Scottsdale, Ariz. . - Ingram Micro's consumer electronics
division (IMCE) has hired Chris Balentine as the new vendor business manager to the IMCE purchasing department.
He will be specifically responsible for managing the 12-volt, home automation, furniture/mounts and Cable Zone electronics categories.
Chris comes to IMCE with more than 15 years of experience within the CE industry. More than eight years of his background includes being a buying for Fry's Electronics 12-volt electronics business.
Tim Coakley, merchandising and vendor management VP for IMCE, stated, "Chris comes with a wealth of experience within the 12-volt industry which has made him a key addition to the Ingram Micro's consumer electronics
division. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being the leader in consumer electronics and technology distribution."