Haislet will lead the global IT organization , focused on enhancing the customer experience, driving innovation and developing employees.
Columbus, Ohio [Feb. 25, 2020] – Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced that Sheryl Haislet, an experienced IT leader in the technology and manufacturing sectors, has joined the executive team as CIO.
Haislet will lead the global information technology (IT) organization and be responsible for advancing IT within the organization to support Vertiv initiatives focused on enhancing the customer experience, driving innovation and developing employees. She brings more than 25 years of experience in lean manufacturing environments, engineering and information technology to the Vertiv executive team.
“The CIO role is crucial to Vertiv's success. Sheryl’s proven ability to inspire teams and manage organizational change will ensure we continue to use IT across our global organization to drive innovation and collaboration,” said Vertiv Chief Executive Officer Rob Johnson.
Prior to joining Vertiv, Haislet served as CIO and VP of Digital Office for Adient, a tier-one automotive supplier. She has also served as CIO for Johnson Controls Power Solutions division, where she helped drive commercial excellence programs and an SAP system implementation.
“I’m very excited about the direction of the company and the IT talent that exists within the Vertiv organization,” said Haislet. “Working together, we can help enable Vertiv’s customer-focused strategy through innovative and effective use of information technology.”
Haislet earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in information systems from Grand Valley State University. She also holds a graduate certificate in SAP Business Processes from Central Michigan University. She will complete her executive MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology in April 2020.
Vertiv (NYSE: VRT) brings together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services to ensure its customers’ vital applications run continuously, perform optimally and grow with their business needs. As Architects of Continuity™, Vertiv solves the most important challenges facing today’s data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs approximately 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. For more information, and for the latest news and content from Vertiv, visit Vertiv.com.