LeftHand Hires Shea as North American Sales VP

LeftHand Networks, a developer of network storage products, announced Monday that it has hired Richard Shea as vice president of its North American sales group. LeftHand said Shea, who previously served as area sales vice president at EqualLogic, will direct all of LeftHand's sales efforts in the United States and Canada, focusing on growing revenue through the company's channel partner network. In addition to EqualLogic, Shea also served in top executive sales roles at EMC, LeftHand said. Headquartered in Boulder, Colo., LeftHand provides iSCSI storage solutions to more than 2,700 customers.