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Bucharest, Romania, 2016/02/22 - Bitdefender announced that CRN has named Thierry Benchetrit, Bitdefender's Director of North American Channel Sales, to its prestigious list of 2016 Most Influential Channel Chiefs - TheChannelCo.com / Bitdefender.com.
Bitdefender, a leading Internet security technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Thierry Benchetrit, Bitdefender's Director of North American Channel Sales, to its prestigious list of 2016 Most Influential Channel Chiefs.
Benchetrit was chosen from the larger pool of Channel Chief honorees as one of the most influential of the industry’s top leaders, placing him in a select group of managers recognized for outstanding achievement in driving growth and revenue in their organizations, as well as extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole.
Benchetrit won the recognition for his long time commitment, proven results, steadfast focus and consistent strategy in supporting and developing the reseller channel.
All Channel Chief honorees are selected by editorial staff of CRN, a brand of the Channel Company, for proven loyalty and ongoing support for the channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding partner programs. However, only a very limited number of these were selected for the Most Influential list, each singled out for a prominent role in guiding and shaping the IT channel itself.
"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Most Influential Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”
“Bitdefender has a long, well-known history of excellence in internet security and this recognition shows we have a tradition of excellence in channel management as well,” said Bitdefender xxx. “Indeed, we are striving for outstanding achievement in all facets of our business and it’s gratifying to see a highly reputable organization such as CRN highlight the achievement of an important member of our channel sales team.”
Bitdefender also recently won entry to the prestigious CRN 2015 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide in recognition of the ability of its Cloud Partner Program to “enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers' cloud initiatives.” The company was also listed in The Channel Company’s Partner Program Guide, and Bitdefender Partner Program Manager Raluca Cosciug was named a 2015 CRN Channel Chief.
Bitdefender (bitdefender.com) is a global security technology company that delivers solutions in more than 100 countries through a network of value-added alliances, distributors and reseller partners. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology, and is a leading security provider in virtualization and cloud technologies. Through R&D, alliances and partnership teams, Bitdefender has elevated the highest standards of security excellence in both its number-one-ranked technology and its strategic alliances with the world’s leading virtualization and cloud technology providers.
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