Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy, Westcon Group
Senior Vice President, North America
Years in channel: 26
Years in position: 3
Highlights of the past year: Smurthwaite-Murphy was directly responsible for streamlining and restructuring the North American organization, positioning Westcon for increased channel penetration in 2013. She championed numerous employee development initiatives, including the company’s first mentor program.
Goals: Smurthwaite-Murphy is driven by a passion for her work. Given Westcon’s employee culture and value proposition as a value-added specialty distributor, the company is a perfect fit to achieve her aspirations. Additionally, she has been actively involved in multiple board leadership positions and looks forward to doing more of this moving forward.