Press Release: Brian Dauphin Named Chief Financial Officer at Ingram Content Group, Succeeding Frank Kerrigan
NASHVILLE - Brian Dauphin, Senior Vice President of Ingram Content Group, will become the company's Chief Financial Officer on July 1, reporting to CEO John R. Ingram. Mr. Dauphin will succeed Frank A. Kerrigan, who has served as Ingram's CFO since 1996.
Mr. Kerrigan has announced his intent to retire next year. Effective July 1, he will become Senior Vice President, for a transition period.
Mr. Ingram saluted Mr. Kerrigan's service to Ingram and noted his years of effective working relationships with financial officers of companies throughout the book industry, including publishers and booksellers.
"Through all the challenges our industry has faced, Frank Kerrigan has been a steady constant in a swirl of change," Mr. Ingram said. "He is well respected throughout our organization and throughout our industry, and he deserves it. We will miss him, but we are very fortunate to have Brian Dauphin waiting in the wings. The transition period in the months ahead will be a luxury that we're fortunate to have."
Mr. Kerrigan, a Nashville native, joined Ingram Book Group as Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Book Company in 1996. Prior to Ingram, he served in the automotive supply industry for several years.
He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Dauphin is currently the Senior Vice President of Ingram's Lightning Source Inc., which provides print on demand services to publishers. As a member of the Lightning Source management team, he has worked closely with Mr. Kerrigan for the past four years.
Mr. Dauphin joined Ingram in 1999 as Controller for Lightning Source. He was appointed Vice President and Controller of Lightning Source in 2003, Senior Vice President for Finance in 2004, and Senior VP Finance for Ingram Content Group in 2012.