TOLEDO, OH — Dana Corp. has added a chief information officer (CIO) to its top executive team. Former PepsiCo executive Bruce Carver has joined the company as vice president and CIO. In this new role, Carver will be responsible for the development, coordination and advancement of Dana’s global information systems and technologies.
Carver comes to Dana from leading global food and beverage company PepsiCo, which has annual revenues of approximately $27 billion. At PepsiCo, he served as vice president and division chief information officer for the PepsiCo Beverages and Foods Division, an operating business with $8.5 billion in revenue. In this role, Mr. Carver played a leadership role in the division’s information systems function — an effort that has included the alignment of division and global I.T. strategies, as well as the development and implementation of a successful I.T. integration strategy following PepsiCo’s merger with The Quaker Oats Co. in 2001.
Prior to joining PepsiCo, Carver served in several leadership roles at Reynolds and Reynolds, a Dayton, Ohio, provider of automotive-oriented software systems and services. He progressed through positions in business systems acquisition, corporate systems, and information management and technology to become vice president and chief information officer for Reynolds and Reynolds in 2001.
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