FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading Technology Solutions distributor, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named SYNNEX President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murai to its 2017 list of Top 100 Executives. The annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today's IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success. Murai is also named among the 25 Most Influential Executives for 2017.
"I am honored to be named to CRN's Top 100 Executives listing. The award reflects our team's dedication to excellence and drive to stay ahead in the industry through meeting our partners' ever-evolving needs with competitive solutions and programs," said Kevin Murai, President and Chief Executive Officer, SYNNEX Corporation.
Over the past year, Murai and his leadership team implemented a robust growth strategy. Achievements included strategic acquisitions that increased the company's footprint and new offerings in both technology solutions and business services. New and expanded relationships amplified SYNNEX' cloud business and strengthened its position with Internet of Things. The company also outpaced competitors to garner several superlative awards from industry partners across multiple product lines. Such successes helped SYNNEX advance 14 positions to #198 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.
"Today's IT ecosystem is undergoing major changes, from a disruptive, technological innovation boom to the unprecedented shift to a services-driven market," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "For both technology suppliers and solution providers, navigating these uncertain waters and maintaining a competitive edge requires strong leadership and vision. CRN's 2017 Top 100 Executives actively embody these qualities, providing the exemplary guidance their companies need to thrive in this new environment and move the IT channel forward."
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) is a Fortune 500 corporation and a leading business process services company, providing a comprehensive range of distribution, logistics and integration services for the technology industry and providing outsourced services focused on customer engagement strategy to a broad range of enterprises. SYNNEX distributes a broad range of information technology systems and products, and also provides systems design and integration solutions. Concentrix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation, offers a portfolio of strategic solutions and end-to-end business services around customer engagement strategy, process optimization, technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business transformation to clients in ten identified industry verticals. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation operates in numerous countries throughout North and South America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.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 unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
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