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Tech Data makes two UK board changes

Jasper Hart
May 10, 2019

Promotions for Matt Child and James Reed

Tech Data UK has announced two internal changes to its board.

Matt Child, who was previously managing director of endpoint solutions, has been appointed with immediate effect to the role of advanced solutions managing director, UK and Ireland.

James Reed, who was previously business unit director of endpoint solutions, has been promoted to Child’s former role, and joins the Tech Data board.

Tech Data makes two internal board changes
James Reed

Child has been at Tech Data for four years. Before being managing director of endpoint solutions he was the managing director of the mobile UK & consumer technology group.

Reed has been with Tech Data for more than 18 years, working in a variety of roles including business unit director for software and PCs and acting commercial director for UK and Ireland.

Commenting on their appointments, Tech Data UK and Ireland managing director David Watts said: “We know that through his experience and abilities, Matt will make a superb contribution to the Advanced Solutions team as well as to our impact on the market. James has proved that he is equally well positioned and qualified to take on the role of Managing Director, Endpoint Solutions. We’re very excited about these appointments, knowing that they both bode very well for Matt and James’ future, as well as Tech Data’s.”

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