Board of Directors
Gerry P. Smith was named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in February 2017. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo Group Limited and served in a number of senior executive roles across Lenovo’s business. Mr. Smith joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company. He was also a leader in building the company’s global brand recognition and expansion during the past decade. In his role as Executive Vice President, he was responsible for operations across Lenovo’s global product portfolio. Previously as Chief Operating Officer of the Personal Computing Group and Enterprise Business Group, he led Lenovo to the top position in world-wide PC sales and as President of the Americas, he led Lenovo’s America’s Group to record market share and profits. He also served as Senior Vice President of Lenovo’s Global Supply Chain, where his leadership was recognized by leading research firm, Gartner, in ranking Lenovo’s supply chain among the best in the world. Prior to Lenovo, Mr. Smith held executive positions at Dell, Inc. from 1994 until 2006, as the company became a global leader in PCs. During his tenure, he built the Dell Singapore Design Center and led Dell to the leading market position in flat panels as Vice President and General Manager of Displays. He is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University.