Press Release

Reputation, track record and expertise earn Kaspersky Lab’s Nancy Reynolds title of CRN Channel Chief

Woburn, MA – March 1, 2011 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet security solutions that defend against computer viruses, spyware and all forms of malicious software, today announced that Nancy Reynolds, senior vice president of corporate sales, has been named a 2010 Channel Chief by Everything Channel’s CRN. Reynolds has a proven track-record and a reputation for outstanding leadership. These qualities have gained her the title of a CRN Channel Chief for the second consecutive year.

Under the lead of Reynolds, Kaspersky Lab North American sales were up 46 percent, mid-market sales 53 percent and enterprise sales, 115 percent in 2010. Reynolds has more than 20 years of experience in SMB and enterprise sales. Her drive, expertise and dedication go hand-in-hand with Kaspersky Lab’s long-standing commitment to be 100 percent channel-driven.

The CRN Channel Chief program highlights the best and brightest channel mavens in the IT industry. They are leaders in the industry and know how to get the job done well. The Channel Chiefs were chosen based on the Everything Channel editorial criteria including policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel, and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities. 

For additional information on the CRN Channel Chief list, visit www.crn.com. The Channel Chief list was published in the February 21, 2011 issue.

Quotes:

Nancy Reynolds, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales and Support
Kaspersky Lab Americas

“It is an honor to be included with all the other recipients and to be named a CRN Channel Chief two years in a row. It’s fantastic to be a part of an organization that consistently works with and for the channel and never waivers.  Kaspersky prides itself on its relentless commitment to the channel and is always challenging its employees to be innovative and better. This recognition though wouldn’t be possible without the tremendous team and partner community that I have supporting me each day, so to them, thank you.”

Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director
Everything Channel

“Being named a Channel Chief is one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry. This year’s Channel Chiefs offer tremendous insight into the who’s who of the Channel. Top channel executives consistently ensure that the Channel’s voice is heard when strategic decisions are being made and continually nurture mutually profitable relationships. We applaud this year’s Channel Chiefs for their successful partner programs and strategies.”

 

About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth computer defense for more than 300 million systems around the globe, including home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of nearly 100 of industry leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/. Friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KasperskyLabAmericas. Follow @Kaspersky on Twitter.

For the latest in-depth information on security threat issues and trends, please visit http://www.securelist.com/. Follow @Securelist on Twitter.

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About Everything Channel
Everything 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, Everything 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. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.  Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.

About United Business Media Limited
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.

 

Press/Analyst Contact
Christen Gentile
Kaspersky Lab Americas
P: + 1 781.503.2625

E: PR-Americas@kaspersky.com
Scott Regan
Everything Channel
P: + 1 508.416.1186
E: scott.regan@ec.ubm.com

 


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