Information Resources, Inc. Welcomes Mark Parise to Head Database Services.Business Editors
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IRIC Incident Reporting and Investigation Centre ) today announced that Mark S. Parise, 39, has accepted a position as Division President of Database Services for Information Resources, Inc. (IRI Iri (ē`rē`), former city, North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. An agricultural center and transportation hub, it was absorbed into Iksan. ). In a planned succession, which began in June, Parise replaces Philippe Chouvou who is returning to Europe following a successful two-year assignment as head of Database Services.
"Mark brings over 19 years of experience with three highly regarded business organizations. He has significant expertise in general management, operations, marketing, strategic planning, product development, and business development. All this experience includes significant management and leadership responsibilities. Mark is a major asset to the IRI leadership team," said Ed Kuehnle, President of IRI North America.
Prior to joining IRI, Parise worked for General Electric Capital in their Auto Finance Services Corporation were he served as the vice president of consumer operations, which included operations in the U.S., Canada, and India. Other positions Parise held within G.E. Capital included positions as general manager for the AFS A distributed file system for large, widely dispersed Unix and Windows networks from Transarc Corporation, now part of IBM. It is noted for its ease of administration and expandability and stems from Carnegie-Mellon's Andrew File System.
AFS - Andrew File System Central Region, general manager for the AAFC AAFC Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
AAFC All-America Football Conference (1940s)
AAFC Australian Air Force Cadets
AAFC American Association of Fundraising Counsel
AAFC African-American Family Commission
AAFC Anti-Aircraft Fire Control Acquisition, and vice president operational processes and planning. Parise also has extensive experience with G.E.'s Six Sigma Process.
Prior to joining G.E. Capital, Parise worked for The Chase Manhattan Bank The Chase Manhattan Bank, now part of JPMorgan Chase, was formed by the merger of the Chase National Bank and the Bank of the Manhattan Company in 1955. The bank is headquartered in New York City. in New York, NY and in Florida in a variety of assignments including senior marketing executive, and in strategic planning and operations assignments. Prior to Chase, Parise worked for the Mercantile Trust and Savings Bank.
Originally from Quincy, IL where he graduated from Quincy University with a B.S. in Management, Parise resides in Cary, IL with his wife and daughter.
About Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRIC) is a leading provider of UPC scanner-based business solutions to the consumer packaged goods industry, offering services in the U.S., Europe and other international markets. The Company supplies CPG CPG
central pattern generators. manufacturers, retailers and brokers with information and analysis critical to their sales, marketing and supply chain operations. IRI provides services designed to deliver value through an enhanced understanding of the consumer to a majority of the Fortune 500 companies in the CPG industry. More information is available at www.infores.com.