FireEye appoints new VP for Middle East and Africa

Gordon Love joins to help drive growth in the region and deepen partner relationships

FireEye, New appointment

FireEye has appointed Gordon Love as vice president for Middle East and Africa to help drive growth in the region and deepen relationships with partners. He reports directly to FireEye’s vice president of EMEA Kevin Taylor and is based in the company’s office in Dubai, UAE.

Love commented: “With the growing and sophisticated threat landscape, there has never been a more critical time for organisations across MEA to build effective cyber security solutions. Now is the ideal time to join FireEye as our range of offerings put us in a great position to capitalise on this growing market opportunity. I look forward to working closely with our team and MEA customers and as we work together to put efficient defense strategies in place.”

Love brings engineering, management and sales experience spanning more than two decades in the IT security and enterprise software sectors. Prior to joining FireEye, Love spent 10 years at Symantec where he was vice president of the EMEA Emerging Region, overseeing the Middle East, South Africa, Russia, South East Europe, Czech Republic, Poland, Africa and Turkey. He previously held roles with Faritec, IBM, FNB South Africa and Standard Bank Group.

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