F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV), a global leader in application networking and security, appointed Watchara Jiracharoensuwan as country manager for Thailand. Watchara is responsible for driving F5ís strategic business expansion in the market. Watchara reports to Vishal Singh, regional vice president of Sales, ASEAN, F5 Networks.
“The application explosion globally has caused a significant growth in demand for application services. This is true in Thailand, especially, as the country strives to build its digital economy according to its 20-year Digital Thailand plan. Watchara brings a wealth of experience in driving business innovation and transformation. He will be invaluable to F5 as he engages customers and partners to drive adoption,” says Singh.
“Local enterprises are undergoing rapid transformation as we focus on building an economy based on digital technologies. I am excited to come into this role at this juncture, and lead F5 Thailand towards being the preferred strategic partner to our customers. With F5, customers will be able to reinvent their organizations and operations to be more digitally driven, more solutions and service-led, and more efficient and competitive,” said Watchara.
Watchara, who joins F5 with over 25 years of experience, has held various instrumental and leadership roles in the information technology industry. Most recently, he was senior regional sales manager for enterprise business at Cisco Systems where he was responsible for managing long-term customer relationships and driving key strategic account strategies and plans.