HOPKINTON, Mass. - February 26, 2010 -
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that 26-year Accenture veteran Terry Breen has joined EMC as Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances. Reporting to Bill Teuber, EMC's Vice Chairman, Breen will be responsible for enhancing and extending EMC's strategic go-to-market relationships with the world's leading systems integrators, outsourcers and service providers. In this role, Breen will align closely with EMC's technology integration and channel distribution alliance teams to ensure a holistic and unified EMC relationship model across its entire partner ecosystem.
Breen(50) most recently served as Global Managing Partner of Accenture's Electronics and High Tech Industry Practice and was a member of the Accenture Global Leadership Council. He previously held the position of Global Managing Partner of the Management Consulting Group for the company's $5 billion Communication and High Tech Operating Group. Promoted to Partner in 1993, Breen served many clients around the world including EMC, Sony, Ericsson, Nokia, Cisco, HP, Ingram Micro, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Siemens, and Samsung. Breen holds a master of business administration from George Washington University and a bachelor of arts from Amherst College.
"Sustained and aggressive investment in strategic alliances is essential as EMC helps customers build out their next-generation, fully virtualized data centers along their journey to private cloud computing," said Bill Teuber. "To accelerate this initiative, we're fortunate to welcome a proven senior leader of Terry's caliber and experience. Having known Terry for many years through his consulting engagements with EMC across a variety of large-scale projects, I’ve seen firsthand the value he delivers through his deep and broad IT industry knowledge and substantial international experience."
"Over the past 25 years I’ve had the privilege of working closely with many of the world’s elite high-tech companies," Breen said. "Without question, EMC ranks among the very best based on its customers-first orientation, innovative product portfolio, disciplined execution, and absolute commitment to having the best technology, solutions and partners in the market. Strategic and deeply engrained alliances are central to this mission. I'm excited by the opportunity to deepen and extend this rich set of strategic alliances as EMC positions itself to lead the largest and most important shift in IT history."
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