Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced that three of its channel leaders have been
named to CRN's 2013 "Women of the Channel" list. Rachel Cassidy,
vice president of Global Partner Strategy and Enablement; Margaret-Ann
Bolton, senior director of Global Partner Marketing; and Mary Oakley,
senior manager of East Commercial Sales, were each honored for their
leadership, channel advocacy and commitment to partner success.
The "Women of the Channel" list recognizes top female channel leaders
for their accomplishments and far-reaching impact on the technology
industry. Honorees were selected by CRN's top editors based on
channel experience, program innovations and achievements. The 2013
"Women of the Channel" list is featured online at www.crn.com.
CRN is a part of the UBM Tech Channel.
Red Hat's "Women of the Channel" honorees continue recognition for Red
Hat's global channel organization by CRN in 2013. Earlier in the
year, Red Hat's North America partner program was recognized with a
5-Star award in CRN's 2013 Partner Program Guide for having a
program equipped to give solution providers the best partnering elements
for their channel programs. Additionally, three Red Hat executives -
Mark Enzweiler, vice president, Global Channels and Alliances; Roger
Egan, vice president of North America Channel Sales and Development; and
Mike Byrd, director of Public Sector Channel Sales - were named 2013 CRN
Channel Chiefs, honoring some of the most influential and powerful
leaders in the IT channel today. Red Hat was also named to CRN's
2013 Data Center 100 List, recognizing technology vendors for powering,
supporting and protecting today's data center services, and named one of
"The 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors Of The Cloud 100."
Mark Enzweiler, vice president of Global Channels and Alliances, Red
"Rachel, Margaret-Ann, and Mary bring remarkable expertise to Red Hat's
channel partnerships. Our partners are a vital component in Red Hat's
success. As we deepen our commitment to partners, it's important to have
leaders such as Rachel, Margaret-Ann and Mary who understand the
challenges and demands of the channel and are equipped to enable our
partners' success. Congratulations to each of them on this honor."
Rachel Cassidy, vice president, Global Partner Strategy and
Enablement, Red Hat
"It is an honor to be recognized by CRN for this prestigious
list. Along with Margaret-Ann and Mary, our goal is to enable and
support our channel partners so they can successfully deliver full scale
solutions to their customers. Thank you to our channel partners and CRN.
This recognition shows us we're on the right track."
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