Zscaler Strengthens Leadership Team in Australia and New Zealand with New Appointments
The cloud security leader has recently onboarded three leaders to bolster the team and drive business growth in ANZ
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 03
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Zscaler Strengthens Leadership Team in Australia and New Zealand with New Appointments

SYDNEY, Australia, April 3, 2024Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, is investing in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region with three appointments, establishing a strong leadership bench. The appointments include Eric Swift, Area Vice President, ANZ, Ben Graetz, Vice President of Business Operations, ANZ and Charlie Cote, Director of Channel and Alliances, ANZ. Zscaler is poised to further accelerate its momentum, innovations and capabilities in ANZ with these appointments.

Eric Swift has been brought on to lead Zscaler’s ANZ business, overseeing growth, business strategy and ongoing regional investment. Before joining Zscaler, Eric was in key leadership positions at ServiceNow, responsible for its expansion in ANZ and leading enterprise and commercial sales at Microsoft. With over two decades of experience, Eric is known for his strategic vision and exceptional leadership skills that will support Zscaler’s customers in implementing security measures to address evolving security threats.

Ben Graetz brings a wealth of experience to this newly created role to align and drive all customer initiatives in ANZ. Ben also joins Zscaler from ServiceNow, bringing twenty years of experience in leadership, sales, strategy, product management, and operational functions in the technology sector. Charlie Cote will spearhead Zscaler’s ANZ Channel and Alliances sector focused on strengthening the channel ecosystem and partner capabilities. Armed with over 22 years of experience in the networking and security industry, Charlie Cote has a proven track record of driving growth and delivering impactful results when it comes to channel sales and partnerships.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Eric, Ben and Charlie to Zscaler to strengthen our team and capabilities in ANZ,” said Andreas Hartl, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan at Zscaler. “We have a great opportunity in the region to build the Zero Trust momentum and empower our customers to combat the evolving threat landscape we’ve been experiencing in the past few years. With advancements in AI, data and automation, and an increase in sophisticated attacks we need to build our customers’ resilience to cyber threats and accelerate their digital transformation initiatives.”

As Zscaler embarks on its next era of growth and leading-edge advancements, the appointments signify the company’s commitment to the ANZ region and support for customers in implementing Zero Trust architecture. Their leadership, experience, and vision will be instrumental in accelerating Zscaler’s ongoing mission to protect ANZ organisations against an ever-evolving threat landscape.

To learn more about Zscaler, head over to www.zscaler.com.


About Zscaler

Zscaler accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ platform protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed across more than 150 data centers globally, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange™ is the world’s largest in-line cloud security platform.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on our management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to our management. These forward-looking statements include the potential impact of the hiring to Zscaler’s growth, future recurring revenue and ability to scale. These forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A significant number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this press release.

Additional risks and uncertainties are set forth in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 6, 2024, which is available on our website at ir.zscaler.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Any forward-looking statements in this release are based on the limited information currently available to Zscaler as of the date hereof, which is subject to change, and Zscaler will not necessarily update the information, even if new information becomes available in the future.

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