As senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO), Claudio leads the expansion of Valmont’s digital transformation and development of information technology and systems in support of Valmont’s corporate and divisional goals as well as service to its global customer base.

Claudio has a 28-year track record of defining new business strategies and implementing and deploying new solutions while delivering operational impact. His most recent experience has been as a Partner and US SAP Industrial Products Lead with IBM. Claudio’s global experience spans the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa with such companies as Belden Wire and Cable, SAP, Ernst & Young, and Schlumberger. He was appointed to CIO for Valmont in 2019.

Claudio speaks three languages—French, Spanish and English. He also holds various business and technology certifications (OIQ – Ordre des Ingenieurs du Quebec, Society of Petroleum Engineers) and has been part of numerous advisory boards. Claudio has also been published for his views on smart manufacturing solutions for global enterprises.

Claudio received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Management from European University in Switzerland and his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal.