Monday, March 01, 2010
Aptec Also Voted Champion Distributor of the Year by VAR MEA Readers Dubai.

UAE 1st March - Aptec, the leading technology distributor in Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & Africa, has been voted for the second year running as “The 2010 Middle East and North Africa Distributor of the Year” at the 2nd ‘EMEA Channel Academy: 2010 Awards’. The ‘EMEA Channel Academy: 2010 Awards’ held in Monaco last week included 10 separate award categories for distributors.

The awards, now in their second year, were held in association with DISTREE XXL – EMEA’s premier channel event. More than 800 channel executives rolled up to the big top for an action-packed evening of live electronic voting, circus acts, fine dining and channel networking. A jury of EMEA-level vendor executives voted live during the Gala Dinner to select the winners for each award. Vendors nominated distributors based on a number of criteria including sales growth, channel breadth, credit facilities, financing, stock management, logistics, market development and reseller engagement.

Dr. Ali Baghdadi – President & CEO at Aptec Holding Commented “We are delighted with the award which clearly reflects the continued confidence of our vendors and the satisfaction of our customers” “In the months leading up to the ‘ECA: 2010 Awards’, hundreds of senior vendor executives were polled to understand their preferred distributors by region.” said Farouk Hemraj, director at the EMEA Channel Academy. “These results were collated to produce the five nominees for each award, with the eventual winner selected by the Channel Academy jury using live electronic voting at the Gala Dinner. Aptec was also voted “Champion Distributor of the Year” by VAR - Choice of Channel Awards 2nd year in a row. The winners are recognized on the number of votes received from the Channel.