ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalina Marketing Corporation, the leader in precise consumer-driven marketing, today announced the appointment of John Miles, as its new executive vice president and chief information officer. As Catalina’s executive vice president and CIO, Miles will be responsible for leading IT strategy, research and development and new product development.
Miles brings extensive management experience with leading global businesses and consulting organizations to Catalina. Since 2009, he served as a senior member of the Dell leadership team and CIO for its global commercial and consumer businesses. Miles helped drive fundamental change initiatives in sales operations, mergers and acquisitions, marketing, CRM, social media, finance, dell.com, channel and customer support. Miles has also held senior executive and technology positions with Lowe’s and Lend Lease, Inc., as well as consulting positions at Arthur Anderson and Booz Allen Hamilton.
“John is an exceptional leader and innovator who joins Catalina at an exciting time in our company’s evolution and growth,” said Jamie Egasti, CEO of Catalina. “His experience in driving technology-enabled breakthroughs will help Catalina stay at the forefront of consumer loyalty innovation.”
Miles replaces Eric Williams, who spent 19 years at Catalina and played a formative role in the company’s development as a global leader in consumer brand, health and retail marketing. Among his many accomplishments, Williams led the design and implementation of Catalina’s shopper data warehouse, one of the largest transaction-level databases in the world.
“Eric is a recognized and respected expert in the IT field who has served as an important change agent, not only for Catalina, but for the information management industry,” said Egasti. “Under his leadership, Catalina was recently named among the top five companies within the InformationWeek 500. We extend our sincere thanks to Eric for all that he has given our organization and the technology sector.”
Catalina is committed to helping manufacturer and retail brands deliver unprecedented performance and healthier outcomes. With proprietary and integrated in and out-of-store marketing platforms—including CouponNetwork.com (http://www.couponnetwork.com), Catalina enables the delivery of the right message to the right audience in the right environment. Catalina leverages the world's largest, transaction-level, shopper-data warehouse to develop, deliver, and measure shopper and patient-driven engagements to approximately 90M households and 130M health consumers, annually. Media distribution channels include 50,000 food, drug and mass locations worldwide, including 18,000 US pharmacies. Catalina is based in St. Petersburg, Florida, with operations in the US, Europe and Japan. To learn more, please visit http://www.catalinamarketing.com.