Hamer joins with experience in modernizing legacy technologies and IT organizations in both retail and distribution, according to Orgill. Hamer created a single, unified digital and technology organization at Babcok& Wilcox, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Sealed Air.
FREMONT, CA: As part of Orgill’s commitment to improving technology’s role at the company, the hardlines distributor hired Marc Hamer to the newly created role of executive vice president and chief digital and information officer. In the role, Hamer will spearhead Orgill’s digital and data strategy, information security, information systems, and all technology teams across Orgill’s distribution business, Tyndale Advisors, and Central Network Retail Group.
“To join a company with a successful and storied history is truly humbling and exciting,” Hamer stated in a news release. “The culture that Orgill has built over 174 years, the values and their ultimate focus on the customer is why I took this role. I look forward to working with Boyden [Moore] and the entire leadership team to develop the best tools and solutions not only for our employees and partners, but also for our customers.”
Hamer joins with experience in modernizing legacy technologies and IT organizations in both retail and distribution, according to Orgill. Hamer created a single, unified digital and technology organization at Babcok& Wilcox, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Sealed Air. The new member of the Orgill leadership team also helped architect data, digital, and e-commerce strategies and systems for Thermo Fish and Sealed Air. Hamer also served in defense electronics and intelligence with Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon and currently sits on a number of advisory boards, including CNBC’s Technology Council.
“We’re excited to have Marc lead our highly capable team of technology of professionals at Orgill who have done an outstanding job, especially as we’ve moved to a remote work environment,” Moore stated. “Marc will lead the continued collaboration and integration of our technology teams and the continued innovation of our systems. We have some exciting ideas on technology’s role in the execution of our mission to help our customers be successful.”