Bob Nahorski of Tripp Lite Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

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Bob Nahorski's support of channel partners puts him on the distinguished CRN Channel Chief list.

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Bob Nahorski - Tripp Lite Executive Vice President - U.S. Channel Sales

Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bob Nahorski, Executive Vice President - U.S. 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 organizations through channel partners.

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 programs.

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 an expanded array of resources to help them more effectively market and sell complete Tripp Lite solutions. Resources available to channel partners include partner-specific web portals, enhanced marketing content to increase unassisted Web sales, new product finders and live sales engagement with resellers. To further support channel sales, Tripp Lite offers a comprehensive bid and deal registration program as well as a growing number of application specialists and dedicated sales engineers who are ready to assist channel partners. With Nahorski’s guidance, Tripp Lite has been named Insight’s Partner of the Year, CDW’s Partner of the Year, Ingram Micro’s Supply Chain Excellence Award Winner, Business Solutions Best Channel Vendor and United Stationers’ Preferred Supplier Program Award Winner.

“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 programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “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.”

“Being recognized by CRN as a 2016 Channel Chief wouldn’t be possible without my team and our channel partners,” said Nahorski. “My team and I look forward to expanding and strengthening the resources available to our partners as we assist them with selling complete solutions, whether it be for the desktop, data center or any application in between.”

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 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 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.

CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. The Channel Company logo is a trademark of The Channel Company, LLC (registration pending). All rights reserved.

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