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John Ross will serve as EVP to Inmar, Inc. and President of a new Inmar division for data analytics.
Inmar, a technology company that operates collaborative commerce networks, today announced that John Ross will join Inmar’s leadership team. John will serve as EVP to Inmar, Inc. and President of a new Inmar division for data analytics involving shopper behavior and consumer promotions. Ross will report to Inmar CEO L. David Mounts.
Ross brings extensive shopper analytics expertise and executive management experience to Inmar. Most recently Ross was head of global agency holding company Interpublic Group’s (IPG) (NYSE: IPG) Emerging Media Lab and founder and CEO of IPG’s Shopper Sciences. Ross has spent most of his career in retail, starting off in store operations and merchandising, e-commerce and marketing. He spent 11 years with Home Depot before joining IPG to head its retail efforts. Ross holds an MBA from Tulane University.
“John is the perfect executive to lead our analytics strategy and initiatives,” says Mounts. “As a former big box retail CMO and CEO of Shopper Sciences, he brings a unique combination of marketing, retail and analytics expertise that can leverage Inmar’s technology platforms.”
“Inmar is committed to building intelligent commerce networks,” says Ross. “I look forward to working with the Inmar team to expand Inmar’s analytical solutions and create a win for the brands, the retailers and the shoppers themselves.”
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Inmar is a technology company that operates collaborative commerce networks and makes them intelligent. Over 1,700 retail, healthcare and manufacturing clients choose Inmar’s networks to simplify and securely manage their complex transactions with trading partners so they can focus on their core business. Founded in 1980, Inmar is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with more than 4,200 employees in the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more information about Inmar’s products and services, please contact 866-440-6917 or visit www.inmar.com.