Brambles' Jean Holley Named Global CIO of the Year by Georgia CIO Leadership Association
ATLANTA, GA - One of Brambles' top execs has recieved recognition from one of its region’s top names in leadership. The supply-chain logistics company’s Group SVP and CIO, Jean Holley, has been named Global CIO of the year by the Georgia Chief Information Officer Leadership Association (Georgia CIO).
“I am deeply honored to accept this award on behalf of the entire Brambles information technology team,” shared Holley upon recieving the honor. “Brambles is a fantastic company that is committed to making the world a better place, and that would not be possible without the innovation, hard work, and dedication of the IT team.”
Presented at the Association’s recent 18th Annual CIO Awards Ceremony in Atlanta, Brambles said that Holley accepted the award on behalf of IT employees worldwide. According to a press release, IT is a strategic partner within Brambles’ business units—and through commitment to hard work, collaboration, and dedication—empowers the company to achieve its customer satisfaction and marketplace goals.
“Thanks to Jean’s leadership, Brambles’ IT team is trusted by the business, with a reputation for delivering on difficult, complex strategic projects,” added Brambles’ CEO, Tom Gorman. “Jean has built a strong, diverse team within which mutual respect is high and all team members take pride and enjoyment in what they do.”
The company said that Holley was nominated for her part in transforming Brambles’ IT organization into a high-performing global function. Her priorities have focused on:
- Formally vetting and measuring spend for IT projects
- Improving customers’ experiences
- Lowering business operational costs
- Enabling Brambles to operate as one integrated company
“Jean and the other individuals who have earned these awards are the best and brightest leaders—not just within information management, but in the sectors they represent,” said Lisa LaRoque, Executive Director of the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. “In today’s fast-paced world, where information travels from one end of the globe to the other in a fraction of a second, organizations that win in the marketplace benefit from the superior strategic planning and day-to-day execution these individuals bring to the table.”
The annual Georgia CIO Awards Ceremony honors Chief Information Officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. CIOs and those in equivalent positions are selected by a distinguished panel of CIO judges, including prior Award recipients, CIO peers and industry experts, based upon their leadership, innovation, business value created and service to others.
Congrats to Jean Holley on this awesome career distinction!