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GREENVILLE , S.C. – January 31, 2008 – ScanSource, Inc., {NASDAQ: SCSC}, a leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has named Jeff Yelton president of the ScanSource North America POS and Barcoding sales unit. Yelton has served as vice president of merchandising for the sales unit since 2005 where he has led the team responsible for strategic direction and management of the company’s vendor relationships, including the development of integrated marketing programs, asset management and growth strategies.

As president of ScanSource NA POS and Barcoding, Yelton will continue his role in managing vendor relationships, while also overseeing the unit’s overall strategic direction, financial performance and growth initiatives.

“Jeff has been a real leader and advisor in ScanSource – to our employees, our vendors, and our reseller partners. His previous experience working in the retail channel is a significant asset, and his passion for our company runs deep,” said Scott Benbenek, president of ScanSource Worldwide Operations. “Jeff’s leadership and management skills, in addition to his strong relationships with our vendor partners, make him a natural fit for this position. Jeff and Mark Morgan, ScanSource vice president of sales, have been integral to the continued strong performance this unit has achieved over the past few years.”

Before joining ScanSource, Yelton worked for Retalix Ltd, where he served for more than two years as CEO of Retalix North America and previously executive vice president of acquisitions and business development. During this time, he was charged with creating and implementing strategic initiatives for the company. Before Retalix, Yelton worked with Kyrus Corporation for seven years, where he held sales, business development and senior management positions and prior to that, he worked at IBM Corporation for 12 years.

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About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ: SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through four sales units: ScanSource POS and Barcoding [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); ScanSource Communications (video conferencing, telephony and communications products); and ScanSource Security Distribution (electronic security products).

ScanSource serves the North America marketplace and has an international segment, which sells AIDC and POS products, in Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #956 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit