INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art
announced today that J. Nicholas Cameron has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the IMA. Cameron has worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for more than 30 years, most recently as Vice President for Construction. He will start his new position in Indianapolis on January 4, 2010. In his role at the IMA, Cameron will lead construction and renovation efforts at the main Museum building, including the construction of the new Conservation Science Laboratory; efforts to enhance art storage areas and ongoing gallery renovations. Cameron also will lead efforts to build the Museums portfolio of earned income potential with retail sales and event rental.
We are very fortunate to have found such a skilled museum professional with a keen eye for detail and a proven record of fiscal responsibility. Nicks vast experience will be an asset to our institution and will add depth to the IMAs senior management team, said Maxwell L. Anderson, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the IMA.
At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cameron successfully completed more than $850 million in construction projects over a 22 year period. He has played a key role with the departments of Security, Special Events, Visitor Services, exhibition design, building maintenance among others. He holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University.
I am excited to join the staff of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Part of what attracted me to this position was IMAs outstanding reputation for collection management and technology. I look forward to contributing to these areas and to working on other advancements in the field, said Nick Cameron.