Posted November 30, 2022

Grainger taps new VP of Infrastructure

Jeff Whittemore has joined Grainger as vice president, Infrastructure, a role in which he will continue to advance Grainger’s core infrastructure and networking.

"We are excited to welcome Jeff to the company as we continue to build next-generation technology to drive growth and service for customers," said Jonny LeRoy, chief technology officer at Grainger. "Jeff brings with him impressive breadth and depth of experience and I look forward to seeing how his passion and new ideas will help advance our modernization journey and strategy."

Whittemore has nearly 40 years of industry experience in infrastructure and operations. He most recently spent nine years at Ulta Beauty where he was responsible for Ulta Beauty’s Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure, as well as overseeing operations for enterprise IT systems. Additional career highlights include serving as vice president, Infrastructure and Compliance, for ArrowStream, founding his own IT consulting practice and creating several startup companies.

Reporting to LeRoy, Whittemore will be based at Grainger's Chicago-area headquarters.