Citrix Systems announces the appointment of Simon McCullough as channel manager for Citrix Southern Africa. McCullough brings more than 11 years of technology sales experience, and will focus on building the partner and distributor base for Citrix in South Africa.

Prior to joining Citrix, McCullough was the senior virtualisation specialist with Gijima. He has solid track record in the South African IT channel, having worked for Troye Computer Systems, Open Architecture Systems, Workgroup and Westcon.
Sean Wainer, country manager for Citrix Systems SA, says, “McCullough’s addition to the team means that we can up-skill channels partners about the business opportunity around desktop virtualisation. Expanding the team means that we bolster the local Citrix channel function to enable the opportunities of virtual computing to the enterprise and end-users."
McCullough will manage the Citrix Spearhead Programme, which is designed to provide partners and their customers access to the latest desktop virtualisation technologies.