LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – May 8, 2023 – Epson today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Linda Sudderth, North America Sales Manager, Business Systems, Epson America, Inc., to the Women of the Channel list for 2023. Every year, CRN recognizes women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose expertise and vision are leaving a noticeable and commendable mark on the technology industry.

Sudderth is a retail and hospitality industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. A great example and motivation to her team, especially over the course of the last few years, she is responsible for the strategy and direction of the OEM, VAR and ISV channels focused on retail, hospitality and financial markets in North America. She has worked in a variety of channel management roles at Epson and participated in the first global contract negotiated by Epson America with the coordination of Epson Europe, Epson Singapore and Worldwide Head Quarters Seiko Epson Corporation.

“Linda exemplifies Epson’s commitment to our channel partners and customers with her world-class service, collaboration and eye toward how to best support our customers in real-world ways,” said Juan Carlos, Director, Commercial Channel, Epson America, Inc. “Linda has gained the trust of our partners and customers through consistent communication and is dedicated to fostering existing and new relationships and educating on the value and benefits of implementation to drive sales.”

The CRN 2023 Women of the Channel honorees bring their creativity, strategic thinking and leadership to bear in a variety of roles and responsibilities, but all are turning their unique talents toward driving success for their partners and customers. With this recognition, CRN honors these women for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence.

“We are shining a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they’ve accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next.”

The 2023 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson’s goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion. global.epson.com/

Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/epsonamerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com. Follow The Channel Company: Twitter and LinkedIn.

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