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Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

Several executive moves have caught the eye over the past seven days with this roundup capturing a few of the notable ones

It feels as if the years is really underway now and the appointments are starting to stack up as firms reach out for some fresh executive talent.

These personnel changes caught the eye over the past working week.

The former UK channel head at Veeam has reappeared as director of channel and cloud EMEA at Zerto. he will be looking to evole abd develop the IT resilience specialists channel network. “I’ve come up against Zerto many times in the past, so I knew that the technology is best-in-class,” said Bailey. “I’m excited to continue to expand on what is already hugely successful at Zerto – such great fundamentals were too good an opportunity to turn down. Growth is key, and this is something I am proud to now be a part of driving at Zerto, especially as we move more into a consumption-based world.”

The cyber securityh player has made a couple of appointments with Nanhi Singh joining as chief customer officer and Paul Loftus as chief revenue officer. Singh has a CV that includes time at large software companies, including Symantec, where she recently served as senior vice president of customer retention. Loftus has a career that spans two decades and he recently served as global chief revenue officer at [24], a customer experience software and services company.

The comms playher has turned to Tarun Loomba to become its next executive vice president of Unified Communications Products and Solutions. He will lead the product strategy and delivery for Mitel’s private cloud, hybrid cloud and on-site solutions including product management and development, customer support, and supply chain operations. Prior to joining Mitel, Loomba served as executive vice president of products and solutions at Polycom. “The world of work looks very different today than even a few years ago. Increased mobility, the cloud and other emerging technologies are enabling new, more seamless ways for teams to communicate and collaborate with each other and their customers,” said Mary McDowell, president and CEO, Mitel.

Jim Schaper, Ivanti’s current chairman of the Board has been appointed CEO with immediate effect after the firm's longtime CEO Steve Daly retired. That was not the only change with the software firm also appointing former Infor staffer Jeff Abbott as President. Michael McClellan, becomes executive vice president and CFO and Mary Trick is taking on the role of executive vice president and CCO. Angie Gunter will be senior vice president and CMO, John Flavin is svp and general manager of the independent business unit, supply chain business unit, and license management and Mark Chamberlain has re-joined the business as svp of global operations. “Each member of our new management team has successfully and directly contributed to the growth of other thriving, global enterprise software companies that drove innovation in their respective industries,” said Schaper.

Stephen Harvey has become CEO, joining the business from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), where he served as Chief Operating Officer. “Stephen Harvey’s innovative leadership approach and success in building market-defining, data and analytics firms make him the right leader at the right time to take BitSight to new heights in its next chapter,” said Shaun McConnon, chairman of the board at BitSight.


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