Thursday, 15 August 2019 04:42

Extreme Networks Veteran Critchlow takes reins of ANZ business

Julian Critchlow Extreme Networks Julian Critchlow Extreme Networks

Cloud services vendor Extreme Networks has promoted 20-year company veteran Julian Critchlow to the role of general manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Critchlow, who joined Extreme networks as a senior network consultant with the acquisition of Enterasys Networks in 2013 and in his new role as Channel Manager, ANZ takes responsibility for Extreme Networks’ business and strategic direction in the ANZ market.

Critchlow is based in Sydney and Simon Naylor, Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Japan, Extreme Networks, says “Julian has an impressive track record in our business, and has the ideal combination of deep technical knowledge, sales experience, and channel management know-how required to run our ANZ business”.

“I’ve enjoyed working alongside him as part of my regional leadership team and look forward to growing the business further with him in this new role.”

Commenting on his new role, Critchlow said, “I have worked closely with Extreme’s customers and partners for nearly 20 years to initiate and drive their digital transformation efforts and have never been more excited about the benefits our software-driven solutions portfolio can deliver than I am today”.

“Extreme continues to play at the forefront of technology, offering feature-rich cloud, automation, and security solutions that will serve as key enablers for our customers’ and partners’ success in the future, and I look forward to driving this in my new role as leader of the ANZ business.”


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