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Tech Data Announces New Management Team for the Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic, 22 March 2017:

Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), is introducing a new management team for the Czech Republic, following the successful completion of the acquisition of Avnet Technology Solutions.

The current leaders of Tech Data and Technology Solutions in the Czech Republic, Tomas Cigler and Pavel Salak, will remain in leadership positions in the new combined organisation.

Tomáš Cígler, previously country manager of Tech Data Czech Republic, becomes Volume country leader, and Pavel Salák, previously country manager of Avnet Technology Solutions Czech Republic, becomes Value country leader.

Cígler and Salák will also be responsible for the integration of the combined Tech Data and Technology Solutions businesses. Both managers directly report to Judith Ecker, regional vice-president, East, who was previously responsible for the East Region at Avnet Technology Solutions.

“Throughout my career with Avnet Technology Solutions, I have had the honour to work with many committed and valuable employees, and many vendor and customer partners that have made us successful in our region. I am pleased that in joining Tech Data, we shall have the opportunity to provide our services to an even bigger number of customers,” says Salák.

“This is a winning combination for both our companies and I am looking forward to the new possibilities that the addition of Technology Solutions will bring,” says Cígler. “We will focus on our partners having the opportunity to gain from a broader and more versatile portfolio of IT solutions than we have previously offered,” added Cígler.


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 $26.2 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2017. It is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies."  To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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