Prior to this, Millet held several other senior positions at Autodesk, latterly as EMEA channel and license compliance director. He brings to McAfee a proven track record in driving strategic channel excellence and leadership, and 25 years of commercial experience in IT companies.
In his new role at McAfee, Millet will be responsible for McAfee’s EMEA channel strategy and operations. His focus on aligning McAfee’s channel business in Europe, Middle East and Africa with McAfee’s global strategy will contribute to the company’s global objective of making it easier to do business with McAfee and enable its channel across the broad range of its security solutions.
David Quantrell, president, EMEA, McAfee, said “Millet joins McAfee at a great time – 2010 is McAfee’s “Year of the Partner” and our channel is firmly at the core of so much that we do for our customers. Millet brings to our EMEA organisation considerable experience of partnership and an understanding of how channels can be optimised to deliver value to both partners and to customers alike. ”
“McAfee’s singular focus on security and its strong product portfolio creates a proven and unique opportunity for our partners,” said Millet. “Our renewed commitment to enabling the channel for greater success in value added business, while also growing partners’ volume business , means that McAfee has a unrivalled offering for its channel. I am thrilled to be driving this vision and leadership across McAfee’s channel in EMEA.”
McAfee has appointed Georges Millet as the VP of EMEA channel. Millet joins McAfee from Autodesk, where he created and headed up its worldwide channel office.