Klaus Werner

Klaus Werner

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Alex Lee Inc.

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Klaus is a bilingual leader with over 25 years of global experience in mid to large size corporations. He has a unique mix of technology, omni-channel, digital and marketing expertise. He has managed multi-million dollar P&L's for organizations such as American Express, AT&T and Lowe's Home Improvement. 


Klaus is currently Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Alex Lee Inc., a multi-billion dollar grocery wholesaler and retailer with 11,000+ employees.  He is responsible for IT strategy & business alignment, IT governance, applications, development, technology operations and risk & compliance.


In addition, Klaus has over five years of agency experience managing global technology, strategy, marketing, analytics, and creative engagements for companies such as Sherwin-Williams, VF Corporation in North America & Europe and Cencosud in Chile. 


This unique mix of marketing, technology, digital, omni-channel, agency, and leadership experience across industries globally has given Klaus a unique perspective to help organizations grow, innovate, transform and thrive.