2020 Winner Profile

Sainsbury's

Phil Jordan

RANK: #4

COMPANY WHERE WON: Sainsbury's

AWARD DETAILS:

A regular top 10 placing CIO on this list, Phil Jordan is currently the Group CIO at Sainsbury’s, where he is heading up the digital efforts across the Sainsbury’s, Argos, Nectar and Habitat brands.

Over the past year Jordan has overseen various digital projects, all focused on integrating those retail brands under a single Sainsbury's tech division, enabling a group-wide digital and data transformation. Other projects have included the rollout of SmartShop technology to 525 Sainsbury’s stores to deliver easier and convenient ways for customers to shop using in-store handsets or their own smartphone, upgrading checkout systems and automating core store processes such as replenishment and facilities management.

Jordan has also overseen a complete rebuild of the organisation's data and analytics eco-system in order to enable adoption of advanced data science techniques such as machine learning for better replenishment, forecasting and delivery route planning and scheduling.

LOCATION: London, United Kingdom

INDUSTRY: Retail Industry