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CLEARWATER — Tech Data Corp. has hired Linda Rendleman as vice president of product marketing, client and mobile solutions.

Rendleman will be responsible for development of growth strategies and program implementation for the company's client and mobile solutions business nationwide.

“As Tech Data remains strategically focused on growing our partners' client and mobile businesses, we look forward to the innovative ideas and experience that Linda brings to our team,” says Brian Davis, Tech Data's senior vice president of U.S. Marketing and Purchasing.

Rendleman's hiring marks a return for her to Tech Data after working for the past seven years for Microsoft Corp. Most recently, Rendleman was a director, partner team unit lead with the Seattle-based tech giant. She also worked for Microsoft in the United Kingdom.

Rendleman began her career with Tech Data in 1992, and rose to be director of sales, national accounts before leaving for Microsoft in 2009.

Tech Data is among the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products and services, and its end users are located in 100 countries globally.

In its fiscal year ended Jan. 31, the company generated $26.4 billion in net sales.


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