Ingram Micro Takes Home Two Prestigious Awards from
Microsoft at Worldwide Partner Conference 2014.
Microsoft awards OEM Distributor of the Year in
North America and Distribution Revenue Growth for the
Middle East and Africa Region for 2014 to Ingram Micro
SANTA ANA, Calif., July 29,2014 – In recognition of
the deep commitment and tangible results in the
distribution channel, Microsoft awarded Ingram Micro
Inc. (NYSE:IM) with the Original Equipment Manufacturer
Distributor of the Year Awardand the Distribution
Revenue Growth Awardfor fiscal year 2014 at the
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington,
D.C. The awards are for the North America region and the
Middle East and Africa region respectively.
“We are excited to recognize Ingram Micro for their
exceptional executionand industry leading efforts to
assimilate best in class Microsoft-platform based
devices and software solutions,” said Kunal Sikka,
director, U.S. OEM Distributor and Reseller Channel at
Microsoft. “Ingram Micro’s commitment to deliver long
term value has set them up to continually grow as
trusted advisors to their customers and channel
Sikka presented the prestigious award to senior
executive vice president and president, Ingram Micro
North America, Paul Bay. This is the first time Ingram
Micro has received this award from Microsoft, signifying
recognition for the drive and tenacity with which the
Ingram Micro team has pursued Microsoft sales.
“This is certainly an honor to be recognized by
Microsoft at the Worldwide Partner Conference,” said
Bay. “The results are irrefutable: Ingram Micro delivers
results for Microsoft. I couldn’t be more proud of this
team for working so hard and representing the company so
The Distribution Growth Award was presented to Aptec, an
Ingram Micro company for highest revenue growth in the
Middle East and Africa region.Peter Davidson,
Microsoft’s senior director of Worldwide Distribution
presented the award to Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice
President and President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa,
Ingram Micro Technology Solutions.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized by Microsoft for
the work and dedication of the Aptec team,” said
Baghdadi. “Aptec’s outstanding performance in driving
growth in their core business to include cloud as well
as their focus on delivering growth and value for our
SMBs, shows dedication and collaboration. I’m proud to
represent such a great team and receive this award on
The World Partner Conference is an annual event where
Microsoft shares their “core and focus” and helps
partners identify capabilities that deliver unique,
differentiated and un-paralleled value to customers.
Ingram Micro has been a long standing partner with
Microsoft and shares their core and focus in driving
growth and value for suppliers, vendors and resellers
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro helps businesses realize the promise of
technology. It delivers a full spectrum of global
technology and supply chain services to businesses
around the world. Deep expertise in technology
solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions
enables its business partners to operate efficiently and
successfully in the markets they serve.
Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust
and dependability that come from decades of proven
relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead.
Discover how Ingram Micro can help you realize the
promise of technology. More at www.ingrammicro.com.
For More Information please contact:
Svetlana Sorokina / Regional Marketing
Manager / Ingram Micro Inc.,
MEA region Tel: +9714 3697 111 / Mob:
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