Acxiom

(ACXM)

, a provider of customer and information management productions, said Friday that R. Halsey Wise, president and CEO of

Intergraph

(INGR) - Get Report

, will join Acxiom's board.

Wise was nominated by

ValueAct Capital

, Acxiom's largest shareholder, and the Acxiom board unanimously elected him, the Little Rock, Ark.-based company said.

"We are very pleased to add a director of Halsey Wise's stature to our board," the company said. "He brings a wealth of technology-related, business-to-business company experience and has an excellent track record of achievement. Halsey has a strong financial background, coupled with proven organizational leadership experience. We look forward to his helping Acxiom continue to grow and meet our clients' needs."

The company's shares were trading down 16 cents at $25.27 Friday.

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