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Exclusive: Rod Millar quits Tech Data Mobile

Michael Garwood
September 22, 2014

Tech Data Mobile senior vice president Rod Millar has resigned from the firm after more than seven years. Stephen Nolan promoted as senior VP of Europe. 

Rod Millar has left Tech Data Mobile after more than seven years the distributor has confirmed to Mobile News.

Millar joined Brightstar Europe, a 50/50 joint venture between Tech Data  Corp and Brightstar Corp in 2007 holding the role as president. He become senior vice president for Tech Data in September 2012 after the IT giant acquired Brightstar 50 per cent share for £106 million.

He relocated to Tampa, Florida back in April 2013, but continued to manage Tech Data Mobile’s UK and European business arms.

Details of his next move are unknown at this time.

A Tech Data Mobile spokesperson said: “Rod Millar has resigned his position as senior vice president, Tech Data Mobile Solutions, and this global role will not be backfilled.”


The move follows an internal restructure at the firm which has seen Stephen Nolan promoted from vice president to senior vice president at Tech Data Mobile Europe and will lead the firms European mobile operations.

Patrick Stokes, vice president of Tech Data Mobile Solutions, will lead the U.S. mobile operations, including support for Canada and Latin America.

“Mobility is a key driver of Tech Data’s growth and diversification strategy, and the realignment of the Tech Data Mobile organisational structure in our European and Americas regions will better position us to meet the diverse needs of our unique markets.”

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