CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data
Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) today announced that Jill Hayward, the
company’s director of Sales, Major Accounts, has been named by CRN to
its 2015 100 People You Don’t Know But Should list. Chosen by the CRN
editorial staff with input from vendor, distribution, and solution
provider executives, the annual list recognizes those who have
demonstrable impact on channel strategies, initiatives and programs.
According to CRN, the list aims to recognize people working within the
channel who are not necessarily in the spotlight, but are working
behind the scenes to make positive things happen for their partners.
A 20-year veteran of Tech Data, Hayward has served as director of
Sales, Major Accounts since October 2010. In this role, she leads the
strategic direction of the Major Accounts sales division, focused on
growing the business of existing solution providers and developing new
business for the company. Hayward was named Tech Data’s Director of the
Year in 2014 and is a co-founder of the company’s first employee
resource group for women. Earlier this year, she was named one of CRN’s
Women of the Channel. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business
management from Eckerd College.
“This recognition is a reflection of Jill’s hard work and dedication to
our partners throughout the IT channel,” said Marty Bauerlein, senior
vice president, U.S. Sales at Tech Data. “Jill’s strong leadership and
performance inspire others within the sales organization, and we
couldn’t be more proud to congratulate her on this accomplishment.”
“CRN recognizes that many unsung heroes deserve to be spotlighted for
their behind-the-scenes efforts,” says Robert Faletra, CEO of The
Channel Company. “This list honors those in the IT-channel trenches,
toiling each day to achieve success for their companies and partners.”
Showcased in the October issue of CRN, the 100 People You Don’t Know
But Should list can be viewed at www.crn.com/100people.
Additionally,CRN recently featured Tech Data in the 2015 Cloud
Computing Partner Program Guide for enabling and accelerating the
growth of solution providers’ cloud initiatives. The CRN 2015 Cloud
Computing Partner Program Guide provides a valuable resource for
solution providers to navigate the booming cloud marketplace by
identifying technology suppliers that offer innovative cloud solutions
and partner programs.
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 115,000
resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse
technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data
generated $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January
31, 2015. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500(R) and one of
Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit
www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN(R),
XChange(R) Events, IPED(R) and SharedVue(R), is the channel community’s
trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three
decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to
deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology
channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment,
Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to
drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.