Contact: Melissa Andrews Title: Public Relations Manager Phone: 864.286.4425 Location: Greenville, SC - Worldwide Headquarters Date: Monday, January 06, 2014
ScanSource, Inc. [NASDAQ: SCSC], the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has named Yvette McKenzie President of ScanSource Latin America and Mexico. In this position, Ms. McKenzie will guide the strategic growth and direction of the Company’s operations in Latin America and Mexico, overseeing the operations, sales and merchandising functions of the ScanSource POS and Barcode, ScanSource Communications and ScanSource Security sales units in these geographies. ScanSource Brazil will remain under the leadership of Alex Conde, who has served as President of ScanSource Brazil since 2011.
Ms. McKenzie brings nearly 30 years of channel experience to this position. She joined ScanSource in 2000 and has served in various management roles, including Vice President of Merchandising for ScanSource POS and Barcode and ScanSource Communications. During this time, she has been instrumental in managing the launch and support of strategic vendors, overseeing channel marketing strategies, and growing vendor relationships. Most recently, Ms. McKenzie served as Vice President of Business Operations for Latin America and Mexico.
“Since May, Yvette has been leading our Latin America and Mexico business units, helping our teams streamline business processes and create efficiencies. She has also put a strong leadership team in place to lead the Company into the future and to enable ScanSource, our vendors and our reseller partners to grow our business, effectively meet business challenges, and satisfy the demands of the marketplace,” said Buck Baker, president, Worldwide Barcode and Security. “We are excited about the possibilities for our Latin America and Mexico operations under Yvette’s leadership.”
“As we continue to grow our communications business in Latin America and Mexico, Yvette’s extensive experience in launching a communications practice, developing relationships with the industry’s leading vendors, and managing a communications team will be instrumental to our team’s success,” said Mike Ferney, president, Worldwide Communications and Services. “We have a strong line card of communications manufacturers in place and look forward to providing new opportunities for resellers looking to grow their product offering.”
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, focusing on point-of-sale (POS) and barcode, communications and physical security solutions. ScanSource’s teams provide value-added services and operate from two technology segments, Worldwide Barcode & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its reseller customers choose, configure, and deliver the industry’s best products across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company ranks #711 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.