Tech Data Appoint New European Security Director

Tech Data today announced it has appointed David Ellis to director of security solutions, Europe. In this role, Ellis will oversee the expansion of Tech Data’s portfolio of security offerings, as well as the in-country dedicated security team investments across Europe. He will report to Simon England, senior vice president, Next-Generation Technologies, Europe.

“Security is a key focus for Tech Data as part of our strategy for next-generation technologies,” said England. “As we aim to significantly grow and innovate in today’s fragmented and highly complex security market, David’s wealth of experience will help us carry this plan forward. We are very pleased to have him join our team.”

Commenting on his new role, Ellis said, “I am delighted to lead and grow one of Tech Data’s most progressive next-generation solutions, and I am impressed by the high levels of focus and commitment to security at Tech Data. My key objectives are to ensure that our partners in Europe benefit from an increasingly diverse, innovative and differentiated portfolio of security solutions, and that we support them to accelerate growth with the right go-to-market tools and solution enablement plans that deliver true business outcomes for their customers.”

Ellis’ security and associated services experience comes from previous roles at Exclusive Group, Arrow ECS, Computer Links, and Unipalm.

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