F5 Networks Names Michael Mak as General Manager of Hong Kong and Macau to Drive Business Growth for Greater China

Published November 20, 2017


Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
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Suzanne DuLong
VP, Investor Relations
F5 Networks
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Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
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HONG KONG – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Michael Mak to the company’s leadership team as General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau. Based in Hong Kong, Mak is responsible for business expansion in Hong Kong and Macau, charting new business and channel strategy across the region. He reports to Jerry Huang, Managing Director, Greater China region.

“In today’s app-centric world, enterprises are constantly adopting new infrastructure to ensure connectivity and accessibility. F5 has established itself as a market leader in multi-cloud solutions, enabling businesses to improve agility with controlled cost. With his proven experience in formulating and providing IT solutions to various industries, Michael is a great addition to our leadership team, and we’re thrilled to work closely with him to drive further success for F5 in Greater China,” said Huang.

“F5’s strength in delivering excellent application experience is second to none,” said Mak. “With F5’s rapid expansion and continuous innovation in the multi-cloud application delivery environment and its leadership position in the application security solution space, I am extremely excited to join the winning team of F5 in Greater China. I look forward to using my expertise to help F5 continue to grow its business in the Greater China region and deliver world-class service and solutions to its customers.”

Mak brings more than three decades of experience in information technology to F5. He joined the company from IBM, where he led the enterprise market and focused industries for its Global Business Services business unit. Prior to IBM, he held leadership positions at Oracle and Wipro.

About F5

F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) gives the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. F5 delivers cloud and security application services that enable organizations to embrace the 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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