Bob Border has been named senior vice president, chief information officer at Lawson Products, an industrial distributor of maintenance and repair supplies. Border will oversee Lawson Products information technology organization, which includes application development, infrastructure, eCommerce and enterprise information management. He bring to the job more more than 25 years of technology experience in industries including energy, consumer products, manufacturing and distribution. Before joining Lawson in September 2009, Border was the managing director of information technology for Edison Mission Group. He also had a similar job at Merisant Co., a global manufacturer and marketer of Equal sweetener. He has an MBA from Northwestern Universitys Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in applied computer science from Illinois State University.