Barracuda appoints James Forbes-May as vice president, APAC sales

Cloud-connected security and storage solutions provider Barracuda Networks, Inc has appointed James Forbes-May as vice president of APAC Sales.

James Forbes-MayForbes-May will work with the sales teams across the Asia Pacific region to expand Barracuda's presence and distribution channel, as well as to identify new business opportunities for Barracuda in the Asia Pacific region. 

Chris Ross, Senior Vice President of International Sales said, "James has a track record of success and his aptitude, deep knowledge and extensive sales experience will contribute to the growth of the company in APAC.''

Commenting on his new role, Forbes-May said, ''Barracuda has a very impressive IT solutions portfolio and I am delighted to be a part of this dynamic organization. I am looking forward to helping to capitalize on the market opportunities in security and data protection to further strengthen Barracuda's position in the region.''

Prior to joining Barracuda, Forbes-May was with Arcserve and has also held senior roles at Vision Solutions (formerly Double-Take) and Yosemite Software. 

Prior to spending the last eight years in the Asia-Pacific region, Forbes-May worked in the software business in EMEA. During his time in Asia, he has driven significant sales growth, , expanded channels, and driven new go-to-market sales strategies.