Tech Data Named a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company for 10th Consecutive Year

Tech Data Named a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company for 10th Consecutive Year

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2019) Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced it has been named one of the “World’s most Admired Companies” by Fortune for the 10th consecutive year. The company scored second overall in the Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment category.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized as one of the world’s most admired companies, let alone to be a part of this prestigious group for the past decade,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer at Tech Data. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our more than 14,000 colleagues globally, who are committed to connecting the world with the power of technology.”

The list of World’s Most Admired Companies is developed annually by Fortune in partnership with Korn Ferry. Candidates for the list include 1,500 of the largest companies from around the globe, and winners are chosen based on the results of a corporate reputation survey administered to 3,750 executives, directors and securities analysts.

Tech Data also is currently No. 83 on the Fortune 500 and No. 315 on the Fortune Global 500. The complete list of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies is available at http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list 

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About Tech Data

Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 10 straight years. To find out more, visit www.techdata.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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Bobby Eagle

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Tech Data

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Tech Data Key Facts

  • 43 years in IT distribution
  • $26.2 billion in sales for fiscal 2017
  • Publicly Traded (NasdaqGS: TECD)
  • Ranked No. 107 on the FORTUNE 500
  • 115,000+ IT reseller customers
  • 150,000+ IT products sold
  • Operations in 40+ countries
  • 100+ countries served
  • 14,000+ employees worldwide
  • Named one of FORTUNE's "World's Most Admired Companies"

 

Why Choose Tech Data?

  • Tech Data is an efficient and cost-effective sales and marketing channel helping suppliers reach a broad base of customers
  • Tech Data’s state-of-the-art logistics system manage a high volume of transactions and complex information flows to ensure accurate and timely product delivery
  • Tech Data’s value-added solutions for design chain management help customers reduce cycle time and lower costs
  • Tech Data’s experienced technical customer support teams ensure the highest quality solutions and product are utilized by the customer