Tesco selects new chief innovation officer

Tesco has selected Guus Dekkers as its new chief technology officer after previous CTO Edmond Mesrobian revealed his retirement.Dekkers, who will use up his role in April, will report to Tesco group CEO Dave Lewis and will intend to continue the digital transformation the seller is has actually been dealing with for the previous 3 years. Download this complimentary guide Be bossy and get to the next level How to prevent

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have read and agree to the< a href=http://www.computerweekly.com/about/copyright target=_ blank > Regards to Use and the Privacy Policy. Tesco group CEO Dave Lewis said Dekkers “brings incredibly strong competence in driving massive IT changes”. Dekkers has been CIO and senior vice-president

at Plane for nine years, having formerly held senior innovation positions at companies such as Volkswagen, Johnson Controls Automotive Group

, Siemens and Continental AG.He stated:”I am thrilled to be signing up with Tesco. I hope that my experience in large-scale IT changes, advanced details innovations, service procedure optimisations and digital developments will

enable me to support Tesco in translating quickly progressing technological and digital capabilities into ingenious solutions, assisting us to serve our customers a little better every day.”Because leaving CTO Mesrobian signed up with Tesco in 2015, his group has worked on a range of projects, such as embracing nimble product delivery and improving security.