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GREENVILLE, SC - September 07, 2011 - ScanSource, Inc., (NASDAQ: SCSC), the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has hired Mary Gentry as Director of Investor Relations. Gentry will play an integral role in the company’s newly formed Corporate Communications group, which was designed to ensure all key stakeholders are actively engaged with the company on a global level.

Gentry will focus on implementing a comprehensive global strategy for building and strengthening relationships with investors, analysts and the financial community as a whole.

“It’s important that we continue to proactively share the unique ScanSource value-added business model and commitment to growth with current and potential investors and analysts,” said Bobby McLain, Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications, ScanSource, Inc. “Mary brings a wealth of knowledge to this position, and we believe the investor and analyst communities will greatly benefit from her experience as she leads our investor relations efforts.”

“We are excited to have Mary on the team, as she will be a great asset to our CFO Rich Cleys and myself as we focus on developing deeper relationships with our investors and analysts,” said Mike Baur, CEO, ScanSource, Inc. “Mary’s specific expertise in financial communications will prove invaluable as we continue to share the ScanSource story with the financial community.”

Gentry brings more than 20 years of financial communications experience, including investor relations, corporate communications and financial reporting. She most recently served as Executive Vice President, Investor Relations at The South Financial Group, where she built an award-winning investor relations program. While at The South Financial Group, she also served as Treasurer and Vice President of Financial Planning. Prior to that, Gentry worked for Marriott International in corporate finance. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Gentry received a B.S. in Accountancy from Wake Forest University and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She can be reached at

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About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers physical security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #839 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit