CIO50

CIO 50 2008: Gareth Hill

CIO 50

Job Title : Reckitt Benckiser

Organization : Senior VP, Information Services

South African Gareth Hill joined FTSE100 cleaning products and healthcare manufacturer, Reckitt Benckiser, as CIO in October 2006 and is also on the executive committee.

Under Hill the company's IT function works closely with business functions to support the overall implementation of Reckitt Benckiser's business strategy.

Prior to this, Hill was IS director at Philip Green's UK retail group Arcadia for six years - initially joining as the ecommerce development director - and has also had stints at Arthur Andersen, IBM and Rex TrueForm Clothing.

Hill is a qualified chartered accountant with a degree in commerce from the University of Cape Town.

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