SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT), a global leader in broad, automated and integrated cyber security solutions, today announced that it has appointed Keith Jensen to Interim Chief Financial Officer effective February 16, 2018. Keith replaces Drew Del Matto who served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2014 and is departing Fortinet for another opportunity.
“I am pleased to announce Keith’s appointment to Interim Chief Financial Officer,” said Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “Keith has been instrumental in driving business scale and increased levels of productivity through the transformation of our financial, accounting and ERP systems and processes. While we intend to conduct a CFO search, we have the utmost confidence in Keith’s ability to lead the finance organization and help Fortinet through its next phase of growth.”
Keith has served as Fortinet’s Chief Accounting Officer since May 2014 and is an industry veteran with more than 35 years of finance experience. Previously, Keith served as Chief Administrative Officer and CAO at DataDirect Networks and CAO at Sybase. Before Sybase, Keith was Chief Financial Officer of Dorado Network Systems Corporation.
“Over the last four years, Drew has made a strong impact on the business and significantly contributed to the company’s growth and profitability,” said Xie. “During that time Drew has developed a deep bench of seasoned leaders and in partnership with Keith has built a strong financial organization to support and grow the business. We wish Drew the very best in his next endeavor and we thank him for his significant contributions.”
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