ScanSource Appoints New Presidents for Barcode, Networking and Security Segment
Paul Constantine and Tony Sorrentino bring extensive channel experience to their new roles.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – ScanSource, a wholesale distributor of technology products and solutions, announces new leadership for its Worldwide Barcode, Networking and Security segment with the appointment of two seasoned channel executives to the role of Worldwide co-president. Paul Constantine and Tony Sorrentino will provide strategic vision and leadership for the segment on a global basis.
In addition to their global leadership positions, Constantine and Sorrentino will hold dual roles in the company. Constantine will continue to serve as president of the ScanSource POS and Barcode business unit in the United States and Canada. Sorrentino will continue to serve as president of the ScanSource Networking and Security business unit in the U.S.
Constantine joined ScanSource in 1999, where he held merchandising leadership positions in the POS and Barcode business unit. He then assumed the role of vice president of solutions and services, where he provided strategic growth and leadership for the company’s value-added service offerings for resellers, across all sales units. He also served as vice president of merchandising for ScanSource Security before taking on his current role of president of ScanSource POS and Barcode, U.S. and Canada.
Constantine was recently elected to the board of directors of the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), an organization dedicated to promoting and connecting the point-of-sale technology ecosystem. He also serves on the board of directors of AIM North America, a source of industry support for the automatic identification and mobility (AIM) market.
Sorrentino has been with ScanSource since 1999 and with the ScanSource Security business since its inception in 2004. He has more than 16 years of technology distribution experience and previously served as vice president of merchandising for ScanSource Security, where he was instrumental in developing the company’s line card to include the industry’s leading networking and physical security manufacturers. Prior to joining the Networking and Security business unit, Sorrentino served in merchandising leadership roles for ScanSource POS and Barcode in the U.S.
Constantine and Sorrentino will report to Mike Baur, CEO, ScanSource.
Buck Baker, who formerly served as president of Worldwide Barcode and Security, has been named president of Worldwide Communications and Services, where he is responsible for the worldwide leadership and management of the ScanSource Catalyst and ScanSource Communications business units in the U.S, Europe and Latin America, in addition to the company’s services offerings.
Mike Ferney, formerly president of Worldwide Communications and Services, has been named innovation architect for ScanSource. In this newly created role, Ferney will develop the processes and structure behind the vompany’s innovation engine. Baker and Ferney will continue to report to Baur.
“We are very fortunate to have such an established team of leaders at ScanSource. Their level of experience, knowledge of the business, and depth of relationships are instrumental to the continued growth and success of the company,” says Baur. “I am proud of their dedication to the Company, as they continue to drive our business and growth strategies.”
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