Whirlpool Names Brown Chief Information Officer

Whirlpool Corporation, parent company of KitchenAid, has named Danielle Brown as svp/chief information officer of the company’s global information systems.

In this role, she will report to Joe Liotine, executive vice president and president, Whirlpool Corporation North America, global information systems, and global SDA.

Brown joins Whirlpool Corporation after serving as vp/CIO at Brunswick Corporation, where she was responsible for enabling business strategies by modernizing the technology portfolio, optimizing operations, and leveraging new business partnerships to become a source of innovation, strategic insight, and competitive advantage. She previously spent 16 years with DuPont in several strategic and global roles.

“Dani brings the right skills and experience to work across our business and lead our global information systems teams at an especially critical juncture in the digital space,” said Liotine. “She has the perfect mix of demonstrated experience, capabilities, and results, and I look forward to her success in this role.”