CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Data today announced Al Morales will join the company as Chief Transformation Officer on January 4, 2021. In this newly created role, Morales will report directly to the CEO and lead Tech Data’s global transformation to drive innovation in ways that will deliver improved experiences and greater agility for businesses across the technology ecosystem.
“Al’s impressive track record of transformation positions him ideally to lead Tech Data and our commitment to investing approximately $750 million in transformation initiatives over the next five years,” said Rich Hume, chief executive officer, Tech Data. “With Al’s leadership, we look forward to advancing our business as a company that defines a new standard of operational and cultural excellence in our industry.”
Morales brings to Tech Data more than 25 years of senior-level transformation and financial leadership experience, most recently as Chief Transformation Officer at AmerisourceBergen.
“I’m excited to join Tech Data both for its strong reputation as a leading technology enabler as well as its potential as a platform for meaningful growth and further diversification,” Morales said. “I look forward to working alongside the company’s 14,000-plus colleagues as we deliver on Tech Data’s ambitious growth plans and transformation to serve emerging technology markets and consumption models.”
Prior to his time at AmerisourceBergen, Morales held senior leadership positions in tax consulting, controllership, and finance within the telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas industries. He is a certified public accountant and obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master of science in taxation, from Florida International University.
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