Former Ingram Canada boss is now Tech Data Americas president

Murray Wright has made his way back up to the top of a significant distributor business.

Wright, who led Ingram Micro Canada and Lenovo Canada, as its president respectively, will has been named Americas president for Tech Data Corp. (Nasdaq:TECD).

After a successful stint leading U.S. sales for the distributor, Wright will be responsible for company’s sales, marketing, logistics and purchasing operations throughout Canada, the U.S., and Latin America.

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky said Wright brings a wealth of industry and operational experience to his new role. “He has been at the forefront of many strategic initiatives at Tech Data and has the proven leadership to position a world-class enterprise like ours to capitalize on new opportunities,” Dutkowsky said in a prepared statement.

Ken Lamneck left Tech Data earlier this year to become president of Insight, a direct market reseller based in Tempe, Ariz.

The Clarkson graduate, as head of U.S. sales, was in charge of the TechSelect partner community, inside sales, the distributor’s nationwide field sales team, and oversaw Tech Data’s government sales team.

Besides, Ingram and Lenovo, Wright was GM of Sharp Electronics of Canada, and worked many positions at Xerox Canada.

Would you recommend this article?


Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication.

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

Featured Download

CDN Staff
CDN Staff
For over 25 years, CDN has been the voice of the IT channel community in Canada. Today through our digital magazine, e-mail newsletter, video reports, events and social media platforms, we provide channel partners with the information they need to grow their business.

Related Tech News

CDN in your inbox

CDN delivers a critical analysis of the competitive landscape detailing both the challenges and opportunities facing solution providers. CDN's email newsletter details the most important news and commentary from the channel.