ModusLink Global Solutions™ Inc. (NASDAQ:MLNK) today announced that Scott D. Smith has joined its operating company, ModusLink Corporation (the “Company” or “ModusLink”) as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Smith will lead ModusLink’s global sales, marketing and client management organizations with a focus on growing revenue and enhancing the Company’s market position as a trusted provider of highly integrated supply chain and logistics services to the world’s best brands.
“Scott is a great fit for our organization,” said John Boucher, President and CEO of ModusLink. “Not only is he a proven leader in sales and marketing, he also has deep knowledge of the supply chain industry and the vertical markets we target. Additionally, Scott has previous experience with ModusLink and this will accelerate his assimilation into the Company, which is critical as we increase our focus on long-term growth. I look forward to working with Scott to build on the strong and disciplined operational foundation we have put in place and strengthen the capabilities of our sales and marketing function.”
Smith comes to ModusLink from Celestica, where he was Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Solutions and Marketing. In that role, he was responsible for managing all aspects of sales and marketing on a global scale. Additional prior posts include three years with Lenovo Corporation as President of the Americas and a 22 year tenure at IBM in a series of global sales and operations roles with increasing responsibility in the Americas and Asia Pacific regions. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarkson University in New York.
“ModusLink is well known for outstanding client service and high-value solutions that are integral to some of the world’s largest supply chains,” said Smith. “The Company is building on its commitment to organizational excellence, with a focus on achieving revenue growth by helping its clients fully integrate global operations through every point in the product life cycle, particularly at the critical last mile of the supply chain. I am ready to meet the teams and begin the hard and rewarding work to further develop a world-class sales and marketing engine.”
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