Ingram Micro to Integrate AVAD, DBL Distributing
Ingram Micro announced Monday that it plans to integrate AVAD into the Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics Division, a division that includes DBL Distributing.
The senior vice president for strategic divisions for Ingram Micro North America, John Soumbasakis, will continue to lead the division, with the heads of DBL Distributing and AVAD reporting to him. In addition, DBL Distributing's Tim Coakley will lead vendor management and marketing for the division. Under the new structure, AVAD customers will now have access to products and services currently offered by DBL Distributing, the company said.
The company will also close five AVAD branches, in Oregon, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Florida and Utah. The AVAD side is also looking for a "national sales leader."