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Ingram Micro Executive Honored with Cal State Leadership Award

Paul Bay, EVP and Chief Executive, Ingram Micro U.S., Earns 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award

IRVINE, Calif., May 24, 2016 – Paul Bay, executive vice president and chief executive of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) U.S. business, was honored May 6 during the annual Center for Leadership Awards at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). CSUF presented Bay its Excellence in Executive Leadership award, which recognizes local executives who demonstrate exemplary success in innovation, growth, cultural change or strategy.

A native of southern California, Bay joined Ingram Micro in 1995, starting his career on the sales team of the global technology company. Today, as the chief executive for Ingram Micro's U.S. and Export business, Bay is responsible for a $16 billion business, serving more than 30,000 customers, 1,400 vendors and 5,500 employees. With a mantra of "Work, Serve, Earn Better," Bay leads an engaged U.S. team that delivers outstanding customer service and has grown the U.S. business consecutively for the past five years.

Bay is recognized by his leadership team and business partners as a down-to-earth leader who stands by his word, treats others with respect, and genuinely cares for Ingram Micro's customers, partners and associates.

"Paul balances straightforward and honest feedback with encouragement and coaching for even the most challenging business issues," said Kirk Robinson, senior vice president, Ingram Micro U.S., and a long-serving member of Bay's executive team. "He recognizes great work with a note and a high five. He sets the bar high, but also continuously leads by example."

Under Bay's direction, Ingram Micro U.S. has consistently earned high associate satisfaction scores, ranking among the company's best. "Paul has successfully led his team through times of change by being transparent, forthright and realistic with associates," noted Kendra Angier, vice president, human resources, Ingram Micro U.S. "His open communication strategy keeps associates informed about the resources they need to be successful, which in turn keeps them engaged, motivated and ready to serve."

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