Tech Data Canada leader Rick Reid to retire

For the first time in 19 years Tech Data Canada will have a new leader come this summer. This morning Rick Reid, the longtime president of Tech Data Canada announced his retirement. Reid

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Three ways to earn respect as a leader

In this adaptation from his new book, the CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, shares advice for how to build credibility in an organization — especially if you are new to it, have

Published on: July 6th, 2015 Jim Whitehurst

Intel makes major leadership changes

Renee James, the woman who orchestrated the 2010 nearly $8 billion deal to acquire McAfee, is leaving Intel Corp. as part of an organizational sweep by CEO Brian Krzanich James was Intel president

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Rob Lloyd plans to leave Cisco

As I was getting ready to start my day the morning of Day 1 of EMC World in Las Vegas a source told me Chuck Robbins would be the next CEO of Cisco. A

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

From Cisco Canada to Avaya AsiaPac: Mike Ansley’s unique career journey

“Fantastic!” That’s the word Mike Ansley used to describe his new career adventure. Recently the former Cisco Canada channel chief was hired by rival Avaya to run its AsiaPac operations as President. Ansley

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former HP exec Carly Fiorina announces bid for presidency

The former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard and an outspoken critic of net neutrality, Carly Fiorina has announced her bid for the United States presidency. Fiorina, the first presidential candidate to come out

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Big year for new Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman

Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman made her first public speaking appearance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade and CDN was there. After approximately 150 days as Cisco Canada president Wightman agreed to a video interview to

Published on: March 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada president reveals her thoughts about Canada

Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman told a story yesterday during her first public speaking appearance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade that her decision to join the Canadian operation may be the

Published on: March 25th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Primus senior VP to be named new Avaya Canada president

Multiple sources in the Canadian IT industry have told CDN that the new president of Avaya Canada will be Walter Andri, currently the senior vice president of sales for Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Janet Kennedy of Microsoft Canada

What a Year One it was for Janet Kennedy, the president of Microsoft Canada. Since arriving in Canada she has brought stability to the role - something that was lacking the past few

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Xerox Canada names a new president

Al Varney is the new president and CEO of Xerox Canada Ltd., of Mississauga, Ont. Varney replaces the outgoing Mandy Shapansky who announced her retirement effective January 1, 2015. Varney was the former

Published on: December 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

A look at the new Cisco Canada president’s Twitter profile

Bernadette Wightman took over as president of Cisco Canada today. She has been with Cisco for the past 15 years and her most recent position was general manager for Cisco in Russia, Ukraine,

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

Cisco Canada president leaves for Rogers; replaced by GM of Russian subsidiary

Nitin Kawale, the long-time president of Cisco Canada has left the subsidiary to become the president of Rogers’ Enterprise Business Unit. This position takes effect on Dec. 1st and it follows the recent

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian channel loses pioneering solution provider executive

Back when resellers were getting 30 points of margin off a single PC there weren’t many channel executives interested in selling security. But Rick Uhrich took that bold step and helped to create

Published on: September 5th, 2014 CDN Staff