Tech Data Mobile appoints head of vendor management


Former business development director Dave Brassington now responsible for developing and growing business partnerships between the distributor and its vendor partners 

Tech Data Mobile has promoted business development director Dave Brassington to the role of director of vendor management for the UK and Ireland.

Reporting to UK and Ireland managing director Stephen Nolan, Brassington (pictured) is tasked with developing and growing business partnerships between Tech Data Mobile and its vendor partners.

Brassington has more than 12 years’ experience of working with mobile vendors, operators and distributors. He has spent the past two years at Tech Data Mobile, and as business development director he was responsible for managing relationships with new customers and for growing sales revenues.

He spent more than three years at LG as a key account manager, where he led a team managing the manufacturer’s handset business with Phones 4U and Tesco Telecoms. He also held national account and senior business manager positions at Dextra Solutions over five years, in two separate stints, and was a business development manager at Phones 4U Direct for three years.

Nolan said: “Dave has exactly the right qualities and experience to ensure that Tech Data Mobile can go on developing productive relationships with our vendor partners and deliver the market reach and growth to which they aspire.”

Brassington added: “I’m excited to be taking up this role at such an important time in the development of Tech Data Mobile. I’m looking forward to working with the whole team and with our vendor partners to ensure the continued growth of our business.”