Zebra Technologies’ Rob Armstrong and Michael Mughetto Named 2024 CRN Channel Chiefs

Company’s influential leaders recognized for exceptional innovation and commitment to channel success

Feb. 5, 2024 - Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a leading digital solution provider enabling businesses to intelligently connect data, assets, and people, today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Rob Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer and Michael Mughetto, Vice President of North America Channel Sales to the 2024 list of  CRN Channel Chiefs.

Channel Chiefs are selected annually based on their innovative business achievements and deep dedication to supporting the channel community and enabling its growth. This year, the list highlights leaders who are driving their channel strategies to ensure mutual success for their partners and customers.

“These channel evangelists are dedicated to supporting solution providers and achieving growth by implementing robust partner programs and unique business strategies,” said Jennifer Follett, Vice President, US Content, and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Their efforts are instrumental in helping partners bring essential solutions to market.”

Armstrong leads Zebra’s global marketing team, including oversight of its robust channel strategy and programs. Recent successes include expanding the PartnerConnect channel program to drive growth of its latest cloud-based software and industrial automation solutions and introducing an enhanced channel rebate approach to further advance cross-sell initiatives across the world.

“It is an honor to be named a 2024 CRN Channel Chief,” said Armstrong. “Zebra’s partner ecosystem is highly dynamic and efficient. By working alongside our partner community, we empower our customers to create new ways of working with the most innovative technology solutions.”  

As Zebra’s North America channel sales leader, Mughetto continually drives strategic and flexible approaches to channel growth, focusing on partners’ business models whether they are reselling, distributing, influencing or developing best-in-class customer solutions.

“Zebra’s channel strategy is built on growth, collaboration and ease of doing business,” said Mughetto. “This recognition as a 2024 CRN Channel Chief is thrilling and deepens my commitment to continue successfully advancing transparency and trust with our partners.”

The award-winning PartnerConnect program is built on a comprehensive, results-focused approach centered around market leading solutions to help partners achieve their business goals and drive desired outcomes for customers globally.

CONTACT: Michael Gilhooly, Zebra Technologies, michael.gilhooly@zebra.com, Phone: +1-708-814-5281


Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) helps organizations monitor, anticipate, and accelerate workflows by empowering their frontline and ensuring that everyone and everything is visible, connected and fully optimized. Our award-winning portfolio spans software to innovations in robotics, machine vision, automation and digital decisioning, all backed by a +50-year legacy in scanning, track-and-trace and mobile computing solutions. With an ecosystem of 10,000 partners across more than 100 countries, Zebra’s customers include over 80% of the Fortune 500. Newsweek recently recognized Zebra as one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces and Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, and we are on Fast Company’s list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators. Learn more at www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Follow Zebra’s Your Edge blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives.

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