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Acronis pulls in Acer distribution manager

Acronis has named Sussie Thorenfeldt as Distribution Sales Manager, Northern Europe, effective immediately. Ms Thorenfeldt joins Acronis from Acer, where she has spent the last three years as EMEA Distribution and Partner Key Account Manager. Her career also includes more than 20 years with HP, ending up as Global Alliance Manager, Emerging Markets (Strategic initiative).

She has worked closely with multinational companies such as Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Microsoft, SAP, Cap Gemini, Accenture and Carlsberg. In her new position at Acronis, Mrs Thorenfeldt will be based in London and report to Dirk Raeymaekers, Senior Partner Director Northern Europe at Acronis. Her remit will be to build and nurture relationships with distributors across UK & Ireland, Benelux and the Nordics, with a particular focus on expanding Acronis’ cloud offering.

“Sussie’s appointment is a key element of our plans to cement our position as the global experts and thought leaders on cloud-based security and support through an increased focus on working closely with partners,” said Raeymaekers. “With her proven track record and in-depth experience of managing partner and channel programmes, Sussie is a welcome addition to the Acronis team and we look forward to working with her in expanding our cloud distribution across Northern Europe.”