Tech Data: Tech Data announces Andy Gass as UK and Ireland Managing Director

February 19, 2014

Peter Hubbard becomes Managing Director of Tech Data Mobile, UK and Ireland

Basingstoke, 19 February 2014 – Tech Data has today announced that Andy Gass will become Managing Director UK and Ireland, after spending the past two years fulfilling the role of SVP, South and West Europe.  He will continue to be a member of Tech Data’s European Executive Board reporting to Nestor Cano.

At the same time, Peter Hubbard has been appointed Managing Director of Tech Data Mobile UK and Ireland, replacing Stephen Nolan who returns to his former role responsible for European mobile vendor relations.

Andy Gass stated: “I am pleased to be leading our operations in the UK and Ireland at this important time for the business. It is vital that we draw on the experience and expertise we have within our organisation to ensure that all parts of our business maintain their progression and growth.”

“Peter Hubbard’s appointment as MD, Tech Data Mobile UK and Ireland will help ensure that we have strong leadership in place for this important and strategic business. I would like to thank Peter for his leadership of our UK and Ireland business during the past two years.”

Peter Hubbard commented on his new appointment “I am excited by the new challenge that Tech Data Mobile brings for me, this is a very key business for Tech Data.  My focus will be on capitalising on our opportunities in this high growth area. I would like to thank Stephen Nolan for his excellent work in leading Tech Data Mobile UK and Ireland through an important period in its development and wish him the best as he returns to his European role.”

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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 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $25.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2013, and is ranked No. 119 on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit, or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

For further information contact:
Andy Dow
Group Marketing Director
Tel: 0871 880 3000
Twitter: @techdatauk

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