Sunday, December 20, 2009

Why did Canon buy Oce? Because of Ingram.

My understanding is that Oce machinery powers digital book production for Ingram. I think I read a while ago that Ingram bought about 20 machines to set up in London. (should be confirmed).

In any case, the CEO of Ingrams is not distracted by PrintIsDead blah blah.

Skip Prichard, president and CEO of Ingram Content Group in La Vergne, heads up an array of companies for the Ingram family that have been on the front lines of book manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing in a fast-changing new media landscape.

With a background in digital content and a law degree, Prichard now finds himself, after 2½ years at Ingram, presiding over a restructured company with an international sales reach.
It's a long article. If you're still not convinced, you can find it here