Tony Thomas, former Nissan CIO joins SignifyTony (Anthony) Thomas has joined Signify as Chief Digital and Information Officer. He will be operating from the company headquarters in the Netherlands. Signify is one of the global leaders in the lighting and IoT space. The company offers energy-efficient lighting solutions and to make businesses more productive and cities more livable.

In this new role, Thomas will be an acting member of the leadership team and will report to the management. He will lead the global IT and Digital Transformation teams. Kurt de Ruwe, Head-IT, and Carlos Sierra Chinchilla, Program manager- Digital transformation will report directly to him, which also includes their respective teams.

Before joining Signify, Thomas was associated with Boston Consulting Group as Senior Advisor. He has over 25 years of experience of which about 12 years he led Digital Transformations at a Global level. In his last assignment, Thomas served a stint of over 2 years at Nissan in Japan where he led the global IT of the automotive company as a CIO.

As the Chief Information Officer for Nissan, Thomas was responsible for managing all Information Systems, Information Technology, Data & Analytics and Cyber Security for all Nissan brands Infiniti and Datsun across the globe. He has also worked with Alliance partners Renault and Mitsubishi to drive synergies and efficiencies.

Additionally, Thomas was responsible for driving Digital Transformation throughout the value chain covering Design, Research & Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Connected Mobility Service, and more.

Thomas is a renowned global technology leader and has worked with companies such as GE and Vodafone in the capacity of Global CIO.

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