Network security company F-Secure announced the appointment of Keith Martin as head of its Asia Pacific and Japan Business — as Amit Nath is moving to a new global role.
With the latest development, F-Secure is bringing the Asia Pacific and Japan businesses under Keith Martin, who is currently the country manager of F-Secure for Japan.
Keith Martin will be spearheading the growth of F-Secure’s Asia Pacific business and will further the mandate of cementing F-Secure’s leadership position as a channel–driven security company in the high-growth region.
Prior to joining F-Secure in 2015 as the country manager for Japan, Keith Martin had spent a decade in the telephony and contact center space, first working for four years in Avaya Japan as director of Multinational Account Sales, followed by six years serving as Japan Country Manager for Interactive Intelligence, a pioneer in cloud contact center technology.
Keith Martin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese Studies from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, a program which included one year abroad at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.
Amit Nath, the current head of Asia Pacific business, will move to Helsinki to take up a global leadership role within the security technology company. Amit Nath will manage different aspects of sales execution related to customers, partners and internal sales for F-Secure’s global sales organization.
F-Secure said Amit Nath has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth in India and South East Asia through channel partners. The company has acquired close to 2,000 new customers and 400 channels partners in the past two years. F-Secure has also significantly grew revenues, customer satisfaction and partner net promoter scores.
The company in a statement said that Amit Nath will leverage his IT experience to develop F-Secure as a great security channel company and in executing the business strategy of providing enterprise grade cyber-security solutions to the mid-market.