WatchGuard Technologies has announced the appointment of Scott Robertson from Country Manager, Australia/New Zealand to Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales. In this new role, Robertson will oversee WatchGuard’s Asia Pacific sales, which includes general oversight of South Korea, Japan, South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, China and India.
Robertson, who has been with WatchGuard for five years, is cited for consistently and significantly growing WatchGuard’s presence in the Australia/New Zealand markets. Robertson replaces Terry Haas who is stepping down for personal reasons.
Robertson has 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and prior to joining WatchGuard was General Manager Asia Pacific for CRYPTOCard, where he held overall responsibility for the organization’s establishment and business growth in the region, including customer acquisition, marketing and partner development. Previously, Robertson worked in various sales and marketing management capacities with leading vendors such as Red Hat Asia Pacific, Microsoft and Visio.