Ingram Micro Human Resources Professional Receives Top Honor From Peers

Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association Recognizes Ingram Micro's Christie Joseph as HR Professional of the Year

BUFFALO, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 6, 2012) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) is proud to announce that Christie Joseph, senior human resources manager at Ingram Micro Buffalo, has been recognized as Human Resources (HR) Professional of the Year by the Buffalo Niagara HR Association (BNHRA). Joseph was honored along with several of her peers during the association's annual awards event on March 22, 2012.

The 2012 BNHRA HR Excellence Awards were developed to celebrate success in the human resources field by recognizing HR professionals and organizations that exemplify outstanding performance and achievement within the community. The HR professionals honored by BNHRA are members of their respective HR management departments and responsible for oversight of day-to-day HR operations.

Joseph joined Ingram Micro's HR team in 2007. She quickly progressed in her career and is currently the senior HR manager. In this role, Joseph provides HR expertise and consulting to Ingram Micro divisional leadership in support of organizational effectiveness as well as overall business strategies, starting at the associate level. She has a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Oswego, and earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute.

In addition, Ingram Micro associate Ashley Weaver was nominated for the Buffalo Niagara HR Association's HR Community Volunteer of the Year award, an honor showcasing those HR professionals who serve on numerous committees and boards while also displaying leadership qualities throughout the year. Weaver joined Ingram Micro in 2008 and is currently HR manager. She has a bachelor's degree from Canisius College and is on the board of directors for BNHRA.

"Ingram Micro is proud that two of our HR associates have been spotlighted by an esteemed organization of our peers for their career accomplishments and professionalism," says Jeffrey Streb, senior director of human resources, Ingram Micro U.S. "This honor illustrates to what level Christie and Ashley are dedicated to our stated team purpose -- to serve as trusted advisors, creating and executing strategies and solutions to drive associate success and accomplishment of business objectives."

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About The BNHRA
The Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA) is the preeminent human resource professional organization in western New York, comprised of diverse professionals involved in a variety of leadership and support roles within the human resource management profession. BNHRA was founded by a small group of local personnel managers and university professors in 1974. The goal was to provide open communication, networking and information to others in the same profession. Today, BNHRA has more than 600-plus professional and student members, representing more than 300,000 employees within the community. BNHRA is an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest human resource management association.

About Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 150 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit

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