Mark Loughridge was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Enterprise Transformation in July 2010. This role includes the SVP and CFO responsibilities he assumed in May 2004 and the leadership of IBM’s continued integration and transformation.
He was previously senior vice president and general manager of IBM Global Financing, where he led the world’s largest information technology financing and asset management organization. Before that role, he was vice president and IBM controller; vice president of Finance and Planning for IBM Global Services; vice president of Finance for Sales and Distribution; and vice president of Finance for the IBM Personal Systems Group.
Since joining IBM in 1977 as a development engineer, Mr. Loughridge has held various management positions in finance, strategic planning and engineering, including manager of Financial Services for IBM’s lab in Hursley, England.
Mr. Loughridge earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance and operations from the University of Chicago. He also completed studies at École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique in Nantes, France.