Kodak Alaris is delighted to announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Leonel Da Costa, Sales Managing Director for the Americas region, on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, this list honours the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programs and strategies.
In the large enterprise and government sector, Da Costa has more than 25 years of expertise in implementing growth strategies. He works closely with clients and partners in the US, Canada, and Latin America since being named Sales Managing Director of the Americas area in April 2021. He was the Asia Pacific Executive Director before this. At the time, he was based in Singapore and oversaw the service, marketing, sales operations, and supply chain teams for the region to provide an ecosystem of solutions and foster new development for clients and partners all over the area.
Da costa said “I am honoured to be recognized as a 2023 Channel Chief.”
He added “Kodak Alaris is a channel-first company, and our partners are integral to our go-to-market and growth strategy. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with my team to further strengthen our partner network, build solution expertise to deliver even greater value, and ultimately grow our partners’ bottom line.”
Global Vice President of Sales, Cassio Vaquero said “Leonel is widely respected and has a deep understanding of the challenges that our customers and partners face today. His recognition as one of CRN’s 2023 Channel Chiefs is well deserved and a reflection of his strong leadership and commitment to creating new business opportunities for our partner ecosystem and providing industry-leading levels of service and support.”
The 2023 Channel Chiefs have assisted their clients and solution provider partners in navigating an environment that is becoming more and more complicated, with interconnected problems and changing industry dynamics. The solution provider community has flourished thanks to the creative strategies, plans, and alliances put in place by these Channel Leaders.
The CRN Channel Chiefs of 2023 were chosen by the editorial team due to their history of innovating in business and commitment to supporting their partner community. The individuals on this year’s list are the most influential IT leaders in charge of creating a strong network of channels.
Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company said “Once again, this year’s list gives well-deserved recognition to the IT Channel Chiefs who are dedicated to driving the channel agenda and advocating for the development of strong channel partnerships.”
Raddon added “Under their exceptional leadership, influence, and innovation, the IT channel vendor community continues to deliver solutions and services that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their solution provider partners and their customers.”