SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced the appointment of Joe Sexton to senior vice president of North American sales. In his new role, Sexton will be responsible for field sales, sales engineering and services in North America and will report to Roger King, executive vice president of worldwide sales.
"McAfee has developed a solid reputation based on its channel strategy and focus on protecting what its customers value," said Joe Sexton, senior vice president of North American sales. "I look forward to building on the success of the company and helping accelerate the adoption rate of its leading-edge security risk management technologies."
Prior to joining McAfee, Sexton served at Mercury Interactive, where he was vice president for field operations in the Americas. There, he was responsible for sales and customer service and won the Vice President of the Year award for leading a team selling financial, manufacturing and distribution solutions. Sexton also served as Central Area vice president, where he led field operations in the Central region of the United States, as well as Canada and Mexico. Before joining Mercury Interactive in 2001, Sexton held executive sales positions at EMC, Integrated Concepts and Computer Associates.
"Joe's extensive sales management expertise and proven success in generating new revenue will help McAfee deliver on its growth targets throughout the North American region," said Roger King, executive vice president of worldwide sales for McAfee. "McAfee is pleased to welcome Joe to the company and the senior management team."
Sexton holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Kentucky.
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