Infoblox appointed Cherif Sleiman as Senior Vice President (SVP) International Business, responsible for driving business growth in international markets. In this expanded role, he will lead all businesses outside the Americas and continue to report to Bill McCarthy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations.
Cherif’s focus would be to bring the power of Infoblox to international territories including Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC) including Australia, Japan, China, Korea and many other Asian countries, where the company will invest in line with corporate priorities and growing market opportunities. Cherif will be responsible for the overall International go-to-market strategy where he will unify and streamline the best sales and channel practices from across the various regions to ensure scalability and speed of execution. With Infoblox viewing Asia Pacific as a hyper growth market, the company will enable, empower and invest in the region and establish a go-to-market strategy that will put Infoblox on a path of aggressive growth.
Speaking about the appointment, Bill McCarthy says, “Growing our business and aligning the Worldwide Field Operations initiatives and priorities to Infoblox’s strategic goals is critical to our long-term success. Cherif is a seasoned business leader with an exceptional track record, wealth of experience and an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of the market. He has done a terrific job in leading the EMEA team and I am confident that in his new role he will continue to help Infoblox address the needs of our regional customers and channel partners.”
“I am humbled and honoured with the trust Infoblox has in me and am very excited to embrace this new challenge,” says Cherif. “I see potential for major growth for us as a company, for our people as they develop and experience career growth and for me as a leader, learning about new cultures and navigating new territories.”