Sophos' A/NZ offices will remain open as part of a global cost cutting measure but recently promoted channel chief Zoe Nicholson and a “handful” of others have departed the security company.
Nicholson was recently promoted to director of channel sales in Asia Pacific after six years as channel sales manager of Sophos in
Sophos Asia Pacific managing director Rob Forsyth said Nicholson’s departure was “very disappointing”.
“Zoe is a very good operator but this restructure really was a restructure,” he said.
Forsyth said the change was needed after the company "failed to meet some self-set targets" despite continued growth.
“So we took this moment in time to review the expenditure and operations around the world and within
A “handful” of staff departed the Australian business in sales and two in other areas, he said.
CRN.com said the
Private equity group Apax Partners bought a majority of the business in May for $830 million.