Cybersecurity and compliance specialist Proofpoint Inc has appointed Emile Abou Saleh as Regional Director, Middle East & Africa.
In his new role as Regional Director for Middle East and Africa, Emile Abou Saleh will be responsible for driving customer acquisition across a strategically important region for the company, as well as growing and developing the regional partner ecosystem for Proofpoint.
Prior to joining Proofpoint, Emile Abou Saleh was responsible for Middle East, Russia & CIS Territories for cybersecurity vendor Forcepoint and also held senior regional leadership positions at McAfee and Midis group. Emile brings with him extensive technology and cybersecurity experience as well as expert knowledge of the Emerging markets, and passionate about helping customers reduce cyber risk.
"Proofpoint is an undisputed leader in the cybersecurity space with an exceptional opportunity to gain traction across the Middle East region," said Emile Abou Saleh. "I am excited to join the team and look forward to helping further establish the company as a market leader and helping regional organisations better protect themselves against today's evolving cyber threat landscape."