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Cato Networks appoints cybersecurity expert Kanwar Loyal as VP for Northern Europe and MEA

Press Release by Cato Networks Thu 11 Jan 2024

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Cato Networks has announced the appointment of Kanwar Loyal as Vice President for Northern Europe and the Middle East & Africa (MEA) regions.

Loyal’s appointment comes as Cato Networks aims to expand its presence in these key markets, capitalising on the growing demand for its SASE solutions.

Bringing Extensive Industry Experience to Cato Networks

Loyal joins Cato Networks from CrowdStrike, where he held various customer-facing leadership roles over six years.

Reporting to Luca Simonelli, Vice President of sales for EMEA at Cato Networks, Loyal is set to scale his team to cater to the increasing customer demand in the Nordic, Baltic, Middle East, and African markets.

Luca Simonelli, Vice President of Sales for EMEA at Cato Networks, said: “Kanwar’s expertise and track record make him an invaluable asset to the Cato team.”

With over two decades of experience in the technology sector, Loyal has held key positions in cybersecurity firms like Imperva and Fortinet.

Reflecting on his new role, Loyal said: “The industry has evolved, propelled by cloud adoption and future-facing technologies. The shift towards a converged architecture, coupled with identity-centric simplicity and security by design, aligns with the current needs of organisations seeking operational excellence.”

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