Brian Dauphin Named Chief Financial Officer at Ingram Content Group, Succeeding Frank Kerrigan

24-Jun-2013

NASHVILLE, TN – Brian Dauphin, Senior Vice President of Ingram Content Group, will become the company’s Chief Financial Officer on July 1, reporting to CEO John R. Ingram. Mr. Dauphin will succeed Frank A. Kerrigan, who has served as Ingram’s CFO since 1996.

Mr. Kerrigan has announced his intent to retire next year. Effective July 1, he will become Senior Vice President, for a transition period.

Mr. Ingram saluted Mr. Kerrigan’s service to Ingram and noted his years of effective working relationships with financial officers of companies throughout the book industry, including publishers and booksellers.

“Through all the challenges our industry has faced, Frank Kerrigan has been a steady constant in a swirl of change,” Mr. Ingram said. “He is well respected throughout our organization and throughout our industry, and he deserves it. We will miss him, but we are very fortunate to have Brian Dauphin waiting in the wings. The transition period in the months ahead will be a luxury that we’re fortunate to have.”

Mr. Kerrigan, a Nashville native, joined Ingram Book Group as Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Book Company in 1996. Prior to Ingram, he served in the automotive supply industry for several years.

He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Dauphin is currently the Senior Vice President of Ingram’s Lightning Source Inc., which provides print on demand services to publishers. As a member of the Lightning Source management team, he has worked closely with Mr. Kerrigan for the past four years.

Mr. Dauphin joined Ingram in 1999 as Controller for Lightning Source. He was appointed Vice President and Controller of Lightning Source in 2003, Senior Vice President for Finance in 2004, and Senior VP Finance for Ingram Content Group in 2012.

Before joining Ingram, Mr. Dauphin was the co-founder and CFO of Carelink Health Partners, which managed hospital-based skilled nursing facilities and senior health centers until sold to LifeTrust America in 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dauphin worked at the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young and later was a financial management specialist for Cooper Industries – a Fortune 500 diversified global manufacturing company.

Mr. Dauphin has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Dauphin is married and has twin daughters.

About Ingram
Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.