Large account reseller pushes deeper into digital transformation with key appointments and organizational realignment
LAR Zones is looking to make a deeper push into digital transformation and vertical solutions with the elevation of Dan Pickett to
The Lowdown: Pickett previously served as Zones’ CEO of Nfrastructure, the Zones division focused on enterprise digital transformation and support services. As CRO, Pickett will focus on driving growth through the development of pre-sales services and advanced solutions.
Zones also appointed Rich Montbriand senior vice president of digital solutions. Montbriand will lead solution sales and pre-sales technical teams with the goal of speeding advanced technology adoption among Zones’ customers. An industry veteran, Montbriand has held senior positions at Cognizant, IBM, and Oracle.
The Details: The appointments of Pickett and Montbriand are about more than personnel and leadership change; they’re part of a larger reorganization at Zones. The LAR believes putting its digital transformation assets and resources in a consolidated unit will ensure a focus on integrated solutions that will lead to growth.
Background: Zones is a $2.3 billion solution provider based in Auburn, Wash., and operating in more than 80 countries around the world.
The Buzz: “I am excited to be part of such an amazing and strong company. I am also thrilled to have strong leaders, like Rich, working by my side to enhance our sales organization as we help clients with their digital transformation,” said Pickett. “Rich, along with the rest of my sales leadership team, has the right outlook and strategy to continue driving growth ahead of market.”