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Tech Data Announces the Resignation of Murray Wright, President, the Americas

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CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD), a leading IT products distributor, today announced the resignation of Murray Wright, president, the Americas, effective immediately. Wright, who joined Tech Data in 2006, has accepted the role of CEO at technology solutions provider Zones, Inc.

"Murray's leadership has been instrumental in guiding our Americas region through a number of strategic initiatives that position Tech Data for long-term success," said Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky. "We thank him for his many contributions to the company throughout the years and wish him all the best in his new role."

In the role of president, the Americas, Wright was responsible for leading the company's extensive sales, marketing and logistics operations throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America. Until a successor is named, company operations previously reporting to Wright will report to Dutkowsky.

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CONTACT: INVESTOR CONTACTS Jeffery P. Howells Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (727) 538-7825 jeff.howells@techdata.com Arleen Quinones Vice President, Investor Relations (727) 532-8866 arleen.quinones@techdata.com MEDIA CONTACT Amanda Lee Public Relations Manager (727) 538-5803 amanda.lee@techdata.com

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