Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) announced today that Juliann Larimer, vice president, Channels and Sales Operations, has been named to CRN ’s 2013 Women of the Channel list, and has been recognized as one of this year’s Power 100. The annual Women of the Channel list highlights female executives across vendor channel organizations, distributors and solution providers based on their accomplishments over the past year, and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward. The Power 100 recognizes an elite subset of the women based on their rank, influence, channel savvy and exceptional achievements.
In addition to overseeing global sales operations, Larimer leads strategic initiatives to strengthen Motorola's worldwide channel. Larimer has focused on growing key channel segments, enabling channel partner growth and profitability, enhancing channel partner competency through training and certification, and driving the continued roll-out of the PartnerEmpower™ Program. In addition, Larimer and her team have led efforts to improve the channel operations infrastructure, enhance day-to-day interaction with a new partner portal, make it easier for channel partners to manage their relationships with Motorola and help channel partners sell more strategic, comprehensive solutions.
“We are pleased to shine a spotlight on the most influential and powerful women working in the channel today,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “Offering this distinction further extends our ongoing commitment to the women of the channel by highlighting their accomplishments, sharing best practices and connecting powerful women in a forum designed to educate, inspire and advance the channel community.”
“It is an honor to be recognized by CRN as one of the Power 100 Woman of the Channel,” Larimer said. “Motorola Solutions has 20,000 of the most capable and innovative channel partners in the industry who are finding new and creative ways to solve their customers’ business challenges. At Motorola, my team and I are focused on making sure they have the tools and support to deliver exceptional customer service, grow their business, and succeed.”A special feature of the Women of the Channel is in the June issue of CRN magazine and expanded coverage of the Power 100 will be featured online at www.crn.com. About Motorola Solutions Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” To learn more, visit www.motorolasolutions.com. For ongoing news, please visit our media center or subscribe to our news feed. About UBM Tech Channel UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UBMTechChannel. UBM plc ( www.ubm.com ) UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.