Zebra Technologies’ Tom Sheahen Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Feb. 23, 2016 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organisations’ assets, people and transactions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tom Sheahen, vice president of North America Channel Sales, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organisations through channel partners.

KEY FACTS

  • 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 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programmes.
  • Sheahen helped Zebra drive channel revenue growth and sales success in key markets including retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, healthcare and government.
  • The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.

SUPPORTING QUOTES

Tom Sheahen, vice president of North America Channel Sales, Zebra Technologies

“On behalf of the entire Zebra Technologies’ channel organisation, it’s an honor to be recognised as a Channel Chief.  Zebra is more committed to the channel than ever before and with the rollout of our new PartnerConnect programme this year, we will demonstrate the strength of our business and how we are better together while driving value for our mutual customers.”

Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programmes and executing cutting-edge business strategy. They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”        

SUPPORTING RESOURCES

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About Zebra Technologies

Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. For more information, visit www.zebra.com.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

Media Contact:
Bill Abelson
Zebra Technologies
+1-631-738-4751
bill.abelson@zebra.com

Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
+1-508-416-1189
mturpin@thechannelco.com

Industry Analyst Contact:
Caitlin DeRango
Zebra Technologies
Phone: +1-847-793-5896 
cderango@zebra.com

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