Honorees receive award during CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony
TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global
leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions today
announced it was named to the 2014 CIO 100, which is developed by IDG's
CIO Magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations
around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and
strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
Celestica is being recognized for the development and implementation of
its Supply Chain Collaboration Center that turns data into business
intelligence and actionable insights to drive performance improvements
for its customers. Specifically, the Supply Chain Collaboration Center
enables Celestica to help its customers manage their end-to-end
planning cycles from sales and operations planning to demand analytics,
inventory optimization, demand-supply balancing and supplier
"Our customers are increasingly looking to us to help them make more
informed decisions that will enable them to be successful in their
markets," said Mary Gendron, Chief Information Officer, Celestica. "By
bringing together business and supply chain expertise with technology
innovation and advanced analytics, we can support our customers in
managing their complex interconnected supply chains. We are honoured to
be recognized as a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 for this achievement."
"For 27 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honoured the innovative use
of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran
Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "Our 2014 winners
are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive
everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."
Executives from the winning companies will be recognized at the CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony, to be held Tuesday evening, Aug. 19 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho
Palos Verdes, California.
About the CIO 100
Recipients of this year's CIO 100 Award were selected through a
three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application
form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a
team of external judges (many of them former CIOs) reviewed the
applications in depth, looking for leading-edge IT practices and
measurable results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and selected the final
100. Coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 Awards will be available online at CIO.com on August 1, 2014 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.
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Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle
solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified
global operations network and information technology platform, we are
solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our
customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing
a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive
employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and
creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome
For further information on Celestica, visit www.celestica.com.
Celestica's securities filings can be accessed at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov.
SOURCE Celestica Inc.