Seagate Technology has appointed of Simon Chamberlain as its new Senior Director of Channels for EMEA. Chamberlain will be tasked to further enhance Seagate’s EMEA channel strategy, and drive value across the various sectors including enterprise, surveillance and small and medium-sized businesses.
Chamberlain has worked in IT EMEA sales and director roles within the storage business, including HP, Iomega, EMC and Lenovo. He brings over 25 years’ experience to his new role, and will be responsible for driving sales of Seagate’s data storage portfolio across the channel.
“We’re excited Simon is joining us to lead this important function for the regional sales organization,” said Sofocles Socratous, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, EMEA. “Our partner ecosystem is a key asset of huge strategic importance to Seagate. Simon will help us to pursue our ambition of driving increased growth within our EMEA channel business and develop long-term, mutually valuable relationships with our channel partners.”
“This is an exciting time for Seagate and the storage industry,” said Chamberlain. “With a broad product portfolio and a strong commitment to building and maintaining relationships with existing and potential partners, I’m very delighted to be leading the EMEA channel business.”