The Special Recognition Award is a brand new award which celebrates individuals who are a key part of the channel.
Andy Dow, marketing director of Computer 2000, was chosen by PCR’s Retail Advisory Panel to recieve the award.
PCR’s Retal Advisory Panel consists of representatives from Amazon, Brigantia, CompTIA, Dabs.com, Dixons Retail, Dolphin Upgrades, HMV, Maplin, Network Group, PC PAL, SimplyFixIt, Synaxon, Utopia Computers, Yoyotech, and Zavvi.com.
They considered UK-based individuals who are close to retail, examining factors such as long-term vision, problem solving and sales performance.
Andy Dow returned to C2000 as the marketing director in April 2010, having previously enjoyed seven years with the firm. During his 10 year spell away, he held director roles at Westcoast and Dell. Describing himself as very hands-on, and with a full and deep understanding of the channel and reseller needs, he is considered a channel specialist.
This year’s full list of winners can be viewed here.
The PCR Awards were supported by Entatech as Platinum Partner, KMS Components as Gold Partner, VIP Computers as Drinks Reception Host, Meroncourt as Vendor Category Partner, TP-Link as Distribution Category Partner, Computer 2000 as Frontline Category Partner, Micro-P as After-Show Party Host, Channel Assist as Aftershow Photobooth Partner, Philips/MMD, KMS Components, and Centerprise as Gold Partners, and Mad Catz as Event Partner.