Ingram Micro's Wiser to Run Specialty SolutionsBy Channel Insider Staff | Posted 2011-06-07 Email Print
Ingram Micro said that Wiser will lead the high-margin specialty solutions division which includes data capture/POS, consumer electronics subsidiaries IMCE and AVAD, among others.
IT distribution giant Ingram Micro has appointed a new executive to lead its specialty solutions division which includes Data Capture/POS; consumer electronics subsidiaries IMCE and AVAD; and the Ingram Micro Mobility and Physical Security business units, as well as Securematics.
Brian Wiser will now head up this group as senior vice president reporting directly to Keith Bradley who is senior executive vice president and president of Ingram Micro’s North America region.
Wiser replaces John Soumbasakis who was appointed in April to senior vice president and president Latin America and reports to Greg Spierkel, CEO, Ingram Micro.
Wiser has served as senior vice president of the Commercial, Direct and Consumer Markets Divisions for Ingram Micro North America. In that role he led the sales, vendor management and marketing resources and also headed up channel marketing, licensing and the region’s vertical market strategy.
"Brian has a proven track record of driving profitable revenue growth, increasing market share, delivering innovative programs and services, and expanding strategic relationships with our partners," said Bradley. "We are confident he will bring the same results-focused approach to our Specialty Solutions Division as we seek to hit aggressive targets and further diversify our business into higher-margin, higher-value growth areas."