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Ingram Micro appoints Paul Read as president and CEO

Staff writer | Santa Ana, Ca., USA | September 19, 2013
Ingram MicroSeptember 19, 2013, Santa Ana, Ca., USA - Ingram Micro Inc. announced the appointment of Paul Read as president and chief operating officer.
From June 1995 to June 2013, Mr. Read was with Flextronics Inc. serving most recently as chief financial officer and executive vice president, responsible for managing all aspects of finance and IT. Previously he served as the company's executive vice president of finance for worldwide operations.

His experience at Flextronics included important operational roles, including serving as the lead executive responsible for the integration of the Solectron acquisition. Prior to joining Flextronics in 1995, Mr. Read held various senior financial positions in the United Kingdom with Allied Steel and Wire, STI Telecommunications and Associated British Foods.

He graduated from the University of Wales as a Chartered Management Accountant.

The company also announced that it has elected Wade Oosterman to serve as an independent director.

Mr. Oosterman joined Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. (BCE) in 2006 as President Bell Mobility and Chief Brand Officer, increasing his responsibilities in 2010 with the additional role of President, Bell Residential services.

Prior to joining BCE, he served in senior executive leadership roles including chief marketing officer and chief brand officer for Telus Corporation. In 1987, Mr. Oosterman helped found Clearnet communications which was acquired by Telus in 2000.