Tech Data's Jackie Baron Named to 'Power 100 Women of the Channel' by CRN Magazine

Tech Data's Jackie Baron Named to 'Power 100 Women of the Channel' by CRN

CLEARWATER, Fla., June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation
(Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that Jackie Baron, the company's director of
Credit Operations and TDCustomer Care has been recognized as one of the "Power
100 Women of the Channel" by UBM Tech Channel's CRN. This year's Women of the
Channel were chosen by the editors of CRN based on their achievements as
executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel.
These women represent a changing trend in a traditionally male dominated
industry. CRN's annual list recognizes nearly 300 female executives across
vendor channel organizations, distributors and solution providers for their
accomplishments over the past year, and the far-reaching impact they are
having on the technology industry going forward.

Baron has been with Tech Data for 20 years, and currently serves as director
of Credit Operations and TDCustomer Care at Tech Data. Prior to her current
position, Baron served as director of Sales Planning, in which she and her
team were responsible for supporting TechSelect, Tech Data's premier community
of more than 400 SMB resellers, representing more than $1 billion in combined
annual sales. During Baron's career at Tech Data, she has lead numerous
strategic initiatives aligning Tech Data's vast sales, marketing and services
offerings to better connect some of the world's largest technology resellers
with industry leading hardware and software producers.

"We honor and congratulate this list of influential women who are dedicated to
supporting the mission of the channel," said Robert Faletra, chief executive
officer, UBM Tech Channel. "For years, we have identified and celebrated the
women who have made an indelible mark on the technology industry through
unmatched innovation and razor focus on meeting the needs of the IT channel

"We are proud to recognize Jackie on this well-deserved achievement as 'Power
100 Women of the Channel'," said Pete Peterson, senior vice president, U.S.
Sales at Tech Data. "A valued member of the Tech Data team, Jackie exemplifies
integrity in her everyday achievements while always maintaining a positive
disposition. When Jackie takes on an initiative at Tech Data, we are confident
in successful execution. Jackie demonstrates leadership at Tech Data, and we
look forward to her continued success."

Baron's selection marks the eighth straight year Tech Data has been
represented on CRN's Women of the Channel list. A special feature of the Women
of the Channel is in the June issue of CRN magazine and expanded coverage of
The 100 Most Powerful Women of the Channel will be featured online at

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 120,000 resellers in more than
100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse
technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $25.4 billion in net sales
for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2013, and is ranked 119^th on the
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unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology
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in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel,
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