Sears Holdings announced today that Jeff Balagna will join the company as executive vp and chief information officer. He most recently served as the chief information officer at Eli Lilly.
At Sears Holdings, Balagna will supervise all technology and infrastructure initiatives occurring in its support centers and in-store, the company stated.
“Jeff is a proven executive with an analytical approach and experience in transforming complex organizations in rapidly evolving industries,” said Edward Lampert, Sears Holdings’ chairman and CEO. “Innovation and technology are cornerstones in Sears Holdings’ efforts to build lasting relationships with our Shop Your Way members, and Jeff’s deep expertise in information technology infrastructure, customer loyalty programs and leveraging IT as a business-enabler make him a strong addition to our team.”