Avnet Elevates IT Veteran to Marketing Vice President
Distributor Avnet Technology Solutions said that it has advanced Cheryl Neal, a 10-year company veteran in product management, to vice president, marketing for its Technology Infrastructure Solutions unit.
Neal commands more than 20 years of IT industry experience, 15 of which have been in technology distribution, Avnet officials said. She will report to Gavin Miller, Avnet vice president and general manager, Technology Infrastructure Group.
"Cheryl is a key member of my leadership team and has been a driving force in managing the marketing efforts for the multiple, industry-leading storage, security and networking suppliers that comprise our Technology Infrastructure Solutions business," said Miller.
"She has led the Technology Infrastructure Solutions group's marketing efforts for the past four years and has been instrumental in recruiting and retaining a number of key suppliers and partners, which has enabled us to address profitable growth opportunities," he said.
Neal is credited with handling end-to-end campaigns for Avnet's SolutionsPath practices to help partners boost technical proficiency and add sales skills. In addition, she has helped to improve sales growth for the distributor's vendors, including products from Oracle Corp., CA Technologies Inc. and NetApp Inc., officials said.