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5 Things To Know About New Ingram Micro CEO Paul Bay
Joseph F. Kovar, C.J. Fairfield
‘I’m honored to be CEO of such a phenomenal team and build further on our strategic imperatives to transform and modernize the way we do business, remove complexity for our partners, and be an indispensable business behind the many brands we serve,’ Bay says.
Bay Takes The Top Spot
Paul Bay has been named Ingram Micro’s newest CEO after heading the global distributor’s North America business for the past nine years. Bay replaces Alain Monie, who will serve as executive chairman of the company.
Bay has spent about a total of 24 years at Ingram Micro in two stints at the distributor and has served as the president of its Global Technology Solutions business for the past two years.
The new CEO comes in just six months after Ingram Micro was acquired by Platinum Equity and was knocked out of first place as the world’s largest distributor when rivals Tech Data and Synnex merged to form TD Synnex.
But Bay is up for the challenge. Here are five things to know about the new CEO.