Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, has announced the appointment of Brian Woodworth as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Woodworth will report to Tim Vargo, president and CEO, and will lead Exide’s Information Technology (IT) team from the company’s global headquarters in Milton, Georgia.
“Exide Technologies is committed to bringing innovation to our batteries and our customers’ experience, both of which are supported by a solid technology infrastructure to run all aspects of our business,” said Tim Vargo, president and CEO. “Brian brings a wealth of experience leading IT in the automotive industry that will be valuable to ensuring the company’s IT systems run smoothly every day and are continually evolving to meet the future needs of our business.”
Woodworth has more than 20 years of experience leading technology teams in the automotive retail and distribution industries. During his career he has held CIO and IT leadership roles at Phillips Pet Food & Supplies Inc., Fred’s Inc., TruckPro, CSK Auto and Murray’s Discount Auto Stores.