Jeremy Butt


Avaya CEO: Nortel Buy Halves Time to Channel-Centricity

The acquisition of the enterprise division of Nortel Networks will accelerate Avaya Inc.’s move to a channel-centric model, said Avaya President and CEO Kevin Kennedy, speaking to 950 of its dealers at the 2010 Avaya Americas Partner Conference this week in Nashville. The privately held Avaya was the winning bidder in the September auction for […]

New Motorola VP Says Channel is Key

Janet Schijns, who joined Motorola (MOT) as vice president of worldwide channels for Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Business at the end of September, said the channel will be key in Motorola’s future success. Schijns joins Motorola from channel consultancy The JS Group, where she was president. The JS Group is still operating under a buyout by Mosam […]

Avaya Names Top Partners, Initiates New Channel Execs

With recent layoffs and new channel executives, Avaya had a lot to talk about at its worldwide sales kickoff event. The gearmaker announced its BusinessPartners of the Year in six categories as follows: Enterprise Partner: XETA Technologies SMB Partner: All Business Communications Services Partner: Daycom Systems Communications Applications Partner: Relational Technologies Small Business Applications: NACR […]

Avaya Changes Channel Chiefs

Avaya has announced that effective Oct. 1, Carol Giles Neslund, formerly with Seagate, will assume the role of North American channel vice president. She will report to Jeremy Butt, who was added as worldwide channel chief in June. Will the ever-changing roster now rest for a bit at Avaya?

Avaya Names Worldwide Channel Chief

Although Avaya recently announced plans to cut 400 jobs, the company announced Jeremy Butt has joined Avaya as vice president of worldwide channels. Butt will lead the company’s channel sales organization developing strategies and programs for more than 3,400 systems integrators, service providers, distributors, VARs and solutions providers. “As Avaya brings tighter focus to its […]

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