IBM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT TO RETIRE
IBM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT TO RETIRE ARMONK, N.Y., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- David E. McKinney, an IBM
senior vice president, will retire from IBM (NYSE: IBM) on July 31 after 36 years of service.
IBM Chairman John F. Akers said, "David McKinney has provided valuable guidance and counsel to IBM in a wide range of domestic and international assignments. We will miss his broad insight and depth of experience, and we wish him well upon his retirement." McKinney joined IBM as a sales representative in 1956, and he held a number of marketing management positions before being named executive assistant to the chairman of the board in 1971. From 1973 until 1979, when he was elected IBM vice president, personnel, McKinney held a number of executive positions, including president of the Information Records Division. McKinney was named IBM vice president and assistant group executive, operations, for the General Business Group in 1980. He was named president, IBM World Trade Americas/Far East Corporation in 1982 and elected a member of its board of directors. He was named vice president of communications in 1986 and was elected an IBM senior vice president the following year. In August 1987, McKinney became head of the corporate operations staffs and a member of
IBM's Management Committee and Corporate Management Board. In 1988 he was named president and chief executive officer of the IBM World Trade Europe/Middle East/Africa Corporation and president directeur general, IBM Europe. He was named to a special assignment at IBM corporate headquarters in 1991, reporting to the IBM chairman.
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