IBM Elects New Board Member
The IBM board of directors has elected James McNerney, Jr., to the board of directors. Mr McNerney is chairman of the board, president and CEO of The Boeing company.
Mr McNerney, who assumed his current leadership posts at The Boeing Company in July 2005, oversees the strategic direction of the world's largest aerospace company.
According to the company, previously, Mr McNerney was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of 3M. He also had served in several top executive positions at the General Electric company, including as president and CEO of GE aircraft engines and GE lighting, president of GE Asia-Pacific, and president of GE information services.
Samuel Palmisano, chairman, president and CEO of IBM, said: “We are very pleased that Jim McNerney will be joining the IBM board of directors. Jim has decades of experience running complex, global enterprises, and his knowledge and insights will make a significant contribution to IBM.
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