Schubert Joins Tech Data to Drive Android Devices

Tech Data Mobile has appointed Tom Schubert as its dedicated Android Business Development Manager providing additional support for customers taking Android-based smartphones and mobile devices to the business and consumer markets.

Schubert brings to more than six-and-a-half years experience in the mobile sector to the role, having previously worked with Phones 4u and A1 Comms in a variety of customer-centric and purchasing roles. At Tech Data Mobile he will be responsible for supporting partners on every aspect of business development with Android devices. He will be working with the distributor’s leading Android vendor partners, including Samsung and Lenovo-Motorola, to support both B2B resellers and mobile dealers in driving sales opportunities in new markets.

David Brassington, Vendor Director at Tech Data Mobile, said: “Android is the biggest and fastest-moving area of the mobile market right now and it’s important for us to have dedicated resource that partners can go to when they need access to our expertise and capability. Tom has a wealth of experience and expertise and he’ll play an invaluable role in helping us to support customers and partners to grow their Android sales, by ensuring Tech Data Mobile has the desired mix of Android licenses, products and propositions.”

Commenting on his appointment, Schubert stated: “I’m looking forward to the challenge of building the presence of Android with Tech Data Mobile’s customers. There are new opportunities opening up in all areas of the market now and Tech Data Mobile is ideally-placed to help resellers and dealers identify and address the potential that lies in both the B2B and consumer sectors.”

Tech Data Mobile continues to invest in developing its capabilities, recruiting expert staff in key areas, investing in training and personal development and enhancing its systems and processes to meet the needs of customers. Close partnerships with each of Tech Data Mobile’s vendors in the Android market, such as Alcatel, Archos, BQ, Lenovo (Motorola) and Samsung along with access to a wide range of accessories and related products through Tech Data and unrivalled stock-holding and logistics capabilities, means that Tech Data Mobile is ideally-placed to take advantage of the growing popularity of Android devices.

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine