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SYNNEX Corporation
Traded as
IndustryIT services, IT consulting
Founded1980; 40 years ago (1980)
FoundersRobert T. Huang
Key people
Dennis Polk
(President & CEO)[1]
RevenueIncrease US$23.757 billion (2019)[2]
Increase US$813 million (2019)[2]
Increase US$500 million (2019)[2]
Total assetsIncrease US$11.697 billion (2019)[2]
Total equityIncrease US$3.788 billion (2019)[2]
Number of employees
240,000 (2019)[2]
Synnex in Canada

Synnex Corporation is an American multinational corporation that provides B2B IT services. It was founded in 1980 by Robert T. Huang and based in Fremont, California, is an American information technology supply chain services company offering services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers.[3]


Originally founded as a technology hardware distributor,[citation needed] Synnex distributes products and related logistics services. As a business process outsourcing and contract assembly it works with industry suppliers of IT systems, peripherals, system components, software and networking equipment.[4] The company is one of the major employers in Greenville, South Carolina.[4] On December 21, 2009, Synnex acquired Jack of All Games from Take-Two Interactive.[5] In December 2010 Synnex acquired the managed business solutions division of e4e, an ITes service provider located in Bangalore in India.[6]

In 2012 Hyve Solutions announced a partnership with IBM and Zettaset to produce a bundled "turnkey" platform for Hadoop-based analytics targeted to the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses.[7] Synnex acquired IBM's worldwide customer care business process outsourcing (BPO) services business on 11 September 2013.[8]

On June 28, 2018, Convergys and Synnex announced they have reached a definitive agreement in which Synnex would acquire Convergys for $2.43 billion in combined stock and cash, and integrate it with Concentrix. On October 5, 2018, Convergys Corporation and Synnex announced that they have completed the merger.[9]

In 2019, Synnex sits at number 158 on the Fortune 500 listing.[10]

On January 9, 2020, Dennis Polk, President and Chief Executive Officer of Synnex, announced plans to separate SYNNEX and Concentrix into two publicly traded companies.[11][12]


  1. ^ "Corporate Leadership Team". Synnex. 26 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Synnex Corporation 2019 Annual Report (Form 10-K)" (PDF). U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. January 2019.
  3. ^ "Synnex names Kevin Murai co-CEO". Silicon Valley Journal. 31 March 2008.
  4. ^ a b Munro, J. (25 July 2010). "Synnex keeps moving despite economic slowdown". The Greenville News.
  5. ^ "Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Enters into Agreement to Sell its Jack of All Games Distribution Business to SYNNEX Corporation - Business Wire".
  6. ^ "Concentrix Buys e4e's Divisions". India Business Insight. 6 October 2011.
  7. ^ "Hyve and Zettaset Partner with IBM to Help Clients Tap Big Data Analytics". Database Trends and Applications. 19 June 2012.
  8. ^ "IBM News room - 2013-09-10 IBM and SYNNEX Announce Strategic Partnership in Customer Care Market - United States".
  9. ^ "SYNNEX Corporation Completes Transaction with Convergys Corporation". Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  10. ^ Fortune 500, Retrieved 26 November 2019
  11. ^ "Synnex splits in two with Concentrix getting its independence". MicroscopeUK. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  12. ^ GmbH, finanzen net. "Synnex Announces Plan To Split It Into Two | Markets Insider". Retrieved 3 April 2020.