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Tech Data Appoints Maurice O. Hamilton to Vice President, Technical Services

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CLEARWATER, Fla., July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the appointment of Maurice O. Hamilton to vice president, Technical Services in the company's Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division. In this role, Hamilton will lead the strategic direction of the company's presales support and systems engineering capabilities, including the development of strategies to simplify complex solutions for Tech Data's channel of solution providers.

"We are pleased to welcome Maurice to the AIS team," said Chuck Bartlett, senior vice president, AIS at Tech Data. "Maurice is a proven leader with extensive knowledge and experience building technical and professional services capabilities, and he brings Tech Data a history of superior leadership in the IT channel. Specifically, Maurice will continue to position AIS as a leader in data center solutions and technical support of our channel partners."

Hamilton has spent the last 25 years with CDW and PCM in a variety of senior and executive sales and technical services positions. He has direct experience selling and managing teams selling complex solutions and services at the end user level. Hamilton has led the technical and professional services team for CDW and led and developed the technical and professional services capabilities for PCM, most recently serving as Associate Vice President of Advanced Pre-sales Support and Solutions at PCM. He holds a B.S. in Information Science from DeVry University in Chicago and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

For more information about Tech Data's AIS division, please contact a team member at (800) 237-8931 or email at AISdatacenter@techdata.com.

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 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.8 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014. It is ranked No. 111 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies." To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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