Ingram Industries Inc. has named Eleanor McDonald executive vice president, general counsel and board secretary. Starting July 1, McDonald will succeed Bill Morelli, who will retire after 22 years with the company.
President and CEO Orrin H. Ingram commended McDonald for her accomplishments: "Eleanor is the right person at the right time to lead our legal efforts at Ingram and has exhibited the type of tested, collegial leadership which will make her a valuable and integral part of the senior team."
Before joining Ingram in 2006 as assistant general counsel, she concentrated in mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance transactions and general corporate matters in a private law practice in Nashville. She received her juris doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and received her B.A. in political science at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.