CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) was recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York for achieving at least 30 percent representation of women on its Board of Directors. The honor was received during the fifth annual Breakfast of Corporate Champions, which recognizes S&P 500 and Fortune 1,000 companies that exceed the national average of Board seats held by women and are leading the way to parity by 2025.
“Throughout our 45-year history, inclusion has been at the core of Tech Data’s culture and values, and it’s critical that we continue to expand across the dimensions of diversity in every level of our company, including our Board of Directors,” said Bob Dutkowsky, Executive Chairman, Tech Data. “We are proud to have expanded the gender representation of our Board. We believe diversity and inclusion in our Board and our global workforce produces more innovative results and provides a competitive advantage by bringing together different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to drive our success.”
Tech Data’s current Board is composed of 10 directors, three of whom are women: Karen Dahut, Bridgette Heller and Kathleen (“Kathy”) Misunas.
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) also are important components of Tech Data’s overall commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen in alignment with environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles.
Additional recent D&I achievements by Tech Data include signing the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge as well as signing the Hispanic Promise. For more information on Tech Data’s D&I efforts, please visit https://www.techdata.com/corpcomm/diversity-inclusion.aspx.
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