Harry Pickett

Harry Pickett

Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer

The Co-operators Group Limited
Guelph, Ontario

As Executive Vice-President (EVP) & Chief Information Officer (CIO), Harry is responsible for leading the overall strategy, planning, development, and execution of The Co-operators Group Limited’s information technology (IT) function, creating operational efficiencies and competitive differentiation.

An accomplished IT executive, Harry has over 30 years of diverse experience within the financial service and retail sectors, as well as with global consulting firms. He was recently Global CIO of Aimia, where he was responsible for all aspects of Aimia’s global IT transformation, including strategy, architecture/infrastructure, application development, security, and procurement.

Prior to this, Harry held senior executive positions at a variety of companies including Symcor, Manulife, CIBC, BMO, and IBM. A leader in the field, Harry has a strong industry network and a proven track record for successfully driving large complex digital transformations, outsourcing and revitalization programs. He has completed the Executive Program at the Banff School of Advanced Management