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GREENVILLE, SC - February 08, 2010 - Catalyst Telecom, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ: SCSC}, and value-added distributor of voice, video and data convergence solutions, has named Mike Ferney as its Vice President of Merchandising. Ferney brings more than 13 years of distribution leadership to this position, having most recently served as Vice President of Sales for the ScanSource Communications sales unit.

Ferney was instrumental to the growth and success of ScanSource Communications, having spent more than eight years in management roles with the Company. He was responsible for the management of the sales, business development and technical services departments, as well as the integration of the sales departments for the 2007 merger of Paracon and T2 Supply, which became ScanSource Communications. Prior to this, Ferney was with Paracon, where he served in sales and business development roles.
In his new position, Ferney will manage the strategic direction and management of Catalyst Telecom’s vendor relationships, including enhancing joint marketing efforts and overseeing the inventory management side of the business. Ferney will provide leadership to the Catalyst Telecom merchandising team as they continue to grow and strengthen the company’s valuable vendor partner relationships. He will report to Catalyst Telecom president, John Black.

“Mike has been an extremely valuable member of the ScanSource family and understands all aspects of the business,” said John Black, president of Catalyst Telecom. “His experience, leadership and breadth of knowledge will serve us well as we continue to grow, cultivate and enhance our vendor relationships.”

Ferney graduated from Clarkson University with a BS in Industrial Distribution. He is married with one child.

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About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products for resellers in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS & Barcoding delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom and ScanSource Communications provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security offers physical security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #854 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit