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Torjus Gylstorff, Symantec’s Vice President, Worldwide Partner Sales, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

02/11/2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Torjus Gylstorff, Symantec’s vice president, worldwide partnersales, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners.

Each of the 2019 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff as a result of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.

Torjus Gylstorff leads Symantec's worldwide sales strategy for distributors, value-added resellers, and solution providers. During his tenure, Symantec has emphasized its channel-first go-to-market strategy, demonstrating strong growth in channel participation rates across the globe. Additionally, the team developed the Symantec Secure One partner program to ensure a consistent partner experience while providing access to resources and benefits specific to each partners’ focus area and business model.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

“As Symantec continues to innovate and expand our offerings through our Integrated Cyber Defense Platform, partners remain an integral part of the way we effectively reach, protect and service customers across markets,” said Gylstorff. “I’m honored to be recognized by CRN for the amazing work that our team has done to enable partners and drive sales around the world and across the product portfolio.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.

About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world's leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec's Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world's largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.

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Nicole Murphy
Symantec
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Nicole_Murphy@symantec.com

Jennifer Hogan
The Channel Company
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Source: Symantec Corp.