MDSi Announces Executive Leadership Appointment

Company News | Jan 6, 2021

Leading Supplier of Technology Products, Integration Services and Supply Chain Solutions Promotes COO to President and COO

Atlanta, GA – January 6, 2021 – MDSi, a leading provider of technology products, integration services and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce the promotion of Larry Schilling to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Schilling will report to the CEO and continue working closely with the executive leadership team on strategic planning, overall growth, and investment strategy for the organization.  He assumes the President role with more than four years of experience as the Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Larry was essential to the company’s growth and operational scale. 

“We are so excited about Larry’s promotion as President and COO,” says Lisa McDonald, CEO for MDSi.  “He has a lengthy tenure with the organization, passionate about our people, our brand and delivering excellence to our customers.  His in-depth knowledge of our products and services, coupled with his tenure is a winning foundation for exponential success!”

Schilling has extensive experience in global logistics, supply chain management, and technology manufacturing across the telecom industry.  His experience includes several leadership positions within MDSi, as well as other leading organizations.  As President of MDSi, he will have overall responsibility for the company’s global strategy, organizational excellence, culture, and operational scale.

“Managing the technology supply chain and large-scale deployments is inherently complex for most organizations,” says Schilling.  “Solving those complexities through innovative solutions is the foundation of what has made MDSI successful for so many years.  Having had the opportunity to join MDSi on the ground floor and contribute within all divisions has more than prepared me to execute as we continue to expand the business.” 

Larry holds an MBA from The University of Georgia – Terry College of Business with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management and Operations.  He joined MDSi in 2007.

Please join us in extending “Congratulations” to our new President & COO!

About MDSi
Founded in 1990, MDSi is a leading supplier of technology products, software, integration services, and supply chain solutions supporting the following architectures: IT Voice and Data, Access, Edge, Core Transport, IP Routed Networks, Wireless Networks (5G), Cloud Solutions, HFC, and CMTS that help companies run more efficient, sustainable, and profitable businesses.  With operations across hundreds of locations, organizations rely on MDSi to solve complex problems by delivering proactive technology solutions that significantly impact their growth and profitability.  For more information, please visit, email, or call 1.800.874.9850.