May Pao as Vice President, Global Partnerships
Zebra Technologies Announces May Pao as Vice President, Global Partnerships
Role to further company's focus on partners, global alliances and ISVs
Lincolnshire, IL, March 30, 2011─Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) today announced the appointment of May Pao to vice president, Global Partnerships. Pao's appointment aligns with the company's expanded focus and investment to strengthen and grow strategic channel relationships with global alliance partners, system integrators and independent software vendors (ISVs). Pao comes to Zebra most recently from Cisco, where she served as director of business development and alliances. She will report to Mike Terzich, senior vice president, Global Sales & Marketing.
In her new role, Pao will consolidate Zebra's extensive partnership efforts, including Zebra's Location Solutions (LS) and Speciality Printing Group (SPG) alliances as well as growing ISV partnerships. She will focus on driving strategic alliances and partner programmes as well as spearhead Zebra's and its partners' growth in new vertical and geographic markets around the globe.
"We're very pleased to welcome May to Zebra. Her extensive experience in global alliance strategy and management will foster deeper growth in our alliance and channel ecosystem, which is one of Zebra's core business strategies," said Mike Terzich, senior vice president, Global Sales & Marketing. "As the leader of our new Global Partnership Group, Pao will build off the success of the established PartnersFirst Programme and newly launched ISV Partner Programme to help Zebra find new ways to add value and create business solutions for customers around the world."
"I am excited to be joining a dynamic company that is a recognised leader in its industry," said Pao. "Zebra's long standing relationships with its partner base provide a strong foundation for continued growth and development. The recent formation of Zebra's ISV Partner Programme demonstrates the company's commitment to collaborate with a wide range of partners and strategic alliances to solve customers' challenges as technology and business needs continue to evolve."
Before her previous role at Cisco, Pao held positions of increasing responsibility at MCI and Motorola. She earned an MBA from Cornell University as well as a B.S.E. in Engineering Management Systems from Princeton University.
About Zebra Technologies
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides the broadest range of innovative technology solutions to identify, track, and manage the deployment of critical assets for improved business efficiency. Zebra's products include reliable on-demand printers and state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions utilising a wide array of automatic identification technologies. By enabling improvements in sourcing, visibility, security and accuracy, Zebra helps its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. Zebra serves more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit http://www.zebra.com.
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