PLANO, Texas, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Manjit Singh has been named the chief information officer and group vice president of information systems for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). He will oversee strategy, development and operation of all information systems, solutions and technology. Singh will report directly to Zack Hicks, chief digital officer and executive vice president of digital transformation and mobility.
"We are glad to have Manjit join our information systems leadership team, and feel that his diverse industry background will be a tremendous addition to Toyota," Hicks said. "His experience leading information technology teams at Clorox, Box, Inc., and other large firms provides a strong foundation for leading and transforming the future of TMNA Information Systems."
As part of the Information Systems leadership team, Singh will collaborate with Chris Tinto, group vice president of mobility, and Steve Basra, vice president of connected technology, to focus on new business innovation, profitability, mobility and digital transformation.
Before joining Toyota, Singh was the senior vice president and chief information officer at The Clorox Company where he was responsible for leading the company's strategic technology initiatives. Prior to his time at The Clorox Company, he led the industry solutions group at Box, Inc. where he was responsible for aligning strategies with key customers across different industries. Singh also has held CIO positions for Las Vegas Sands, Chiquita Brand International, as well as Gillette in Singapore. Early in his career, he worked at Procter & Gamble, pioneering the company's digital marketing footprint and setting up early e-commerce capabilities.
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