SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2014) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, today announced four of its U.S. executives have been named to CRN's 2014 Channel Chiefs, which profiles the most powerful leaders in the IT channel. The annual list recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry.
This year's Ingram Micro Channel Chiefs include Kirk Robinson, senior vice president, Commercial Markets and Global Sales; Tim Ament, vice president and general manager, Direct and Consumer Markets; Jay Miley, vice president and general manager, Advanced Technology Division; and Scott Zahl, vice president and general manager, Advanced Computing Division. All four 2014 Channel Chiefs, in addition to several IT vendor Channel Chiefs, will be at Ingram Micro's inaugural IMOne event May 6-10, 2014 in New Orleans. Channel partners interested in attending IMOne can contact their Ingram Micro sales representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the activities as they unfold at the event on Twitter @IngramMicroOne and via the hash tag #IMOne2014.
Ingram Micro is also pleased to announce several of its best-in-class partner communities and programs, including SMB Alliance, VentureTech Network, System ArchiTECHS, Public Sector Elite, Cloud, Healthcare Partner Network and IM Link, are featured in CRN's 2014 Distributors' Guide and will also be highlighted as part of the Spring IMOne event.
"These recognitions exemplify the trust the IT channel has placed in the expertise and leadership of Ingram Micro's team, as well as our programs and communities," says Paul Bay, senior executive vice president and president, Ingram Micro North America. "On behalf of Ingram Micro, we extend our thanks to CRN for recognizing the 2014 Channel Chiefs and congratulate Kirk, Tim, Scott and Jay for their ongoing efforts to shape the IT channel and help our partners build on their success. We also applaud the efforts of Ingram Micro's partner community and program leaders."
"We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
Ingram Micro's Channel Chiefs are now featured along with other industry executives in print and on the CRN website. In addition, information on Ingram Micro's seven top-rated communities can be found in CRN's Distributors' Partner Program Guide.
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About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 170 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit IngramMicro.com.