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Biography PhotoLynn Jolliffe
Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Lynn Jolliffe is the executive vice president of human resources for Ingram Micro Inc.  Based in Santa Ana, Calif., Jolliffe is responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of the company's human resources strategies in support of the organization's global objectives.  Jolliffe oversees all aspects of human resources worldwide, including organization development and talent management, compensation and benefits, learning and development, the Human Resources Information System, payroll, as well as the regional human resources teams.

Jolliffe joined Ingram Micro in 1999 as the vice president of human resources for the Europe Region working out of the Brussels office and established the department as a strategic business unit by making a number of organizational improvements, by implementing and standardizing performance metrics within the region’s 14-country operations, and by introducing Six Sigma.  Within the European region, she also implemented and developed a Competency and Performance Management system, an intranet-based Knowledge and Information Center, and a Career Guide.

In 2006, Jolliffe was transferred to Santa Ana Headquarters and assumed the role of vice president of human resources for the North American region where she initiated major projects focusing on improving associate performance management, development, and retention.  She was promoted to her current position in 2007 and has since driven improvements globally in talent management, associate branding, culture alignment and executive compensation.  She has focused on performance management, succession planning and identification of high potential as well as the creation of management development and general management programs.

In March 2010, Jolliffe was awarded HR Executive of the Year by the Orange County affiliate of the National Human Resources Association (NHRA) and in 2012 was named one of California’s most powerful and influential women by the California Diversity Council.

Prior to her work at Ingram Micro, Jolliffe served as vice president and chief financial officer with responsibility for human resources at two Canadian retailers including Holt Renfrew.

Jolliffe holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Queen’s University as well as a CEGEP diploma from Bishop's University in Canada.  In 1979, she received her MBA in finance and organizational behavior from the University of Toronto, Canada.

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