In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Intel said Michelle Johnston Holthaus will take the channel gauntlet from Greg Pearson as the new head of the Sales and Marketing Group, effective Sept. 6.
Pearson, who has been the senior vice president and general manager of Intel's sales and marketing group since 2013, will "remain on the company's management committee and is expected to take on a new role with the company, which will be announced at a later date," according to the filing.
Holthaus, meanwhile, has worked at Intel since 2003 in several channel-related positions, most recently as the company's vice president and general manager of sales and marketing for the Client Computing Group.
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As Intel has focused on new arenas such as the Internet of Things and 5G, Pearson has played a critical role in creating flexible platforms to help the channel adapt and innovate.
"When it comes to the channel, we're aware our Intel Technology Provider program members have a wide breadth of expertise and serve customers in areas that range from data center, memory technology and......