Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX) announced today that it has appointed Perminder (Pim) Dale as Chief Executive of the European Technology Products Group and promoted Bob Dooley to President of Global Industrial. These newly created positions are part of the Company’s initiatives to optimize operations and strengthen the leadership structure in its European and industrial businesses. Additionally, Scrib Dailey has been promoted to Vice President, Operations of Global Industrial and Sally Buffkin has been appointed Vice President, Human Resources for the North American Technology Products Group.
Richard Leeds, Systemax’s Chairman and CEO, commented, “On behalf of our Board of Directors and employees, I’d like to welcome Pim and Sally to Systemax and congratulate Bob and Scrib on their promotions. All are experienced executives and proven leaders within their respective industries. With 20 years of IT industry experience, including 15 years at Dell Computer Corp., Pim is a seasoned manager with an extensive background in sales, marketing, finance, service/support and operations. He has a successful track record of building high growth businesses across multiple international geographies. Under Pim’s leadership, we believe our European Technology Group will continue to execute on its strategic initiatives and become an even stronger competitor in the markets in which it participates. Bob is a long time Systemax employee who has provided years of exemplary leadership to our company and is a great fit to continue to build on the notable success of our industrial products business. Within Bob’s most recent position as Vice President of Marketing and e-Commerce for Global Industrial, he has been essential in building out the e-Commerce assets that are now its largest and fastest growing sales channel. In addition, Bob has played critical roles in a number of our key acquisitions. We look forward to benefiting from the strong management skills he brings to this new position.”