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Six Tech Data Executives Recognized on CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel List

Angela McCourt also named to 2018 Power 100 list

Clearwater, Fla., 14 May 2018:

Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named six Tech Data executives to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the global IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

Tech Data’s 2018 honorees are:

  • Miriam Murphy, senior vice president, Advanced and Specialist Solutions, Europe
  • Angela McCourt, vice president, Cisco Solutions
  • Jessica Yeck, vice president, Strategic Sales
  • Manal Guirguis, director, Endpoint Solutions, Canada
  • Maghen Hannigan, director, Converged and Data Center Solutions
  • Tracy Holtz, director, Security and Information Management Solutions

McCourt was also included in CRN’s 2018 Power 100, an elite subset of the Women of the Channel list, recognizing leaders whose vision and influence are key drivers of their companies’ success and help move the entire IT channel forward. Visit Tech Data’s Facebook page for more on each of the company’s honorees.

“During one of Tech Data’s most transformative years, the leadership of Miriam, Angie, Jessica, Manal, Maghen and Tracy drove significant success for both Tech Data and our channel partners around the world,” said Rich Hume, COO, at Tech Data. “These talented women are spearheading end-to-end solutions that enable our partners to streamline and grow their businesses, making a lasting mark on the channel and helping position Tech Data as the IT distributor of the future.”

“This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements—exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership and accelerated sales growth—as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives.”  

The 2018 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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About Tech Data

Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. To find out more, visit or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook.


About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

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