Grainger (NYSE: GWW), announced Jonny LeRoy has joined the company as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
As CTO, LeRoy will lead teams across Grainger’s Technology Group to build capabilities that complement and advance the company’s strategy and business model. This will include creating a more modern technology and next-generation engineering culture that enables growth through stronger competitive advantages.
LeRoy joins Grainger after 15 years at ThoughtWorks, where he most recently led their North America technology organization, growing new offerings and capabilities, while also helping to progress their talent, culture and delivery expertise. In this role, he also contributed to doubling the size of their North American business, championing the introduction of Mobile and IoT capabilities into the business, and embedding security thinking and practices into their software delivery culture. He has advised many organizations across the retail and logistics sectors through similar modernization journeys including Gap, Nordstrom, Google and Box.