About Us


We’re TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX), a leading IT distributor and solutions aggregator. 

 

We’re 22,000 of the IT industry’s best and brightest, who share an unwavering passion for bringing compelling technology products, services and solutions to the world. We’re an innovative partner that helps our customers maximize the value of IT investments, demonstrate business outcomes and unlock growth opportunities.

 

At our core, we’re a company who cares. We care about our partners, our co-workers, our investors and the world around us. And we’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer of choice, and a good corporate citizen.

 

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Our Values



Your voice matters.

 

With diverse backgrounds, expertise and experiences, our co-workers make us who we are. When we seek to understand one another and recognize the power of the individual, we demonstrate respect and dignity; we learn, evolve and unlock potential to achieve outstanding results for our customers and win together.

 

This broad perspective is integral to our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.



We amplify strengths.

 

We meet the ever-evolving demands of our customers and the marketplace by bringing out the best in our people and our partners across every aspect of the supply chain. 

 

When we leverage our collective expertise, listen well, support and inspire each other we do more than achieve our goals – we do great things.


Character counts.

 

Acting with honesty, transparency, respect and fairness builds trust. Trust fosters the entrepreneurial spirit and is a catalyst for innovation that drives outstanding results for our customers.

 

When we hold each other accountable to the highest standards, we create an open and honest environment that fosters creative ideas and brings value to our customers, vendors and each other.


We win.

 

We deliver value to our customers and vendors through our strong work ethic and our commitment to excellence. We proactively seek opportunities and address challenges. We adapt quickly and execute confidently to maximize results for our partners and our business.

 

When we embrace a driven mindset, the strengths of individual ownership and collaboration come together naturally, learning embeds itself in the process and we deliver meaningful experiences everywhere.




Our Values


Your voice matters.

 

With diverse backgrounds, expertise and experiences, our co-workers make us who we are. When we seek to understand one another and recognize the power of the individual, we demonstrate respect and dignity; we learn, evolve and unlock potential to achieve outstanding results for our customers and win together.

 

This broad perspective is integral to our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

We amplify strengths.

 

We meet the ever-evolving demands of our customers and the marketplace by bringing out the best in our people and our partners across every aspect of the supply chain. 

 

When we leverage our collective expertise, listen well, support and inspire each other we do more than achieve our goals – we do great things.

Character counts.

 

Acting with honesty, transparency, respect and fairness builds trust. Trust fosters the entrepreneurial spirit and is a catalyst for innovation that drives outstanding results for our customers.

 

When we hold each other accountable to the highest standards, we create an open and honest environment that fosters creative ideas and brings value to our customers, vendors and each other.

We win.

 

We deliver value to our customers and vendors through our strong work ethic and our commitment to excellence. We proactively seek opportunities and address challenges. We adapt quickly and execute confidently to maximize results for our partners and our business.

 

When we embrace a driven mindset, the strengths of individual ownership and collaboration come together naturally, learning embeds itself in the process and we deliver meaningful experiences everywhere.



Leadership


Our talented leadership team and board of directors brings unrivaled breadth and depth of expertise from across the IT ecosystem and beyond to help TD SYNNEX raise the bar on the value we deliver to our customers, vendors, co-workers and investors.



Executive Leadership




Board of Directors




Leadership


Our talented leadership team and board of directors brings unrivaled breadth and depth of expertise from across the IT ecosystem and beyond to help TD SYNNEX raise the bar on the value we deliver to our customers, vendors, co-workers and investors.



Executive Leadership



Rich Hume

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Rich Hume
Title
Chief Executive Officer
Bio
Rich Hume is chief executive officer (CEO) of TD SYNNEX. Rich previously served as CEO of Tech Data since June 2018. In his role, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and oversees all aspects of its extensive global operations. Prior to joining Tech Data, Rich was with IBM for more than 30 years, serving most recently as general manager and COO, Global Technology Services. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Rich serves on the board of directors of the Allstate Corporation and CEOs Against Cancer, Florida Chapter. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

Dennis Polk

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Dennis Polk
Title
Executive Chair of Board of Directors, Integration Lead, and Head of Global Businesses
Bio
Dennis Polk is executive chair of board of directors, Integration Lead, and Head of Global Businesses for TD SYNNEX. Dennis served as president and chief executive officer of SYNNEX from 2018 to 2021 and earlier as chief operating officer, chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate finance. Dennis joined SYNNEX in 2002 and was appointed Director in 2012. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Dennis serves on the board of directors of Concentrix Corporation and Terreno Realty Corporation. At Terreno, he is the chair of the Compensation Committee.

Michael Urban

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Michael Urban
Title
President, Americas
Bio
Michael Urban is president, Americas, leading and managing TD SYNNEX’ North America and Latin America operations. He previously served as president, Worldwide Technology Solutions Distribution for SYNNEX, joining the company in February 2019 after six years at Tech Data, where he last served as corporate vice president for Strategy, Transformation, and Global Vendor Management. Michael also served as CEO and chairman, among other leadership roles, during a 13-year career at Actebis, a large pan-European wholesale IT distributor. He holds an advanced degree in engineering from Paderborn University in Germany.

Bonnie K. Smith

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Bonnie K. Smith
Title
Chief Information Officer
Bio
Bonnie K. Smith is chief information officer (CIO) of TD SYNNEX. Bonnie is responsible for all aspects of information technology (IT) delivery, bridging into the innovative product lines the company takes to market. Bonnie previously served Tech Data as executive vice president and CIO. Prior to joining Tech Data in 2020, Bonnie served in executive IT positions at Lear Corporation, Eaton Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Abbott Laboratories as well as McKinsey & Company, Whirlpool, and DuPont. Bonnie is active in women-centered global philanthropic organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Marshall Witt

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Marshall Witt
Title
Chief Financial Officer
Bio
Marshall Witt is chief financial officer of TD SYNNEX. Prior to joining SYNNEX in 2013, Marshall was senior vice president of Finance and controller with FedEx Freight. During his fifteen-year tenure with FedEx Corporation, Marshall held progressive financial and operational roles. Prior to FedEx Freight, he held accounting and finance leadership positions including five years with KPMG LLP as an audit manager for banking and transportation clients. Marshall holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Pacific Lutheran University, a Masters in Accounting from Seattle University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Beth Simonetti

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Beth Simonetti
Title
Chief Human Resources Officer
Bio
Beth Simonetti is chief human resources officer of TD SYNNEX. Beth leads the strategic direction and operations of worldwide Human Resources including talent management, HRIS, DE&I, compensation and benefits, regional and corporate strategic HR business partners. Beth also sits on the Global Ethics & Compliance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Global Crisis Management Team, and Investment Committees. Prior to joining Tech Data in 2015, Beth’s experience includes SVP, human resources at Baker & Taylor for 6 years and SVP human resources with Cardinal Health for 12 years. Beth holds a Bachelor of Science from Miami University and a master’s degree from The Ohio State University.

Patrick Zammit

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Patrick Zammit
Title
President, EU & APAC
Bio
Patrick Zammit is president, EU & APAC for TD SYNNEX. In this role, he leads the strategy and execution of the company’s European and APAC business. Mr. Zammit previously served as president, Europe at Tech Data, joining the company in 2016. Prior to joining Tech Data, Patrick served in a variety of management roles at Avnet, beginning in 1993. During his tenure at Avnet, he served as global president, serving on its executive board, and earlier as president, EMEA Marketing, among other roles. Prior to joining Avnet, Patrick was a senior consultant at Arthur Andersen from 1989 to 1993. He holds the French equivalent of a master’s degree in business administration from ESLSCA Business School and is fluent in English, French and German.

David Vetter

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David Vetter
Title
Chief Legal Officer
Bio
David Vetter is chief legal officer of TD SYNNEX. In this role, he is responsible for all legal representation of the company’s worldwide operations. David previously served as executive vice president, chief legal officer of Tech Data Corporation. Prior to joining the company in 1993, David was employed by the law firm of Robbins, Gaynor & Bronstein, P.A. David is a member of the Florida Bar Association and holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Bucknell University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida with High Honors.

Simon Leung

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Simon Leung
Title
Chief Business Officer
Bio
Simon Leung is chief business officer for TD SYNNEX. In this role, Simon leads global M&A, ERM and business continuity, corporate communications, ESG and CSR initiatives, facilities, and non-production procurement. Previously, Simon served SYNNEX as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary from 2001 to 2021. Prior to SYNNEX, Simon was an attorney at the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Sergio Farache

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Sergio Farache
Title
Chief Strategy Officer
Bio
Sergio Farache is chief strategy officer for TD SYNNEX. Mr. Farache Sergio previously served as Tech Data executive vice president, Strategy, and NextGen (Cloud, Security, Data & IoT). In that role, he provided dedicated global leadership for the company's overall strategy, Innovation, and Tech Data's most strategic next-generation technology business. Earlier in his career at Tech Data, Sergio was the SVP, Strategy, and Global Cloud Solutions. Sergio is an entrepreneur who created, grew, and sold two companies before joining the corporate world and a Systems Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the global technology sector, with expertise in several technology fields, services, sales, marketing, and management disciplines.


Board of Directors



Dennis Polk

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Dennis Polk
Title
Executive Chair of Board of Directors, Integration Lead, and Head of Global Businesses
Bio
Dennis Polk is executive chair of board of directors, Integration Lead, and Head of Global Businesses for TD SYNNEX. Dennis served as president and chief executive officer of SYNNEX from 2018 to 2021 and earlier as chief operating officer, chief financial officer and senior vice president of Corporate Finance. Dennis joined SYNNEX in 2002 and was appointed director in 2012. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Dennis serves on the boards of directors of Concentrix Corporation and Terreno Realty Corporation. At Terreno, he is the chair of the Compensation Committee.

Rich Hume

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Rich Hume
Title
Chief Executive Officer
Bio
Rich Hume is chief executive officer (CEO) of TD SYNNEX. Rich previously served as CEO of Tech Data since June 2018. In his role, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and oversees all aspects of its extensive global operations. Prior to joining Tech Data, Rich was with IBM for more than 30 years, serving most recently as general manager and COO, Global Technology Services. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Rich serves on the boards of directors of the Allstate Corporation and CEOs Against Cancer, Florida Chapter. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

Robert Kalsow-Ramos

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Robert Kalsow-Ramos
Title
Vice Chair
Bio
Mr. Kalsow-Ramos is a member of our board, having served on the Tech Data Board since 2020, and is a Partner in Private Equity at Apollo, primarily focused on investments in the technology and services sectors. Prior to joining Apollo in 2010, Mr. Kalsow-Ramos was a member of the Investment Banking group at Morgan Stanley. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Mr. Kalsow-Ramos serves on the boards of directors of Alorica, Intrado and The TEAK Fellowship, a non-profit organization. Mr. Kalsow-Ramos previously served on the boards of directors of Hexion Inc., Momentive Performance Materials and Noranda Aluminum and was involved with Apollo’s investment in Evertec Inc. Mr. Kalsow-Ramos received his BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with high distinction.

Matthew Miau

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Matthew Miau
Title
Chairman Emeritus
Bio
Mr. Miau is a member of our board, having served on the SYNNEX Board since 1992, as the chairman of the SYNNEX board from 1992 to 2008 and as a non-executive employee since 2001. Mr. Miau is the chairman of the board of directors of MiTAC Holdings Corporation, Synnex Technology International Corp., UPC Technology Corp., Lien Hwa Industrial Corp. and Getac Technology Corporation.; these directorships are all MiTAC group related. He also serves on the board of Cathay Financial Holdings. TD SYNNEX is the only company which is US-publicly traded or otherwise subject to the periodic reporting requirements of the SEC for which Mr. Miau serves as a director. Mr. Miau received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.

Ann Vezina

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Ann Vezina
Title
Lead Director
Bio
Ms. Vezina is a member of our board, having served on the SYNNEX board since 2017. Ms. Vezina has served in a variety of leadership roles, including as corporate vice president, Human Resources and corporate vice president and chief operations officer for Xerox Business Services, LLC. Previously, Ms. Vezina served as executive vice president and group president, Commercial Solutions for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. before the acquisition of ACS by Xerox Corporation in 2010 and began her career with Electronic Data Systems. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Ms. Vezina serves on the board of directors of Concentrix Corporation, where she is the chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Vezina graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

Merline Saintil

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Merline Saintil
Title
Director
Bio
Ms. Saintil joined the TD SYNNEX board in 2021 and has over 20 years of experience as a technology and business executive, serving in a variety of leadership roles at Fortune 500 and private companies, including Intuit, Yahoo!, PayPal, Adobe, Joyent and Sun Microsystems. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Ms. Saintil serves on the boards of Rocket Lab, Lightspeed, Banner Corporation and ShotSpotter. Ms. Saintil is lead independent director at Rocket Lab, a member of the Risk Committee and Compensation Committee at Banner Corporation and a member of the Audit Committee at Shotspotter. Ms. Saintil holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida A&M University and a Master of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University, in addition to completing Stanford Directors’ College and Harvard Business School’s executive education program.

Nayaki Nayyar

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Nayaki Nayyar
Title
Director
Bio
Ms. Nayyar is a member of our board, having served on the Tech Data board since 2020, and has served as executive vice president and chief product officer at Ivanti since May 2020. Prior to joining Ivanti, Ms. Nayyar served as president of Digital Services Management at BMC Software, Inc., and in key roles including general manager and global head of the IoT division, at SAP SE. Ms. Nayyar also served as vice president and chief technical officer, Enterprise Architecture and Application Services, at Valero Energy Corporation, an international petroleum company. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Ms. Nayyar serves on the boards of directors for Veritone Inc., and Corteva. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Osmania University and an M.S. in computer science from the University of Houston.

Fred Breidenbach

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Fred Breidenbach
Title
Director
Bio
Mr. Breidenbach is a member of our board, having served on the SYNNEX board since 2003. Mr. Breidenbach has had his own consulting firm, FA Breidenbach & Associates, LLC since November 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Breidenbach served as president and chief operating officer of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, an aviation company and spent 25 years in various positions at General Electric Company, including five years as an officer of the General Electric Company and two years as president, GE Aerospace Asia Pacific, responsible for business development and Asia operations. Mr. Breidenbach received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.

Matthew Nord

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Matthew Nord
Title
Director
Bio
Mr. Nord is a member of our board, having served on the Tech Data board since 2020, and is the co-lead partner of Private Equity at Apollo. Prior to joining Apollo in 2003, Mr. Nord was a member of the Investment Banking division of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. In addition to TD SYNNEX, Mr. Nord serves on the boards of directors of ADT, Intrado, and Lifepoint Health. Mr. Nord also serves on the board of trustees of Montefiore Health System and on the board of overseers of the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. Mr. Nord graduated summa cum laude with a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Hau Lee

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Hau Lee
Title
Director
Bio
Dr. Lee is a member of our board, having served on the SYNNEX board since 2012. Dr. Lee is the Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and the co-director of the Stanford Value Chain Innovation Initiative. Dr. Lee was elected to the National Academy of Engineering of the U.S.; Fellow of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management; Production and Operations Management Society; and INFORMS. Dr. Lee is a co-founder of DemandTec, Inc. Dr. Lee received his Bachelor of Social Science degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Hong Kong, his Master of Science degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics, and his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Operations Research from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Duane Zitzner

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Duane Zitzner
Title
Director
Bio
Mr. Zitzner is a member of our board, having served on the SYNNEX board since 2007. Mr. Zitzner served as interim chief executive officer of National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA) from December 2014 to June 2015, in addition to running his own consulting firm since January 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Zitzner served as executive vice president of the Personal Systems Group at Hewlett-Packard Company from 2002 until his retirement in December 2004. Prior to his appointment as executive vice president at Hewlett-Packard Company, Mr. Zitzner spent several years in various executive positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, including three years as president of Computing Systems and three years as vice president and general manager of the Personal Systems Group. Mr. Zitzner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and did advanced studies in Computer Science at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

History


Our achievements as two successful companies for half a century have prepared us perfectly for this moment. As TD SYNNEX, we become a leading IT distributor and solutions aggregator with the experience, reach and talent to shape the future.





Corporate Citizenship


Just as TD SYNNEX plays a vital role helping transform the technology landscape, we have an equally important responsibility to have a positive impact on the world. Through our Corporate Citizenship programs, we work with our co-workers, our communities, and our customers and vendors to make the world a better place, both today and into the future.

 

Corporate Citizenship has been a part of TD SYNNEX life for nearly half a century – from our longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, to our deep-rooted community partnerships. Our work is aligned with the principles of environmental, social and governance (ESG).



 

Learn more about TD SYNNEX Corporate Social Responsibility in action please visit our corporate citizenship page.



Awards and Recognition


We’re proud of the industry awards we’ve received that recognize everything from our expansive global distribution capabilities to our best-in-class product offerings in next-generation, high-growth areas. Even more, we’re proud of the accolades our co-workers around the world have earned, as well as important recognition of our culture, workplace and commitment to inclusion.


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APC

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2019

Best Distributor of The Year – Indonesia

Aruba

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2021

Distributor of the Year, U.S. and Canada

2020

Canada Distributor of the Year

2019

Distributor of the Year, U.S. and Canada

Andean Distributor of the Year

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2020

Value Added Partner of the Year India

AV News

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2019

Best Development Initiative of the Year for "Connect U.K."

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