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Avaya Leader Mark Vella, VP, SP & SI Global Alliances Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chiefs

02-19-2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Mark Vella to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leader has been recognized for continually striving to drive growth and revenue in his organization through it’s channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs have 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.

Mark Vella VP, SP & SI Global Alliances, has over three decades of experience in the channel. Since joining Avaya in July 2018, he has been committed to help to define, develop and enable direct and indirect go-to-market models utilizing sell-to, sell-through and sell-with business relationships for service providers and enterprise solutions leveraging OEM, Resale, Distribution and Agent business models.

“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.”

"It is a great distinction to be named a CRN Channel Chief representing the commitment we share to driving growth and partner success,” said Mark Vella of Avaya. “This is a significant honor for myself and Avaya and I’m excited to continue building Avaya’s global strategic alliance relationships with additional industry leading technology, integrators and service delivery partners.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About Avaya

Businesses are built on the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are built by Avaya (NYSE: AVYA). For over one hundred years, we’ve enabled organizations around the globe to win – by creating intelligent communications experiences for customers and employees. Avaya builds open, converged and innovative solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration – in the cloud, on-premise or a hybrid of both. To grow your business, we’re committed to innovation, partnership, and a relentless focus on what’s next. We’re the technology company you trust to help you deliver Experiences that Matter. Visit us at www.avaya.com.

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. www.thechannelco.com

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Source: Avaya Newsroom

Press Contact:
Alex Alias
alalias@avaya.com

The Channel Company Contact:
Jennifer Hogan
The Channel Company
jhogan@thechannelco.com

Source: Avaya Holdings Corp.

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