OXFORD, U.K. — October 10, 2023 —

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today announced the executive appointment of Wagner Tadeu as vice president of sales for Latin America. 

Tadeu is responsible for accelerating midmarket and enterprise growth across Latin America, which has increased due to the demand for Sophos’ portfolio of cybersecurity solutions, including Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR), Sophos Incident ResponseSophos Intercept X with XDRSophos Firewall, and more. Sophos’ Latin America billings grew 40% year-over-year across these markets in its most recent fiscal year, ending March 31, 2023. 

“Sophos has never been more committed to the channel and working with our partners to increase growth in the region, and Wagner will play a vital role in further building relationships with both partners and our customers to keep the momentum we have across Latin America strong,” said Pat Sheridan, senior vice president of Americas sales at Sophos. “Wagner has an exceptional track record scaling high performing sales teams, which we have in Latin America. We’re excited to have Wagner leading our expansion, especially at a time when cybersecurity to defeat ransomware and other threats is critical for every organization.”

 Based in São Paulo, Tadeu brings more than 25 years of leadership experience driving security software and hardware sales across Latin America. He joins Sophos from Forcepoint, where he served as vice president of Latin America. He also previously held sales and channel leadership positions at ClickSoftware, Pure Storage, NetApp, and Symantec. 

“I am incredibly excited to join Sophos at such a pivotal time. Latin America is a rapidly growing market, and I look forward to working closely with partners and our customers and leading a world-class salesforce,” said Tadeu. “Sophos is renowned for its industry-best security offerings, and what really drew me to Sophos – and differentiates the leader from others – is the team’s relentless commitment to protecting organizations of all sizes and across all industries from active adversaries amidst today’s constantly changing threat landscape.”

About Sophos

Sophos is a global leader and innovator of advanced security solutions that defeat cyberattacks, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and incident response services and a broad portfolio of endpoint, network, email, and cloud security technologies. As one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity providers, Sophos defends more than 600,000 organizations and more than 100 million users worldwide from active adversaries, ransomware, phishing, malware, and more. Sophos’ services and products connect through the Sophos Central management console and are powered by Sophos X-Ops, the company’s cross-domain threat intelligence unit. Sophos X-Ops intelligence optimizes the entire Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, which includes a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity and information technology vendors. Sophos provides cybersecurity-as-a-service to organizations needing fully managed security solutions. Customers can also manage their cybersecurity directly with Sophos’ security operations platform or use a hybrid approach by supplementing their in-house teams with Sophos’ services, including threat hunting and remediation. Sophos sells through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.