Christian Eidt Joins Davis-Standard as Chief Information Officer
(PAWCATUCK, CONN.) – Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that Christian Eidt has been appointed Chief Information Officer. In his new role, Eidt will be an integral part of Davis-Standard’s senior management team, charged with transforming IT capabilities as the company moves toward an increasingly digital and data-enabled industrial environment. He will be responsible for IT strategy, corporate systems, data and analytics, and cyber security.
“Chris brings a high level of strategic IT leadership and digital transformation expertise to our team,” said Giovanni Spitale, Davis-Standard’s Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to him directing this new area of focus as we take advantage of systems and technology platforms as powerful business enablers.”
Eidt comes to Davis-Standard from FactSet Research Systems, a leader in financial data and software, where he was senior vice president of strategic planning and business transformation with a focus on product configuration, pricing, quoting, customer sales contract management, and new reporting capabilities. He also has 25 years of experience in the media and advertising industry, serving in multiple finance and technology roles within CBS Corporation and as CIO at OUTFRONT Media. Eidt is a graduate of the Boston College Carroll School of Management.
For more information about Davis-Standard, visit www.davis-standard.com.
About Davis-Standard, LLC
Davis-Standard, LLC (www.davis-standard.com), headquartered in Pawcatuck, Conn., is a global leader in the design, development and distribution of extrusion and converting technology. Davis-Standard systems encompass over 14 product lines to support manufacturing applications and customers within every major industry. This includes the agriculture, automotive, construction, healthcare, energy, electronics, food and beverage packaging, and retail industries, among others. With more than 1,400 employees worldwide and a network of independent sales agents and suppliers in nearly every country, Davis-Standard is committed to engineering systems that are reliable, environmentally friendly, and offer a high return on investment. All equipment is backed by robust aftermarket support, parts availability and customer service. The company has manufacturing and technical facilities in the United States, Canada, China, Germany, Finland, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.