, (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services with its US Distribution headquarters based in Greenville, SC, announced today that Eddie Franklin, Vice President, Sales for SYNNEX Corporation, with a focus on Public Sector and Vertical Markets, has been named one of UBM Tech Channel’s CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
Eddie Franklin, Vice President, Sales, Public Sector and Vertical Markets for SYNNEX Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)
This marks the second year Mr. Franklin has been honored as a CRN Channel Chief. For 2013, he was selected because of SYNNEX’ successful growth in Health IT, Public Sector IT and for augmenting Public Sector marketing programs with vendor-focused public sector services.
For over ten years, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.
“The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.”