Contact: Donna M. Autuori
Autuori Corporate Communications, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Peter Handal, President and CEO of SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced the promotion of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Sanjay Kapur to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The new appointment comes one year after Kapur joined SmartSource as CFO. Kapur will now be leading SmartSource operations, product, finance, accounting, and information technologies (IT) teams.
According to Handal, “In a short time, Sanjay has made a significant impact on the Company, adding a strategic voice and a metrics-oriented approach that adds value to our business. His background at both Arrow Electronics and McKinsey & Company has given him a broad and important perspective that adds to the depth of industry experience of our senior management team.”
Kapur acknowledged his new appointment at SmartSource by stating, “I am honored and excited to be given the opportunity to work more closely with the Operations and Product functions of the Company. We have an excellent Product team headed by Steve Rupolo and an outstanding Operations team led by Mark Adam. In addition to continuing to lead the Finance, Accounting and IT teams, I look forward to supporting both Steve and Mark and their respective teams to further enhance our organizational capabilities.”
Upon joining SmartSource at the beginning of 2016, Kapur brought with him over two decades of financial, diversified operating management and strategic consulting experience. He spent almost 20 years with Arrow Electronics, Inc., where his last role was that of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director of Finance for A.E. Petsche (an Arrow Electronics Company based in Arlington, TX). Other key roles held by Kapur at Arrow were in the areas of finance, sales management, marketing and procurement. His career also included roles at McKinsey & Company (Houston, TX) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pittsburgh, PA).
Kapur holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (Durham, NC) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Muskingum University (New Concord, OH). He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of New York.
He resides in Huntington, NY.
About SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals
SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals is the trusted expert in technology solutions for businesses and events and maintains the largest national footprint in the computer and audio visual rental space. SmartSource is widely recognized for its breadth and depth of offerings and seamless systems integration for even the most complex temporary installations. By leveraging high performance IT, AV, and the latest interactive technologies, SmartSource helps marketers effectively convey and distill their brand messages with optimum, impactful impressions. SmartSource has fully-staffed and equipped branch offices in 22 major metropolitan markets. Founded in 1984 as Rent-a-PC, the company was the pioneer market maker in technology rentals. For more information, visit: www.smartsourcerentals.com or call: 800-888-8686.