– USA, CA – Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, today announced the appointment of Rupal Hollenbeck to its board of directors, effective as of January 1st, 2021.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Rupal Hollenbeck to Check Point’s Board of Directors,” said Board Chairman,Jerry Ungerman. “Ms. Hollenbeck brings along extensive, diversified experience at the core of global big-tech companies, and we are confident that her unique set of skills will benefit the company, our employees and shareholders.”
Ms. Hollenbeck will replace Irwin Federman, who is retiring from Check Point’s board of directors. Irwin served on our board of directors for 25 years and has been a key contributor to Check Point’s growth and development.
“On behalf of everyone at Check Point, I would like to thank Irwin for over two decades of tremendous contribution to the company, as a member of our Board. Irwin was instrumental to the company’s global success and integral to the important advances we have made. Irwin’s dedication and outstanding work contributed greatly to the company and kept us moving forward. Irwin will always remain an important part of Check Point. I welcome aboard Ms. Rupal Hollenbeck to our board of directors and I am confident that Ms. Hollenbeck’s expertise and skills will serve the company well,” said Founder and CEO, Gil Shwed.
About Rupal Hollenbeck
Ms. Hollenbeck was most recently SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Oracle, a position which she held until January 2020. Before joining Oracle in 2018, Ms. Hollenbeck was with Intel Corporation for over 23 years, with her most recent role being Corporate VP and General Manager of Global Data Center Sales. Before that, she was VP and General Manager of Intel China and throughout her time at Intel has worked in Arizona, California, Singapore, and Beijing.
An advocate for professional women around the world, Ms. Hollenbeck started several women’s initiatives while at Intel, including serving as co-chair of the Board of Intel’s Network of Executive Women in Asia. She is currently a Founding Circle Member of Neythri, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling the professional advancement of South Asian women. Ms. Hollenbeck is also an Adjunct Professor at California State University East Bay, teaching a Women in a Leadership course in the College of Business & Economics.
“In a time of such rapid digital transformation, the role of cybersecurity has become more important than ever. I’m excited to join this important journey with the world’s leading and most trusted cybersecurity partner,” said Ms. Hollenbeck. “I look forward to supporting and strengthening this exceptional group of people, their important mission at Check Point Software, and continued success.”
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and other types of attacks. Check Point offers its multilevel security architecture, Infinity Total Protection with Gen V advanced threat prevention, which defends enterprises’ cloud, network, and mobile device held information. Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.
For more information: https://www.checkpoint.com/
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