Stream sales and marketing director Ken Parkinson has quit suddenly, saying it was too 'dog eat dog' in the reseller world.
He resigned after only eight months in the job to return to the vendor community.
The job has been referred to as a 'poisoned chalice'. Paul Cook, who ran Stream's UK sales as general manager before Parkinson, was forced out in March.
Parkinson said: 'The reseller world is very tough and I decided to move back to a vendor. I went to Stream with certain expectations and in the end it wasn't what I wanted to do.'
His departure came only weeks after Jerry Labie was appointed senior VP of technology services, Stream's renamed reselling unit.
Labie said he was looking for a replacement to 'own the UK'.
An industry source said: 'Parkinson wasn't a Paul Cook. Cook had a sound sales background and that's why they've bought Jerry Labie in to pick things up.'
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