Mark Baur is a Swiss businessman and entrepreneur helped start the company ScanSource back in December of 1992 with a team of five other employees. Today, ScanSource has 43 offices worldwide and employs over 2,100 people. Baur is currently the Chief Executive Officer at ScanSource’s headquarters which are located in Greenville, South Carolina. Baur has held this position since December 2000. ScanSource has grown on a rapid scale, currently taking in about $3 billion in revenue every year. The company began spreading internationally back in 2002, and today has 45 locations across North America, South America, and Europe. Before being the CEO Baur was the President of the company since Scansource’s inception back in 1992.
Mike Baur’s ScanSource holds expertise to a high value and promises to deliver a better quality of the product than their competitors. ScanSource invests strategically only in certain products and ensure they maintain quality, strategic stocks of certain products that help increase the value of the customer’s investments and help their businesses become more productive. ScanSource prides itself in having dedicated sales reps who are there to answer customer questions and serve the customers in the best possible way they can in a skilled, prompt, friendly, and professional manner. ScanSource believes, most importantly, that everything they do must be done honestly and with integrity. Trust from customers is key to helping the company grow, and they want to make sure that customers trust them 100%.
Mike Baur also has a charitable organization set up through ScanSource, which has for nearly 20 years allowed both employees and owners of the company to donate time and money to help children and the less fortunate in the local community achieve wellness and health. The organization helps with everything from making holidays “happy” to help provide food and shelter to the needy in the local communities where the company offices are located. This money goes to both individuals and organizations who need the help to help other people who are less fortunate. This continues to show the size of Baur’s heart, and that he is not only happy to bless himself but to help others who deserve and need the help as well.