Robert M. Dutkowsky, Executive Chairman

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Robert M. “Bob” Dutkowsky was appointed executive chairman of Tech Data’s Board of Directors in June 2018. In this role, he serves as a strategic advisor to Tech Data’s chief executive officer (CEO), providing support in vendor, customer and community engagement, as well as special projects, as directed by the CEO or Board. Mr. Dutkowsky joined Tech Data in 2006 as CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. In June 2017, he was elected Chairman.

Under Mr. Dutkowsky’s leadership as CEO, Tech Data has transformed into a global end-to-end IT distributor with an offerings portfolio that spans from endpoint devices to the most advanced data center solutions and next-generation technologies. During his 12-year tenure, the company's revenues grew from $21 billion to more than $36 billion, while non-GAAP earnings per share increased by more than 550 percent.

Mr. Dutkowsky has more than 40 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, including senior executive positions in sales, marketing and channel distribution with leading manufacturers and software publishers IBM, EMC, and J.D. Edwards.

Mr. Dutkowksy began his IT career in 1977 when he joined IBM as a salesman. During his 20 years with IBM, his rise through the ranks included various sales and marketing and general management positions, and tenures as director, Software and Services; vice president, Product Marketing; executive assistant to former IBM CEO Lou Gerstner; vice president, Distribution – IBM Asia/Pacific; and vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing – RS/6000 product line. In 1997, Mr. Dutkowsky joined EMC as executive vice president, Markets and Channels and was promoted to president, Data General in 1999. In 2000, he was named president, chairman and CEO of GenRad, a manufacturer of electronic test equipment, where he led the company to a successful merger with Teradyne. In 2002, Mr. Dutkowsky served as chairman, president and CEO of J.D. Edwards until the company’s acquisition by PeopleSoft. Immediately prior to joining Tech Data, he served as chairman, president and CEO of Egenera, Inc., a utility computing company.

Mr. Dutkowsky serves on the boards of directors of Raymond James Financial, Inc., Pitney Bowes Inc., US Foods Holding Corp., United Way Suncoast and the Moffitt Research Committee, as well as the advisory board of the University of South Florida Business School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Cornell University. He is also a recipient of the 2000 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recognizing distinguished American citizens.

Charles E. Adair

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Charles E. Adair has served as a Director since 1995. Mr. Adair has been a partner of Cordova Ventures and Kowaliga Capital, Inc. (venture capital fund management companies) since 1993, where he serves as manager of venture capital funds. Mr. Adair was associated with Durr-Fillauer Medical, Inc. where he served in various capacities including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1981 to 1992.

Mr. Adair serves on the Board of Directors of Torchmark Corporation, where he has served since 2003 and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee. In 2015, Mr. Adair was appointed to the Board of Directors of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc., Rayonier Advanced Materials is the leading global supplier of high-purity, cellulose specialties natural polymers for the chemical industry. Mr. Adair also served on the Board of Directors of PSS World Medical, Inc. (“PSS”), most recently as Chair of the Audit Committee and Executive Committee, from 2002 through February 2013, when PSS was acquired by McKesson Corp.

Mr. Adair is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama. Mr. Adair is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. He is a financial expert whose accounting background, service on numerous boards, executive and financial roles in the pharmaceutical distribution industry position him well to understand and provide value related to finance, management, operations, governance and risk.

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Karen Dahut

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Karen Dahut has served as a member of Tech Data’s Board of Directors since June 2017. Ms. Dahut serves as an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she leads the firm’s Global Defense Group (GDG) and is a member of the Executive Management committee. As the lead for the GDG, she directs the strategy and delivery of the firm’s strategic, technology, cyber, and analytics solutions to both commercial clients and leading federal civilian agencies.

From 2012 to 2016, Ms. Dahut served as Booz Allen Hamilton’s chief innovation officer, leading the establishment of the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group (SIG) in 2013 to develop and deliver solutions to clients’ toughest challenges, while adding new capabilities in cyber, data science, and digital microservices to the firm’s portfolio.

Since joining the firm in 2002, Ms. Dahut has also led Booz Allen Hamilton’s Analytics and Data Science business and served as the market leader for the firm’s U.S. Navy business, involving staff and engagements in 25 locations worldwide. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Ms. Dahut was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served as the comptroller for the Navy’s premier biomedical research institute.

A widely-recognized public speaker and author, Ms. Dahut serves as a board member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Mount St. Mary’s University and a master’s degree from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California.

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Harry J. Harczak, Jr.

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Harry J. Harczak, Jr. has served as a Director since 2008. Mr. Harczak has been a Managing Director of Sawdust Investment Management (a private investment firm) since 2008. Mr. Harczak was an executive at CDW Corporation (a leading direct marketer of IT hardware and software products) from 1994 until 2007, serving his last five years as Executive Vice President and as an Executive Committee member. He was also CDW’s Chief Financial Officer for seven years.

Prior to CDW, Mr. Harczak served as an audit partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he worked for 16 years serving public and private clients in the retail, distribution, and financial services community. Currently, Mr. Harczak serves on the Board of Directors of U.S. Cellular Corporation, where he is the designated financial expert of the Audit Committee and has served since 2003. He also serves on the boards of the Goodman Theater of Chicago and DePaul University.

Mr. Harczak is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a B.S. degree from DePaul University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Mr. Harczak is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. He was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers auditing public and private companies and the CFO and senior executive for one of the largest IT resellers in the Americas. He has substantial executive and financial experience within the IT distribution channel, which allow him to provide value related to finance, management, operations, and risk.

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Bridgette Heller

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Bridgette Heller has served as a Director since 2016. Ms. Heller has served as executive vice president, Early Life Nutrition, and a member of the Executive Committee for Danone since July 2016. From 2010 to 2015, she served as executive vice president of Merck & Co., Inc. and president of Merck Consumer Care.

Prior to joining Merck, Ms. Heller was president of Johnson & Johnson’s Global Baby Business Unit from 2007 to 2010 and president of their Global Baby, Kids, and Wound Care business from 2005 to 2007. Previously, she was the founder and managing partner of Heller Associates from 2002 to 2005 and served as Chief Executive Officer of Chung’s Foods 2003 to 2004.

Ms. Heller was with Kraft Foods from 1985 to 2002, ultimately serving as executive vice president and general manager for the North American Coffee Portfolio. Ms. Heller served on the Board of Directors for The ADT Corporation from 2012 until May 2016, when it was acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC. She also served as a director of PCA International, Inc., as well as on the National Board of Directors of Girls Incorporated for twelve years, including four as chair.

Ms. Heller holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and received her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Computer Studies from Northwestern University.

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Richard T. Hume

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Rich Hume has served as Tech Data’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a member of the company’s Board of Directors since June 2018. In his role as CEO, Mr. Hume is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and oversees all aspects of the company’s extensive global operations.

Mr. Hume joined Tech Data in March 2016 as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, he led the strategic direction and go-to-market execution of the company’s regional operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Mr. Hume played a key role in Tech Data’s transformational acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions business, overseeing its completion and integration while developing a new global strategy for the combined company.

Prior to joining Tech Data, Mr. Hume was with IBM for more than 30 years, most recently serving as General Manager and COO, Global Technology Services. In this role, he was responsible for the operations of IBM’s $32 billion infrastructure and outsourcing services business. Prior to this role, he served as General Manager, Europe, successfully leading IBM’s $27 billion, multibrand European organization. Mr. Hume also served as General Manager, Global Business Partners for more than three years, directing the growth and channel development initiatives for IBM’s Business Partner Channel. Over the course of his IBM career, Mr. Hume also led the company’s System X Servers, Global Inside Sales and North American PC businesses, and served as COO for the Global Consulting business.

Mr. Hume holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

Kathleen Misunas

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Kathleen Misunas has served as a Director since 2000. Ms. Misunas is Principal of Essential Ideas (a business advisory service), a company she founded in 2001. She was Chief Executive Officer of AirTreks, Inc. in 2001 and Chief Executive Officer and President of brandwise LLC in 1999 and 2000. Ms. Misunas was employed by Reed Elsevier PLC from 1996 to 1998, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Reed Travel Group in 1997 and 1998. Prior to this, Ms. Misunas was employed by AMR Corporation for 22 years, last serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of the SABRE Group (a division of AMR Corporation) and Chief Information Officer of American Airlines, Inc.

Ms. Misunas also served on the Board of Directors of Canadian Tire Corporation from 2001 until 2006. Ms. Misunas attended Moravian College and American University.

Ms. Misunas is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. She has held executive management positions in global distribution and product automation businesses, including in the roles of CEO, president, and chief information officer. Given the importance of the Company’s engagement with customers through various enterprise systems and e-commerce initiatives, Ms. Misunas’s experience and expertise in this area is of significant value to the Company. Additionally, her background in scaling businesses has provided human resource expertise, as well as compensation and benefits knowledge to the Company. These skills and experiences allow her to provide value related to management, operations, and risk.

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Thomas Morgan

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Thomas I. Morgan has served as a Director since 2007. Mr. Morgan served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Baker & Taylor, Inc. from July 2008 through January 2014. Baker and Taylor was the world’s largest book and publishing company, until it was sold in 2016. Mr. Morgan served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Hughes Supply, Inc. from May 2003 until March 2006 when the company was purchased by The Home Depot, Inc. He joined Hughes Supply in 2001 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Hughes Supply, Mr. Morgan served as Chief Executive Officer of EnfoTrust Network from 2000 to 2001, Value America in 1999, and US Office Products from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Morgan began his career with Genuine Parts Company (“GPC”), where he held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the organization. He concluded his 22-year career with GPC in 1997, serving as Executive Vice President of S.P. Richards Co. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of GPC).

Mr. Morgan served on the Waste Management Board from April 2006 through June 2008. In 2012, Mr. Morgan was appointed to the Board of Directors of Rayonier, Inc., a leading international forest products company until July 2014 when Rayonier, Inc. was split into two companies, including Rayonier Advance Materials, Inc. Mr. Morgan continues to serve on the Rayonier Advance Materials board. Since 2013, Mr. Morgan served on the Board of Directors of ITT Tech Institute through September 2016.

Mr. Morgan holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Morgan is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. His experiences include holding CEO and other senior executive officer positions at distributors of various products, including IT products and physical and digital content and value added services. His leadership roles in different distribution markets allow him to provide value related to management, operations, and risk.

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Patrick Sayer

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Patrick G. Sayer has served as a Director since 2012. Since 2002, Mr. Sayer has served as chief executive officer of Eurazeo SA, one of Europe’s leading publicly-held investment companies with more than 5 billion euros in assets. Previously, Mr. Sayer spent 20 years at Lazard, an international financial advisory and asset management firm, where he last served as managing director and head of Lazard’s Technology and Media group.

Mr. Sayer has served as chairman of the Executive Board of Eurazeo since 2002, and serves on the Boards of Eurazeo portfolio companies Accor SA (5.2% owned by Eurazeo) and ANF Immobilier (49.67% owned by Eurazeo). He also previously served as a member of the Board of Rexel SA (a former Eurazeo affiliate). He is a judge at the Paris Court of Commerce.

Mr. Sayer is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris. Mr. Sayer has a French Financial Analyst Degree and serves as a professor of finance at Dauphine University in Paris.

Mr. Sayer is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. His extensive international business and finance experience allow Mr. Sayer to provide value related to finance and international operations, with a focus on European markets.

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Savio W. Tung

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Savio W. Tung has served as a Director since 2010. Mr. Tung is one of the founding partners of Investcorp (a global investment firm), where he is currently the Chief Investment Officer. Before joining Investcorp in 1984, he worked for Chase Manhattan Bank for 11 years, serving in its offices in New York, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and London.

Mr. Tung is currently an Independent Non-executive Director and a member and Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee, Risk Committee, and Strategy and Budget Committee of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. He was Chairman of the Board of Wireless Telecom Group Inc. from 2005 to 2010. He is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, an affiliate of Rockefeller University and a Board Member of the Committee of 100.

Mr. Tung holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University. Mr. Tung is well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. His extensive international business and financial experience allow Mr. Tung to provide value related to finance, international operations, and capital markets.

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