Based in Singapore, Kraabel will lead the strategic direction and operations of Tech Data's Asia Pacific human resources function, including talent management and retention, organisational and performance management, training and development, succession planning, employee benefits, and compensation.
Kraabel joins Tech Data with more than two decades of human resources experience spanning the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, most recently as vice-president, Global Talent Acquisition and Development at Pall Corporation.
He also held human resources positions with MasterCard, Ingram Micro and Honeywell.
“Tom is an excellent addition to our Asia Pacific leadership team. As we continue to transform our business and deliver new value to our partners, it is key that we have a highly skilled and experienced team that support this,” said William Chu, president, Asia Pacific.
”Tom will draw from his wealth of knowledge and entrepreneurial nature to ensure our employees, our partners, and our business continue to grow and thrive.”