Gigamon Appoints Barbara Spicek as Vice President, Channel Sales

Seasoned Global Channel Leader Joins Gigamon

Jan 11, 2016, 09:00 ET from Gigamon Inc.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon Inc. (NYSE: GIMO), the leader in traffic visibility solutions, today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of industry veteran Barbara Spicek as Vice President of Channel Sales.

"With the channel playing such a strategic role for Gigamon, having an experienced and savvy channel leader is critical," said Helmut Wilke, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales at Gigamon. "Barbara brings an impressive track record of building global channel relationships, and her insight, knowledge and experience position her as the ideal executive to drive Gigamon's global channel strategy."

Spicek was most recently the Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Nexsan Storage Solutions. Prior to that, she was the Senior Vice President Global SI and Channel Sales at ASG SoftwareSolutions, preceded by 12-years of senior sales and marketing roles at Brocade Communications including Vice President Global Channel Sales & Marketing.

She has a proven record of designing and developing innovative channel programs, expanding partner ecosystems worldwide, executing indirect business models and driving double digit sales growth.  She also holds numerous industry awards and recognitions, including the CRN 100 most powerful women, Industry Maverick and others.

"I am very excited to join the Gigamon team," said Spicek. "Gigamon's Security Delivery Platform and Visibility Fabric are market-leading technologies that are now more relevant than ever. Solutions from Gigamon represent an outstanding revenue opportunity for our channel partners worldwide and I look forward to strengthening and expanding our ecosystem."

Gigamon

Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO) provides active visibility into physical and virtual network traffic, enabling stronger security and superior performance. Gigamon's Visibility Fabric and GigaSECURE®, the industry's first Security Delivery Platform, deliver advanced intelligence so that security, network and application performance management solutions in enterprise, government and service provider networks operate more efficiently and effectively. See more at www.gigamon.com, the Gigamon Blog, or follow Gigamon on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

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