CDW Names Anne B. Ireland Director of Corporate Development and Strategy

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from CDW Technologies

    VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CDW Computer Centers, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   CDWC) today announced Anne B. Ireland joined the company on April 16
 as director of corporate development and strategy. In this position, she will
 assist in developing the company's strategic plan for future growth, including
 the exploration of expansion opportunities.  She will also manage investor
 relations activities for CDW, the leading direct provider of technology
 solutions for small to medium-sized businesses.
     "Anne's talents in corporate development, strategy and investor relations
 will benefit CDW as we plan and execute our future growth strategy," said
 Harry J. Harczak, Jr., chief financial officer of CDW.  "The depth of her
 experience makes her an ideal choice for this position."
     Ireland reports to Harczak, who on April 30 will assume an expanded role
 at CDW as executive vice president of corporate strategy and CFO.
     Prior to joining CDW, Ireland served as director of corporate development
 and planning and investor relations for Burns International.  She previously
 served as director of corporate development for both Allegiance Healthcare
 Corporation and Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
     Ireland holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern
 University and an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.
 
     About CDW
     CDW(R) (Nasdaq:   CDWC), ranked No. 435 on the FORTUNE 500, is a direct
 solutions provider, offering complete, customized technology solutions for
 businesses, government agencies and educational institutions nationwide.  CDW
 is a leading source of technology products and services from companies such as
 Cisco, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Sony, Toshiba and other top
 name brands.  CDW was founded in 1984 as a home-based business and today
 employs more than 2,700 coworkers whose efforts generated net sales of $3.8
 billion in 2000.  CDW's direct model offers one-on-one relationships with
 highly trained account managers; purchasing via telephone, the award-winning
 www.cdw.com Web site, and customized CDW@work extranets; custom configured
 solutions and same day shipping; flexible financing solutions; and, telephone
 and online technical support with its factory-trained and A+ certified
 technicians.  Additional information can be found by visiting www.cdw.com .
 
 

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    VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CDW Computer Centers, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   CDWC) today announced Anne B. Ireland joined the company on April 16
 as director of corporate development and strategy. In this position, she will
 assist in developing the company's strategic plan for future growth, including
 the exploration of expansion opportunities.  She will also manage investor
 relations activities for CDW, the leading direct provider of technology
 solutions for small to medium-sized businesses.
     "Anne's talents in corporate development, strategy and investor relations
 will benefit CDW as we plan and execute our future growth strategy," said
 Harry J. Harczak, Jr., chief financial officer of CDW.  "The depth of her
 experience makes her an ideal choice for this position."
     Ireland reports to Harczak, who on April 30 will assume an expanded role
 at CDW as executive vice president of corporate strategy and CFO.
     Prior to joining CDW, Ireland served as director of corporate development
 and planning and investor relations for Burns International.  She previously
 served as director of corporate development for both Allegiance Healthcare
 Corporation and Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
     Ireland holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern
 University and an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.
 
     About CDW
     CDW(R) (Nasdaq:   CDWC), ranked No. 435 on the FORTUNE 500, is a direct
 solutions provider, offering complete, customized technology solutions for
 businesses, government agencies and educational institutions nationwide.  CDW
 is a leading source of technology products and services from companies such as
 Cisco, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Sony, Toshiba and other top
 name brands.  CDW was founded in 1984 as a home-based business and today
 employs more than 2,700 coworkers whose efforts generated net sales of $3.8
 billion in 2000.  CDW's direct model offers one-on-one relationships with
 highly trained account managers; purchasing via telephone, the award-winning
 www.cdw.com Web site, and customized CDW@work extranets; custom configured
 solutions and same day shipping; flexible financing solutions; and, telephone
 and online technical support with its factory-trained and A+ certified
 technicians.  Additional information can be found by visiting www.cdw.com .
 
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