John Eldh brings proven leadership to drive sales growth and partner experience at ScanSource
GREENVILLE, S.C. — ScanSource, Inc., a leading provider of technology products and solutions, today announced John Eldh has joined the Company as Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, effective October 1, 2019. Mr. Eldh brings extensive global experience building and leading field, channel and inside sales teams across multiple routes to market. He has led software sales organizations, including leading transformations to subscription-based business models.
As Chief Revenue Officer, Mr. Eldh will oversee ScanSource’s go-to-market strategy and execution. He will be responsible for Global Sales and Marketing teams, as well as the Company’s Supplier, Solutions and Services teams across all geographies. Mr. Eldh joins the executive leadership team, reporting to Chairman and CEO, Mike Baur.
“John has a proven track record of delivering operational excellence, building strong teams, and driving results across multiple routes to market,” said Mr. Baur. “John brings with him a deep understanding of the SaaS business and extensive experience helping companies transform to subscription-based sales models. John will be instrumental in helping us execute on our business goals, and I am thrilled to welcome him to our team.”
“I’m excited about the strategic direction in which ScanSource is headed and the vision of ScanSource’s leadership team,” said Mr. Eldh. “I am eager to help lead ScanSource into the future and to join a company with such respect and appreciation for their partners and employees.”
Prior to joining ScanSource, Mr. Eldh served as Senior Vice President of Global Partner Organizations at CA Technologies, where he oversaw the company’s global partner business, including channel marketing and the inside sales organization. He was responsible for the successful global transformation of CA’s partner business from a direct-oriented fulfillment model to a scalable, value-added revenue-generating sales model. Mr. Eldh also served as Senior Vice President of Sales for CA’s global security business. In addition, he spent nearly ten years at Symantec Corporation serving in several leadership capacities, including Vice President of North American Channel Sales; Vice President of Symantec’s Cloud Sales Organization for North America and Latin America; Region Vice President for the UK, Ireland and Nordics; Vice President of EMEA Inside Sales and Renewals; and Vice President of Americas Inside Sales. Prior to Symantec, Mr. Eldh spent 14 years at Gartner, Inc., where he served as Group Vice President and Region Vice President, overseeing enterprise field sales organizations, as well as building and managing Gartner's inside sales organization.
Mr. Eldh received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is at the center of the technology solution delivery channel, connecting businesses and providing solutions for their complex needs. ScanSource sells through multiple, specialized routes-to-market with digital, physical and services offerings from the world’s leading suppliers of point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, telecom and cloud services. ScanSource enables its sales partners to create, deliver and manage solutions for end-customers across almost every vertical market. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, ScanSource was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in South Carolina and on FORTUNE magazine’s 2019 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. ScanSource ranks #643 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.