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.
Quaglia joined Tech Data in 2006 as Vice President, East and Government Sales. He is a 25-year IT industry veteran, including 10 years with CA Technologies. He has also held senior management positions with StorageNetworks Inc. and network software provider Atabok. Quaglia holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Indiana State University and an M.B.A. from Butler University."In this period of rapid change in the IT ecosystem, our team at Tech Data remains laser-focused on execution and driving results," said Quaglia. "We have never been more committed to growing our solution providers' businesses, driving go-to-market strategies for our vendor partners, and providing the best customer experience in the industry. I am honored and excited to lead Tech Data's business in the Americas, and I look to make a quick, seamless and effective transition into this new role." 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 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.
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