Chief Executive Officer
Alain Monié currently serves as chief executive officer of Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the world's leader in delivering the full spectrum of global technology and supply-chain solutions to businesses around the world. A seasoned executive with more than 35 years of international business experience, Alain heads a $42 billion global organization, fueled by more than 22,000 associates in 39 countries committed to helping businesses realize the promise of technology.
Alain rejoined Ingram Micro in November 2011 after a year as chief executive officer of APRIL Management Pte., a multinational industrial company based in Singapore. He was appointed CEO of Ingram Micro in January 2012.
Before his role at APRIL Management Pte., Alain served as president and chief operating officer of Ingram Micro Inc. from 2007 to 2010. He joined Ingram Micro in February 2003 as executive vice president and was appointed president of the Asia-Pacific region a year later. In the three years under Alain’s leadership the region doubled in size after the acquisition of Tech Pacific, transforming from a break-even business in early 2004 to one of significant profitability.
As a corporate executive of renowned international companies, Alain has played a leading role in building successful organizations throughout the world. He spent more than two years as president of the Latin American Division of Honeywell International. He joined Honeywell through the corporation’s merger with Allied Signal Inc. in 1999.
Prior to the merger, Alain built a 15-year career in Asia, leading Allied Signals’ expansion into the region, especially in Japan, China and India. He joined the company in 1984 and, during his tenure, advanced from a regional sales manager to head of Asia-Pacific operations. He also held general management positions with Sogitec Inc., a French aerospace simulation corporation, and was a controller for Renault, a French automotive firm. He began his career in Mexico City as an engineer.
Alain was educated in France, earning a master’s in business administration from the Institut Supérieur des Affaires in Jouy en Josas. He received high honors in his automation engineering studies at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Metiers. Alain has lived and worked in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia, and has served several industry sectors, such as automotive, electronic publishing, simulation, aerospace, pulp and paper, and IT. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
William D. Humes
Chief Financial Officer
William D. Humes (Bill) serves as chief financial officer of Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider. He has been our chief financial officer since 2005 and is responsible for the company’s global finance organization including financial planning and analysis, controllership, internal audit, tax, treasury and risk management; global shared services and strategic sourcing operations. From April 2012 to September 2013, Bill also served as the company’s chief operating and financial officer, taking on additional responsibilities including the company’s global information systems, logistics operations and business processes.
Prior to being named chief financial officer, Bill held positions of ever-increasing responsibility for Ingram Micro, including senior vice president and chief financial officer designee from October 2004 to March 2005, corporate vice president and controller from February to October 2004 and vice president and corporate controller from February 2002 to February 2004. He joined Ingram Micro in 1998 as senior director, worldwide financial planning, reporting and accounting.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Bill was at PricewaterhouseCoopers for nine years, where he took an accelerated path to senior manager. During his tenure at the firm, he was responsible for managing all aspects of professional services to numerous multinational and technology-sector companies.
Bill, a certified public accountant (inactive), is based at Ingram Micro’s corporate headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics-business from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa honoree.
Executive VP and Chief Executive, Ingram Micro U.S. and Miami Export
Paul Bay, a 20-year veteran of the information technology industry, serves as executive vice president and chief executive, Ingram Micro U.S. and Miami Export. He is responsible for the overall performance of the company's U.S. and Miami Export operations, and reports to Paul Read, president and COO, Ingram Micro Inc.
Prior to his current role, he served as president, Ingram Micro North America. In this role, 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.
Larry C. Boyd
Executive VP, Secretary and General Counsel
Larry C. Boyd serves as executive vice president, secretary and general counsel for Ingram Micro Inc. He leads a team of legal professionals located on four continents and manages all legal aspects on behalf of the company's global organization, from contract negotiations and labor issues to regulatory compliance and corporate disclosure requirements. He was promoted to this position in March 2004.
Larry joined Ingram Micro in January 2000 as senior vice president, U.S. legal services. Prior to Ingram Micro, he was a partner with the international law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practiced law for 22 years.
A graduate of Stanford Law School, Larry also earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Executive VP, Global Cloud Computing
Nimesh Dave serves as executive vice president, global cloud computing of Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider based in Santa Ana, 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, Finance
Gina Mastantuono serves as executive vice president, finance of Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions based in Santa Ana, Calif.
As a member of the Ingram Micro worldwide executive team, Gina is responsible for financial planning, analysis, controllership, SEC reporting and treasury. She joined the company in April 2013.
Prior to joining Ingram Micro, Gina was with Revlon Inc. for six years, serving most recently as senior vice president, chief accounting officer, controller and international chief financial officer, where she was responsible for managing all aspects of external reporting, financial planning and analysis, corporate accounting and international finance, and she was a key contributor in the area of corporate finance.
Before Revlon, she 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. Gina is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of finance experience.
Gina attended the State University of New York, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting and Business Administration.
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.
Executive VP and Group President
Gerhard Schulz serves as executive vice president and president of Europe Technology Solutions for Ingram Micro. He reports to Alain Monié, CEO of Ingram Micro Inc., and is a member of the corporation`s worldwide executive leadership team. In this role, he is responsible for driving the region’s overall strategy development, execution and performance in 16 European countries. He was named to the position in August 2013.
Prior to being named to his current role, Gerhard was chairman of the management board for Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH in Dornach/Munich for more than 12 years, holding responsibility for the company’s operations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary (“DACHH”). He was also in charge of Ingram Micro’s Central and Eastern European region, the Pan-European business unit and the Data Capture/Point-of-Sale (POS), business of the group.
Before taking over the role as “Head of DACHH region”, Gerhard was executive managing director of Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH, where he was responsible for the company’s German distribution business. From 2001 until March 2005, Gerhard served as spokesperson for the German executive management team. Prior to this, he was managing director of Sales, during which time he successfully restructured the sales department and won numerous new major customers in the upper market segment. He also continued expanding Ingram Micro’s position as a leading distributor in the SMB-segment and as the number-one broadline distributor in Germany.
Gerhard has solid experience in the German and international sales and distribution area. Prior to joining Ingram Micro, Gerhard served as director of European operations at Computer 2000/Tech Data, where he was in charge of the development of that company’ German subsidiaries. He also held other leadership positions with Computer 2000/Tech Data and Intel.
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 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 VP and Group President
Mike Zilis serves as Ingram Micro Inc. Executive Vice President and Group President. In this role he is responsible for driving the strategy and execution of Ingram Micro’s operations in Latin American, Eastern European, ASEAN and Hong Kong markets. He was named to this position in July 2015 and is based in Irvine, California.
Prior to this role, Zilis served as EVP and President of Ingram Micro’s Latin America Technology Solutions business from January 2014 through June 2015, during which he was responsible for all aspects of Ingram Micro’s core distribution business across the Latin American Markets. Prior to this, Zilis was executive vice president Asia Pacific, since 2012. In this role, Zilis was responsible for supporting oversight of the region's operations, while also leading special projects for the region, 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 for Ingram Micro. In this capacity, he was responsible for overseeing 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.