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Imation’s Barbara Spicek Named 2015 CRN Channel Chief

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Imation (NYSE:IMN) , a global data storage and information security company, today announced that Barbara Spicek 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 by CRN 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.

As Imation’s vice president of worldwide sales, Spicek is responsible for expanding Imation’s Storage Solution Business, heading the worldwide sales force and setting channel strategies and routes-to-market expansion globally. Before joining Imation, Spicek served in global executive sales and leadership roles at ASG, Brocade, Iomega and Toshiba, and she has been responsible for channel sales, development of the channel, sales programs and acquisition of new customers throughout her distinguished career.

“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,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “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.”

“We’re proud of Barbara and the many contributions she has made to the industry throughout her career; this recognition is very well deserved,” said Ian Williams, president of tiered storage and security solutions at Imation. “Our channel partners are essential to our success, and Barbara will continue to lead our efforts to give them an edge in the marketplace, deliver best-in-class products, help them add value and grow their bottom lines.”

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

About Imation
Imation (NYSE:IMN) is a global data storage and information security company. Our products and solutions help organizations and individuals store, manage and protect their digital content. Imation’s storage and security portfolio includes Nexsan high-density, archive and solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage solutions; IronKeyTM mobile security solutions that address the needs of professionals for secure data transport and mobile workspaces; and consumer storage solutions, audio products and accessories sold under the Imation, Memorex and TDK Life on Record brands. Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network. For more information, visit

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