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F5 Appoints Emmanuel Bonnassie to Lead Sales in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Emmanuel Bonnassie (Manu) as Senior Vice President, Sales, for the Asia Pacific region. Bonnassie is based in Singapore and will be responsible to accelerate the growth of F5 business across 14 countries in the region.

Bonnassie brings more than 13 years of experience in technology sales and business development to the role. He joined F5 in 2012, previously serving as the company’s Vice President of Sales for Northern and Eastern Europe. Before F5, Bonnassie was Regional Director and General Manager of Emerging Markets for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Brocade. He has also held positions with QLogic and Dell in the United States. 

“Manu is a highly experienced and effective sales executive who was a crucial contributor to the strong growth we have seen in EMEA,” said Dave Feringa, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “We are tremendously pleased with his appointment and I’m confident Manu will be able to accelerate our robust business in the region, as well as provide invaluable insight and solutions to our customers and partners.”

“Growth in Internet users, web traffic, connected devices and applications in Asia Pacific continues to be phenomenal, and we’re seeing a rapid increase in adoption of security, mobility and cloud initiatives as a result,” said Bonnassie. “This is extremely exciting for F5, as we are ideally positioned to help customers reap maximum returns of their investment, and I am very eager to play a role in doing so here in Asia Pacific.”

Bonnassie holds a Master of Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology and engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and ENSEEIHT in Toulouse, France.

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of leading technology and data center orchestration vendors. This approach lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their needs over time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, please visit f5.com.

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