John Hill

Chief Digital Officer at MSC Industrial Supply

John Hill is Chief Digital Officer at MSC Industrial Supply.

Prior to his current position, John was Chief Digital & Information Officer at Carhartt. He worked closely with Carhartt’s senior leadership team to define its technology strategy for the company’s growth objectives. He led the teams responsible for planning and executing initiatives to meet the company’s technology vision while ensuring that informational systems were available and secure.  In addition to his technology responsibilities John was responsible for Carhartt’s Planning and Pricing functions.

Mr. Hill was previously Vice President, Solutions Delivery at W.W. Grainger and was responsible for leading all application development and maintenance for the company.

Additionally, Mr. Hill was Chief Information Officer and Vice President, responsible for the transformation of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) for the Province of Ontario, Canada. He was also the head of Business Solutions Services for several of the ministries in the Province.

Prior to this Mr. Hill was Vice President and Global Head of Informatics Services at Switzerland-based Roche Holding Company. For the first half of his career Mr. Hill has held leadership positions in strategic planning, business development and strategic sourcing at General Motors, Supply Access and IBM.