Extreme Strengthens Executive Sales Management in Americas, APJC

Extreme Networks Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, announced new sales leadership in the Americas and Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China (APJC). Paul Semak becomes Senior Vice President of Americas Sales and Jeff Hurmuses becomes Vice President of APJC Sales.

As Senior Vice President of Americas Sales, Semak will report to Chief Revenue Officer Joe Vitalone and lead Extreme’s sales operations in Canada, Latin America and the United States. He brings more than 25 years of experience in direct and indirect sales to the role and has expertise in product marketing, leadership development, and digital transformation.

Semak initially joined Extreme in 2018 as Vice President of Sales and Operations, Americas International. Prior to this, he worked his way up through the sales organization at Cisco, most recently serving as Vice President of Sales in Central Canada.

As Vice President of Sales in APJC, Hurmuses will manage sales operations across the Asia Pacific region, reporting to John Morrison, Extreme’s SVP of International Sales. Hurmuses has more than 30 years of experience in sales operations and is a leader in driving sales initiatives, managing international teams, and accelerating goal achievement.

Previously, Hurmuses served as Area Vice President for Asia Pacific at Malwarebytes, where he led market entry in 10 countries and drove double-digit revenue growth in the region. Prior to that role, he led sales operations in the Asia Pacific region for Barracuda Networks, Dell’s Force 10 Networks, Tandberg (acquired by Cisco in 2010), Watchguard Technologies, and Polycom.