Extreme Networks appoints new channel VP

Cisco man Bob Gault heads up the channel at Extreme Networks with Theresa Caragol moving over to strategic sales initiatives

Extreme Networks announced today the appointed Bob Gault as VP of global channels and partners.

The changing of the guards will see Theresa Caragol, the mastermind behind Extreme’s current partner programme, transition into the role of vice president of strategic sales initiatives.

Gault has over 25 years’ experience in the channel and was most recently vice president of Cisco’s Cloud and Managed Services Partner Organisation.

 “I am excited to join Extreme Networks,” Gault said. “Our commitment to partner profitability and innovation will be second-to-none. We will maintain a relentless focus on delivering wired and wireless networking, analytics and software solutions that will provide a world-class partner and customer experience.”

Jeff White, chief revenue officer, saluted Caragol’s navigation of the partner programme restructuring following the acquisition of Enterasys.

“Extreme has achieved a tremendous position with its channel partners during the past two years under Theresa’s leadership, having successfully integrated the channel programs of two companies into a strong global channel partner ecosystem.”

 “With his unique skills and experience, Bob will further build our channel program into a strategic asset for Extreme Networks and our partners to achieve growth.”

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