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Honorio Padron

Vice President, Latin America,

Mr. Padrón is a Vice President with with responsibilities for LATAM and the Sugar Industry. He is a Global Senior Executive with forty years of experience that thru the execution of several CIO/CTO, CEO roles, and 15 years of consulting, has acquired deep knowledge in AI, Shared Services, Operations Management, Business Transformation, Information Technology, Sustainability, and Outsourcing/In-sourcing. Experiences include F500 Companies, Small Businesses, University/Public School Systems, State and Federal Government. Industries include retail, hospitality, consumer products, aerospace, utilities, technology, life sciences, chemical, public sector, telecommunications, agriculture, and manufacturing. Mr. Padrón regularly publishes research on the topics of Shared Services/Global Business Services, Globalization, G&A optimization, Enterprise Service Delivery Model improvements, and Information Technology.

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Mr. Padrón spent ten years leading more than 1,000 engineering and technology personnel with responsibility for a $200 million annual budget. He was a key player in the reorganization and transformation of the Space Center into an outsourced process-based operation.

At PepsiCo, as the first CIO for the newly created restaurants division, he led an IT infrastructure consolidation resulting in a centralized data center for all of PepsiCo U.S. including the Frito Lay division.

As CEO of Exelon’s Business Services Company (BSC), Inc., he launched a new shared services subsidiary with $1B P&L responsibility and over 2000 employees and contractors. Services included IT, Real Estate, Supply, Finance, HR, Legal, and Physical Security.

While CIO at CompUSA, Mr. Padrón was the lead executive in the acquisition of Computer City from Tandy Computers this was accomplished in 42 days from the closing date. He was one of the four members of the senior executive team that negotiated the sale of CompUSA to billionaire Carlos Slim for approximately $800M.

CIO Magazine selected Mr. Padrón as a “Top 100 CIOs,” and Retail Tech as one of the “Top Ten CIO’s.” He is a recipient of the “Contract Design Award” from the Outsourcing Institute and the “Smithsonian” Award for CRM,  Innovation from Computerworld. He received the “Top Technology Implementation Award” from Microsoft, the “Top Innovator Award” from Rosettanet, and the ONCON ICON TOP 100 Award.