ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) (“Perficient”), the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced that Gary Wimberly has been appointed as an independent member of the company's Board of Directors, effective May 23, 2018.
Mr. Wimberly has more than 30 years of information technology experience across multiple industries including healthcare, management consulting, retail, manufacturing and professional services. As the former Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Express Scripts, Mr. Wimberly directed the overall IT strategy and performance, ensuring information systems were aligned with the firm’s overall business strategies. He defined and focused the organization on delivering innovative solutions, driving process improvements, improving productivity and building a superior team.
Prior to assuming his role as CIO, Mr. Wimberly held several leadership positions at Express Scripts including Vice President of Supply Chain Systems and Vice President of Corporate Client & Patient Systems. Mr. Wimberly also held key leadership positions in logistic systems and manufacturing systems for Mallinckrodt Worldwide, a division of Tyco International, and served as a senior manager with Ernst & Young, LLP.
Mr. Wimberly is a board member of several charitable, advisory and industry boards, including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of St. Louis, the Washington University Information Systems Advisory Board, the ITEN Technology Advisory Board and the St. Louis CIO Board. Mr. Wimberly holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
“We are pleased to have Gary as a new, independent member of our board,” said Jeffrey Davis, Perficient chairman and CEO. “With a long-standing career in St. Louis and extensive expertise in driving innovation across the healthcare, management consulting and professional services industries, Gary brings the right experience and insight to help Perficient execute our long-term growth strategies.”
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting, and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution, and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning Platinum Level IBM business partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Premier Partner, and a Platinum Salesforce Consulting Partner. For more information, visit www.perficient.com.
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