About Us

On the company

 

Ingram Micro, the global leader in technology and lifecycle services, partners with IT infrastructure and services providers to optimize their businesses, from start-ups to global brands. Positioned at the heart of technology ecosystems, they support businesses to better understand and utilise technology offerings across the full lifecycle of IT solutions and services. With un-rivalled agility, profound market insights and dependability which is demonstrated from decades of proven relationships, Ingram Micro are securely positioned to delivering high class service to their partners.

 

Ingram Micro work in partnership with the channel suppling a dedicated and expert team of over 30,000 associates worldwide, who provide and demonstrate innovation, accountability and trusted results. Customers of Ingram Micro access industry leading certification and enablement programmes delivered in closer partnership with the world’s leading Technology providers.

 

Ingram Micro has operations in 52 countries and 155 distribution centres worldwide. Representing over 1,700 suppliers, including Acer, Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Mcafee, Samsung, Symantec, and others. Serving more than 200,000 customers in approximately 160 countries. We are dedicated to supporting businesses of all sizes, creating growth opportunities within the SMB market as more businesses use technology to add scale, enhance services and improve productivity.

Technology Solutions - Commerce & Fulfillment - Cloud Services - Lifecycle Services

Getting to know more about us

 

  • The company supports global operations through widespread sales and distribution networking in; Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
  • Representatives and/or local sales offices in 52 countries
  • 155 distribution centres worldwide
  • Representing over 1,700 suppliers, including Acer, Apple, Cisco, Citrix, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung, Symantec, VMware and others

 

 

  • Serving more than 200,000 customers in approximately 160 countries
  • Creating growth opportunities within the hard to reach SMB market as more businesses use technology to add scale, enhance services and improve productivity
  • Providing support from 30,000+ associates worldwide
  • The only global broad-based IT distributor with significant Asia Pacific presence
     

A glance of our solutions

 

We are dedicated to creating value for our customers at every stage of the lifecycle by offering a full range of end-to-end services and solutions.

 

 

History

 

Throughout its history, Ingram Micro has partnered its expertise in identifying the markets and technologies that shape the IT industry with its global distribution and logistics capabilities, demonstrating leadership within the information and communications technology marketplace.

 

1979

The origin of Ingram Micro, founded by husband and wife, Geza Czige and Lorraine Mecca, in Southern California.

1983

Ingram Micro quickly expanded nationwide and held its public offering.

1991

Achieved more than $10 million in sales in one-day, as part of its “$2 Billion Bound” campaign.

1996

Earned annual revenues of $12.02B.

2013

Reached its highest level in annual revenues worldwide at $42.6 billion.

1980

In its first full year of business, Micro achieved approximately $3.5 million in sales.

1989

Ingram Micro became the first broad-based IT distributor to reach $1 billion in worldwide sales.

1993

The company expanded the reach of its products and services to global markets. In this year, Ingram Micro offered its solutions throughout every major region in the world.

1998

Ingram Micro Inc. was positioned as the world’s largest Distributor, and still holds the same position today.

Leadership Team

 

Our Leadership Team offer their guidance and expertise to encourage positive results as well as ensuring all demands are met throughout the business.

 

Matt Sanderson

Matt Sanderson

UKI MD


  LinkedIn profile

Matt has had a long and distinguished career at Ingram Micro holding roles across both local country and regional level in EMEA and APAC. After successfully leading Ingram Micro UK&I to three years of sustained growth between 2010 and 2013, Sanderson took up the role of VP and Managing Director Australia where he led the successful turnaround of the business. In 2016 Matt returned to the UK to lead Ingram Micro’s operations in UK and Ireland.


Ben Gamble

Ben Gamble

Chief Financial Officer


  LinkedIn profile

 

Ben joined Ingram Micro in 2016 as a Financial Business Partner, progressing through the business to his current role as Chief Financial Officer.


Farrah Mike

Mike Farrah

Senior Director, Sales & Vendor Management


  LinkedIn profile

Mike Joined Ingram Micro in 1998 as a Sales Manager. He moved to the Commercial function in 1999 and has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility across different disciplines including purchasing, product management, marketing and vendor management. Mike holds a BA and BPl in Town Planning from The University of Manchester.


Thompson Julian

Julian Thompson

Senior Director, Sales & Advanced Solutions


  LinkedIn profile

Julian first joined Ingram Micro in 1995 as Account Manager. Julian was instrumental in supporting the launch of Ingram Micro’s Advanced Solutions division in 2013, assuming the role of Senior Director of Sales and Advanced Solutions. Thompson holds a BSC in Psychology and Law.


Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy

Director, Advanced Solutions & Cloud


  LinkedIn profile

Scott Murphy joined the Ingram Micro team in 2017 to head up Ingram Micro's Advanced Solutions and Cloud business. With over 10 years of channel experience prior to joining Ingram Micro, Scott has brought innovation and improved best practise to the business.


Jackson Maria

Maria Jackson

Director of Marketing


  LinkedIn profile

Maria joined Ingram in April 2014, leveraging both local and global experience gained in senior marketing roles at Unify, formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications, latterly as its Director of UK Marketing, Maria works alongside Ingram’s sales and commercial leadership team to drive aggressive market strategies, improve ROI for vendors, embed customer communities in the channel and leverage Ingram’s unique business intelligence capabilities.


O’Brien Gerry

Gerry O’Brien

Director of Operations


  LinkedIn profile

Gerry started his career at Ingram Micro UK 15 years ago as Inventory Manager in the Operations division and has progressed to Purchasing Director. The main pillars of Gerry's role are purchasing with intelligence, ensuring quick stock turnaround and sharing best practise across Europe. Gerry holds the Six Sigma Black Belt qualification.


Francies Wanda

Wanda Francies

Director of HR


  LinkedIn profile

 

After a successful career in the airline industry in South Africa, Wanda moved to the UK in 1999.   Since then, she has held senior roles in both European Operations and Human Resources, the latter experience gained predominantly in the Pharmaceutical and Technology industry. 

 

Wanda holds a MBA and a Masters of Law from the University of Leicester.


Horton Sara

Sara Horton

Senior Manager, Business Operations


  LinkedIn profile

Sara joined Ingram in March 1999, originally in an Accounts Payable role, over the course of the next 8 years she worked in a number of finance areas gaining managerial and project experience. Sara now head up the Operations and manages shared servicing, business improvement projects, ecommerce & web, customer service, pricing and sales controlling. Sara holds a BA in Sociology, Psychology and English.


Pandya Raj

Raj Pandya

Commercial Director, Speciality Solutions


  LinkedIn profile

 

Raj began his career at Ingram Micro in 2012 to establish and lead the PRO AV business unit,  In 2014 he assumed the role of Head of Europe for PRO AV. Raj came back to the UK in 2016 to lead the volume commercial division and later that year was appointed as General Manager for Retail and PRO AV.

 

Raj holds a BA in Business and Finance and has previously held various leadership positions within Sony UK.


Forster Mark

Mark Forster

Managing Director, Comms-care


  LinkedIn profile

 

In his role as Managing Director, Mark Forster is responsible for both the future direction of the business and retaining the current high standards our customers have come to expect from Comms-care on a day-to-day basis. Mark was previously the Operations Director and he has been instrumental in the development and growth of the organisation. With a background in the IT channel, Mark brings both experience and clear strategic focus to Comms-care. 


Social Responsibility - Harrys Rainbow

 

Ingram Micro is proud to partner with and support a local charity each year and this year have chosen to work with Harry’s Rainbow.

 

Harry’s Story:

 

“From a perfectly healthy young boy, Harry suddenly became unwell in March 2009. His strength deteriorated at a rapid rate and was quickly put on life support. It wasn’t until doctors requested a head scan, that they found Harry had suffered massive brain stem damage. His parents were told he would not survive. On March 31st, 2009, Harry passed away.”

 

Harry’s Rainbow is committed to supporting bereaved children and their families in the Milton Keynes and surrounding area, who have suffered the loss of a parent or sibling. As well as providing information and guidance on their website and social networking sites. They also provide various bereavement support services, including regular support groups, activities/trips, and individual tailored support as appropriate.

 

To ready more about Harrys story please visit https://www.harrysrainbow.co.uk/view/harrys-story

Harry's Rainbow Logo
Let's get to business!

Join us and discover why over 185,000 solution providers around the world work in partnership with us.
Ingram Micro does not accept account applications from end-users.

Sign Up For An Account Today ›

Shop at Ingram Micro today

Ingram Micro is a fortune 100 company and globally the largest technology distributor of IT products and services. Saying that the customer comes first is not difficult, but what we say is demonstrated through our actions.

Shop Now ›