Tom Sheppard Joins Brake Parts Inc. as CIO
Oct. 21, 2015—David Overbeeke, president and CEO of Brake Parts Inc. (BPI), announced on Tuesday that Tom Sheppard has joined the company as its chief information officer.
“We welcome Tom to the BPI team and are pleased to have him on board as our CIO,” said Overbeeke. “He has over 30 years of progressive experience in various IT management, program management and application development roles, primarily in the manufacturing sector. This will be most beneficial as he manages BPI’s IT strategy, operations and support for the company globally.”
Before joining BPI, Sheppard was the director of consulting services with several different companies, assisting them with strategic systems planning and implementation program management. His previous experience includes director of applications at Panduit Corp for seven years, leading the IT organization through strategic implementations and business transformation efforts as the company grew one billion in assets.
Sheppard has earned awards from Microsoft and Oracle, including the Enable the Eco-Enterprise Award and the Customer Experience Excellence Award.