Robert Barker is promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ingram Barge Company.
“Robert has been managing operations, budgets, and varied technological projects of the Information Services group since joining Ingram in 2010,” Craig E. Philip, Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Barge said: “Robert’s expertise and leadership in this department continues to make a positive impact.”
Prior to Ingram, Mr. Barker served as Director of Information Systems for a multi-billion dollar division of Manitowoc Companies in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. He is an alumnus of Purdue University with a degree in Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
Ingram Barge Company is a subsidiary of Ingram Industries Inc., based in Nashville, Tennessee, which is one of America’s largest privately held companies. It consists of diversified businesses in physical and digital book distribution, on-demand printing, marine transportation, and digital fulfillment services. Ingram Industries Inc. includes two operating divisions: Ingram Marine Group and Ingram Content Group.
Ingram Barge Company is the leading carrier on America's inland waterways. Ingram operates a fleet of more than 150 line haul towboats and nearly 4,500 barges that transport coal, aggregates, grain, fertilizer, ores, alloys, steel products and chemicals.