ScanSource, Inc.’s Thompson Recognized As CRN Channel Chief

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, is pleased to announce that Christy Thompson, vice president of worldwide marketing, has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list includes leaders in the IT channel and recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the IT industry. CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.

Ms. Thompson joined ScanSource in 2005 and has served in her current position since 2013, where she leads the Company’s marketing and branding initiatives across all geographies. She also works closely with the Company’s executives to create comprehensive, results-driven marketing strategies and to better understand channel landscapes and stakeholder opinions.

“Christy’s extensive marketing background and experience at ScanSource have been instrumental in helping to grow and develop our worldwide marketing team, as well as amplify our marketing strategies across the globe,” said Buck Baker, president, Worldwide Barcode and Security, ScanSource, Inc.

“We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at  www.thechannelcompany.com.

About ScanSource, Inc.

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, focusing on point-of-sale (POS) and barcode, communications and physical security solutions. ScanSource’s teams provide value-added services and operate from two technology segments, Worldwide Barcode & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its reseller customers choose, configure, and deliver the industry’s best products across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company ranks #711 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.

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