Ingram Micro appoints Paul Bay as CEO alongside Alain Monié stepping to Executive Chairman

– USA, CA –  Ingram Micro Inc. today announced the appointment of Paul Bay as CEO, succeeding Alain Monié who has transitioned to the role of Executive Chairman.

Paul Bay was previously EVP and president, Global Technology Solutions.

“It is with a profound sense of pride that after ten years as Ingram Micro’s CEO, I am transitioning the role to a leader in Paul who has the credentials and trust of his peers to continue to build on our industry leadership with a partner-first mentality. Over the past eleven years, Paul and his teams have dedicated themselves to our company and the industries we serve, demonstrating an unparalleled commitment to our people, our customers, our partners, and our shareholders,” said Alain Monié. “Paul is an exceptional leader and an agile learner, and I cannot think of anyone better suited to guide Ingram Micro through our next chapters.”

As Executive Chairman, Monié will focus his time on working alongside Bay and Ingram Micro owner, Platinum Equity, to continue to generate growth and maximize value for the company’s customers, partners, and shareholders.

“We’re thrilled Alain is executing on a thoughtful and effective succession plan and believe Paul is the right leader to take over as CEO to lead Ingram Micro’s continued growth and transformation. I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with Paul over this past year and am impressed by his commitment to building and expanding the company’s capabilities with an eye towards positioning Ingram Micro as the industry’s partner of choice in a dynamic environment,” said Christian Cook, Managing Director, Platinum Equity.

About Paul Bay

Paul Bay continues to oversee the Global Technology Solutions business, and now leads the strategic planning, growth, and development of the company’s high-value Cloud Marketplace, CloudBlue platform, and environmentally focused IT Asset Disposition and Reverse Logistics businesses. He joined Ingram Micro in 1995 in vendor management, rising to senior vice president, left in 2006 to serve as CEO of Punch Software, and returned in 2010 as executive vice president and president, North America. In 2016 he was named executive vice president and group president of the Americas before being appointed as EVP, Global Technology Solutions.

“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,” said Paul Bay.

About Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro helps businesses realize the promise of technology. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights, and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. Discover how Ingram Micro can help you realize the promise of technology.

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