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Tech Data GCC business brings in Austin to drive continued growth in UK&I

  • Matt Austin joins to take up Sales Manager post
  • Value-added services can help partners to drive profitability
  • Combined portfolio meets needs of all sectors

Basingstoke, 05 February 2020 Tech Data’s (Nasdaq: TECD) Global Computing Components (GCC) team is aiming to continue its impressive growth over the past year with an expanded team that is even better-placed to support systems builders and resellers in meeting the expansion, upgrade, replacement and add-on needs of end-user customers, as well as boosting their own profits.

The arrival of Matt Austin, who has been appointed Sales Manager, GCC, adds further momentum to the expanded UK and Ireland team. He has joined after spending six-and-a-half years in Corporate and SMB sales at Tech Data.

Adam Lee, Business Unit Manager, GCC UK at Tech Data, said: “It is all coming together for GCC in the UK. With our expanded and fully-combined portfolio, we are now able to meet the needs of every customer – from independent retailers and systems builders serving the needs of consumers and enthusiasts, to resellers operating in the corporate, public and further education sectors, who need to tailor solutions for their clients. Sales have been growing as more customers start to understand the breadth of our portfolio and capability.”

The team is growing to meet the additional demand, he pointed out. “We have been growing the team steadily and the arrival of Matt in the new post of sales manager will give us even more impetus. We’ve got a great team in place and we are ready to support our customers on every aspect of their components business.”

Tech Data can offer numerous value-added capabilities, from product identification and specialist design and build services, to pre-shipment configuration and testing, and specialist supply chain management and services. Tech Data GCC represents scores of leading components vendors, including AMD, Intel, Kingston, Mellanox, Samsung, Synology, Toshiba, and WD, to name only a few.

Picture: Matt Austin, Tech Data.

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