Sherry Aaholm is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cummins Inc. She oversees mission critical information system resources and leads the Information Technology transformation for the company. Aaholm brings extensive professional experience in technology, information security, and digital, combined with executive leadership achievements in both public and private business sectors.
In her current role, Aaholm has developed strategic IT and information security plans to address more than 20 years of legacy technology and a footprint of more than 70 different Enterprise Resource Planning installations. In addition, she is responsible to driving the company-wide Digital Transformation, which includes alignment with engineering and human resources to drive digital synergy across the company.
Aaholm joined Cummins in 2013, after more than 15 years at FedEx Services. She served as the Executive Vice President of Information Technology at FedEx, where she drove the IT transformation strategy for the global enterprise to include FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Ground. In this capacity, she was responsible for the daily operations of the global infrastructure footprint, including all data centers worldwide, overall architecture strategy, governance and IT standards. Aaholm previously held roles at GeoLogistics, in Atlanta, Ga. and Schneider National/Schneider Logistics in Green Bay, Wis.
Aaholm holds a BA in Marketing and Economics, and an MS in Sustainability Management from the University of Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business for Finance for Executives and Strategic Business Leadership. Her work in developing leadership programs has been recognized by Computerworld, and she has spoken at Gartner and Computerworld events on the subject.
Aaholm serves on the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the Council of Logistics Management. She resides in Indianapolis with her family.