Bob Nahorski of Tripp Lite Recognized as 2015 CRN Channel Chief

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Tripp Lite Executive Vice President – U.S. Channel Sales, has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs

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2015 CRN Channel Chief

I look forward to developing stronger relationships with our partners for even greater success

Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions, announced today that Bob Nahorski, Executive Vice President – U.S. Channel Sales, has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. 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.

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.

Nahorski was selected for his leadership of Tripp Lite’s U.S. Channel Sales and Marketing team. He and his team provide channel partners with a complete line of data center solutions, including power protection, power distribution, custom racks, connectivity, management and TAA-compliant products. The team has focused on improving marketing resources for the U.S. Channel to help channel partners more effectively market and sell Tripp Lite products. These resources include new product finders, enhanced marketing content to increase resellers’ unassisted Web sales, case studies and testimonials, and increased live sales engagement with resellers. Under Nahorski’s leadership, Tripp Lite has been named Insight Partner of the Year, CDW Partner of the Year, Ingram Micro Supply Chain Excellence Award Winner and United Stationers Preferred Supplier Program Award Winner.

“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.

“I’m honored to be recognized by CRN as a Channel Chief and have my team and channel partners to thank,” said Nahorski. “My team and I look forward to developing stronger relationships with our partners for even greater success in becoming the single-source provider for data center and networking infrastructure solutions.”

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at

About Tripp Lite
Outstanding product reliability and exceptional service have been Tripp Lite trademarks for over 90 years. Tripp Lite’s innovations include the world’s first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world’s most trusted premium surge suppressor--the Isobar®--with more than 19 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready-to-ship inventory in the industry with more than 3,000 different products, including UPS systems, rack systems and cooling solutions, PDUs, PowerAlert software for enterprise-level system management and control, surge suppressors, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, inverters, power strips and notebook accessories. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite’s sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite’s website:

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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