SVP & CIO
As Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Information Systems, Dani Brown is responsible for leading a global information technology function that creates value through the use of technology, while managing
investment and operational spend to improve Whirlpool’s connection to customers, operating efficiency, and the ability to utilize analytics to provide a base for further innovation.
Dani has been in information technology leadership for more than 20 years, most recently serving as CIO at Brunswick Corporation. In her 16 years at DuPont, she held a series of information technology roles of increasing responsibility, including Asia Pacific
Applications Delivery; Global Chief Information Officer for Crop Protection, a $3.2-billion DuPont Strategic Business Unit; and IT Transformational Productivity Leader.
Brown holds a BS in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as a master’s degree in management information systems from Penn State and an MBA from Drexel University. She is also a Six Sigma Black Belt. In 2019, Dani was appointed a member of the board for the PRA Group (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans. In 2023, she was appointed to the board of directors for Corewell Health, a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and services in over 22 hospitals.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2021. The company markets Whirlpool,
KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly, InSinkerator and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.