Irene joined Lenovo in January 2015, after the acquisition of the Server System x business from IBM by Lenovo. She is currently responsible for the Channel Division Sales for EMEA, leading the Strategic Enterprise Sales for Lenovo: High Performance Computing, Software Defined Data Centre and Hyper-converged Solutions Sales.
In IBM she was part of the System and Technology Group, leading the channel Sales for EMEA. The role covered Sales & Marketing, Channel Management and P&L. She has 25 years of experience in the Information Technology marketplace with an extensive background in sales, operations, channel management, and business development in an international environment.
Mrs. Acedo-Rico is doubled graduated in Business Administration and Law by ICADE University in Madrid, Spain and certified as Client Executive by INSEAD Fontainebleau, France.