SHI International Names James Prior Chief Financial Officer
Published on : 6/14/2022
Prior, who joined SHI last year, has more than 25 years’ experience in finance management with large technology corporations
SOMERSET, N.J.—SHI International,one of the largest IT solutions providers in the world, has appointed James Prior as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior, who joined SHI in August 2021 as Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A, will continue to ensure that SHI’s financial position remains ready to support continued aggressive growth both domestically and internationally. The appointment centralizes controllership and strategic functions that Prior helped spearhead after joining SHI last year.
Prior brings more than 25 years’ experience in finance management with large technology corporations such as CDW, Cisco and Dell. Since joining SHI, Prior set a bold and challenging charter and has delivered a clear path to long-term sustainable growth, focusing on customer value creation and operational excellence.
"SHI evolved from humble beginnings to a $12 billion global IT provider and it’s an exciting time to be here, with a strong client base and continued innovation accelerating our growth,” said Prior. “Like many of our customers, we are on a transformation journey, and in this new role I’ll ensure that continuous improvement and adaptability remain priorities for SHI."
SHI earned record revenue in 2021, up 10% year over year, with growth spanning its entire portfolio of products and services across all domestic and international geographies. Prior’s focus will be to continue that growth as he oversees controllership, strategic planning, corporate finance and global supply chain functions.
"In just under a year, James has already built a strong leadership reputation through his unique style of inclusion, empowering global teams in a collaborative environment to help make SHI even more efficient – and therefore – more valuable to our customers,” said Thai Lee, President and CEO of SHI International. “As CFO, James will continue to apply his leadership, integrity and experience to ensure we are constantly exploring new and innovative ways to help customers leverage technology to achieve their business goals and deliver sustainable growth for SHI."
SHI International Corp. is a $12 billion transformational technology solutions provider serving the needs of more than 15,000 corporate, enterprise, public sector and academic customer organizations around the world. It helps companies achieve business goals through the use of technologies ranging from software licensing and end user computing devices to innovative cloud and edge solutions. With over 5,000 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S.
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