In a prepared statement, Kaspersky Lab disclosed these hires:
- Christopher Doggett, Vice President Channel Sales, North America—Doggett oversees and manages the channel sales organization across North America and reports directly to Nancy Reynolds, SVP, Corporate Sales, North America.
- Chris Gaebler, Vice President, Business to Consumer Marketing, North America—Gaebler oversees and leads marketing for Kaspersky Lab’s retail channels, and growing the Company’s e-commerce business. He reports directly to Steve Orenberg, President, North America.
- Jean Lozano, Vice President, Business to Business Marketing, North America—Lozano oversees channel marketing, field marketing and online marketing for North America and reports to Steve Orenberg, President, North America. Side note: The VAR Guy believes Lozano previously worked closely with Kaspersky Lab Channel Chief Nancy Reynolds at Trend Micro.
Meanwhile, The VAR Guy is closely watching the recent Symantec channel chief change. Randy Cochran exited last week, succeeded by John Eldh, a veteran of the Symantec.cloud effort. In recent days, McAfee has used its Twitter feed to comment -- just a bit -- on Cochran's departure. It sort of makes you wonder if that story has yet to play out... ...