New Tech Hires at Target
Target Corporation announced two key hires for the company’s technology team. Tom Kadlec joins Target as senior vice-president of infrastructure and operations, leading efforts to modernize and enhance Target’s technology foundation. The company also announced the hiring of Joel Crabb as vice-president of architecture, with responsibility for enterprise architecture, agile practices, and Application Program Interfaces (APIs).
Kadlec has nearly 25 years of global technology experience in retail and finance, including 17 years spent in various leadership positions at Tesco, where he most recently was group technology director. Prior to that, Kadlec worked in the Czech Republic and Hungary for Tesco, and led the retailer’s operations and infrastructure team through major transformation and the retiring of many legacy applications. Kadlec comes to Target from Virtual Clarity, a cloud technologies implementation consultancy, where he worked on the transformation of a major UK bank.
Crabb has more than 20 years of experience as a technology leader and engineer. He joined Target from Best Buy Co., where he worked for more than five years, most recently as chief architect and head of digital engineering. Prior to that, he held various technology leadership and engineering posts at companies in the Minneapolis area.