The Hershey Company
Former Chief Information Officer
Carlos Amésquita is the former Chief Information Officer for The Hershey Company. He left Hershey in March 2018 after 4 years as the transformative CIO that designed and got well underway Herhsey's digital transformation program. Previously Carlos had a distinguished 28 year career with Procter & Gamble, where he held several IT and Shared Services leadership positions. His last assignment was leading Global Business Services and Information Technology for P&G North America.
Carlos has extensive international experience across developing and developed markets, having lived in three countries and travelled extensively to multiple more across five continents. His assignments have spanned a variety of technologies and processes across Finance, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and HR. Carlos has had the privilege of leading major ERP initiatives and Go-to-Market IT programs, as well as Big Data and Analytics programs with retailers. He created and led a new Innovation and Incubation organization, led a multi-billion dollar outsourcing deal, and developed strategic suppliers to move from contract work to managed services.
Carlos earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a Master of Science in Management (MBA) from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Carlos is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
Carlos serves at the Georgia Tech President Advisory Board since 2016 and in the Board of Directors of the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) since 2011. He has been a member of the HITEC organization since 2008.