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Ingram Micro appoints chief information officer

Staff writer | Santa Ana, Ca., USA | November 22, 2013
Ernest ParkNovember 22, 2013, Santa Ana, Ca., USA - Ingram Micro Inc. announced the appointment of Ernest Park as senior executive vice president and chief information officer, effective December 2, 2013.
Mr. Park brings to Ingram Micro nearly 30 years of information technology and shared services leadership experience in industries including computer, distribution, retail and diversified manufacturing.

Mr. Park was most recently vice president and chief information officer for 3M Corporation. Prior to joining 3M in 2008, he served as senior vice president and chief information officer at Select Comfort Corporation since 2006. From 2000 to 2006, he served as senior vice president and chief information officer for Maytag Corporation.

Mr. Park previously led the global information technology infrastructure and shared services applications organizations as vice president and chief information officer of Global Business Services at AlliedSignal, and later with Honeywell International, following AlliedSignal's acquisition of Honeywell in 1999. He also served in roles of increasing responsibility at Avnet Inc. from 1980 to 1996, culminating in his role as corporate vice president, technology services.

Mr. Park earned both his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, and his M.B.A., from the University of California in Los Angeles. He served on the Customer Advisory Board of Hewlett Packard, Sprint, Cognizant and Orange, as well as on the Board of Governors for Engineering School of St. Thomas University.

Mr. Park replaces Mario Leone, who left the company earlier this year.

Nimesh Dave, who had assumed responsibility and oversight of the company's worldwide information and business systems during the search for a new chief information officer, continues his focus on his role as Ingram Micro executive vice president, global business process and cloud computing.