Management Team

Manoharan Govindaraju
Tech Data Advanced Solutions, MALAYSIA
Managing Director

Manoharan Govindaraju, has been named Managing Director for Tech Data Advanced Solutions Malaysia. 

Mano has over 25 years of management experience in IT and also in the research consulting industry. The earlier 18 years of his career, Mano has assumed senior leadership roles in IT vendors including EMC, IBM and NetApp. A strategic, highly driven senior executive of proven experience in sales, workforce development and operations, Mano also brings with him extensive sales management experiences and advisory industry knowledge where he used to hold the role of Area Vice President with Gartner in the areas of BiModal Strategy, Digital Transformation, IoT, Technology Trends, and cost optimisation strategies.

Prior to this role, Mano was the Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) with IJM Corporation where he plays an instrumental role both in setting strategic and tactical direction in Digital Transformation, Innovation and Cybersecurity. 


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 Technology 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). 

William Chu
Tech Data Advanced Solutions, ASIA PACIFIC
William Chu, president, Tech Data Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific, is responsible for the strategic direction and profitable growth of Tech Data's value-added IT solutions distribution business in the region, which encompasses Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India and the ASEAN countries.
Mr. Chu joined Tech Data in 2007 with its acquisition of Azure Technologies, an IBM systems distributor in Malaysia and Singapore. He was named vice president and general manager of Tech Data Technology Solutions, ASEAN, in 2007, overseeing the company's expansion into Indonesia and Vietnam. In 2008, he won the Tech Data Employee Engagement Champion award for receiving the highest engagement index in Asia, and in 2009 he won the prestigious Tech Data Chairman's Award. Under Mr. Chu's tenure, Tech Data Technology Solutions, ASEAN's revenue has increased 400 percent.
Prior to joining Azure, Chu worked for IBM Singapore Pte. Ltd. as a regional project manager. His career spans more than two decades in the IT industry.
He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration in accounting from Nanyang Technological University.


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"


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