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Fortinet’s Ken Xie Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019 in Canada

BURNABY, British Columbia, - 19.06.2019

Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO, Fortinet
“Canada is important to our business, Fortinet has operated there since the year 2000 and have important threat intelligence and research and development teams there, which are core to our success and continued growth. I am honored to be named a Glassdoor Top CEO in Canada. We value the recognition for Fortinet and our employees as we foster a culture of openness, teamwork and innovation where employees can grow their career every day.” 

News Summary
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board, and CEO of Fortinet has won a Glassdoor  Top CEOs in 2019 Employees’ Choice Award in Canada.

  • Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual award recognizing the Top CEOs, which highlights top leaders that employees value working for.
  • As one of the select chief executives recognized by employees in Canada, Ken Xie received an impressive approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntary reviews Fortinet employees shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year.
  • When employees submit reviews about their company on Glassdoor, they are asked to rate various factors about their employment experience, including their overall satisfaction and other workplace attributes, including senior management.
  • Glassdoor’s Top CEOs in 2019 were determined using company reviews shared by Canada-based employees between May 2, 2018 and May 1, 2019. 
  • The final list is compiled using Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, led by its Economic Research Team, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.

A Culture of Openness, Teamwork and Innovation
Fortinet was also honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in Canada in 2019. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, is based entirely on the input of employees who voluntarily provide feedback on their workplace experience and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites. Fortinet received a high rating for its career opportunities and values, among other workplace attributes.

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