CLEARWATER, Fla., June 26, 2018 /CNW/ -- Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced it was named 2018 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Distributor of the Year for both Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean at HPE's annual Global Partner Summit, held in Las Vegas, June 19-21. Tech Data was recognized for its outstanding performance and accomplishments in these regions, and for driving meaningful business results for shared customers.
"Tech Data is committed to working with HPE to support digital transformation in the channel," said Kevin Kennedy, senior vice president, Advanced Solutions, at Tech Data. "These awards are evidence that our partnership and strategic objectives are resulting in success."
Tech Data has had a long, successful history of partnership with HPE and works closely with the company to support growth through excellence in execution, and innovative enablement and marketing programs. Tech Data's HPE team is driven by the tenets of ownership, passion for winning and innovation.
"It's an honor to award partners who are raising the standard of business excellence," said Paul Hunter, worldwide head of Partner Sales, at HPE. "HPE is committed to enabling mutual growth with channel partners, and our awards recognize those who develop business opportunities with our joint customers."
The Distributor of the Year award for Canada was presented by Gary Gammon, director, North America Distribution, HPE; Zack Dickson, channel chief, HPE Canada; and Terry Richardson, vice president, North America Channels and Alliances, HPE. Present from Tech Data to receive the Canada award were Brian Aebig, vice president, Sales, Canada; Vicki Tsebelis, business development manager, Canada; and Riz Rafiq, director, Field Sales, Canada.
The Distributor of the Year award for Latin America and the Caribbean was presented by Alfredo Yepez, Latin America managing director and sales, HPE; Juan Carlos Cuadros, distribution manager, HPE; Maria Viana, sales director, Channels and Alliances, HPE; Martin Castillo, Caribbean region country manager, HPE; and Patricia Arboleda, channel & small and medium business sales, Aruba, an HPE company. On hand from Tech Data to receive the Latin America and the Caribbean award were Joe Quaglia, president, Americas; Esperanza Rodriguez, director, Sales Acceleration, Data Center, LAC; and Jessica Velez, manager, Advanced Solutions, LAC.
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