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  • Larry Reinhold
  • Bob Dooley
  • Dave Kipe
  • Jacques Thefo
  • Eric Lerner
  • Manoj Shetty
  • Tex Clark
  • Tom Axmacher
  • Ben White
  • Nancy Ashbrooke

RICHARD LEEDSExecutive Chairman

Richard has been with Systemax for over 35 years and has served as Chairman and CEO from 1995 to 2016. He also served as President of the Company's Industrial Products group until 2011. He guided the Company from its IPO in 1995 to its becoming a Fortune 1000 leading international multichannel merchant.


Robert has been with Systemax for over 40 years and has served as its Vice Chairman since 1995. He also served as President of the Company's Domestic Operations until 2005 and as Chief Executive of the North American Technology Products Group from 2013 to 2015.

Bruce LEEDSVice Chairman

Bruce has been with Systemax for over 40 years and has served as its Vice Chairman since 1995. He also served as President of the Company's International Operations until 2005. He is instrumental in the development and execution of the Company's strategy.

Larry ReinholdPresident And CEO, Systemax

Larry joined the Company as its CFO in 2007, as a Director in 2009 and was promoted to CEO in 2016. He was previously the CFO of several publicly traded technology companies and a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Bob DooleyPresident, Industrial Products Group

Bob joined Global Industrial as its Vice President of Marketing and e-Commerce in 2007 and became President in January 2012. Prior to his roles at Global Industrial, Bob was employed in various roles for Systemax and its predecessor companies, including Senior VP of Worldwide Computer Sales and Marketing and as a Director from 1995 through 2004.

Dave KipeSenior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer

Dave joined Systemax in 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining Systemax, Dave worked in various senior leadership roles from private equity start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations, including Scholastic, MSC Industrial, Gap Inc., & IKON Office Solutions. He brings with him a strong background and years of experience in global supply chain management and operations.

Jacques ThefoExecutive Vice President & General Manager, France

Jacques joined Misco France in 1989, became its General Manager in 2006 and has led the integrated Misco/Inmac Wstore business since the 2009 acquisition. Prior to joining Systemax, Jacques worked for Ford Credit, Inmac and IKEA.

Eric LernerSenior Vice President and General Counsel

Eric joined Systemax as its General Counsel in 2012. He was previously a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, at Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman, and at Rosenman & Colin.

Manoj ShettySenior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Manoj joined Systemax in 2000 and has served in several Information Technology roles since that time. Prior to joining Systemax, Manoj was employed at Mercator (ultimately acquired by IBM) and in the manufacturing sector.

Tex ClarkVice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tex joined the Company in 2007 in its finance department and has held roles of increasing responsibility since then, including Financial Analyst, Director of FP&A, Controller of the Industrial Products Group and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2016.

Tom AxmacherVice President and Controller

Tom joined Systemax in 2006. He was previously CFO and Controller of Curative Health Services, a publicly traded health care company. Prior to that, he served as Controller of Tempo Instrument Group, an electronics manufacturer.

Ben WhiteVice President and Auditor

Ben joined Systemax in 2007 from Black and Decker, where he was Director of Internal Controls and Compliance. Prior to that, he was a Senior Manager in the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

Nancy AshbrookeVice President, Human Resources

Prior to joining Systemax in 2017, Nancy was the vice president of Global Human Resources for Vice Media, SVP of HR for Martha Stewart Living Onmimedia and has worked as consultant in the industry for many years.