Tech Data has appointed Michael Rabinovitch as senior vice president, chief accounting officer, effective March 1.
In this role, he will lead the company's financial reporting and technical accounting functions, including all global accounting policies, procedures and controls, ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and driving process optimization. He will report directly to Chuck Dannewitz, executive vice president, chief financial officer.
Rabinovitch brings to Tech Data more than 25 years of financial leadership experience, most recently serving as senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer for Office Depot since March 2017. Prior to joining Office Depot in January 2015 as vice president of finance, North America, Rabinovitch served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Birks Group, a North American manufacturer and retailer of fine jewelry and luxury timepieces, from 2005 through 2014. He has also held senior financial leadership roles at Claire's Stores and UniCapital.
Rabinovitch replaces Jeff Taylor, senior vice president, corporate controller, who will be resigning from the company effective March 30. Taylor will remain with Tech Data to lead the company's fiscal year-end close process and financial filings, working with Rabinovitch to ensure a seamless transition.