NetApp's Julie Parrish and Debbie Medal Recognized by Everything Channel's <em>CRN</em> Magazine as Two of Top 100 Women in the Channel
Sunnyvale, Calif.-Aug. 27,
2009- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Julie
Parrish, vice president, Global Partner Sales, and Debbie Medal,
senior director, Marketing, Worldwide Channel Programs, have been
recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as two of
the Top 100 Women in the Channel. The Top 100 Women in the Channel
were chosen by the editors of the magazine based on their
achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield
over the technology channel.
Parrish is responsible for NetApp's global
channel sales revenue for all partner types, overall go-to-market
channel strategy, and the company's global NetApp Partner Program.
Medal is responsible for developing NetApp's execution strategy for
all worldwide channel communications and channel marketing. Parrish
and Medal each possess more than 20 years of experience in the
channel and were driving forces behind the strategy and execution
of the company's recently enhanced NetApp Partner Program. Under
Parrish's leadership, this year the NetApp Partner Program also
received certification as a Five-Star Partner Program from
Everything Channel, recognition that shows the strength of the
partner relationships NetApp has built as well as its dedication
and commitment to its partner community.
"NetApp is honored that Everything Channel
selected two women from the company to receive the Top 100 Women in
the Channel recognition," said Julie Parrish, vice president,
Global Partner Sales. "Debbie and I are proud to be included in the
company of such intelligent, hard-working women as those named to
the Everything Channel Top 100 Women in the Channel list. Being
named to this list is a real accomplishment for NetApp. It
indicates the strength of our channel program and the mutually
beneficial relationships we have built with our partners. We are
committed to investing in our partners and helping them maximize
their revenue opportunities."
"We are very pleased to see women executives
reaching the highest levels in a wide range of dynamic companies.
It is with great pleasure that we honor the women that have made a
profound impact in the technology marketplace. We offer our
congratulations to Julie and Debbie for their significant
contributions to our industry," Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice
president and editorial director, Everything Channel.
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Program please visit http://www.netapp.com/us/how-to-buy/resellers/reseller-partners.html.
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A special feature on the Top 100 Women of the
Channel is in the August issue of CRN Magazine. Expanded
coverage will be featured online at www.channelweb.com.
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