Winning Group hires new CTO
- 23 January, 2013 12:16
Winning Group CTO, Simon Smith
Australian retail conglomerate, Winning Group, has recruited Simon Smith as its new CTO.
Smith replaced Scott Babbage who is now leading the Group's hybris team.
Smith has more than 20 years’ experience in IT and was a CIO of News Digital Media from 2007 to 2009 and Omni Media Group from 2005 to 2007.
His most recent role was director of Pantha Corporation, providing digital consultant work for companies such as Sydney Airport Corporation and RedBalloon.
Winning Group CEO John Winning said that Smith’s appointment was a “great asset” for the retailer.
“As we operate in a highly competitive industry, our point of difference is customer service and end-to-end control from order to logistics and delivery,” he said in a statement.
“Technology is at the core of our business and Smith’s experience will prove vital in ensuring that the Winning Group continues to grow and respond to increased demand.”
The Winning Group includes Winning Appliances, Appliances Online, Big Brown Box and Handy Crew.
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