Newegg Strengthens Executive Leadership Team
6/25/2012 Press Release
--Leading E-Retailer Appoints New Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Management--
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., June 25, 2012 -- Newegg Inc., the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States, today announced the appointment of two key executives— Shelley Perry as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) of Newegg North America and Merle McIntosh as the senior vice president of product management of Newegg North America. In these new roles, Perry and McIntosh will help fuel Newegg’s growth by driving innovation and providing leadership to the organization’s technology and product management teams.
“Newegg is dedicated to attracting top industry talent as we prepare to propel the company through our next stage of growth,” said Bob Bellack, CEO of Newegg North America. “Both Shelley and Merle are tremendous additions to our leadership team and we’re all thrilled to have them on board.”
As the newly appointed CTO of Newegg North America, Perry will leverage her extensive technical and software product management background to oversee the company’s product roadmap and all technology initiatives within the organization. Perry’s previous positions include CTO and vice president of industry product development at Hewlett-Packard and CTO and senior vice president of software development at TicketMaster. Perry studied accounting at Binghamton University and received her master’s in computer science at the University of Denver.
“It’s an exciting time to join Newegg,” said Perry. “Newegg has already built a world-class e-commerce platform and an impressive customer base. I look forward to working with the team to continue building on the platform and working towards enhancing the user shopping experience.”
McIntosh brings more than 25 years of experience in product management, marketing, e-commerce and merchandising. He joins Newegg from PC Connection, Inc. where he was senior vice president of marketing and product management. In this role, he was responsible for leading the company's initiatives in product and program marketing, merchandising, e-commerce and purchasing. McIntosh also held senior management positions at Bell Microproducts, Insight, Onsale.com and Micro Warehouse.
"I am very excited to join the Newegg team," said McIntosh. "I have followed Newegg over the years and have been impressed with their ability to quickly establish themselves as a leader in the industry, offering an outstanding assortment of computer components and consumer electronics. My goal is to build on that success by continuing to expand the product selection and driving growth in critical categories."
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) and NeweggBusiness.com (www.neweggbusiness.com), and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. Newegg delivers a world-class e-commerce platform and is committed to serving the online technology community, from tech-enthusiasts to small and medium-sized businesses. Both Newegg.com and NeweggBusiness.com feature a comprehensive selection of the latest computer hardware and consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Newegg Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
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