Fox, who has spent more than 12 years in distribution in both Australia and the UK, joined Sophos in 2016 as the channel director for ANZ and previously held management roles with Ingram Micro and Arrow Electronics.
In his new role Fox will remain in Sydney and will be responsible for defining and executing Sophos’ channel strategy in APJ and aligned with the company’s global direction.
Other appointments announced by Sophos include Natasha Lambert who has been promoted into Fox’s previous role as channel director, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), while Sonia Chamberlain has assumed the role of distribution and SMB manager, ANZ, Lambert’s previous role.
Commenting on Fox’s appointment, Gavin Struthers, regional vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan, Sophos said: “Over the past three years, Jon has made a significant contribution to the Australia and New Zealand channel community as well as Sophos’ channel-first reputation.
“I’m excited to see Sophos promote from within and look forward to Jon accelerating our joint growth and success with our APJ partners.”