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Announcing Ingram Micro’s 2022 Channel Chiefs

Eleven Ingram Micro executives named to CRN’s annual list of top influential industry leaders

Ingram Micro Channel Chiefs

IRVINE, Calif., February 10, 2022 Ingram Micro Inc. is pleased to announce eleven executives from Ingram Micro are being recognized by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in this year’s Channel Chiefs listing. Awarded each year, CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs project identifies top IT channel vendor and distribution executives who continually demonstrate expertise, influence, and innovation in channel leadership.

Selected by a panel of CRN editors, the 2022 Channel Chiefs are influential leaders who continue to shape the IT channel with innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships. The 2022 Channel Chief honorees for Ingram Micro include:                           

  • Craig Birmingham, Vice President, Business and Consumer Solutions
  • Tony Celeste, Executive Director, Public Sector                                     
  • John Dusett, Executive Director, Cloud Sales      
  • Therese Ferullo, Executive Director, Business and Consumer Solutions
  • Tim FitzGerald, Vice President, Global IaaS Cloud Sales
  • Darren Gottesmann, Executive Director, SMB and Midmarket Sales             
  • Eric Kohl, Vice President, Security and Networking                   
  • Mrinalini Lakshminarayanan, Executive Director, Global Product Management                    
  • Susan O’Sullivan, Vice President, U.S. Sales 
  • Cheryl Rang, Executive Director, Security and Data Center
  • Scott Zahl, Executive Director, Global Vendor Engagement                              


In 2021, Ingram Micro continued to generate new and incremental value for its channel partners and vendors by investing in the business-building resources channel partners need to work smarter, grow faster and do more for their customers. This includes education, training and enablement services around financing, marketing, operations, sales, and technology. Additionally, with an emphasis on enhancing the experience for everyone – associates, partners, and vendors – Ingram Micro is embracing digital operations and growing at the speed of need to help channel partners simplify complexity and scale success.

“The relationships we nurture and the results we net for our partners and vendors will always be two of our biggest differentiators and value adds,” says Kirk Robinson, EVP and President, North America, Ingram Micro. “Each one of these leaders inspires greatness in others and keeps the needs of our team and our channel partners top of mind in their decision-making. Thank you each for all you do and congratulations to all of this year’s CRN Channel Chiefs.”

“CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs recognition is given exclusively to the foremost channel executives who consistently design, promote, and execute effective partner programs and strategies,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We’re thrilled to recognize the tireless work and unwavering commitment these honorees put into fostering outstanding business innovation and building strong partner programs to drive channel engagement and success.”

CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2022 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro helps businesses realize the promise of technology. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. Discover how Ingram Micro can help you realize the promise of technology. More at

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