Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When does the split become effective?
A: June 2, 2021, FireEye announced a Definitive Agreement to
sell our FireEye Products business to Symphony Technology Group (STG).
We anticipate the transaction will officially close and become
effective by the end of Q4.
Q: What is the name of each company going forward?
A: FireEye Products will retain the FireEye name. Post-close,
the remaining company will be renamed Mandiant.
Q: What is the Management Team of each company
A: FireEye – will be led by Bryan Palma, and his current
leadership team – Michelle Salvado, Ramesh Gupta, and Sean Morton.
Graeme Wells will join Bryan’s leadership team, and lead Customer
Success & Support. Pat Sheridan and Brad Arnold will then report
to Bryan, overseeing global sales and sales engineering, respectively.
A: Mandiant – Post-closing, Mandiant will consist of
Consulting, Managed Defense, and the solutions delivered through the
Mandiant Advantage platform, including Threat Intelligence,
Validation, and Automated Defense. Kevin will remain CEO, and John
Watters will remain President and Chief Operating Officer. Alexa King,
Barbara Massa, and Frank Verdecanna will continue to report directly
to Kevin. Chris Key, Sandra Joyce, Jurgen Kutscher, Marshall Heilman,
and Peter Bailey will continue to report to John, as will Bill
Robbins, who will be the Chief Revenue Officer.
Q: Why is this happening?
A: By joining STG’s portfolio of companies, FireEye’s Products
business accelerates its pivot toward becoming the leading,
cloud-first XDR platform extending across network, email, security
management and orchestration, and endpoint.
For Mandiant, the separation allows for a
clearer focus on modernizing security operations with the Mandiant
Advantage platform, scaling frontline intelligence and our world-class
services expertise through software as a service. This supports our
goal to close the security gap by automating our frontline
intelligence and expertise and making it accessible and actionable to
organizations of all sizes.
Q: Is Mandiant / FireEye still holding a CDS event
A: Yes, we will be holding the Cyber Defense Summit (CDS) event
the week of October 4, 2021.
If you have any additional questions,
please contact your account representative or another member of our team.