Tech Data named a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company for 10th consecutive year

By Simon Meredith | 23rd January 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2019)Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced it has been named one of the “World’s most Admired Companies” by Fortune for the 10th consecutive year. The company scored second overall in the Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment category.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be recognised as one of the world’s most admired companies, let alone to be a part of this prestigious group for the past decade,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer at Tech Data. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our more than 14,000 colleagues globally, who are committed to connecting the world with the power of technology.”

The list of World’s Most Admired Companies is developed annually by Fortune in partnership with Korn Ferry. Candidates for the list include 1,500 of the largest companies from around the globe, and winners are chosen based on the results of a corporate reputation survey administered to 3,750 executives, directors and securities analysts.

Tech Data also is currently No. 83 on the Fortune 500 and No. 315 on the Fortune Global 500. The complete list of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies is available at

Picture: Rich Hume, Tech Data.

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