(NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, announced today that the company’s President, Amnon Bar-Lev, has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. This is the eighth consecutive year Mr. Bar-Lev has been awarded this honor.
The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs have demonstrated their enduring support for the channel by consistently defending, promoting and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies. The influential executives on this annual list represent the most powerful leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue for their organizations through their indirect channel partners. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.
For over a decade, Mr. Bar-Lev has been an influential figure in the strategic growth and success of Check Point’s partner program. Most notably, Mr. Bar-Lev recently restructured the partner program into a unique and compelling new program called Check Point Stars. This new innovative program delivers more tools, knowledge, value and business growth opportunities to Check Point’s partners. In addition, it will give partners the resources they need to be fully integrated members of the Check Point team. More details on the Stars Partner Program can be found in Check Point’s Partner Map portal.
“Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
“It’s an honor to be recognized again from CRN as a Channel Chief. This acknowledgement serves as a testament to Check Point’s commitment to our worldwide partners,” said Amnon Bar-Lev, president at Check Point Software Technologies. “Check Point is a 100-percent channel-driven company. We continuously collaborate with our partners to increase our mutual business and deliver the best security solutions to our customers.”
The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.