Tech Data launches new division in global mobile push


The move has seen Rod Millar appointed senior vice president, with sales and marketing director Heather Murray promoted to vice president

Tech Data has launched a new division to push its mobile proposition worldwide.

‘Tech Data Mobile Solutions’ will be headed by Rod Millar, with Heather Murray promoted from sales and marketing director to vice president.

In her new role, Murray will lead the sales, marketing, and operational functions of Tech Data’s mobile business in the U.S.

Millar has relocated from the UK to Tech Data Mobility’s headquarters in Clearwater, Florida. He has been with Tech Data since 2007, serving as President of Tech Data Mobile in Europe.

The division will handle the strategic direction, operations and go-to-market execution of Tech Data’s worldwide mobile business, including Tech Data Mobile in Europe.

“Mobile products and solutions continue to be a strategic focus for Tech Data throughout our worldwide operations,” Tech Data chief executive officer Bob Dutkowsky said.

“Over the past seven years, Rod has been instrumental in the growth and development of Tech Data Mobile, our European mobile business. This new organizational structure further solidifies our commitment to the growing mobile space and better aligns our resources to this important component of our company strategy.”