Rich Caron Joins TAMKO as Vice President and Chief Information...

Rich Caron Joins TAMKO as Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Manufacturing Technology Insights | Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Rich Caron names Vice President and Chief Information Officer of TAMKO Building Products LLC.

FREMONT, CA: TAMKO Building Products LLC appoints Rich Caron as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Caron is responsible for all information technology functions at TAMKO, including leading IT strategic and operational planning to assist the company in achieving its goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current future IT systems.

“Since joining TAMKO, Rich has brought significant growth to our information technology group,” says TAMKO Chairman and CEO David Humphreys. “His leadership has been essential to driving IT transformation to speed up business-focused IT solutions that align with TAMKOs strategic initiatives.”

Caron joined TAMKO in 2017 with over 25 years of experience as a manufacturing information technology leader. He began his career at Schneider Electric, a multinational corporation headquartered in France specializing in energy management and industrial automation. He then spent nine years as Global Director of Information Technology at Cookson Electronics, where he oversaw two global business units with operations in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Next, he spent nine years at the Isola Group, a designer and manufacturer of printed circuit board materials, in various roles, including vice president and chief information officer. Rich's most recent position was Senior Vice President of Information Services at Wacom Technology Corp. in Portland, Oregon, responsible for global IT.

 Caron earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minor in Business from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He is also a graduate of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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