F5 networks has announced the appointment of Mohammed Abukhater as vice president of sales for the Middle East and Africa region. Abukhater has over sixteen years of experience in the technology sector. He will be based in Dubai and will report directly to David Helfer, senior vice president for EMEA sales.
Abukhater joins F5 from FireEye, where is credited as driving impressive results as VP for MEA. Over more than six years at the company, he held several regional and vertical-specific sales director roles. Prior to that, he was territory sales leader and SE manager at Bluecoat Systems.
Abukhater’s first public appearance in his new role will be at Gitex Technology Week, where F5 is exhibiting multi-cloud application services and DevOps methodologies, and demonstrating new products and its recent NGINX acquisition.