Christopher C. Froman Chairman and CEO
Chris Froman is the Chairman and CEO of Pomeroy and is responsible for the strategic vision and execution, competitive positioning, and growth of the Company.
Chris joined Pomeroy in 2007 and led the efforts to significantly transform the organization and grow revenue and profitability from 2007 to 2018 and has now rejoined Pomeroy as Chairman and CEO in November 2019.
In 2009, Chris led the public to private transaction of Pomeroy after being acquired by Platinum Equity Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm. He also led the company’s growth strategy, which was accentuated by the acquisition and integration of other complementary services firms. In 2015 Clearlake Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm acquired Pomeroy, and Chris led that transaction along with the simultaneous merger and integration of Tolt Solutions, Inc., a retail focused IT services firm within the Clearlake portfolio.
In 2018, Chris led the successful sale of Pomeroy to Getronics, a European based IT services company with global capabilities, and is now leading the transition of Pomeroy under its legacy brand in North America announced November 2019.
Prior to joining Pomeroy in 2007, Chris served as Senior Vice President, OKI Printing Solutions, and he also held executive roles at Lexmark International and IBM Corporations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chris is passionate about community service and has been an active volunteer in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern KY communities. He previously served as the Chairman of the Cincinnati Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, as well as on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, and as a Board Member of the Cincinnati Regional Business Committee.