Check Point appoints Thorsten Freitag as its new VP of sales in EMEA

Check Point Software Technologies announced today the appointment of Thorsten Freitag as its new Vice President (VP) of Sales in EMEA, to lead the growth of its operations in the continent. Freitag joined Check Point in 2020 as its VP of Sales for Europe.

Thorsten Freitag,VP of sales in EMEA,Check Point Software Technologies

Freitag has more than 30 years of experience in leading tech companies, during which time he has held senior executive positions in the areas of product, operations and sales. In his previous positions, Freitag served as a Senior Vice President at F5 Networks, Executive Vice President at Infoblox and prior to that he was Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at Druva and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Claroty. Thorsten has lived and worked in four continents. In his new role as VP EMEA, Freitag will report to Dan Yerushalmi, Chief Customer Officer (COO) at Check Point Software. He will replace, Bruno Darmon, who after 15 years as the EMEA sales VP will be moving to a new strategic position within the company’s global sales organization.

Check Point Software is active in more than 50 countries in EMEA and works closely with thousands of partners and customers. The company employs over 750 employees in the region.

“I am extremely excited to join Check Point and take a leading role in its important efforts to better secure the world,” said Thorsten Freitag, VP Sales EMEA at Check Point Software. “Like never before, digital transformation presents enterprises with new and exciting opportunities that need to be secured. I am proud to have joined a global company, which provides the most comprehensive and advanced cyber security solutions.”