Management Team

 

Jaideep Malhotra
President, Asia Pacific and Global Computing Components
 

Jaideep Malhotra is President, Asia Pacific and Global Computing Components. In this role, he is responsible for the company's strategic direction and day-to-day operations in the Asia Pacific region, as well as for leading Global Computing Components (GCC), a specialized solutions business. He reports to Rich Hume, Chief Executive Officer of Tech Data.

In 2017 he was appointed President, GCC, upon Tech Data’s acquisition of Technology Solutions. Prior to this, he served as Global President of Avnet Global Computing Components. Jaideep also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Avnet Technology Solutions India and Avnet Global Computing Components in Asia Pacific. He was instrumental in Avnet’s acquisition and integration of a leading enterprise solutions systems integrator and services company and led its expansion into enterprise solutions distribution in India.

In 2016, Jaideep received the prestigious Avnet CEO Award for excellence in leadership and strategic execution of the global business. He received Avnet Chairman’s Award in 2005 for an outstanding contribution toward the growth of Avnet Technology Solutions in Asia Pacific.

 Jaideep holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Illinois and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Bangalore University, India. He is based in Singapore. 

 

Bennett Wong
Tech Data Advanced Solutions, ASEAN
Vice President/General Manager

Bennett Wong joined Azure in April 2001 as a Channels Manager, starting his career in sales leadership for the IBM Systems group.  With his strong business acumen and work dedication, Bennett has led alliance initiatives with global partners to lead Azure into the next era of channels distribution. Over the years, he has proven himself and earned his credentials in the market driving sales leadership.  With the acquisition of Azure by Tech Data, Bennett has been promoted and tasked to assume the role of Country General Manager for Tech Data Advanced Solutions, Singapore in January 2009.

He has recently been promoted to assume the role of Vice President & General Manager for ASEAN, with effect from January 1st , 2012.

Being with Tech Data for more than 10 years, Bennett has vast experiences in Channels development and strategic accounts management that has helped Tech Data Singapore become one of the leaders in IT solutions distribution.  In 2005, Bennett was awarded the Top Group Sales Award in Vanda Group, ASEAN. He is also the Tech Data Chairman Award winner in 2011.

Prior to joining Tech Data, Bennett has held several Sales & Marketing positions.  He started his career with Singapore Airlines for 3 years and thereafter took a career turn into the IT industry. He held sales position in EastGate Technology Limited for 2 years before joining Azure. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Marketing (2nd Class Honours) from University of Portsmouth (UK).
 

Nicholas Tan
Tech Data Advanced Solutions (Singapore)
Country General Manager

Nicholas Tan was appointed Country General Manager of Tech Data Advanced Solutions (Singapore) in January 2015. In this role, he is responsible for the operations of Tech Data Singapore including sales, business, operations, finance, human resources and logistics.

As the Country General Manager, Nicholas is responsible for strategic directions and growth of Tech Data Advanced Solutions (Singapore). He is involved in spearheading business activities and continue to strengthen collaboration with our business partners and suppliers to help them accelerate success in this market.

Nicholas is a proven technology executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience. For most his professional life, he has held senior management roles in global organizations such as Dimension Data, VMware and IBM. He was previously Country Head of Sales, Dimension Data Singapore and he was responsible for sales, marketing and business development. From 2010 to 2013, Nicholas was the Country Manager for VMware and he was responsible for both Singapore and Philippines. Before VMware, he was with IBM for 15 years and during the tenure he held several leadership roles such as Regional Leader for ITS ASEAN and General Manager for SMB Singapore.

Tech Data Key Facts

  • 43 years in IT distribution
  • $26.2 billion in sales for fiscal 2017
  • Publicly Traded (NasdaqGS: TECD)
  • Ranked No. 107 on the FORTUNE 500
  • 115,000+ IT reseller customers
  • 150,000+ IT products sold
  • Operations in 40+ countries
  • 100+ countries served
  • 14,000+ employees worldwide
  • Named one of FORTUNE's "World's Most Admired Companies"

 

Why Choose Tech Data?

  • Tech Data is an efficient and cost-effective sales and marketing channel helping suppliers reach a broad base of customers
  • Tech Data’s state-of-the-art logistics system manage a high volume of transactions and complex information flows to ensure accurate and timely product delivery
  • Tech Data’s value-added solutions for design chain management help customers reduce cycle time and lower costs
  • Tech Data’s experienced technical customer support teams ensure the highest quality solutions and product are utilized by the customer