Del Matto to Depart Symantec and Join Fortinet January 2

SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 20, 2013 – Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) – a global leader in high-performance network security, today announced the appointment of Andrew “Drew” Del Matto as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

“Drew brings an impressive skill-set and applicable experience to Fortinet, and we are extremely pleased to have him join us,” said Ken Xie, founder and CEO of Fortinet. “Not only is Drew steeped with extensive knowledge of the network security market, he also brings solid financial experience in driving revenue and a proven history of managing growth in a multi-billion dollar enterprise.”

Mr. Del Matto most recently served as Symantec’s acting Chief Financial Officer as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. During his nine years at the company, Del Matto also served as Symantec’s Corporate Treasurer and Vice President of Finance Business Operations, leading corporate financial planning, analysis and revenue operations. He previously held senior finance leadership roles with Inktomi Corporation and SGI Corporation. Del Matto began his career as a CPA in public accounting with KPMG LLP.

“Fortinet’s customer and product focus, growth trajectory, and velocity in becoming the third largest network security vendor in the world, all combine to make this an exciting time to be at the company,” said Mr. Del Matto. “I look forward to working with the Company’s leadership team to help drive Fortinet’s continued growth and market share gains.”

Fortinet is continuing its search for a senior operations executive.