CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced the appointment of Linda Rendleman to vice president of Product Marketing, Client and Mobile Solutions. In this role, Rendleman will be responsible for the strategic direction and go-to-market execution of the company's Client and Mobile Solutions business in the United States, including development of growth strategies and program implementation. She will report to Brian Davis, the company's senior vice president, U.S. Marketing and Purchasing. "We are excited to welcome Linda back to Tech Data in this new role," said Davis. "As Tech Data remains strategically focused on growing our partners' client and mobile businesses, we look forward to the innovative ideas and experience that Linda brings to our team, as well as the leadership that she's demonstrated both at Microsoft and at Tech Data." Rendleman rejoins Tech Data following more than seven years with Microsoft, where she most recently served as Director, Partner Team Unit (PTU) Lead. In this role, she led a team responsible for the growth of Microsoft's business with Tech Data in the United States. Previously, Rendleman worked for Microsoft in the United Kingdom (UK) for more than two years, serving as UK Partner Business and Development Director and UK Distribution and Scale Reseller Director. She began her career in sales and customer service at Tech Data in 1992, quickly rising through the organization and holding multiple sales leadership positions. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2009, Rendleman served as Director of Sales, National Account at Tech Data. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Eckerd College.