Kodak Alaris has announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognised Leonel Da Costa, Sales Managing Director for the Americas region, on its 2023 Channel Chiefs list. Every year, the list honours the IT channel executives who work tirelessly to advance the channel agenda and deliver successful channel partner programmes and strategies.
Da Costa has more than 25 years of experience deploying growth strategies within the large enterprise and government segment. He was appointed Sales Managing Director of the Americas region in April 2021 and works closely with customers and partners in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Prior to this, he was Asia-Pacific’s Managing Director. Based in Singapore at that time, he led the region’s service, marketing, sales operations and supply chain teams to deliver an ecosystem of solutions and drive new growth for customers and partners across the region.
“I am honoured to be recognised as a 2023 Channel Chief,” said Da Costa. “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 at Kodak Alaris, Cassio Vaquero, added: “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 helped their solution provider partners and customers navigate an increasingly complex landscape of interconnected challenges and shifting industry dynamics. With the innovative strategies, programmes and partnerships of these Channel Chiefs in place, the solution provider community has continued to thrive.
The 2023 CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the editorial staff based on their record of business innovation and dedication to the partner community. This year’s list represents the top IT executives responsible for building a robust channel ecosystem.
“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,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “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.”Click below to share this article