Element Materials Technology (Element) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet White as Executive Vice President (EVP) Digital Transformation, joining Element’s Executive Team on 24 February 2020.
In this newly created role, Janet will develop a robust set of digital priorities, leveraging data, automation, AI, and practical IoT solutions to enhance Element’s customers’ experience, drive value through internal transformation and deliver growth with digital offerings to enhance our competitive advantage.
Janet is a global leader in digital transformation with 30 years’ experience across business transformation, strategy and account leadership. Janet joins Element from IBM where she has held several roles since 2005, working in a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace, oil & gas, industrial products, electronics and telecommunications. Prior to IBM, Janet worked for British Airways and held roles in IT management, global change program management and business intelligence for 15 years.
Jo Wetz, CEO, Element said: “Janet’s appointment is strategically important for Element in the face of anticipated large-scale digital transformation in the TIC sector over the coming years. In order to stay ahead of the curve, we have created this new role and we are delighted to have Janet on board to lead the Group’s digital journey.
“Her depth of experience in the sectors we service and proven track record in business transformation, strategy and account leadership will be crucial to ensure Element has the right digital strategy in place, allowing us to continue to be a global leader in the TIC field.”
Janet White said: “I am delighted to be joining Element to build and deliver its digital roadmap at this exciting time for the sector. Element is one of the world’s leading TIC companies with a strong track record of success and thought leadership in the end markets it serves. It is clear that there are many opportunities across the Group and I look forward to working with the team.”
Element is one of the world’s leading independent providers of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Energy; Fire & Building Products, and Connected Technologies sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option. We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging 200 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.
Annebeth Wijtenburg, Interim Communications Manager
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Devan LaBrash, Pagoda Public Relations
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“Janet’s appointment is strategically important for Element in the face of anticipated large-scale digital transformation in the TIC sector over the coming years.”