Ingram Micro Appoints Seasoned Global Executive Paul Read As President And Chief Operating Officer

  Ingram Micro Appoints Seasoned Global Executive Paul Read As President And
                           Chief Operating Officer

Wade Oosterman, Bell Canada President, Mobility and Residential Services, and
Chief Brand Officer, Elected to Ingram Micro Board of Directors

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SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:
IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader
in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions,
today announced the appointment of Paul Read as president and chief operating
officer, effective Sept. 30, 2013. Reporting directly to Alain Monie, chief
executive officer, Ingram Micro, Read will be responsible for the worldwide IT
distribution business and the associated logistics support organizations, with
the IT distribution regional presidents reporting directly to him. Read, who
joined the Ingram Micro board of directors last September, has resigned his
role as a member effective immediately.


Bill Humes will continue reporting directly to Monie in the role of chief
financial officer, responsible for all aspects of the company's global finance
organization. He will also assume added direct responsibility for the
company's global shared services centers and strategic sourcing operations.

"Paul is an experienced operator and seasoned executive and we are fortunate
to have him join the Ingram Micro team," said Monie. "His extensive background
in the IT supply chain will help us as we strive to drive growth and greater
returns across all of our business lines."

"These changes will allow me to devote more time to new and future strategic
growth opportunities," added Monie. "Paul, Bill and I, with the rest of the
executive team, are focused on improving profitability and delivering better
shareholder returns."

From June 1995 to June 2013, Read was with Nasdaq-listed Flextronics Inc.
serving most recently as chief financial officer and executive vice president,
responsible for managing all aspects of finance and IT. Previously he served
as the company's executive vice president of finance for worldwide operations.
Read's experience at Flextronics included important operational roles,
including serving as the lead executive responsible for the integration of the
Solectron acquisition. Prior to joining Flextronics in 1995, he held various
senior financial positions in the United Kingdom with Allied Steel and Wire,
STI Telecommunications and Associated British Foods. Read graduated from the
University of Wales as a Chartered Management Accountant.

The company also announced that its board of directors elected Wade Oosterman,
President, Mobility and Residential Services, and Chief Brand Officer for Bell
Canada Enterprises, to serve as an independent director effective Sept. 18,
2013. With the resignation of Read, the composition of the Ingram Micro board
of directors remains at 11.

"As a highly tenured telecom executive with deep marketing and brand
expertise, Wade brings a unique background and perspective to Ingram Micro
that will be invaluable as we continue to drive profitable growth in the
rapidly-evolving technology market," said Dale R. Laurance, chairman of the
board, Ingram Micro Inc. "We look forward to his contribution and counsel and
welcome Wade to our board."

Oosterman, 52, joined Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. (BCE) in 2006 as President
Bell Mobility and Chief Brand Officer, increasing his responsibilities in 2010
with the additional role of President, Bell Residential services. With more
than $15 billion in annual revenues, BCE Inc. is Canada's largest
communications company, providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of
broadband communication services to residential and business customers in
Canada. Prior to joining BCE, Ooterman's served in senior executive
leadership roles including chief marketing officer and chief brand officer for
Telus Corporation, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada,
with $11.2 billion of annual revenue and 13.2 million customer connections
including 7.7 million wireless subscribers. In 1987, Oosterman helped found
Clearnet communications – a leading Canadian wireless communications company -
which was acquired by Telus in 2000.

Oosterman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and finance and a
Master in Business Administration, both from the University of Western
Ontario. He is a Director of the Foundation Fighting Blindness – Canada and
the Toronto International Film Festival.

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The matters in this press release that are forward-looking statements are
based on current management expectations. Certain risks may cause such
expectations to not be achieved and, in turn, may have a material adverse
effect on Ingram Micro's business, financial condition and results of
operations. Ingram Micro disclaims any duty to update any forward-looking
statements. Important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include,
without limitation: (1) we have made and expect to continue to make
investments in new businesses and initiatives, including acquisitions, which
could disrupt our business and have an adverse effect on our operating
results; (2) we are dependent on a variety of information systems, which, if
not properly functioning, or unavailable, or if we experience system security
breaches, data protection breaches or other cyber-attacks,  could adversely
disrupt our business and harm our reputation and earnings; (3) changes in
macro-economic conditions may negatively impact a number of risk factors
which, individually or in the aggregate, could adversely affect our results of
operations, financial condition and cash flows; (4) we continually experience
intense competition across all markets for our products and services; (5) we
operate a global business that exposes us to risks associated with conducting
business in multiple jurisdictions; (6) our failure to adequately adapt to IT
industry changes could negatively impact our future operating results; (7)
terminations of a supply or services agreement or a significant change in
supplier terms or conditions of sale could negatively affect our operating
margins, revenue or the level of capital required to fund our operations; (8)
substantial defaults by our customers or the loss of significant customers
could have a negative impact on our business, results of operations, financial
condition or liquidity; (9) changes in, or interpretations of, tax rules and
regulations, changes in the mix of our business amongst different tax
jurisdictions, and deterioration of the performance of our business may
adversely affect our effective income tax rates or operating margins and we
may be required to pay additional taxes and/or tax assessments, as well as
record valuation allowances relating to our deferred tax assets; (10) changes
in our credit rating or other market factors such as adverse capital and
credit market conditions or reductions in cash flow from operations may affect
our ability to meet liquidity needs, reduce access to capital, and/or increase
our costs of borrowing; (11) failure to retain and recruit key personnel would
harm our ability to meet key objectives; (12) we cannot predict with certainty
what losses we may incur as a result of litigation matters and contingencies
that we may be involved with from time to time; (13) we may incur material
litigation, regulatory or operational costs or expenses, and may be frustrated
in our marketing efforts, as a result of environmental regulations or private
intellectual property enforcement disputes; (14) we face a variety of risks in
our reliance on third-party service companies, including shipping companies
for the delivery of our products and outsourcing arrangements; (15) changes in
accounting rules could adversely affect our future operating results; and (16)
our quarterly results have fluctuated significantly. We also face a variety
of risks associated with our acquisitions of Brightpoint, Inc., Aptec, Promark
and SoftCom, Inc., and any other acquisitions we may make, including:
management's ability to execute its plans, strategies and objectives for
future operations, including the execution of integration plans; growth of the
mobility industry, the government contracts business, and in new and untapped
markets in geographies outside the U.S.; and other uncertainties or unknown,
underestimated and/or undisclosed commitments or liabilities; and our ability
to achieve the expected benefits and manage the costs of the integrations of
our acquisitions.

Ingram Micro has instituted in the past and continues to institute changes to
its strategies, operations and processes to address these risk factors and
seek to mitigate their impact on Ingram Micro's results of operations and
financial condition. However, no assurances can be given that Ingram Micro
will be successful in these efforts. For a further discussion of significant
factors to consider in connection with forward-looking statements concerning
Ingram Micro, reference is made to Item 1A Risk Factors of Ingram Micro's
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended Dec. 29, 2012; other
risks or uncertainties may be detailed from time to time in Ingram Micro's
future SEC filings.

About Ingram Micro Inc.

Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a
global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and
logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram
Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers
through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions,
technical support, financial services and product aggregation and
distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor,
serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most
comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit

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