FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading technology solutions company, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murai has been named to The Channel Company's prestigious 2015 CRN® Top 100 list. CRN's annual Top 100 list recognizes the efforts of agile decision-makers who play an integral role in evolving the way the IT channel does business. These 100 leaders, hand-picked by the CRN editorial staff, represent the pre-eminent innovators, influencers, disrupters and channel sales leaders in the IT channel today.
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The CRN Top 100 list is based on feedback gathered from technology solution providers throughout the year by CRN editors, with rankings reflecting executives' channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along with their business and sales impact on the IT channel. Among the criteria considered are the channel sales volume of the companies they represent, as well as those vendors' channel investment and resources, channel advocacy, and performance in research projects conducted by The Channel Company's CRN Intelligence research arm, including its esteemed Annual Report Card and Channel Champions reports.
Committed to having SYNNEX and its partners embrace and play a prominent role in the new world of IT, Mr. Murai and the leadership team have spearheaded a strategy focusing on value-added services and capabilities. This commitment has involved investments from SYNNEX in industry-specific solutions highlighting mobility and cloud platforms that have won the support and accolades from key reseller and vendor partners.
"It's an honor that SYNNEX' evolution in its go-to-market strategy has been recognized by CRN by my inclusion as an innovator in the Top 100 Executives list," said Kevin Murai, President and Chief Executive Officer, SYNNEX Corporation.
"The CRN Top 100 list recognizes an elite group of executives that demonstrate leadership skills and innovation that propel the IT channel forward," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "Each individual named on this exclusive list has overcome business challenges and capitalized on opportunities while demonstrating a passion and dedication to the IT channel. This list is comprised of industry veterans with years of proven leadership as well as newcomers taking the channel by storm. All deserve recognition for their outstanding efforts in evolving the channel forward into new market opportunities."
The CRN Top 100 honorees is featured in the August issue of CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, and is available online at www.crn.com.
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SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, optimizing supply chains and providing customer care solutions for its clients. SYNNEX distributes a broad range of information technology systems and products, and also provides systems design and integration services. The Concentrix segment offers a portfolio of end-to-end outsourced services around process optimization, customer engagement strategy and back-office automation to clients in ten identified industry verticals. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX operates in 25 countries around the world. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
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