Withington joins Tech Data to lead Corporate and Field Sales teams and put customers first

March 19, 2015

Basingstoke, 19 March 2015 – Tech Data has announced the appointment of Gary Withington as Corporate and Field Sales Director as part of its continuing commitment to driving excellence in customer service throughout its business.

Withington brings more than 25 years experience of software and solution sales in high growth environments to the role. Most recently, Gary was Executive Vice President UK and Ireland at Misco for two-and-a-half years, prior to which he spent 14 years at Dell in a variety of senior and international roles, including SMB Sales Director for Dell UK.

Martin Boyce, Director of Sales UK and Ireland at Tech Data, says that Withington’s appointment shows our firm commitment to focusing on the needs of the customer. “Gary brings with him a vast amount of experience in both leading large internal sales teams, as well as large field sales organisations. He has held senior leadership roles both in vendor and reseller organisations and I am looking forward to working with him as we continue to drive deeper and wider customer relationships.”

Gary Withington said: “I am a strong believer in leading from the front to drive positive customer interaction, creating long-term value-based relationships and drawing the best from individuals and teams. Tech Data has a tremendous management and sales team and we’ll be putting a strong and unwavering focus on making sure we always put the customer first. The year ahead will present us with opportunities to both grow our people and our market share and I’m excited to be part of that.”

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About Tech Data
Tech Data provides its customers in UK and Ireland with a unique combination of focused expertise from its Collection of Specialists business units, alongside unrivalled broadline distribution capabilities. 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 $26.8 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.

For further information contact:
Stewart Hayward
Marketing Services Director
Tel: 0871 880 3000
Twitter: @techdatauk