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Johnson appointed to key role as Tech Data invests to meet retail customer needs

United Kingdom: broadliner Tech Data has made a further investment in meeting the needs of its retailer customers by appointing Teresa Johnson to the post of Retail Account Director. Jenny Parkinson, who has joined Tech Data from New Dawn Innovations, steps into Johnson's previous post of Business Development Manager for Smart Home and Networking. In her new role, Johnson will be responsible for managing some of Tech Data's key retailer accounts and helping to develop the company's overall approach and strategy to consumer-facing partners. Jenny Parkinson arrives with more than three years of experience working in various positions in retail-focused distribution and becomes part of a growing team within Tech Data's Consumer Technology Group focused on opening new potential with ground-breaking technologies.

Ross Turner, Head of Retail Sales at Tech Data, said: "we're investing strongly to ensure that retail customers get the best possible experience and can make the most of the opportunities that new consumer technologies bring. These appointments demonstrate that commitment and I’m sure both Teresa and Jenny will do an exceptionally good job in supporting our partners. With Black Friday and the Christmas season fast approaching, this is a critical time for retailers and one in which meticulous forward-planning and co-ordinated efforts make all the difference. These new appointments add further support for our retail customers and will help to ensure Tech Data can help them in making the most of the many opportunities that lie ahead."

Commenting on her new post, Teresa Johnson stated: "I'm really looking forward to working closely with the account teams and ensuring that our retail customers can make the very best use of the specialist services we can offer them as a distributor. It is exciting to be part of such a strong and fast-growing part of Tech Data's business."