Leadership Team

Matt Sanderson

UKI MD


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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.


Tony McMurray

Senior Director & Chief Financial Officer


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Tony trained as a Chartered Accountant for 3 years before joining Ingram Micro UK in 1995 and has fulfilled a number of roles including UK Planning Accountant, Credit Risk Analyst, European Financial Controller, UK Commercial Controller and Head of Finance UK. Tony holds a BA (Hons) degree in Music and Sports Science from Brunel University and is a qualified accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA, CGMA).


Mike Farrah

Senior Director, Sales & Vendor Management


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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.


Julian Thompson

Senior Director, Sales & Advanced Solutions


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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.


Apay Obang-Oway

Director Northern Europe, Cloud & Software


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Apay has worked in the IT industry for over 10 years and over the past two years has been instrumental in developing the UK Cloud strategy for Ingram Micro and building the value business strategy across software, telecommunications and Cloud. Apay holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool, which has augmented his passion for delivering ICT solutions that address business challenges for today and tomorrow.


Maria Jackson

Director of Marketing


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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.


Gerry O’Brien

Director of Operations


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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.


Wanda Francies

Director of HR


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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.


Sara Horton

Senior Manager, Business Operations


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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.


Raj Pandya

General Manager Retail & PRO AV


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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.


Gemma Glen

Synergies Lead


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Gemma joined Ingram in 2006 and has held a number of positions within the Commercial & Sales functions. With Gemma’s experience across the different functions, she has moved away from her most recent role as B2B sales lead and taken the role of Synergies Lead, responsible for developing and increasing the synergies between Ingram’s various business units, identifying new opportunities for Ingram and its partners and developing the go-to-market proposition.


Ben Davies

Managing Director, Comms-care


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In his role as Managing Director, Ben Davies 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. Ben is one of the original founders of Comms-care back in 2002 and he has been instrumental in the development and growth of the organisation. With a background in IT channel sales, Ben brings both experience and clear strategic focus to Comms-care. 


Karen Mapstone

Head of CFS, UK


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Karen Joined Docdata UK as Commercial Director in 2011, she moved to the position of Managing Director of Docdata in the UK in 2014. Following the acquisition of the business by Ingram Micro in 2015 a restructure of the Ingram  business units and the increase in the number of Ecommerce facilities in the UK, Karen took on the new role of Head of CFS for the UK Market.


Kevin Coleman

Chief Executive Officer, ANOVO UK


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Having served as Country Chief Executive of ANOVO UK since 2009, Kevin joined Ingram Micro in March 2014 as part of the acquisition of the global operations of the ANOVO Group. Kevin now leads the Lifecycle Services Business Unit for Ingram Micro UK, which includes all the activities of the acquired ANOVO business, plus the IT Asset Disposition activities and other key services capabilities. Kevin is a holder of an HND in Electronics and Communications Engineering.