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Syntax Appoints Catherine Solazzo as First Chief Marketing Officer

Strategic marketing investment enables expansion into key industries and global audiences in support of company growth roadmap

MONTREAL – August 4, 2022 Syntax, a leading multi-cloud and mission-critical applications managed cloud provider, announced today the appointment of Catherine Solazzo as Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 18 years of experience in the IT industry, Catherine will bring her next-gen marketing leadership and proven business expertise to Syntax as the company celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Today’s leadership announcement follows the launch of Syntax’s Industry Centers of Excellence and is a continuation of the company’s long-term growth strategy. As Chief Marketing Officer, Solazzo will focus the marketing function on becoming a growth engine for the company by capitalizing on Syntax’s robust portfolio footprint and brand equity globally as the company accelerates into its next era of channel leadership.

“I’m excited to welcome Catherine into our Executive Leadership team and invest in our global marketing efforts, which I know will drive growth and outcomes for both our business and our customers,” said Christian Primeau, Global CEO at Syntax. “Catherine has a track record of delivering high-yielding marketing programs in collaboration with partners across the ecosystems. What Catherine brings to the organization will allow us to continue to elevate the Syntax brand and deliver customer value.”

“Leading global teams through organizational transformation is a true passion of mine,” said Catherine Solazzo, Chief Marketing Officer at Syntax. “I look forward to the impact our marketing organization will deliver as we strengthen Syntax’s global influence in the managed cloud provider space and drive client success.”

Solazzo will be hyper-focused on delivering growth through demand generation efforts, leaning into strategic partnerships, and elevating a world-class marketing organization. Before joining Syntax, Solazzo served as the SVP of Marketing at TD SYNNEX and held multiple roles during her 17 years at the IBM Corporation.

Throughout her career, she has built expertise across the disciplines of performance and product marketing, branding, digital business, ecosystem development, and communications. She has held roles both domestically and internationally, having spent three years on assignment in Japan.

Solazzo has been recognized by CRN as among the Most Powerful Women of the Channel (2021), 100 People You Don’t Know But Should (2020), and Women of the Channel (2020, 2021). Catherine holds a Communications degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

To learn more about Syntax and its deep industry expertise in implementing and managing multi-ERP deployments in the cloud, visit its website.