Sherry Aaholm , executive vice president of Information Technology, FedEx Services, is a recipient of the 2008 CIO Ones to Watch awards from IDG’s CIO magazine and CIO Executive Council. This prestigious honor is bestowed upon 20 rising stars in information technology (IT) who bring leadership, innovation and value to their organization and are primed to become future CIOs. Ms. Aaholm will accept her award at the CIO Ones to Watch awards ceremony held on May 19, 2008, at The Sheraton Boston in Boston , Massachusetts during CIO magazine’s Leadership Event.
“The Ones to Watch honorees are, variously, great technologists, project managers, information architects and risk managers. The one thing they all have in common is their ability to lead,” says Abbie Lundberg, CIO editor in chief.
Read CIO Magazine’s coverage of the 2008 CIO One’s to Watch award
All Ones to Watch honorees must be nominated or endorsed by a CIO. Nominations were submitted between September and November 2007 and reviewed by a judging panel of 30 leading CIOs.
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