AT&T shuffles indirect channel, wholesale program leadership ranks as McCorcle retires

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AT&T is revamping its indirect channel programs management team as Brooks McCorcle, who has served as president of AT&T Partner Solutions, gets ready to retire after 30 years with the service provider.

AT&T is revamping its indirect channel programs management team as Brooks McCorcle, who has served as president of AT&T Partner Solutions, gets ready to retire after 30 years with the service provider.

During her tenure leading Partner Solutions, McCorcle was instrumental in transforming the division’s go-to-market strategy and infusing agility and innovation into its indirect distribution channels. She was also one of FierceTelecom’s Women in Wireline honorees in 2015.

McCorcle has held positions in Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance, and executive positions in Consumer Marketing, Customer Care and Sales. Earlier, she led Investor Relations for AT&T.

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As part of the new management structure, Zee Hussain will lead AT&T’s indirect channel programs, while Xavier Williams will oversee AT&T Wholesale.

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AT&T’s 3 solution provider models—AT&T Partner Exchange, ACC Business and AT&T Alliance Channel—will be led by Zee Hussain, division president, AT&T Partner Solutions.

Hussain will bring his wide-ranging sales experience to the new role. He previously managed solutions-based relationships with third-party solution providers. He will report to Anne Chow, president, National Business, who will help drive AT&T’s indirect channel programs.

Chow plans to expand AT&T’s third-party relationships and develop win-win execution models for these programs.

Xavier Williams has been named, president, AT&T Business Operations and Wholesale Markets. Besides his current responsibilities, he will now also lead AT&T Wholesale, which was previously housed within AT&T Partner Solutions.

AT&T said this “realignment lets us further elevate the experience we bring to our solution providers and wholesale customers.”

The service provider has continued to enhance the capabilities of the AT&T Partner Exchange.

It recently introduced a new set of application programming interface (API) capabilities, Ethernet offer enhancements and self-service support targeting the growing solutions channel community. This will help solution providers check service availability and generate quotes in near real-time for AT&T internet access service.

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