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Jeff Abbott Named to 2018 CRN® Channel Chief List

United States – February 12, 2018, 10:00 AM

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jeff Abbott, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Latin American and the Global Channel Business Unit, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. 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.

"The executives on CRN's 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel," said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. "These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief's impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes."

This marks the sixth consecutive year that Abbott has been named to the list of channel leaders. The launch of a new program specifically designed to further support channel partners' businesses, investment in a new training program, and further supporting partners as they move their businesses to the cloud are cited as recent professional achievements.

"At Infor, we work to make our partners' priorities our own. After all, if our partners succeed, we succeed," said Jeff Abbott, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Latin American and the Global Channel Business Unit, Infor. "It is an honor to once again be named to the CRN Channel Chief list. The recognition serves as motivation to continue to enable and support our partners to the best of our abilities and to empower Infor teams to continue their amazing work for our entire partner network."

The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.

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