Ingram Micro Taps Three Execs For Canadian Team

Ingram Micro has appointed three new executives to its Canadian team who will play an increasingly important role in its go-to-market strategies and digital transformation.

Bill Steed will serve as Ingram Micro Canada’s vice president of sales, Advanced Solutions; Anthony Karim has been appointed Ingram Micro Canada’s vice president of go-to-market strategy; and Tyler Coughlan moves from the U.S. to become Ingram Micro Canada’s vice president of sales, Technology Solutions.

“Each of these executives has a track record of excellence, working within and across our organization to inspire greatness in others and discover new and better ways to create and capture value for our associates, our partners and their customers,” said Bill Brandel, senior vice president and country chief executive, Canada, at Ingram Micro, in a statement.

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Steed has been with Ingram Micro since 2019 as vice president of sales and operations and has held sales roles before at Tech Data and Avnet Technology Solutions. As vice president of sales, Advanced Solutions, he will focus on the expansion and growth of current and new partners and vendors.ADVERTISEMENT

Karim played a pivotal role in evolving Ingram Micro Canada’s business and services and is the executive lead of Xvantage for Canada. Ingram Micro, based in Irvine, Calif., just launched its Xvantage platform that helps partners streamline billing and order tracking with the distributor.

Karim has been with Ingram Micro for 22 years and has held many roles such as vice president of vendor management and director of purchasing and vendor management. He will take over Ingram Micro’s vendor technology solutions, marketing and partner planning.

“Understanding the importance of digitally transforming our business, Anthony has led our digital journey with Xvantage, and will continue to do so, owning the cross-functional team and strategy,” said Brandel in a statement.

Coughlanhas more than 25 years of experience at Ingram Micro’s U.S. Technology Solutions team and has worked in many roles within sales and support, technical support and licensing and customer care for the U.S. business.

“Tyler has been a trailblazer leading many initiatives and projects that have received many accolades and truly transformed Ingram Micro’s business,” said Brandel.

Earlier this week, Ingram Micro said that it has submitted a filing to go public.

The company in a press statement said Ingram Micro Holding Corp. has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement to go public through a Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.LEARN MORE: Distribution 

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CJ Fairfield is an associate editor at CRN covering solution providers, MSPs and distributors. Prior to joining CRN, she worked at daily newspapers, including The Press of Atlantic City in New Jersey and The Frederick News-Post in Maryland. She can be reached at [email protected].


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