People on the Move

Features people taking new jobs or getting promoted in the industry.

Telcombrokers Adds Sales Manager in the East

Master agency Telcombrokers has hired a new sales manger, Randi Tancini based in Atlanta. Tancini has 13 years’ experience in the telecom industry with the last four in the agent channel. “We are thrilled to add a committed professional like Randi to our team,” said Nancy Ridge, vice president of sales at Telcombrokers. “Randi will […]

Integra Telecom Names Sales VP

Integra Telecom Inc. has hired Byron Cantrall as vice president of sales for Integra Telecom of Arizona. In this position, Cantrall is responsible for managing sales productivity, including indirect sales, and expanding the company’s sales footprint throughout its Arizona market. He will be based in Phoenix and report to Robert Smith, senior vice president for […]

Salesforce.coms Cakebread Joins Xactly

Xactly Corp., a provider of on-demand sales performance management, announced the appointment of Steve Cakebread as chief financial and administrative officer. Cakebread, who was most recently the president and chief strategy officer at after serving as the company’s chief financial officer for six years, left Salesforce last week for what reports dubbed “personal reasons.” In his […]

Global Crossing Replaces Channel Chief

The channel chief post at Global Crossing Ltd. has changed for the fourth time in two years. According to sources close to the company, former Level 3 Communications executive Craig Butrym replaces Charles Murray, who held the post as vice president of indirect channels for 10 months. Sources said Murray chose to leave the company […]

Salesforce Head Steps Down’s president, Steve Cakebread, resigned last week for personal reasons. Cakebread had served as CFO since 2002, before being named president and chief strategy officer in 2007. Reports point to the SaaS vendor laying off two other senior executives as well.

Dell Populates Channel Team

Dell Inc.’s (DELL) reorganization late last year now has the company focusing on three global customer units – public, enterprise and SMB – and reaffirming its commitment to the channel. To that end, Dell recently announced several personnel appointments to the channel team. Bob Skelley, who was global channel chief of EqualLogic before it was acquired […]

Verizon CFO Retiring Mid-Year

Doreen Toben, CFO of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) since 2002, will retire later this year. Toben likely will step down in mid-2009. Verizon said Thursday it will name a replacement soon. Toben, 59, leaves as Verizon continues to lose landline users but add wireless customers, especially thanks to the recent Alltel takeover.

QLogic Appoints SVP of Worldwide Sales

QLogic Corp. (QLGC), a supplier of network infrastructure solutions, has announced the appointment of Scott Genereux to the position of senior vice president of worldwide sales. Genereux will oversee all sales activity, including indirect channel operations. Genereux has more than 18 years of executive level sales management experience including his most recent position as senior vice […]

Ancero Names Melissa Staehle Channel Manager

Ancero LLC, a managed service provider in South Jersey, is expanding its channel partner program and has hired Melissa Staehle as channel manager. Prior to joining Ancero, Staehle, who has more than seven years of telecom experience, headed the marketing department for a privately held CLEC and helped grow its channel sales in her role […]

Intelisys Announces Personnel Changes

Intelisys Communications Inc. has announced the promotion of Mike McKenney to vice president of partner sales. In his newly expanded role, McKenney will continue to lead Intelisys’ recruitment efforts, in addition to expanding Intelisys’ partner sales presence in markets nationwide. “Mike brings an incredible track record of identifying and supporting the industry’s finest agents,” said […]

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