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Imation Names Hamm VP Global Human Resources

Imation Corp. announced that it has named Patricia A. Hamm to the position of vice president of global human resources.

According to the statement, Hamm has nearly 30 years of leadership experience in the human resources field. Most recently, Hamm was executive vice president of human capital and learning at Petters Group Worldwide, LLC, in Minnetonka, Minn. From 1984 to 1994, Hamm held human resource management positions at First Bank System (now U.S. Bancorp), and from 1995 to 1999 at medical companies Aequitron Medical, Inc., Nellcor Puritan Bennett, and Mallinckrodt Corporation. From 1999 to 2001, Hamm was vice president of human resources at Net Perceptions, a leading supplier of realtime personalization solutions. From 2001 to 2002, Hamm was vice president of human resources at Fingerhut, Inc (now Bluestem Brands), a home shopping retailer offering private-label and brand-name merchandise, and was named to the executive vice president position at Petters Group Worldwide, LLC, in 2003. Hamm holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the College of Saint Benedict, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota.

“I am very pleased to have Patty Hamm join our Imation senior leadership team,” said Mark E. Lucas, Imation president and chief executive officer. “Patty brings great experience in helping create high-performance organizations through an emphasis on employee, leadership, and company culture development, and in establishing human resources strategies that are closely aligned with business imperatives.”

“As Imation continues its evolution as a leading global technology company dedicated to helping people and organizations store, protect, and connect their digital world, it’s critical that our organization and culture likewise continue to evolve. We look forward to Patty’s leadership in helping us maintain – and even accelerate – our high-performance work environment and organizational effectiveness to provide Imation a competitive advantage worldwide.”

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