Tech Data Appoints Derrek P. Hallock to Vice President, TDAgency17 Aug, 2011
Tech Data Appoints Derrek P. Hallock to Vice President, TDAgency
Clearwater, FL - August 17, 2011 - Tech Data Corporation today announced that it has appointed Derrek P. Hallock to Vice President, TDAgency. In this role, Hallock is responsible for establishing and executing the strategy and vision for TDAgency, the Company's full-service advertising, marketing, public relations and sales support agency for Tech Data's vendor partners and IT reseller customers.
"We are proud to have Derrek in place leading TDAgency," said Joe Quaglia, Senior Vice President of U.S. Marketing at Tech Data. "In his previous positions with Tech Data, Derrek has demonstrated the ability to effectively energize and maximize the potential of his teams. His leadership skills, broad industry knowledge, and track record of proven success will help ensure that Tech Data has the top technology agency in the channel and contribute to the growth of our vendors' and resellers' businesses."
Hallock has been with Tech Data for over five years. Most recently, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Company's Costa Rica Operations Center for two years, where he scaled and led the profitable growth of the culturally diverse operation. Previously, he led the Company's small- to medium-sized business (SMB) sales organization, defining the strategy to accelerate growth in the business. Prior to joining Tech Data, Hallock held various positions with CompuCom Systems, Inc., one of the largest technology resellers in the country. He holds a B.A. in Materials Logistics Management from Michigan State University.
"TDAgency is strategically positioned to provide increasing ROI for its clients and continue to help drive growth for Tech Data, our vendors, and our customers," said Hallock. "I'm fortunate to work with the top-notch team of professionals in TDAgency and look forward to contributing to their success while helping our vendor partners and reseller customers profitably expand their product and service offerings throughout the United States. I also look forward to helping Tech Data penetrate both the SMB marketplace and new verticals through TDAgency's innovative marketing programs."
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $24.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500(R). To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.