Tech Data Europe has appointed Johan Vandenbussche as its new senior vice-president of operations.
Vandenbussche will oversee HR, logistic, IT coordination and the company’s internal consulting team. He will report to European president Nestor Cano. The new executive spent the last 15 years with Ingram Micro in various guises. He held the position of vice-president for regional operations, M and A in Europe and the distributor’s pan-European business unit.
Vandenbussche said: ‘I’m very happy to join Europe’s leading technology distributor. I am impressed by Tech Data’s Collection of Specialists strategy, which has enabled the creation of a unique ‘one-stop-shop’ model for the company’s extensive product portfolio, while ensuring that customers are supported by highly knowledgeable specialists. Furthermore, Tech Data’s single integrated IT platform and its best-in-class logistics infrastructure enable the company to provide both its vendor partners and customers with consistent, high-quality execution. I am looking forward to working with the most talented leadership team and workforce in the industry.’
Nestor Cano added: ‘I am delighted that Johan will join us in this key role. With his proven ability, experience and deep knowledge of the distribution business, I am confident that he will make a major contribution as we continue to execute on our priorities of effective country execution, enhanced productivity and providing the best customer experience in the industry, all with integrity.’