Tech Data names Rob Tomlin as UK head of Azlan & Technology Solutions business

By Simon Meredith | 14th March 2017

Basingstoke, 14 March, 2017 –  Tech Data has announced the appointment of Rob Tomlin as Managing Director UK of Azlan & Technology Solutions.

Reporting into Tech Data’s Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Andy Gass, Tomlin will oversee the integration of operations and set out a strategic plan for the newly combined organisation, which becomes the largest enterprise value-added distribution business in the UK.

Commenting on his new role, Tomlin said: “I am delighted to have been given this exceptional opportunity to lead the UK’s largest and most progressive enterprise value-added distribution business. I’m looking forward to exploring new opportunities to engage with our customers and partners. We are bringing together two organisations with a mutual commitment to providing the very best customer experience. My focus will be to ensure our partners benefit from the combined specialisms, skills and capabilities, and the extended and differentiated portfolio of IT solutions that we are now bringing together within the Azlan & Technology Solutions business.”

Andy Gass said: “Rob has great expertise and experience in managing value-added distribution and has both the strategic insight and inspirational qualities to lead the Azlan & Technology Solutions business into the next stage of its development in the UK and Ireland.”

Previously, Tomlin was Managing Director of Azlan, UK and Ireland, the enterprise business unit of Tech Data. He was appointed to that role in January 2016 having joined Tech Data when the company acquired SDG in September 2012.

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About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $26.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2016. It is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit, or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information contact:
Andy Dow
Group Marketing Director
Tech Data UK
Tel: 01256 864611

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