We are excited to announce that Dan Yerushalmi has been appointed as Check Point’s new head of global sales and strategy.
Dan joined Check Point earlier this year with extensive sales, operations and strategy experience throughout his career, making him a natural fit for this important role in our company. Over the last two decades, he held C-Level positions in large-scale enterprises in the technology, banking, and telecom industries.
Dan Yerushalmi joined Check Point in May 2018. Prior to this, he served as Leumi Bank’s first executive VP, group CTO and COO. He also held key positions in Amdocs – a multinational technology corporation that specializes in software and services for communications, media, and financial services. Dan served as the company’s President of EMEA for advertising and Media and regional VP& Client Business Executive. Dan holds an MA in Psychology from the Bar Ilan University and a BA in Computer Science and Psychology from the Tel Aviv University.
He will manage our worldwide field operations and engineering, channel sales, and strategic technologies initiatives. All organizations and functions that previously reported to Pierre-Paul Allard as Head of Worldwide Sales will now report to Dan.
In a letter to Check Point’s employees, Check Point’s Founder and CEO Gil Shwed expressed his gratitude to Pierre Paul Allard for his contribution to Check Point over the past two years, wishing him all the best as he pursues new endeavors. Shwed also conveyed his gratitude to our sales operations for improving their executions, as shown in the quarterly reports we published several days ago.
Best wishes to Dan from all of us!