The recent appointment of Intel sales executive Ryan McCurdy to succeed Vlad Rozanovich as Lenovo’s senior vice president and president of North America has sent ripples of excitement throughout the channel. McCurdy's extensive industry experience and visionary leadership make him a crucial asset to Lenovo. In his position, McCurdy will report to Matt Zielinski, executive vice president and president of international markets at Lenovo. McCurdy’s arrival promises significant benefits for Lenovo partners as he continues to invest in Lenovo as a channel-centric organization and bring to life Lenovo’s vision of smarter technology for all.
A Proven Track Record of Success
Ryan McCurdy joins Lenovo with a history of success with Intel. In his role as vice president and general manager of global accounts, he oversaw roughly $60 billion in annual revenue. He led strategic partnerships with Intel's largest OEM and cloud customers: Dell Technologies, HP Inc., Lenovo, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google. McCurdy's ability to forge strong relationships, drive revenue growth and foster collaboration has earned him a stellar reputation in the industry. With his expertise, partners can expect a dynamic leader who will propel Lenovo's North American operations to new heights.
Strengthening Partner Enablement
McCurdy’s appointment is particularly significant for the Lenovo partner ecosystem because of his knowledge in operations, strategy, and major account sales. Recognizing the vital role played by partners in Lenovo's success, McCurdy is ready to lead efforts that will fortify and improve Lenovo’s business across devices, infrastructure, and services. McCurdy’s focus on prioritizing partners will empower them to take ownership of the customer relationship and strengthen Lenovo’s reputation as a vendor. This will result in growth and success for all parties.
Innovation and Transformation
Lenovo has long been recognized as a leader in innovation, and under the leadership of Ryan McCurdy, the company will intensify its commitment to pushing boundaries and driving industry transformation. McCurdy's visionary leadership and strategic mindset will contribute the development of cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of customers and partners from the pocket to the cloud.
By embracing emerging technologies like AI, edge computing and cloud services, Lenovo is designing, powering, and redefining the next generation of products, solutions and services. This is aimed at accelerating results and enabling businesses to thrive in the digital era.
Exciting times lie ahead for both McCurdy and Lenovo as they collaborate with partners to drive a shift in the industry. Together, they aim to fuel future growth and success.
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