Thomas A. Madden, retired executive vice president and chief financial officer for Ingram Micro Inc., has been named to the national board of directors of City of Hope.
As CFO at Ingram Micro Inc., Madden directed Ingram Micro’s global financial operations, supervising the company’s worldwide treasury, finance and accounting departments, as well as regional finance activities. He also served in Ingram Micro’s office of the chairman, which drives corporate policies, strategies and profitable-growth initiatives.
Madden currently serves on the board of directors of FreightCar America, Champion Enterprises and Mindspeed Technologies. He sits on the Audit Committee of each of the companies’ boards and is chairman of the Mindspeed Audit Committee. He also sits on the Human Resources Committees of Mindspeed and FreightCar America, as well as the Governance Committee of Mindspeed.
In addition, Madden serves as an instructor at the University of California Irvine Graduate School of Management, where he teaches accounting courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
Madden, a veteran of finance and strategy, joined Ingram Micro in July 2001. Prior to Ingram Micro, he served as senior vice president and CFO of Troy, Mich.-based ArvinMeritor lnc., a global supplier of systems, modules and components for the automotive industry. Madden was instrumental in the merger of Meritor Automotive and Arvin Industries in 2000, as well as Meritor’s spin-off from Rockwell International in 1997. At Meritor, he provided strategic leadership across all business units as the company experienced significant financial improvement over a five-year period.
From 1981 until Meritor’s spin-off in 1991, Madden held various management positions of increasing responsibility at Rockwell International, including vice president of corporate development, vice president of finance and assistant corporate controller. He began his career as an audit manager for Coopers & Lybrand.
He became a certified public accountant while working for Coopers & Lybrand and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with an accounting concentration, from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1975. Madden and his wife, Mary, live in Newport Beach, Calif.,Êand have two children, Tom, 25, and Lauren, 22.
“Tom Madden’s vision and leadership are a valued addition to our board,” said City of Hope Board Chair Philip L. Engel. “His extensive professional accomplishments, as well as his commitment to his community, will yield many contributions as we work together to further the scientific advancements of City of Hope.”