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Imation Names President

OAKDALE, Minn. -- Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN) today announced the hiring of Mark E. Lucas as president and chief operating officer, effective March 17, 2009. The Companys Board of Directors approved Lucas’ appointment on February 16, 2009. The Board also approved the appointment of Imation Chief Executive Officer Frank P. Russomanno to the position of vice chairman.

As Imation COO, Lucas will have responsibility to provide leadership to Imation’s global Commercial and Consumer operations, reporting to CEO and Vice Chairman Russomanno.

“Imation continues its transformation to a brand and product management company with a broad portfolio of consumer and commercial brands and global distribution unmatched by our competitors. We’re pleased to add someone with Mark’s experience in global retail brands, multi-channel sales, planning and supply chain management to our leadership team,” said Russomanno. “As a seasoned executive with successful P&L management experience at both small companies and Fortune 500s, Mark has built value in both domestic and international markets. His experience, combined with his knowledge of Imation through his service on our Board of Directors, will enable him to immediately engage and drive value for Imation.”

Imation Corp.