Infoblox Inc. (NYSE:BLOX), today announced the promotion of Thorsten Freitag to Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, effective October 1, 2014. In his new role, Freitag will be responsible for managing all aspects of worldwide field operations including sales, services, support, and training.
Freitag joined Infoblox in April 2014 as senior vice president of global sales from F5 Networks, where he was senior vice president for EMEA, based in Germany. Prior to F5 Networks, Freitag held senior sales management positions at Cisco Systems, Siemens Enterprise Communications, and other technology companies in Germany, South Korea, and South Africa. Throughout his career, Freitag has focused on strategic planning, change management, and building high-performance teams.
“Thorsten has already played a significant role in guiding our sales organization. With his expanded leadership position, we are well prepared to grow and support our global customer base,” said Robert Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer at Infoblox.
Freitag succeeds Chris Andrews, who will remain with the company through the end of the month to ensure a successful transition.
Infoblox (NYSE:BLOX) delivers network control solutions, the fundamental technology that connects end users, devices, and networks. These solutions enable approximately 7,500 enterprises and service providers to transform, secure, and scale complex networks. Infoblox helps take the burden of complex network control out of human hands, reduce costs, and increase security, accuracy, and uptime. Infoblox (www.infoblox.com) is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has operations in over 25 countries.
All statements in this release that are not statements of historical fact, including but not limited to the quotation attributable to Mr. Thomas, are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to: unexpected delays in the delivery of our solutions, particularly at the end of the quarter; changes in demand for automated network control solutions; the market acceptance of our products; the fluctuations in our gross margins; the concentration of our customer base; competitive developments including pricing pressures; our ability to manage operating expenses effectively; and the general economic, industry, or political conditions in the United States or internationally.
For a detailed discussion of these and other risk factors, please refer to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available on our investor relations web site (http://ir.infoblox.com/) and on the SEC’s web site (www.sec.gov).
All information provided in this release is as of September 15, 2014, and stockholders of Infoblox are cautioned not to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date such statements are made. Infoblox does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect events, circumstances or new information after this September 15, 2014 press release, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.