Ingram Micro UK appoints consumer electronics boss as MD

Ingram Micro's former head of its US consumer electronics arm, Brent McCarty, will head up the technology distributor’s UK and Ireland operation after assuming the position of executive managing director.

McCarty, who takes over from Matt Sanderson, will report to Johan Vandenbussche, regional vice president, UK, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Prior to joining Ingram Micro, McCarty worked for Dell Computer Corporation in Canada as senior account executive, acquisition account executive, inside sales manager, and inside sales representative.

In his new role, McCarty will lead Ingram Micro’s operations in the United Kingdom & Ireland, including the offices in Milton Keynes and Maidenhead, as well as the distribution centre in Daventry.

"We are very pleased to be welcoming Brent to Europe to take the helm of our business in the UK & Ireland," said Alain Maquet, president Ingram Micro EMEA.