Chief Executive Officer
Alain Monié is the chief executive officer of Ingram Micro Inc., a leader in delivering the full spectrum of global technology and supply-chain solutions to businesses around the world.
Monié first joined Ingram Micro in 2003 and was appointed president of the Asia-Pacific region a year later. While there, he guided the region from a break-even business to one of significant profitability. From 2007 to 2010, he served as president and chief operating officer of the company. Following one year as CEO of Singapore-based Asia Pacific Resources International Limited, he returned to Ingram Micro as COO in 2011 and became CEO in 2012. Since then he has guided the company through a period of tremendous growth and strong positioning in both existing and new markets.
Monié’s experience includes leadership positions and business success in several industries around the world. From 2000 to 2003, he served as president of the Latin American Division of Honeywell International, while also leading the Industrial and Building Automation group in that region. He joined Honeywell through the corporation’s merger with AlliedSignal Inc. in 1999 and played a significant role in their integration. Prior to the merger, Monié led that company’s expansion into Asia, especially in Japan, China and India. He joined Allied in 1984. He also held general management positions with French aerospace company Sogitec Inc., and was a controller for Renault. He began his career in Mexico as an engineer.
Monié earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Institut Supérieur des Affaires in Jouy-en-Josas, France. He received high honors in automation engineering studies at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Bordeaux and Paris. He currently serves on the board of directors of Ingram Micro Inc. and is past president of American Aerospace Industries, Japan.
Chief Financial Officer
Gina Mastantuono serves as serves as Chief Financial Officer of Ingram Micro Inc. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s global finance organization, including financial planning and analysis, financial operations, controllership, internal audit, tax, treasury and risk management, investor relations, and global business processes.
Prior to earning her promotion to CFO, she had served Ingram Micro as Executive Vice President, Finance. She joined the company in April 2013 from Revlon Inc., where she served most recently as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and International Chief Financial Officer, responsible for managing all aspects of external reporting, financial planning and analysis, corporate accounting, and international finance. She also was a key contributor in the area of corporate finance and investor relations.
Before Revlon, Mastantuono held various finance executive roles, including four years with InterActiveCorp., a $6-billion, publicly traded operator of a diversified portfolio of specialized and global brands, and four years with Triarc Companies, Inc., a consumer products company with holdings that have included Snapple, RC Cola and Arby's. She began her career at Ernst & Young, LLP in New York, where she was a manager in the entrepreneurial services group.
The National Diversity Council has named her one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology the last two years. She is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of finance experience.
Mastantuono attended the State University of New York at Albany, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration.
Augusto P. Aragone
Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Augusto P. Aragone serves as Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for Ingram Micro Inc., a leader in delivering the full spectrum of global technology and supply-chain solutions to businesses around the world.
Aragone is a multicultural business attorney with more than 15 years of experience in international corporate law practice as in-house counsel with multinational companies.
He joined Ingram Micro in 2008 as Regional Counsel for Latin America and has successfully worked through a variety of increasingly complex legal leadership roles with the company, especially in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and finance transactions. He rose to the level of Vice President and Associate General Counsel prior to earning the promotion to his current position in December 2016.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Aragone worked as Legal Director for Latin America in the law department of DHL in Plantation, Fla. A native of Uruguay, before embarking on his law career, Aragone worked in several business roles in the international logistics industry in Latin America.
Aragone holds a juris doctor degree from Uruguay State University, a master’s degree from Bologna University in Italy and a master of laws degree from the University of Miami. He is admitted to the New York bar and is Registered In-House Counsel in California.
Executive Vice President and Group President of the Americas
Paul Bay, a 20-year veteran of the information technology industry, serves as executive vice president and group president of the Americas. He is responsible for the overall performance of Ingram Micro’s operations in U.S., Canada and South America and reports to Alain Monie, CEO, Ingram Micro Inc.
Prior to his current role, Bay served as EVP and Chief Executive, Ingram Micro U.S. and Miami Export, where he resided over the company’s U.S. and Miami Export operations. Before that, he served as President, Ingram Micro North America, where he was responsible for all partner-facing activities within the distributor’s core U.S. and Canadian operations, including sales, marketing technical support and vendor management.
Bay joined Ingram Micro's U.S. sales organization in 1995 and quickly progressed through roles of increasing responsibility with the company. In 2006, Bay left his position as senior vice president of vendor management at Ingram Micro to become chief executive officer of Punch! Software, based in Kansas City, Mo.
Bay returned to Ingram Micro in June 2010 and was the chief architect behind the development of a divisional business unit structure in North America, which has led to greater efficiency and productivity, as well as increased revenue growth and profitability, for the region.
Before joining Ingram Micro in 1995, Bay held sales positions with firms in Southern California, including Triad Computer Systems Corp.
Bay holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from California State University, Northridge.
Executive VP, Commerce & Fulfillment Solutions
Ken Beyer serves as executive vice president, Ingram Micro Commerce & Fulfillment Solutions and is responsible for the strategy, growth and delivery of the business globally. He joined the company in September 2013 when Ingram Micro acquired CloudBlue Technologies, a company Ken co-founded and serves as president.
Ken has built successful businesses in several industries. In 2008, he co-founded CloudBlue Technologies, a leading global provider of consumer electronics reverse logistics and enterprise IT asset disposition. In 2000, Ken was a founding member and the chief technology officer of MortgageRamp, the leading commercial real estate finance services and technology company backed by GMAC, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and several other financial institutions. He became CEO of MortgageRamp in 2002 and merged the company in 2005 with OfficeTiger, where he became president of Global Real Estate Services. OfficeTiger was acquired by RR Donnelley in 2006.
Ken has also served as chief technology officer at a leading data mining solutions provider and senior management consultant at Ernst & Young LLP.
He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Architectural Engineering.
Executive Vice President, Global Cloud
Nimesh Dave serves as executive vice president, global cloud of Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider based in Irvine, Calif.
As a member of the Ingram Micro worldwide executive team, Nimesh is responsible for the overall strategic direction, sales growth and business development of the company’s global cloud business unit.
In addition to his cloud responsibilities, from September 2012 to August 2014 Nimesh had oversight for designing and implementing harmonized global business practices throughout the organization and architecting world-class solutions to meet Ingram Micro’s diverse customer needs. He also held interim responsibility and oversight of the company’s worldwide information and business systems from January to November 2013. He joined Ingram Micro in September 2012.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Nimesh served most recently as senior vice president, commercial operations, strategy and supply chain solutions and senior vice president Volume and Process for Tech Data Europe. While in this role, he led several major transformation initiatives and spearheaded the formation of a supply chain services division.
Prior to taking on the operations and strategy role, Nimesh held senior executive roles in Information Technology in the America’s and Europe, where he led major ERP, infrastructure and commerce application deployments.
Nimesh earned his Bachelor of Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.
Executive VP and President, Mobility & Lifecycle Services
Shailendra Gupta serves as executive vice president and president, Mobility. In this position, he is responsible for the highly strategic global mobility business. His responsibilities include outlining and achieving the mid-to-long term vision for the mobility business, driving accelerated growth and profitability and realizing near- and longer-term revenue and cost synergies from the October 2012 acquisition of device lifecycle mobility leader Brightpoint, Inc. He was named to the position in August 2013.
Prior to this role, Shailendra most recently served as integration lead on the global BrightPoint integration in addition to spending the last six years heading Ingram Micro's Asia Pacific operations as senior executive vice president and president, Asia Pacific. In this role he excelled at identifying and capitalizing on early market trends that resulted in significant revenue growth and profitability contribution from key emerging markets, including China and India.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Shailendra spent nine years with Tech Pacific Group, starting in 1995 as managing director of India. He was later promoted to chief executive officer in 2001. Tech Pacific Group was one of Asia Pacific’s largest technology distributors, generating AUD$3.1 billion in revenue (based on Australian GAAP) for the 2003 fiscal year.
When Ingram Micro acquired Tech Pacific in 2004, Shailendra joined Ingram Micro as chief operating officer of Ingram Micro Asia Pacific, and successfully led the complex integration process of Tech Pacific with Ingram Micro.
Prior to his work with Ingram Micro and Tech Pacific, Shailendra worked for 10 years in Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., India, a large diversified Indian conglomerate. During his tenure, he held various management roles, including a manufacturing plant responsibility.
Shailendra earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1983 from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and an MBA in 1985 from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, both premier Indian institutes.
Executive VP and Chief Information Officer
Ramesh Nair serves as executive vice president and chief information officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., Ramesh is responsible for Ingram Micro’s worldwide information and business systems ensuring a stable, effective platform for profitable growth. He leads a global information services organization that supports hundreds of thousands of transactions per day through operations on five continents. He was named to the position in June 2014.
Prior to this role, Ramesh most recently served as senior vice president, global applications, where he was responsible for Ingram Micro’s portfolio of IT applications. In this position, he created an organization that drove speed to market and stability for application systems, while consolidating talent and skillsets around the world.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Ramesh spent six years with Tech Pacific Group, starting in 1998 as head of IT for India. He was later promoted to chief information officer in 2002. Tech Pacific Group was one of Asia Pacific’s largest technology distributors, generating AUD 3.1 billion in revenue (based on Australian GAAP) for the 2003 fiscal year.
When Ingram Micro acquired Tech Pacific in 2004, Ramesh joined Ingram Micro as regional chief information officer for Asia Pacific, and led the integration of IT systems of Tech Pacific with Ingram Micro. In this role, he contributed to the rapid growth of the business in the region and established Ingram Micro’s captive software development center in Mumbai.
Prior to his work with Ingram Micro and Tech Pacific, Ramesh worked for seven years with Asian Paints, a large paint manufacture and distribution company in India. During his tenure, he held various positions, including systems development manager, and was responsible for developing and managing the company’s integrated materials systems.
Ramesh has an MBA, with specialization in systems management, from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Regional Engineering College, Rourkela – both premier institutes in India.
Scott D. Sherman
Executive VP, Human Resources
Scott Sherman is executive vice president of Human Resources for Ingram Micro Inc. Scott is responsible for the identification, development and implementation of the company's human resources strategies in support of the organization's global objectives. Scott oversees all aspects of human resources worldwide, including organization development and talent management, compensation and benefits, payroll, learning and development and the Human Resources Information Systems. He also oversees Corporate Communications and Brand and Customer Experience for the company. He joined Ingram Micro in May 2015.
Scott is a global human resources and business leader with deep compensation, benefits and HR Operations leadership experience. He has a successful track record of leading complex business initiatives, driving functional and operational excellence and building strong collaborative relationships.
Prior to joining Ingram Micro, Scott most recently served as executive vice president of Human Resources and a member of the Executive Committee at Allergan from September 2010 to March 2015. While in that role, Scott oversaw the global rewards programs, succession and talent development and planning, and significantly supported the organization’s global expansion.
Before Allergan, Scott worked at Medtronic, Inc., which he joined as Human Resources Manager, U.S. Cardiovascular Sales and Marketing in 1995. During his 15-year tenure, he held positions of increased scope and responsibility, the last as vice president of Global Total Rewards and HR Operations, Corporate Staff.
Earlier in his career, Scott worked for Exxon Company U.S.A., Fuel Products Marketing, in various HR roles, and as a territory manager.
Scott holds a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with concentrations in International Economics and Labor Studies from the George Washington University School of Public and International Affairs. He was recognized with the 2014 National Human Resources Association Executive of the Year award in Orange County, Calif.
Executive Vice President and Group President of EMEA
Mark Snider serves as executive vice president and group president EMEA. He's responsible for overall company operations performance in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Prior to this role, Snider was the vice president and general manager of Ingram Micro Canada and oversaw the company’s Canadian operations. While leading the Canadian operations, Snider increased customer and vendor efficiencies through the implementation of best practices across Canada and the U.S. Snider was instrumental in establishing Ingram Micro’s position in Canada as the largest value-add IT distributor and leading business enabler.
Snider joined the organization in 1995 as director of inside sales. Over the years he has held senior leadership roles as senior director; Major Accounts Division, vice president of sales for Canada and general manager of partner development.
Snider has more than 20 years of IT sales management, distribution and marketing experience. He began his career with Xerox Canada before going on to serve as vice president at Corporate Express and Micro Warehouse Canada before joining Dell Canada to manage their Canadian Emerging Businesses Division.
Snider holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. He is a native of Toronto where he resides with his wife and two daughters.
Executive VP, Business Development & Strategy
John Soumbasakis serves as EVP, Business Development and Strategy. He is responsible for strategy, M&A and competitive intelligence, as well as global go to market activities including vendor engagement, business intelligence, new business innovation and web commerce strategy. He was named to the position in July 2015.
In his 12+ year tenure with Ingram Micro, Soumbasakis most recently served as EVP & President, Technology Solutions Asia Pacific. He was responsible for driving the region’s overall strategy development, execution and performance. The region delivered several successive quarters of record revenues and operating profit under his leadership. This included significant improvement in the Australia business, as well as India receiving the award for best performing country for 2014. He was in the position from August 2013 through July 2015.
Prior to that role, Soumbasakis served as President, Latin America where he championed and led the efforts to rebuild the company's operations in Brazil, returning the country to strong growth and significantly improving operating results after many quarters of underperformance. The Latin America region also regularly delivered record quarterly revenues and operating profitability under his leadership. He served in this role from May 2011 through July 2013.
From 2003 - 2011 Soumbasakis served various roles within the North America region. He served as SVP for Ingram Micro’s Specialty Solutions Division from 2008-2011, responsible for five businesses: Data Capture/Point-of-Sale (POS) and DBL within Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics, and the Mobility and Physical Security businesses. From May 2005 through July 2008, Soumbasakis served as VP and general manager, Data Capture/POS Division. His initial role from January 2003 – April 2005 was VP, corporate business development, in which he supported a broad North America restructuring program by managing 36 implementation teams across all functional areas. He also led the identification and analysis of new markets and evaluated potential acquisition targets.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Soumbasakis was a principal for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), an international strategy and general management consulting firm. While at BCG, he consulted with a wide range of clients regarding business restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and strategy development and implementation. Soumbasakis holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received his bachelor of arts in economics from Yale University.
Executive Vice President and Group President of Asia Pacific
Mike Zilis serves as Ingram Micro Inc. Executive Vice President and Group President of Asia Pacific. In this role he's responsible for driving the strategy and execution of Ingram Micro’s operations in the Asia Pacific market. He was named to this position in August 2016 and is based in Irvine, Calif.
Prior to this role, Zilis served as EVP and group president from July 2015 through July 2016, where he oversaw Ingram Micro’s operations in Latin American, Eastern European, ASEAN and Hong Kong markets. Zilis served as EVP and president of Ingram Micro’s Latin America Technology Solutions business from January 2014 through June 2015, where he resided over all aspects of Ingram Micro’s core distribution business across the Latin American markets.
Before this, Zilis was executive vice president of Asia Pacific, since 2012. In this role, Zilis was accountable for the region's operations while also leading special regional projects, including the company's recovery program in Australia and assisting with the integration of the company's Middle East acquisition of Aptec.
Zilis joined Ingram Micro in 2006 as senior vice president and corporate controller. In this capacity, he was accountable for the company’s financial planning and analysis, external and internal financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance efforts, long-term strategic planning, financial due diligence and merger and acquisition work.
Prior to joining Ingram Micro, Zilis was vice president and corporate controller for Avnet, Inc. for three years, where he was instrumental in leading the company’s cost-saving initiatives and efforts to streamline and add efficiency to ongoing processes. Zilis began his career with 10 years in the commercial audit practice of Arthur Andersen LLP. He received his bachelor’s of science degree from Boston College.
Robert J. Laikin
Advisor to the CEO & Government Relations Executive
Robert (Bob) J. Laikin serves as advisor to the CEO and government relations executive of Ingram Micro, reporting directly to Alain Monié. In this role, he provides strategic counsel to Alain and works closely with state and federal officials, particularly in the mobility, government and education fields to further Ingram Micro's business objectives. He was named to the position in October 2012 after Ingram Micro acquired Brightpoint, Inc.
Prior to taking on this role, Bob, founder of BrightPoint, served as a member of the board of directors from the company’s inception in August 1989 until the sale of BrightPoint to Ingram Micro in October 2012. In January 1994 Bob was named chairman of the board and CEO of BrightPoint. He was president of BrightPoint from June 1992 until September 1996 and vice president and treasurer of BrightPoint from August 1989 until May 1992.
From July 1986 to December 1987, Bob served as vice president, and from January 1988 to February 1993, president of Century Cellular Network, Inc., a company engaged in the retail sale of cellular telephones and accessories.
In addition to his role at Ingram Micro, Bob also serves as lead independent director for Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG), a retail REIT that owns and manages 96 shopping centers totaling more than 50 million square feet diversified by size, geography and tenancy.
Bob is a life-long entrepreneur with an established track record of launching and building successful enterprises. He is a valued expert in the wireless industry with focus on supply chain solutions innovation, business strategy and finance as well as general management, global business operations, talent management and retention, marketing, investor and public relations, negotiation, deal structure and board management.
His community involvement is extensive and he currently is a member of the Eskenazi Health Foundation Board of Directors, Indianapolis Zoo Board of Trustees, Indiana University Kelley School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Executive Board.
In addition he has earned the following awards over his tenure:
--Inducted into Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame – 2009
--William L. Haeberle Entrepreneurship Legacy Award by Kelley School of Business, Indiana University – Recipient 2008
--Stevie Award – Best Turnaround Executive – Recipient 2007
--Distinguished Entrepreneur Award – Indiana University Kelley School of Business Alumni Association – Recipient February 1999
--Indiana Entrepreneur of the Year – Recipient 1995
--INC Magazine National Entrepreneur of the Year – Honorable Mention Recipient 1995
Bob received his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University.