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Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

Another busy week in the channel with movements of personnel at all levels

It's been another busy week in the channel with movement of personnel across all tiers. All of the latest appointments are designed to help firms gain growth.

Carbon Black
The endpoint security specialist has appointed Miles Rippon to run its EMEA channel operations just a few weeks after it signed up Arrow ECS as a distributor. His CV includes most recently a spell as EMEA channel and alliance director for HPE Enterprise Security products division.  “We have a huge opportunity in 2017 to work with our channel partners to grow our market share. I am delighted to be driving channel engagement for Carbon Black,” he said.

In a move that will expand the inventory as a service player’s Cisco expertise the firm has hired for Logicalis staffer Mike Cummins as a Cisco technical Consultant. At Logicalis he was he strategic development director and Cummins will be tasked with helping develop the firm's UCS and network support capabilities. “We are receiving unprecedented requests around Cisco UCS and networking support,” explains Agilitas CEO Shaun Lynn. “With Mike on-board we’re going to be able to significantly grow our offering and deliver to what we see as a growing market need. “

Following the recent appointment of Francois Bornibus to the role of EMEA president the vendor has followed that up with the move to make Marco Andresen EMEA Chief Operating Officer & Vice President Channel. He starts next month and joins from Acer , where he had also been working with partners.

The digital transformation specialist has added Ian Cohen to the board as a non executive director. His many years in the industry should provide some useful pointers as the firm charts out its next steps. “We are delighted to bring Ian's experience and strategic insight to Intergence during this exciting chapter in our growth as digital transformation and analytics experts. Ian's knowledge and understanding of the problems which CIO's are trying to solve will be crucial,” said Peter Job, CEO of Intergence

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