Bartholomew named VP of Sophos sales

Security outfit Sophos has promoted Jonathan Bartholomew to vice president, sales, for the United Kingdom and Ireland (UK/I) and Nordics.

After joining Sophos in 2009 to manage strategic channel partners across the UK, Bartholomew then took on the role of senior director of channel for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this position. The company said he delivered a clear consistent channel programme.

Bartholomew said: “With ransomware a constant threat to organisations of all sizes and most of the global workforce working remotely, there is a significant opportunity for partners to align with Sophos to bring the most advanced, next-generation security solutions to customers. I am thrilled to be a part of the effort to help partners, particularly as Sophos continues to lead and grow the market with its innovation, technology and approach to synchronised security.”

Sophos senior vice president, sales, EMEA  Kevin Isaac said: “Bartholomew is an exceptional choice to lead Sophos’ UKI and Nordics regional sales efforts. He has already positively impacted our business in EMEA, and his knowledge of the channel and issues customers face when it comes to security mean he is the ideal executive to oversee sales in these key growth areas.”