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

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 partner sales, 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

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

“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
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
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