VMware recently announced the appointment of Bill Swales as Vice President of the Americas Partner Organization. In this role, Bill will develop and drive initiatives and alignment with VMware’s Americas partners.

“VMware has a long history of close engagement with our partners, and I am very excited to continue this tradition as the Americas Channel Chief,” said Swales. “Together with our partners, VMware will empower customers to quickly and easily run, manage, secure, and connect their applications in this multi-cloud, multi-device world.”

Bill has served in a variety of channel, sales, and general management leadership roles at Oracle, Seagate Technology, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and EMC.