Jane Ashworth takes over from Andy Bass at Lenovo

banner_220x220 as its channel director taking over from Andy Bass who cleaned out his desk last month.

Ashworth worked as UK MD at SMART and has the job of upping sales in Lenovo’s UK SMB business.

She said: “I am thrilled to be joining Lenovo which is such an innovative company and at a pivotal time in its performance journey. I’m very much looking forward to working with our channel partners to strengthen partnerships and support them in their delivery of tomorrow’s technology today. Lenovo is a strong, dynamic company with an excellent product portfolio and talented team. The refreshed channel programmes are helping to streamline processes for channel partners, and I’m excited about joining the company and supporting Lenovo’s ambition to grow the business alongside our channel partners.”

It looks like she means it.

Before her time at SMART, Ashworth was commercial sales manager role at the original Hewlett Packard and was a Sony general manager .

Of Ashworth’s appointment, Lenovo’s UK general manager Preben Fjeld said: “Our channel partners are fundamental to our continued growth plans and Jane’s strong background in channel sales, channel development and product management will further propel and energise the relationship with our partners in the UK and Ireland.”