Mark E. Lucas
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Lucas was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Imation Corp. in May of 2010, after serving as an independent director, and president and chief operating officer for the company. Imation is a global technology company that helps organizations and people store, protect and connect their digital lives. Imation products are sold globally through retail and commercial/OEM distribution under the Imation, Memorex, TDK Life on Record and XtremeMac brands. Under Lucas’ leadership, Imation is establishing itself as a leader in high-growth storage markets, including secure media and removable hard disk drives for small and medium business; and in differentiated consumer audio systems and accessories. He has also initiated several successful operational excellence initiatives that continue to drive efficiencies, cost savings and cash flow improvement.
Previously, Lucas was the Chairman and CEO of the Geneva Watch Group located in New York. Geneva Watch is one of the top 10 watch manufacturers in the world selling to the mass merchant market, designer and fashion markets, home design and sports action markets. In this role, Lucas reorganized the company, established a new global product development process and solidified a consistent multi-national culture.
Prior to leading Geneva Watch Group, Lucas was the President and CEO of Altec Lansing Technologies, a leading provider of powered, portable, personal and interactive audio products. He joined Altec Lansing in 2001 and played a key role in reviving the brand and adding to its long tradition of audio innovation. Initiatives under his direction resulted in explosive growth for the company and a return to a diversified and global business base as well as a solid financial footing.
Before joining Altec Lansing, Lucas held senior executive positions at Iomega Corporation, Gillette and Duracell. His responsibilities ranged from domestic and international marketing to product management, strategic planning, and operations and manufacturing, including living in Asia for five years as President of the region.
Lucas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering and an MBA in marketing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He currently is an Independent Director for Noble BioMaterials, Director-Elect for the Greater Twin Cities United Way and member of the Minnesota Business Partnership.