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Four Ingram Micro Executives Earn 2019 CRN® Channel Chiefs Recognition

Ament, Birmingham, FitzGerald and O’Sullivan honored for their IT channel leadership, partner advocacy and organizational performance


IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 Ingram Micro Inc. announced today CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the following four company executives 2019 Channel Chiefs:

  • Tim Ament, senior vice president, Advanced Solutions
  • Craig Birmingham, vice president & general manager, Business + Consumer Solutions Group
  • Tim FitzGerald, vice president, Cloud Channel Sales, North America
  • Susan O’Sullivan, vice president, Sales

The annual CRN listing recognizes top IT channel leaders that continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners. Under the leadership of Ingram Micro’s executive team and the vision of ONE Ingram Micro, the industry leader’s Technology Solutions Group closed a record year of growth in 2018, building on its role as an indispensable business partner committed to delivering an unbeatable customer experience.

"This recognition highlights the unstoppable growth and success the IT channel has become accustomed to from our leaders, and in turn our business units, programs, professional services and partner communities," said Kirk Robinson, chief country executive and senior vice president, Ingram Micro U.S. “All four of these executives lead by example to ensure their teams continue to deliver exceptional service and results to our channel partners across the U.S., and globally. Thank you to CRN for recognizing our team and congrats to this year’s Channel Chiefs.”

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

More information about Ingram Micro is available 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


About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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