F5 Appoints Emmanuel Bonnassie to Lead Sales in Asia Pacific

Published November 04, 2014


Nathan Misner
Sr. Director of Global Communications
F5 Networks
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Holly Lancaster
WE Communications
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SINGAPORE – F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the appointment of Emmanuel Bonnassie (Manu) as Senior Vice President, Sales, for the Asia Pacific region. Bonnassie is based in Singapore and will be responsible to accelerate the growth of F5 business across 14 countries in the region.

Bonnassie brings more than 13 years of experience in technology sales and business development to the role. He joined F5 in 2012, previously serving as the company’s Vice President of Sales for Northern and Eastern Europe. Before F5, Bonnassie was Regional Director and General Manager of Emerging Markets for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Brocade. He has also held positions with QLogic and Dell in the United States. 

“Manu is a highly experienced and effective sales executive who was a crucial contributor to the strong growth we have seen in EMEA,” said Dave Feringa, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “We are tremendously pleased with his appointment and I’m confident Manu will be able to accelerate our robust business in the region, as well as provide invaluable insight and solutions to our customers and partners.”

“Growth in Internet users, web traffic, connected devices and applications in Asia Pacific continues to be phenomenal, and we’re seeing a rapid increase in adoption of security, mobility and cloud initiatives as a result,” said Bonnassie. “This is extremely exciting for F5, as we are ideally positioned to help customers reap maximum returns of their investment, and I am very eager to play a role in doing so here in Asia Pacific.”

Bonnassie holds a Master of Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology and engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and ENSEEIHT in Toulouse, France.

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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