F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced that three of its channel leaders have been recognized by UBM Tech Channel’s CRN as top Women of the Channel. F5’s Mary Beach, Channel Sales Program Manager; Lisa Citron, Director of Channel Sales; and Cindy Tregoning, Worldwide Channel Programs and Marketing Manager, were named to CRN’s top Women of the Channel list. Tregoning was also named to CRN’s Power 100, a list of the most powerful Women of the Channel in 2013.
The annual list, chosen by the editors of CRN, recognizes female executives across vendor channel organizations, distributors, and solution providers for their accomplishments over the past year, and the far-reaching impact they have had on the technology industry.
“We honor and congratulate this list of influential women who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “For years, we have identified and celebrated the women who have made an indelible mark on the technology industry through unmatched innovation and razor focus on meeting the needs of the IT channel community.”
Beach, Citron, and Tregoning are part of F5’s global channel team focused on driving growth and delivering value to F5’s partners. Under their leadership, F5 ® has achieved double-digit sales growth in the North American strategic partner channel and expanded several global programs to increase partner enablement and grow business. In the past year, F5’s channel organization extended its UNITY ™ partner program to Latin America, and expanded the exclusive technical and sales training series, Tech and SalesXchange, from EMEA to all theaters. In addition, the women were all actively involved in planning and executing F5’s Agility partner summits, cultivating relationships and driving growth in all global theaters.“Cindy, Mary, and Lisa have each had an enduring impact on advancing our team’s efforts to provide ongoing value and opportunity to our partner community,” said Jim Ritchings, SVP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances, F5. “We celebrate their accomplishments and this well-deserved recognition from CRN.”