SANTA ANA, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor, today announced that its board of directors elected Scott A. McGregor, president and chief executive officer of Broadcom Corporation, to serve as an independent director effective June 25, 2010.
"As the leader of one of the most respected semiconductor companies in the technology industry, Scott will be an excellent addition to the board," said Dale R. Laurance, chairman of the board, Ingram Micro Inc. "Ingram Micro will benefit from his nearly 30 years of technology experience, ranging from software development to semiconductor design, as well as his valuable expertise as a corporate CEO and director. We look forward to his leadership and counsel."
In his current role at Broadcom, McGregor is the top executive and a board director for the global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, generating $4.5 billion in 2009 revenues with 7,400 employees worldwide. He joined Broadcom in January 2005 after serving as the president and chief executive officer of Philips Semiconductor, a $6-billion subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics. His seven-year tenure at Philips began as the head of the subsidiary's Emerging Business unit, which focused on the rapidly growing market for smart cards, networking, digital media and radio-frequency identification (RFID). Prior to Philips, McGregor was senior vice president and general manager of Santa Cruz Operation Inc., a provider of network computing solutions, and served in senior management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and Xerox Corporation.
McGregor received a Bachelor's of Arts degree in psychology and a master's degree in computer science and computer engineering from Stanford University.
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