Pavol Golha - Channel Chief by CRN

January 22, 2019 - 12:00

CRN Channel Chiefs Award 2019

GFI Software, the leading provider of network security and communications solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Pavol Golha, Vice President Channel Sales & Sales Engineering to its prestigious 2019 Channel Chief list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Pavol is recognized for his outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

Following GFI’s acquisition of Kerio Technologies and Exinda Networks in 2017, and the recent launch of GFI Unlimited - a game-changing subscription model that provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) access to all the network security and communications software they need to power their business with one flat subscription, Pavol has been playing critical role in company’s commercial transition and allround sales support to GFI’s channel partner community.

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Pavol has been instrumental in integrating critical sales components and systems, including consolidating key sales processes, unifying partner channels, leading the 5* partner program and sales engineering processes.

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

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“It’s an honor to be listed as one of CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs,” said Golha. “In light of several acquisitions and merges it has been a very successful year for the overall company for which I’m very excited to be part of. All the channel initiatives, introduction of our compelling GFI Unlimited software library and the launch of the new 5 star rated channel partner program were key drivers for our channel partners.”

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 unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

About GFI Software

GFI Software, part of the ESW Capital group of companies, develops right-sized, smartly engineered IT solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our solutions enable IT administrators to easily and efficiently discover, manage and secure their business networks, systems, applications and communications, regardless of their location. GFI Software is a channel-focused company with a network of thousands of partners worldwide. We have received numerous awards and industry accolades, and are a long-time Microsoft® Gold ISV Partner. For more information about GFI Software, our products, and success stories of our customers from over 120 countries, please visit