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Tech Data Appoints Heather Murray to Vice President of Product Marketing, HP Solutions Group

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the appointment of Heather Murray to vice president, Product Marketing, Hewlett Packard ("HP") Solutions Group. In this role, Murray will lead the sales, marketing, technical, and supply chain operations in support of the company's full HP Solutions portfolio in the United States. Murray will report to Brian Davis, senior vice president, U.S. Marketing.

"Tech Data is committed to offering our channel partners a complete HP solution—from our best-in-class pre-sales experience to point-of-sale, and on through implementation and support," said Davis. "Heather's proven leadership and performance will enable a more efficient and profitable business for HP partners across the IT channel. With the new organizational direction, we look forward to continuing to grow our strategic HP business at Tech Data."

A 15-year company veteran, Murray most recently served as vice president, Tech Data Mobile Solutions, leading the strategic direction of the company's marketing and sales efforts in its U.S. mobility business. In addition to her role at Tech Data, Murray also serves as the chair of the 2014 Executive Council and Community Leadership Board for CompTIA's Mobility Community, a trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies in education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. This year, Murray was named to CRN's Women of the Channel Power 100 list. Murray holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Tampa.

"I am excited to take on this new role and drive partner enablement across our HP business at Tech Data," said Murray. "As part of Tech Data's longstanding relationship with HP, we will continue to collaboratively augment our HP offering—delivering complete solutions, training, world-class service and conception-to-completion offerings to our channel of solution providers."

To learn more about Tech Data's HP Solutions Group or to speak with a dedicated HP representative, please call 800-237-8931, ext. 80174.

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest 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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Source:Tech Data Corporation