GPA Board Appointment
February 24, 2023
GPA’s Board of Directors is key in driving everything from GPA and our shareholder business growth, to exploiting our globally innovation advantage, to embracing regional diversity and culture.
In 2023, in alignment with our commitment to leveraging the unparalleled executive leadership diversity we have to draw upon to help steer our future path and priorities, GPA’s Board will welcome three new Directors.
“The GPA Board is a foundational element to GPA’s success. These are not only highly qualified industry thought leaders with a responsibility to guide the GPA organization, but also represent the broader CEOs of all GPA business units in ensuring the global GPA B.V. corporate entity is building infrastructure, services and best practices that serve their interests and needs.”
Byron Tarry, CEO of GPA.
Our new Board members for 2023 are three incredibly qualified individuals:
Vice President and Co-Owner of GPA Sweden joins the Board for 2023 for three years. With almost 30 years’ experience in the industry, Magnus brings a wealth of operational knowledge to the Board.
Vice President of Operations and Co-Owner for GPA Canada will also join the GPA Board. Sue brings decades of leadership experience with operational governance and strategic planning to the Board.
Returning to the Board, David Lesch, CEO of GPA Czech Republic & Poland has played an active role in GPA for nearly a decade and will bring his experience and knowledge of the organization to the Board. David returning to the Board in 2023 for a new three-year term having already served once from 2017 – 2020. He also served on the GPA Leadership Committee for the last two years.
We also welcome Jeff Stoebner as Chairman of the Board. As Chairman of GPA Jeff will be ensuring GPA continues to develop, innovate and strengthen as an organization, enabling us to consistently deploy and support UC technology solutions to enterprise customers in all corners of the globe.
“As newly appointed Chairman of GPA, I’m looking forward to working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO’s of our shareholder business units and the global team to build the best delivery engine for our global customers, allowing those organizations to get the best return on their audio-visual and UC collaboration investments. During my tenure as Chairman I will be driving global awareness around GPA’s value proposition ensuring that organizations know there is an audio-visual & UC organization that can support them in 50 countries around the world.”
Jeff Stoebner, Chairman of GPA and CEO of GPA United States
GPA 2023 Board Members
Chairman, GPA United States
GPA Czech Republic & Poland
GPA South East Asia