Chris is the president and chief executive officer of HMA, LLC, a technology and advisory services company he founded.
Prior to HMA and until his retirement in July 2012, Chris served as executive vice president, global services and chief information officer at Merck, a global research-driven pharmaceutical company. In addition, he has held the positions of senior vice president, global services, and senior vice president, information services while at Merck. Prior to joining Merck, Chris was senior vice president and chief information officer at International Paper, a global paper and packaging company. Chris also held the position of vice president and chief information officer at MAPCO, Inc., a Fortune 250 diversified energy company. He currently serves on the board of directors of Winshuttle LLC, a privately held data management and automation company, and previously served on the board of directors at Netezza Corporation, a leader in data warehouse and analytic appliances, from 2009 to 2010. Having served as chief information officer to three public companies, Chris brings strong leadership and expertise to our board.