As part of its continued commitment to enhancing technology and its role in the company, Orgill has hired Marc Hamer to fill the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Information Officer. In this new role, Hamer will lead the digital and data strategy, information systems, information security and all technology teams across Orgill’s distribution business, Tyndale Advisors, and Central Network Retail Group.
Hamer joins Orgill with a wealth of experience and proven background modernizing legacy technologies and IT organizations in both distribution and retail. During his career, Hamer has successfully created a single, unified digital and technology organization at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Babcock & Wilcox and most recently at Sealed Air. He has a great deal of success and experience in M&A and integrations over his 25 year career. Additionally, Hamer helped architect digital, data and e-commerce strategies and systems for Thermo Fisher, Sealed Air and within private equity. He has rationalized, consolidated, and modernized the entire technology stack several times in his career and is highly experienced with data strategy development and implementation and maximizing the customer experience. Earlier in his career, Hamer spent over 10 years working in defense electronics and intelligence with Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon. He sits on a number of advisory boards including CNBC’s Technology Council.
Hamer’s hire concludes a six-month search for an executive to lead Orgill’s technology strategy and teams, and completes the team of six EVPs reporting to Boyden Moore, Orgill’s president and CEO.
“We’re excited to have Marc lead our highly capable team of technology professionals at Orgill who have done an outstanding job, especially as we’ve moved to a remote work environment, Moore said. “ 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.”
Hamer states, “To join a company with such a successful and storied history is truly humbling and exciting. 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 and the entire leadership team to develop the best tools and solutions not only for our employees and partners, but also for our customers.”