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Fortinet Appoints Andrew Del Matto as Chief Financial Officer

Fortinet Appoints Andrew Del Matto as Chief Financial Officer 
Del Matto to Depart Symantec and Join Fortinet January 2 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/20/13 --  Fortinet(R) (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. 
About Fortinet
 Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) helps protect networks, users
and data from continually evolving threats. As a global leader in
high-performance network security, we enable businesses and
governments to consolidate and integrate stand-alone technologies
without suffering performance penalties. Unlike costly, inflexible
and low-performance alternatives, Fortinet solutions empower
customers to embrace new technologies and business opportunities
while protecting essential systems and content. Learn more at
www.fortinet.com. 
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FTNT-F 
Media Contact
Rick Popko
Fortinet, Inc. 
408-486-7853
rpopko@fortinet.com  
Investor Relations Contact
Michelle Spolver
Fortinet, Inc.
408-486-7837
mspolver@fortinet.com 
 
 
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