CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) announced that it has appointed Joseph H. ("Joe") Quaglia to President, the Americas, effective today. In this role, Quaglia will lead the company's extensive sales, marketing, logistics and purchasing operations throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America, as well as a wide range of associated strategic initiatives throughout these geographies.
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Quaglia has most recently served as Tech Data's senior vice president, U.S. Marketing since November 2007, leading the operations and strategic direction of the company's Product Marketing, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) and TDAgency divisions. In February 2012, Quaglia was appointed to the additional role of president, TDMobility, the company's mobility offering."Joe has a proven track record of success in both sales and marketing leadership roles at Tech Data," said Bob Dutkowsky, chief executive officer of Tech Data. "He has actively led several of our major strategic initiatives in the U.S. over the past five years, including the successful launch of our award-winning StreamOne platform, TDCloud business unit, and TDMobility offering. Most importantly, Joe has a true passion for winning and is committed to Tech Data's culture and the success of our people. I am confident that he will continue to strengthen Tech Data's position as a trusted partner for our vendors and solution providers in the Americas."