Paul Bay, a 20-year veteran of the information technology industry, serves as CEO for Ingram Micro. Prior to being named CEO in January 2022, Bay was executive vice president and president Global Technology Solutions with responsibility for the company’s worldwide Technology Solutions business, encompassing operations in more than 50 countries and annual revenues exceeding $40 billion.
Previously, Paul served as executive vice president and group president of the Americas, with responsibilities for the overall performance of the company’s operations in U.S., Canada and South America. Before that, he was executive vice president and chief executive, Ingram Micro U.S. and Miami Export, where he presided over the company’s U.S. and Miami Export operations. Previously, he held the role of executive vice president and president, Ingram Micro North America and also served as executive vice president North America, where he was responsible for all partner-facing activities within the company’s core U.S. and Canadian operations, including sales, marketing, technical support and vendor management.
Paul joined Ingram Micro in sales in 1995 and quickly progressed through roles of increasing responsibility. In 2006, he left his position as senior vice president of vendor management at Ingram Micro to take the role of chief executive officer of Punch! Software, based in Kansas City, Mo.
Paul 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 led to significantly greater efficiency and productivity and resulted in increased and sustainable revenue growth and profitability for the region.
Before joining Ingram Micro in 1995, Paul held sales positions with firms in Southern California, including Triad Computer Systems Corp.
Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from California State University, Northridge.
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