Successful General Manager With 28 Years of International Experience Joins
The World's IT Distribution Leader as Executive Vice President
SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Alain Monie, a corporate executive with 28 years of experience leading
international operations, has been appointed executive vice president of
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the company announced today. He reports to
Michael J. Grainger, president and chief operating officer.
"We are fortunate to complement our executive team with Alain's talent and
breadth of international experience," said Grainger. "He has played a leading
role in building successful organizations throughout the world. Fluent in
three languages, he can work easily with a variety of cultures and business
models. He will spend the next several months becoming familiar with Ingram
Micro operations throughout the world, and become president of our
Asia-Pacific region by the end of the year. Hans Koppen, who has done an
outstanding job in leading that region over the last three years, will receive
a new assignment within the company at that time."
Monie, 52, most recently was president of the Latin American division of
Honeywell International for nearly three years, responsible for all countries
from Mexico to Chile and the Caribbean. He joined Honeywell following the
merger with Allied Signal Inc., where he built a 17-year career on three
continents, progressing from a regional sales manager to head of Asia-Pacific
operations. He spent 12 years in Asia, leading Allied Signal's expansion into
China and enhancing its presence in India. He also has held general
management positions with Sogitec Inc., a French aerospace simulation
corporation, and was a controller for Renault, a French automotive firm. His
career began in Mexico City, where he was in the military as a civil
"Ingram Micro is an ideal career opportunity," said Monie. "The company
has done an impressive job in improving processes and managing the economic
downturn, and now is well prepared to take advantage of any resurgence of
technology spending. It is the only global IT distributor to invest in Asia,
a promising growth market. I'm looking forward to bringing my international
and management background to such a vibrant company."
About Ingram Micro Inc.
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services, Ingram Micro is the best way to get technology from the people who
make it to the people who use it. Visit www.ingrammicro.com .
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