DALLAS, TX – February 27, 2023 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, welcomes Francesco Tinto, former CIO of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).
Over his 30-year career in IT, Francesco has been integral in building and enhancing some of the world’s best brands at global companies—including Walgreens Boots Alliance, Kraft Heinz Company, Kraft Foods, and Procter & Gamble—through improving business processes, optimizing the IT landscape, and enabling digital transformations.
Francesco’s areas of expertise include data analytics, business intelligence, consumer solutions development, business process optimization, and technical services. Operating across these domains allowed him to develop a keen business sense to eliminate redundancies, enable shared services, innovate faster, collaborate efficiently, and drive more value.
"It’s wonderful to welcome Francesco as the latest addition to our aim10x Executive Council. With three decades of experience in IT and digital transformation in a wide range of international enterprises, Francesco is a highly regarded Executive with exceptional leadership and innovative ideas. I am confident that his addition to the Executive Council will significantly contribute to large organizations’ global advancement and adoption of digital business planning processes."Chakri GotemukkalaCEO - o9 Solutions
Francesco successfully led the complete technology integration between Kraft and Heinz after the companies merged, defining streamlined operating processes and implementing SAP solutions.
In his last role at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), he oversaw the company’s digital transformation, driving the adoption of a customer-centric culture and an agile operating model. He launched a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform to deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings and blend online and offline customer experiences.
Francesco earned an engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Bari in Italy.
"The supply chain industry is undergoing a continuous transformation enabled by technology, and o9 Solutions is a critical leader in supply chain digitization. I am honored to join this group of experienced leaders to share new insights and perspectives for o9 Solutions to deliver breakthrough capabilities to its customers."Francesco TintoFormer CIO - Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)
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About the aim10x Executive Council
The aim10x Executive Council is a network of visionary leaders who have built significant operating experience at some of the world’s largest companies. Together they will set the vision for all aspects of an integrated enterprise—from supply chain to finance, sales, and product development, which will lead to global enterprises that are more efficient, sustainable, and profitable. It is part of the broader ‘aim10x’ initiative sponsored by o9 Solutions, which aims to empower a global community of professionals who are dedicated to digitally transforming planning and decision-making capabilities. The aim10x Executive Council members are sharing their insights about leadership, strategy, change management, and Digital Transformation journeys through the aim10x Webinars, aim10x Podcasts, and aim10x Innovators Network.
For additional information, visit the website of the aim10x Executive Council.
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