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Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

Before the channel starts to go into full on festive mode there have still been some appointments worth highlighting

The Christmas jumpers might have been donned and the decorations hung from the walls but the work continues in the HR departments across the industry.



The managed services automation player has turned to James Clifford to become the EMEA sales director. He has a career that spans a couple of decades and includes working on selling brands, including Microsoft, Salesforce and Ingram Micro. “It is a thrilling time to work in the growing cloud market and play a role in helping BitTitan build its presence to meet the rising demand for cloud adoption,” said Clifford. “I am proud to be a part of a dynamic company that is deeply committed to its partners and ensuring they are equipped with the right tools to adapt and scale to evolving cloud demands.”



The business consultancy specialist has turned to former Westcoast staffer James Fitch to take up the newly created role of client director. He spent 28 years at the distributor before making this move, enjoying a number of senior roles.  “The growth that Consenna is experiencing is testimony to the team’s deep understanding of the channel and its needs, as well as their ability to understand, in depth, the challenges of its clients.  The numbers speak for themselves and to be coming in as the day to day face of Consenna for many of our key clients is an enormous privilege at this exciting time in the firm’s growth," he said.



The firm has decided that Justine Harris has what it takes to be the sales director, UK & Ireland. She joins from Vodafone Business, where she was Interim Head of Global Sales, Cloud, and Security. Prior to that, she held the role of Regional Vice President EMEA at Akamai Technologies, with responsivity for strengthening Akamai’s channel ecosystem. “The world of IT is moving fast. Small and medium-sized enterprises are increasingly looking for an expert partner at their side to help them navigate the complex challenges of data protection, cyberattacks, and critical business processes. Datto’s solutions are the most advanced in the market and specifically tailored for MSPs, enabling them to take on this crucial role of strategic IT advisor to a growing number of SME clients," she said.

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