Shawn Morin has been named chief operating officer of Ingram, effective immediately. Morin joined the company in 2009 and has served as chief information officer since then. In his new position, he will be in charge of managing the company’s commercial activities, systems, and operations. This includes leadership of Ingram’s divisions that serve publishers, libraries, booksellers and educators worldwide, as well as the information technology systems that support Ingram’s services to their customers.
The company’s finance, legal and human resources functions will continue to report to John Ingram, chairman and CEO.
Morin was CIO and v-p of information technology of Bass Pro Shops before Ingram. He previously held other leadership positions in the information technology field, including service as CIO of Royal Numico, N.V., in The Netherlands. Earlier in his career, he was a business analyst for Watkins Motor Lines and was lead engineer for Lockheed Space Operations Company at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.