Grainger (NYSE: GWW), Chicago, has named Jonny LeRoy as its new chief technology officer.
“Jonny is an industry leader who sees technology as a fundamentally creative act and believes in the value of bringing together a range of skills and people to solve problems,” said Paige Robbins, senior vice president and chief technology, marketing, strategy and merchandising officer, Grainger. “Technology powers our strategy, and Jonny’s leadership will support and advance our goals of combining our more than 90 years of experience with our digital expertise to offer customers the best products, solutions and services today, and anticipate their needs in the future. This is a significant step in our digital evolution, as Grainger defines the future of technology and distribution for our customers and partners.”
As CTO, LeRoy will lead teams across Grainger’s Technology Group to build capabilities that complement and advance the company’s strategy and business model. This will include creating a more modern technology and next-generation engineering culture that enables growth through stronger competitive advantages.