BrightPoint

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BrightPoint, Inc.
Type Subsidiary of Ingram Micro
Industry Wireless Telecommunications
Founded 1989
Headquarters Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Key people Robert Laikin, Chairman, CEO and Director
J. Mark Howell, President, Americas
Anurag Gupta President, Europe, Middle East, Africa
R. Bruce Thomlinson President, Asia Pacific
Revenue IncreaseUS$5.24B (FY 2010)[1]
Operating income IncreaseUS$72.7M (FY 2010)[1]
Net income IncreaseUS$48.8M (FY 2010)[1]
Total assets IncreaseUS$1.51B (FY 2010)[2]
Total equity IncreaseUS$291M (FY 2010)[2]
Employees 3,909[3]
Website www.brightpoint.com

BrightPoint, Inc. is a provider of "wireless device lifecycle services", specializing in the distribution of wireless devices and in providing customized logistics services to the wireless industry.

BrightPoint had a 2011 revenue of $5.24 billion. With approximately 4,000 employees as well as a significant number of temporary staff, and activity in more than 35 countries, including 13 Latin American countries through its investment in Intcomex, Inc., BrightPoint handled approximately 112 million wireless devices globally[4] in 2011.

BrightPoint's services include distribution, channel development, product customization, E-Business, and other outsourced services.

In 2012, BrightPoint was listed at #463 in the annual FORTUNE 500 rankings. During July there was a notification that BrightPoint will be acquired by Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM). Six of its top executives will share 30MM USD payout when merged, including Anthony Boor, who is currently not a BrightPoint employee (http://www.ibj.com/six-brightpoint-execs-to-share--31m-golden-parachute/PARAMS/article/36238).

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