CRN names Trustwave exec channel chief

Trustwave has has announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel company, has named Jim Ritchings, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales to its list of 2018 Channel Chiefs, the company said.

The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization 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 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

Ritchings was instrumental in developing a programmatic approach for delivering cybersecurity services in conjunction with telecommunication partners and system integrators. This shared service delivery model offers threat intelligence on emerging cyberthreats as well as threat detection and remediation capabilities allowing businesses to scale security practices based on needs.

Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago, with customers in 96 countries.