Experienced IT Channel Executive to Head Ingram Micro Services Division and Cloud Computing Initiatives for North America
SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced the appointment of 25-year IT services executive Renee Bergeron to vice president of managed services and cloud computing for its North America region.
In this role, Bergeron is responsible for driving the division's growth strategy, which includes accelerating sales and business development efforts. She is also tasked with expanding and building upon the strengths and competitive differentiators found within the distributor's Ingram Micro Services Network, Seismic services portfolio and Cloud Conduit Initiative and Advisory Council. Bergeron will report directly to Paul Bay, executive vice president, Ingram Micro North America.
"The Ingram Micro Services Division remains uncontested in the distribution landscape and continues to be one of the most valuable, revenue-building resources available to our channel partners in the U.S. and Canada," says Bay. "Under Renee Bergeron's leadership, we will build upon our success and expand our reach as the IT industry's master aggregator of professional, managed and cloud computing IT services and support offerings."
Bergeron joins Ingram Micro from Fujitsu America where she led a $300 million IT services solutions business and oversaw the development of innovative solutions within its managed services operations such as data center virtualization and cloud-computing. In her nine years at Fujitsu, Bergeron held a number of management roles including head of U.S. operations before running the manufacturer's services operation.
"Renee Bergeron's expertise and experience in services, general management and information technology will be a driving force behind identifying and cultivating new opportunities within the Ingram Micro Services Division and Cloud Conduit Initiative," says Keith Bradley, senior executive vice president and president, Ingram Micro North America. "IT services remain one of the fastest growing market opportunities for distribution and the IT channel at large and is an area within the distribution industry that Ingram Micro will continue to invest in and lead."
About Ingram Micro
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves approximately 150 countries and is the only global broad-based IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
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