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Tech Data Announces Revised Management Structure for Czech Republic

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, 13 June 2017:

Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), today announced a revised management structure for the Czech Republic, effective from 1st September 2017.

Pavel Salák will become country leader, Czech Republic, responsible for the overall value and volume  business. Salák was previously country manager, Technology Solutions, Czech Republic and since the close of the acquisition of the Technology Solutions business by Tech Data, has led the value business in Czech Republic.

Tomas Cigler, who was previously country leader for Tech Data, Czech Republic, and since the acquisition, has led the volume business in Czech Republic, will be responsible for the volume business and Datech in the East region* as regional director, Client Solutions and Datech, East, Tech Data.

Salák and Cígler will report to Judith Ecker, regional vice president, East, Tech Data.

“We have already seen very pleasing incremental business in Czech Republic as a result of the integration of the two businesses,” says Ecker. “Our combined business enables us to offer an increased knowledge and expertise to the market. We have a wider portfolio of vendors and are further investing in next generation solutions for the benefit of our partners and their customers.”

Salák says, “I look forward to leading Tech Data’s business operations in the Czech Republic. Our combined Tech Data and Technology Solutions team offers unrivalled experience and an enhanced knowledge in the country, enabling us to continue driving new and exciting opportunities for our partners. Delivering data center and next-generation solutions from our newly expanded solutions portfolio to an increasing number of partners is a significant opportunity that we are confident will lead to further success in the Czech Republic.”

“After more than seven years as country leader, Czech Republic, I am pleased to be extending my role to a regional one for the benefit of all the countries in Tech Data’s East region,” says Cígler. “Thanks to the acquisition of Technology Solutions, Tech Data now serves a larger number of countries in the region, from Poland to Turkey, providing us an excellent opportunity to extend our offerings in each country.”

Salák and Cígler will be jointly responsible for the integration of the combined Tech Data and Technology Solutions businesses in the Czech Republic and will transfer to their new roles on September 1st.

*East region comprises Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey and the South East Europe (SEE) countries - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.

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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