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Unitrends' Bob Gagnon Recognized as 2015 CRN Channel Chief

Unitrends, a leader in enterprise-level cloud recovery, today announced that Bob Gagnon, vice president of channel sales, North America, has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. Gagnon's inclusion on the CRN Channel Chiefs list for the fifth consecutive year underscores the vital role he continues to play in building strategic and successful channel sales programs. Since Gagnon joined in 2012, Unitrends has boosted its worldwide channel sales by 300 percent.

In 2014, Gagnon closely aligned Unitrends' channel sales and channel marketing organizations to simplify processes, streamline sales strategies and drive channel revenue growth. Partners quickly saw significant increases in their sales pipeline while gaining access to valuable marketing expertise and resources to ensure continued growth in 2015.

"We are deeply committed to providing our partners with unique and innovative products, loyalty programs, market education and in-depth training so they can be true ambassadors of our brand, while also capitalizing on new revenue opportunities," said Gagnon. "This year we are seeking to further expand the channel by engaging with additional global resellers and providing all partners with even more opportunities for lucrative sales incentives as part of the UniRewards program."

"Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN and online at

For more information on the Unitrends Partner Program, go to

Published Sunday, March 01, 2015 12:18 PM by David Marshall
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