CDN’s Bonus Newsmaker of the Year – Rick Reid

If you had to choose a word – one word – to encapsulate the career of Rick Reid, who at press time has less than three months from his official retirement as the

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Paolo Del Nibletto

The top five leadership changes of 2017

2017 was no stranger to leadership changes amongst the Canadian channel community. Almost every major company saw a top executive leave or be replaced, so here are the top five Canadian leadership changes

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 13: Rick Reid

To say that 2015 was a busy year for Tech Data Canada would be a severe understatement. The previous year saw Tech Data Canada forge new partnerships with Toronto-based Jatheon Technologies to distribute

Published on: March 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Rick Reid of Tech Data

Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada, orchestrated another major deal with Dell paving the way for the vendor to enter the tier 2 channel. The Dell deal was significant from an industry-wide

Published on: January 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Newsmaker #7 Rick Reid, Tech Data Canada

The only executive to make each CDN Top 25 Newsmaker list since its inception in 2001, Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada had an extraordinary year. The Hartco deal alone was a

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Tech Data focusing on more profitable business opportunities

Distributor Tech Data Corp. (NASDAQ: TECD) reported improvements in net income and operating income when it released its second quarter financial earnings last week. The improving U.S. and global economy was one factor

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Video: Tech Data enters 35th year in business

Tech Data and the Raymund family started the distributor in 1974 with just 12 employees. Today, the broadline distributor has more than 8,000 employees and is a worldwide entity.CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Video: Tech Data’s outlook

Despite posting less than desirable financials for the first quarter and laying-off 30-40 people in Canada, Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) remains upbeat for the year. In this CDN video report, Ken Lamneck, the

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada’s Rick Reid sees slowing volumes in the next quarter

Last week's layoff of 30-40 people by Tech Data Canada (NASDAQ: TECD) is intended to position the company for an anticipated slowdown in business now that the busy government buying season is over,

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Tech Data Canada confirms layoffs

A spokesperson for Tech Data Canada has confirmed an unspecified number of layoffs by the distributor, owing to the state of the economy and declining volumes for IT products.News of the layoffs comes

Published on: April 6th, 2009 Jeff Jedras