Victor Berggren, Chief Technology Officer & Colin Roe, Chief Services Officer of Global Convergence, Inc., Recognized as 2017 CRN® Channel Chiefs

OLDSMAR, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI), a Global Services and Solution Supply Chain Company with a full channel-driven IT products and services portfolio, has announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Victor Berggren, Chief Technology Officer, and Colin Roe, Chief Services Officer, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

As CTO, Victor Berggren is responsible for GCI’s technology vision and digital orchestration across all of GCI’s business units to deliver an end-to-end platform that allows for an integrated channel experience and autonomous management of key service events that occur within GCI’s customers’ networks. Mr. Berggren’s technology vision focuses on several key areas important to the Channel that include Security, IoT and SDN. Mr. Berggren’s technology vision extends through GCI’s channel-facing Service Delivery team and encompasses the tools required to manage complex solutions and suppliers that are in our technology delivery ecosystem.

As CSO, Colin Roe is responsible for leading GCI’s global integrated services strategy. Mr. Roe was instrumental in GCI’s continued execution of its global growth strategy and expansion of its European Operations in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In a world where Solution Providers are being called on to support IT projects for clients globally, keen leadership skills to forge and grow strategic relationships for success are not optional. Mr. Roe brings these skills to the forefront as GCI continues to invest in infrastructure, doubling the size of the MSC (Managed Service Center) and NOC (Network Operations Center) providing 7x24x365 multi-lingual support for GCI partners throughout North America, EMEA, APAC and LATAM.

“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”

“GCI applauds all honorees named as 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs, but we are extremely proud that two of our own, Mr. Berggren and Mr. Roe, were selected to this esteemed list of industry executives, said Jim Bradshaw, Chairman and CEO at Global Convergence. “On behalf of all of us here at GCI, I’d like to extend my personal appreciation for their vision and leadership, along with my congratulations for this well-deserved recognition.”

Visit the 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs Showcase to learn about GCI.

The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.

About Global Convergence, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Global Convergence Inc. (GCI) is the channel’s services and solutions company. GCI empowers solution providers to bring innovative and disruptive technologies to market that complement their portfolio and provide them with new revenue opportunities. With a strong foundation as a U.S.-based value-added distributor with a full, channel-driven IT services portfolio specializing in voice and data networks and enterprise mobility, GCI has global capabilities in 170 countries. To learn more, visit www.globalconvergence.com, or follow us at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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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Press Contacts: S. Todd Gronemeyer Global Convergence, Inc. (813) 925-6020 tgronemeyer@globalconvergence.com The Channel Company Contact: Melanie Turpin The Channel Company 508.416.1195 mturpin@thechannelco.com

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