and president, APAC at McAfee. During his time at McAfee, Struthers collaborated with partners, distributors, and managed service providers to deliver sales strategies and growth across the region.
“We’re very excited to have Gavin join Sophos for this next chapter of his career,” said Michael Valentine, senior vice president, worldwide sales at Sophos. “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.”
“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,” said Struthers. “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.”