to see which channel people were on the move in June and July.**
Level 3 Communications Inc. announced Wednesday that Garrett Gee has been named the carrier’s new channel chief.
Gee has been serving has the interim chief since May 28 when Michael Jerich resigned from the post. Jerich took a job in June as chief commercial officer for Intelepeer.
Gee has more than eight years of indirect channel experience. Most recently, he was senior director of national sales for Level 3 and was part of the development and launch of the carrier’s first agent program in 2006 as well as the January relaunch of its partner program following its merger with Global Crossing. During his tenure at Level 3, Gee has held leadership roles in sales engineering and national sales, overseeing the technical support, sales and business development for the Level 3 partner community.
In his new role as senior director, indirect sales, Garrett will be responsible for leading the Level 3 Partner Program, which encompasses the channel partner, solution provider and referral programs. He will lead all aspects of the program, including sales, sales engineering, partner experience, business operations and partner programs.
I cant think of a better-suited individual who has such a robust history with the Level 3 Partner Program, deep knowledge of Level 3 solutions and displays a strong commitment to the channel,” said Karl Strohmeyer, group vice president North America Enterprise Sales for Level 3.