|[November 26, 2012]
SYNNEX Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murai Named One of 2012's Top 100 Channel Executives by UBM Channel's CRN
FREMONT, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT and CE products
and services, announced today that Kevin Murai, President and Chief
Executive Officer, was named one of the Top
100 Channel Service Leaders in the Channel by CRN.
This annual list salutes individual channel executives for
implementing new strategies and programs as a way to increase partner
sales while shaping their own organization's future.
Mr. Kevin Murai, President and Chief Executive Officer, SYNNEX (News - Alert) Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Murai was also named one of the Top
25 Channel Sales Leaders for 2012. He was selected for both honors
due to his continued vision and leadership, which pushed SYNNEX to its
101st consecutive profitable quarter through the Company's evolution to
a more services-oriented organization. Doing so has created deeper
partnerships and more sustainable revenue streams for both SYNNEX'
vendor partners and solution providers. Additionally, Mr. Murai is
leading SYNNEX to new avenues in cloud computing with its CLOUDSolv
platform and overall cloud strategy.
In the almost five years Mr. Murai has led SYNNEX Corporation, he has
orchestrated progressive moves and investments that have propelled the
distributor into a more services-oriented business model. Mr. Murai has
more than 20 years of distribution channel experience with focused
expertise in global management, operations, information technology and
"I am truly honored to be chosen as one of the Top 25 Channel Sales
Leaders in the industry," said Kevin Murai, President and Chief
Executive Officer. "Being part of this esteemed group further reinforces
the value of SYNNEX' continued growth in providing a unique aggregation
of services to both our customers and vendor partners."
CRN's 2012 Top 100 Executives list was based on nominations from
solution providers who rated channel vendor executives based on
influence, effectiveness and viability, as well as business and sales
impact. The CRN Editorial team judged nominees based on sales
volume, channel investment and advocacy, and their performance in 2012 CRN
research projects such as Channel Champs and the Annual Report Card.
"From sales leaders and innovators to mavericks and up-and-comers, it
takes different types of executives with different philosophies to drive
success in the IT Channel," said Kelley Damore, Vice President and
Editorial Director for UBM Channel. "We're recognizing this year's Top
100 Executives for their commitment to the channel, as well as their
willingness to adopt new strategies and policies in order to drive
greater sales for partners, while positioning their own company for
future growth. We salute these leaders for their hard work and devotion
to the technology channel."
Expanded coverage of the 2012 Top 100 Executives will be featured in the
November issue of CRN Magazine, online at www.crn.com
and on the iPad in the CRN Tech News app.
About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a
leading business process services company, servicing resellers,
retailers and original equipment manufacturers in multiple regions
around the world. The Company provides services in IT distribution,
supply chain management, contract assembly and business process
outsourcing. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs over 10,000 full-time and
part-time associates worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may
be found online at www.synnex.com.
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unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual
results in future periods to be materially different from any future
performance that may be suggested in this release. The Company assumes
no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this
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SYNNEX Logo, CLOUDSOLV and all other SYNNEX company, product and
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Other names and marks are the property of their respective owners.
About UBM Channel
UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media,
research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30
years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched
channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology
executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market
strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM
company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets
and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in
print and provide them with the information they need to do business
successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities,
from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders,
from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more
than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these
communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work
effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com
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