Glilot Capital | Jon Harding

Jon Harding

Sr. VP Global Chief Information Officer, Conair LLC

About Jon Harding

Jon Harding serves as the Global CIO of Conair LLC, a multi-billion dollar consumer products company specializing in personal care, kitchen appliances, and health and beauty products. He is responsible for overseeing Conair’s Information Technology services globally, supporting both daily operations and future business growth. As a member of Conair’s Global Executive Leadership team, Jon has been instrumental in various IT advancements and initiatives.

Under Jon’s leadership, Conair’s IT team successfully rolled out a global SAP system, integrating 25 legacy ERPs into one. They have standardized the IT network to enhance global business integration and cyber-security, seamlessly integrated acquired businesses, and facilitated new business openings. During his tenure, the company transitioned from family ownership to private equity ownership, doubled its revenue, and significantly expanded its global reach. His strategic focus on digital transformation has driven eCommerce sales and brand growth through platforms like Direct-To-Consumer and Drop/Ship to Consumer for major online retailers.

Before joining Conair, Jon was the Divisional CIO for the U.S. Snacks Division of Kellogg Company and held various IT leadership roles in Kellogg’s Europe. He has extensive experience in business process change and IT leadership within the consumer products industry. Jon actively shares his expertise through the Executive Council of “Consumer Goods Technology,” several industry-leading eCommerce and CIO strategy events, and as a member of the AWS Consumer Goods Industry Advisory Board. In Fall 2023, Jon was honored as New York CIO of the Year in the enterprise category, receiving the prestigious “Orbie” award.