A10 Networks announced the appointment of Anthony Webb as vice president of sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In his role as vice president, Webb will be reporting to said Christopher White, A10 Networks executive vice president of worldwide sales. Webb is responsible for managing and growing A10’s sales operations as well as leading the company’s sales and channel strategy across the region.
“In his 20 years of sales experience in the IT, data communications and telecom industry, Tony has proven his ability to deliver vision and strategic direction,” said White. “Add to that his deep knowledge and experience of the EMEA marketplace — all of which makes him an outstanding addition to A10’s leadership team.”
Webb’s extensive EMEA experience spans the enterprise, service provider and channel/partner segments. Before joining A10, he served as vice president EMEA of Ixia Technologies, focusing on maintaining Ixia’s position as the leading provider in network testing while driving their leadership status in network visibility.
Prior to joining Ixia, he held positions at the vice president and managing director level for Juniper Networks, running sales organizations across EMEA and in the UK. In 2000, he joined Cisco as sales manager for service provider and enterprise verticals in the UK, before serving as enterprise sales director emerging markets with Cisco in MEA, then collaboration sales director emerging markets. He left Cisco in 2011 to return to the UK.
Webb started his career after graduating as a mechanical production engineer from MCT (Maidenhead College of Technology) in Berkshire, England. He joined British Telecom in 1992, leading various business units for the company covering the US, Europe and Japan.