President and Chief Executive Officer
Dennis Polk is President and Chief Executive Officer and has served in this capacity since March 2018. Mr. Polk is also a Director since his appointment in February 2012. Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since joining the Company in February 2002. Mr. Polk received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University.
President, North America Distribution
Peter Larocque has held a variety of sales positions since joining SYNNEX in 1983. In 1993, he was promoted to Vice President of Sales, and became the Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1994. In 2001 he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Distribution responsible for product management of SYNNEX' branded systems division. In 2006 he was promoted to President of U.S. Distribution. For the past several years, Mr. Larocque has also been responsible for product management of SYNNEX' branded products, including the Communications, Networking and Peripheral product divisions. Mr. Larocque received a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1983.
Chief Financial Officer
Marshall Witt, our Chief Financial Officer, joined SYNNEX in April 2013. Prior to SYNNEX, Mr. Witt was Senior Vice President of Finance and Controller with FedEx Freight. During his fifteen-year tenure with FedEx Corporation, Mr. Witt held progressive financial and operational roles. Prior to FedEx Freight, he held accounting and finance leadership positions including five years with KPMG LLP as an audit manager for banking and transportation clients. Mr. Witt holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Pacific Lutheran University, a Masters in Accounting from Seattle University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Executive Vice-President and President of Concentrix Corporation
Christopher Caldwell is Executive Vice President and President of Concentrix Corporation and has served in this capacity since February 2014. He previously served as President of Concentrix Corporation from June 2012 to February 2014; Senior Vice President and Manager of Concentrix Corporation from March 2007 to June 2012; and Senior Vice President, Global Business Development from March 2007 to June 2012. Mr. Caldwell joined SYNNEX in 2004 as Vice President, Emerging Business through the acquisition of EMJ Data Systems Ltd. He serves as a Director of Microland Ltd.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Simon Leung serves as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and has served in this capacity since May 2001. Mr. Leung joined SYNNEX in November 2000 as Corporate Counsel. Prior to SYNNEX, Mr. Leung was an attorney at the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. Mr. Leung received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.