Tech Data Appoints William Brooks to Vice President of Sales, Technical Services
CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it has appointed William ("Bill") Brooks to vice president of Sales, Technical Services. In this role, Brooks will lead Tech Data's TechEDG government services team and TechMED healthcare services team, as well as the Company's TDEducation reseller training and certification services, TDOnCall technical services suite and pre-sales technical support team. He is also responsible for Tech Data's
Technology Solutions Center, a 6,000-square-foot, hands-on, proof-of-concept lab that enables resellers to familiarize themselves with the latest IT solutions.
"We are excited to add an accomplished industry veteran like Bill to our team and are confident that his leadership experience will be an asset to Tech Data," said Pete Peterson, senior vice president, U.S. Sales at Tech Data. "Bill has been intimately involved with the development of the support approach in the IT channel throughout several decades, and he is extremely customer-focused. His leadership will promote collaboration on our teams, while keeping a strong focus on Tech Data's customer-centric mentality."
Brooks joins Tech Data after more than 25 years at Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM), most recently as senior director, Technical Support and Customer Service. He was responsible for Ingram's North American Customer Service organization and Technical Support team, leading his teams to success by identifying and driving operational efficiencies and delivering best-in-class service. Previously at Ingram, Brooks developed and led the implementation of fee-based programs for both vendors and resellers in Technical Services. He holds a B.A. from The State University of New York at Fredonia and an M.B.A. from Canisius College.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $26.5 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.
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