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ScanSource Services Group’s Burns Recognized as CRN Channel Chief

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, is pleased to announce that Mike Burns, president of ScanSource Services Group, has been named a 2015 CRN Channel Chief. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs have demonstrated their enduring support for the channel by consistently defending, promoting and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies. As president of ScanSource Services Group, Mr. Burns is responsible for managing the professional services and value-added services offerings that ScanSource provides to its reseller partners across all of its business units, including configuration, implementation, education and training, marketing, and network assessments. He has been with ScanSource since 2001.

“Mike has been instrumental in helping ScanSource create and deliver the industry’s leading value-added services offering, which enables us to provide resellers with the tools and support they need to be more efficient, to extend their capabilities and to enhance their end-user relationships,” said Mike Ferney, president of Worldwide Communications and Services, ScanSource, Inc. “We are delighted that he has been named a CRN Channel Chief.”

“Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. 

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

About ScanSource, Inc.

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, focusing on point-of-sale (POS) and barcode, communications and physical security solutions. ScanSource's teams provide value-added services and operate from two technology segments, Worldwide Barcode & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its reseller customers choose, configure, and deliver the industry's best products across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company ranks #751 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit