F5 Networks Appoints Rob Malkin as Managing Director, Sales, of Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ)

Published August 16, 2016


Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
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Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
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Sydney, Australia – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Rob Malkin as Managing Director, Sales, for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). Based in Sydney, Malkin will be responsible for managing F5’s business and directing the broader strategy for growth in the region.

“Rob comes to us with extensive transformational experience as well as channel management experience across the region,” said Emmanuel Bonnassie, Senior Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific, F5 Networks. “This expertise is important as we are revitalising our market strategy to drive thought leadership in hybrid cloud and application security in A/NZ.”

Malkin brings more than 18 years of experience in the IT industry, having worked across cloud and hybrid technologies within manufacturing, architecture, engineering, telecommunications and infrastructure industries across the US and APAC. Prior to F5, Malkin was at Aconex and Autodesk where he held various roles across the region.  Rob was the APAC Sales Director for Autodesk. Before Autodesk, Rob worked at Agile PLM (Oracle) and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“The technological landscape of Australia is undergoing a vast shift. Hybrid cloud and security-as-a-service is set to massively expand as companies accelerate their digital transformation and demand the skills that a specialist vendor can provide,” said Malkin. “F5 has had strong growth in the region and I look to expand this with a renewed focus on our target markets,” Malkin added. 

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organizations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to You can also follow @f5networks on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.

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