An aggressive, assertive, and high-visibility CIO tends to redirect recognition from those who execute the details and stifle team spirit, resulting in...
Author - Denis Edwards
Denis Edwards is Manpower's Global Chief Information Officer and a member of Manpower's Executive Management Team, following his promotion from Vice President - Global Solutions Delivery in January 2009. As CIO, Denis has overall responsibility for leading and coordinating information technology functions across Manpower's operations in 82 countries and territories.
Denis joined Manpower in 2007 and has played a significant role in developing key transformational technology solutions for Manpower's global operations that benefit the company's clients and associates. Prior to joining Manpower, Denis was Vice President Global Solutions and Architecture for Cadbury-Schweppes, the world's biggest confectionery company. Denis has also held senior IT roles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Managing Director of Application Services; Marriott International, as Vice President of IS Strategy; and Marriott Vacation Club, as Chief Technology Officer. In addition to his Fortune 500 expertise, Denis has served as Chief Technology Officer for several successful start-up organizations.
Denis is also a member of Fortune Magazine's Info Tech 40 group and is a member of the Board of Directors for Guitars for Vets, a non-profit providing free guitars and music tuition to enhance the lives of injured veterans.