ScanSource Announces Appointment of General Counsel
Thursday, January 11th, 2018
ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, is pleased to announce that Matthew Dean is joining the Company as Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Dean brings more than 20 years of experience and a depth of leadership and knowledge to ScanSource.
In this position, Mr. Dean will lead the Worldwide Corporate Legal Department and is responsible for all legal aspects of the Company, including providing legal counsel to the Board of Directors, CEO, and other global senior leadership on behalf of the Company. He will report to Mike Baur, Chief Executive Officer, ScanSource, Inc.
“Matt brings extensive experience to our management team and will be instrumental in our continued strategic growth,” said Mr. Baur. “His knowledge in managing multinational legal matters and acquisitions will be a great asset to ScanSource.”
“I look forward to joining the ScanSource team,” said Mr. Dean. “Their commitment to growth is clear, and their appreciation of their employees and customers is evident. I am excited to be a part of the leadership team, as we look to continue to grow, both within the United States and internationally.”
Prior to joining ScanSource, Mr. Dean served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Vertiv Group Corporation, formerly Emerson Network Power, and LANDesk Software, where he was responsible for global legal, trade and compliance teams across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. During his tenure, he completed multiple acquisitions and operational improvements, including the optimization of LANDesk’s channel program to provide added incentives for reseller investments. While at Vertiv Group, Mr. Dean also managed corporate governance, served as Chair of the Ethics Committee, reduced controllable legal costs and implemented cost- and time-saving legal processes. Prior to joining LANDesk Software, Mr. Dean served in executive leadership for other corporate legal operations.
Mr. Dean received his Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Science degrees from Brigham Young University.