SOURCE: Ingram Micro Inc.
SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2013) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, today announced that Robyn Tingley, vice president, Human Resources for Ingram Micro North America and Latin America, has been named one of the "Most Powerful & Influential Women" by the California Diversity Council (CADC). She is also speaking on a panel at the conference titled "Gaining the Trust and Credibility You Deserve."
"Ingram Micro is proud of its long-standing commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace and Robyn has been a significant contributor to those efforts here in California and throughout the organization," said Lynn Jolliffe, executive vice president, Human Resources, Ingram Micro Inc. "We congratulate Robyn for her efforts on a wide range of inclusion and diversity issues including minority recruiting, veteran hiring and developing a workplace that is educated and aware of all aspects of diversity and inclusion."
The awards were presented in conjunction with the 4th Annual California Diversity & Leadership Conference, held April 18-19, 2013, at the Hilton Concord in Concord, Calif. The conference, which featured keynote speaker Soledad O'Brien, correspondent and host of Starting Point on CNN, gave participants an opportunity to share the tools necessary to build a diverse talent pool that can accomplish organizational goals. Honorees were chosen based on leadership excellence, a sustained record of accomplishments and/or contributions to their field of work throughout their career and a commitment to community well-being.
Tingley is a certified Global Human Resources professional who has worked internationally in the fields of human resources, communications, corporate social responsibility, public policy and journalism. Prior to her current position, Tingley was previously vice president of Human Resources and Communications for Ingram Micro Europe based in Brussels, Belgium. She has been with Ingram Micro for five years. Prior to joining Ingram Micro, she was vice president of Communications and Public Affairs for Bell Aliant, a Canadian-based leader in telecommunications.
For her contributions to community, in 2011 Tingley was recognized by her alma mater St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada, as the Young Alumna of the Year. She holds a degree in psychology from St. Francis Xavier University and a post-graduate degree in journalism from the University of King's College. Tingley earned her certification as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) in Luxembourg and has completed continuing education programs at Oxford University in the United Kingdom and the Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine.
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About the California Diversity Council
The California Diversity Council (CADC) is a non-profit organization under the National Diversity Council umbrella that champions diversity and inclusion throughout California's academia, businesses and communities. The CADC creates a platform for discourse and collaboration around common inclusion issues and provides education, development and community building opportunities for all Californians. The CADC believes that diversity and inclusion is not just smart business, it's a vital and positive aspect to every area of life. Visit http://www.californiadiversitycouncil.org/
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. 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 and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.