CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--dunnhumby Ltd., a global leader in building brand value for consumer goods and retail companies, has appointed Yael Cosset, currently the CEO of KSS Retail, a dunnhumby Company, to the role of Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). Cosset will serve in a dual leadership role, retaining his responsibilities as CEO of KSS Retail.
As Global CIO, Cosset will oversee and provide strategic leadership on all aspects of technology, infrastructure and product offerings throughout the entire organization. Key to Cosset’s role will be an emphasis on innovation and the company’s business proposition around personalization. In early 2011 Cosset was appointed CEO of KSS Retail to spearhead the growth and development of KSS Retail and its integration with dunnhumby’s offering, and its customer first positioning. “Yael’s deep understanding of our business model, coupled with his keen expertise in enterprise software and data analytics uniquely positions him to lead the company through a period of significant growth in the technology area,” noted Simon Hay, CEO, dunnhumby Ltd.
dunnhumby is the leader in personalising the world's experience of retailers and brands. Analysing data from over 350 million people in 28 countries, we help companies put customers at the centre of every decision. We use our insight to improve customers' retail and brand experience to earn their lifetime loyalty. Our work with some of the world's biggest retailers and brands has demonstrated that companies which deliver value to customers through personalisation become and stay their customers' first choice. This strategic approach to putting the customer first in business improves our clients' like-for-like sales and profit margins – or, put simply, grows measurable value. Employing more than 1,900 people in 30 offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas, dunnhumby serves a prestigious list of companies including Tesco, Casino, The Kroger Co., Procter & Gamble, Shell, Coca-Cola and Mars. dunnhumby also includes the Word of Mouth marketing experts BzzAgent and price optimisation company KSS Retail.