Tech Data Appoints Vice Presidents of Field Sales

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that it has promoted Marc McClure to vice president of Field Sales, Eastern U.S. and Vince Stemen to vice president of Field Sales, West/Central U.S. In these roles, McClure and Stemen will be responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the company's field-based sales teams in their respective regions. Both will report to Marty Bauerlein, senior vice president, U.S. Sales.

"With their extensive channel experience and track record of success, I am confident that Marc and Vince will accelerate growth and raise the bar in Tech Data's U.S. Sales organization," said Bauerlein. "Both are proven leaders who have built high-performing sales teams that are committed to delivering value to our customers and providing the best customer experience in the IT channel. I look forward to their continued success in their new roles."  

McClure joined Tech Data as director of Field Sales for the Eastern U.S. in July 2011. In this role, he led the company's field-based selling resources and assisted with the development of strategic initiatives and organizational planning for Tech Data's Value-Added Reseller (VAR) Sales organization. Prior to joining Tech Data, McClure spent 15 years in sales and executive positions within the IT channel. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

Stemen most recently served as director of Field Sales, West and Central U.S. for Tech Data. In this role, he led an experienced team of field-based channel sales professionals providing value-added services and support for some of the nation's leading IT resellers. Stemen joined Tech Data as director of West Field Sales in 2008, quickly taking on responsibility for the Central Field Sales organization and managing VAR partners. He has more than 20 years of sales, marketing, and management experience within the IT channel. Stemen holds a B.A. in Political Science with a specialization in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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. 111 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies."  To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter