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Alejandro Musgrove, president of Bitdefender Americas has been recognized today for driving effective channel programs by UBM Channel's CRN.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, February 20, 2012 – Bitdefender, an award-winning provider of innovative security solutions, announced today that channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

Alejandro Musgrove, president of Bitdefender Americas has been recognized today for driving effective channel programs by UBM Channel’s CRN. Mr. Musgrove, a 20 year veteran of technology channel sales, has consistently achieved significant channel sales for Bitdefender throughout the U.S. and South America. This award comes very shortly after the company recently won the 2011 CRN Product of the Year award for Bitdefender Business Solutions Version 3.5, announced this past January.

For the tenth consecutive year, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.

“Being recognized with two significant awards in a row is a great honor for us at Bitdefender, as it is recognition of our hard work and a demonstration of our commitment to developing success with our channel partners,” said Alejandro Musgrove, President, Americas, Bitdefender. “With the recent release of our newest solutions for cloud and virtualized environments, we look forward to growing existing and new partnerships with our channel partners.”

“The 2012 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.”

Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2012 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at

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