Jim Estill, CEO of Danby Appliances

Jim Estill

Jim Estill
Ontario, Canada
  • Currently the CEO at Danby Appliances (since June, 2015)
  • Started a computer distribution company – EMJ Data from the trunk of his car in 1979. With a great team he built the company up to $350,000,000 in sales and sold it to SYNNEX in Sept 2004.
  • He became CEO of SYNNEX Canada until May 2009 – growing sales from $800,000,000 to $2 Billion.
  • He has long had an interest in early stage technology businesses and was on the Board of Research in Motion (RIM) / BlackBerry since before they went public for 13 years
  • Written two management books – Time Leadership & Zero to $2Billion.
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