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Aptec wins Middle East & Turkey Distributor of the Year award at first EMEA Channel Awards.

Leading distributor wins kudos from VAR readers and voted “Champion Distributor of the Year”

15th February 2009

Middle East– February 15, 2009 Aptec Distribution FZ LLC, part of Aptec Holdings, one of the largest technology distributors in Middle East, Turkey & Africa’s, was voted the Best Middle East & Turkey Distributor of the Year at the inaugural ‘EMEA Channel Academy: 2009 Awards’. Hosted by DISTREE Events during its annual DISTREE XXL 2009 conference, the awards voted winners in 9 distribution territories and 8 vendor categories. The distributor categories were voted live at a special awards ceremony by a jury panel of EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) level executives from 40 top international vendors.

Dr Ali Baghdadi, CEO at Aptec Holdings said, “We are honoured by the trust placed in us both by the vendors and our partners in the region. We will continue to work towards meeting our customers’ expectations. As a regular participant in DISTREE Events, these functions serve to create a platform that unifies the channel community in the EMEA region.”


A total of 37 separate distribution companies were nominated for the ‘EMEA Channel Academy: 2009 Awards’ – a result that underlines the continued variety of national, regional and international companies serving the EMEA channel.  


Aptec was also voted the ‘Champion Distributor of the Year’ by the readers of VAR magazine.

About Aptec Group

Aptec Holdings ( is the Middle East, Turkey & North Africa’s largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Aptec creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company offers a wide range of solutions and services to nearly 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading IT and Telecommunications manufacturers. From its offices and warehouses in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Kuwait and Libya, and with more than 500 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 40 countries.

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