Torrance, CA, February 1, 2016 – FlemingMartin, LLC is pleased to announce that Virco, a leading manufacturer and distributor of educational furniture, has hired Rob Devers to be their new SVP Information Technology.
Mr. Devers brings over 20 years’ experience in IT, with an industry focus in strategic Enterprise Architecture within manufacturing and consumer products companies. Most recently, he served six years as VP of Global IT Strategy and Architecture at Avery Dennison. In addition, he was the Director of Enterprise Architecture at Dole Food Company for over 8 years. Earlier in his career he gained valuable experience in consulting at both Ernst & Young as well as Anderson Consulting/Accenture after serving in the United States Air Force as a Captain and Pilot during the Persian Gulf Desert Storm mission.
He holds two BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences from the Air Force Academy.
Virco Manufacturing Corp. [NASDAQ: VIRC] is the nation’s leading manufacturer and distributor of classroom education furniture (http://www.virco.com/). Their products have been a memorable fixture in K-12 schools throughout the country for over 60 years. Founded in 1950 by Julian Virtue, Virco has become synonymous with top-quality class chairs and desks which are proudly made in America in Virco’s manufacturing plants in Torrance, California and Conway, Arkansas.
FlemingMartin, LLC, (www.flemingmartin.com) is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards and CEOs of companies nationwide to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses in the Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Products & Services, and Energy industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.