Accomplished technology executive and business transformation specialist joins majority-female C-suite to drive IT initiatives
INDIANAPOLIS — March 5, 2020 — STANLEY Security, a global integrator of comprehensive security solutions, appointed Kara Pelecky as Chief Information Officer on March 2. Pelecky will be responsible for the strategic vision, leadership and ongoing implementation of STANLEY Security’s information technology initiatives.
“At STANLEY Security, we are continually pushing to be on the cutting edge of innovation and transformation to provide our customers, partners and employees with a superior experience,” said Robert Raff, President of STANLEY Security. “Kara’s unique perspective and expertise will be a clear competitive advantage, and I am confident that this addition will also play a key role in our organizational transformation and evolving strategic vision.”
Pelecky brings to STANLEY Security over 20 years of experience as a highly accomplished technology executive and business transformation specialist, providing innovative planning policy formulation and successfully driving multi-million dollar projects throughout her career. She previously held roles with a variety of companies including Ernst & Young Management Consultancy and Exelon.
Most recently, Pelecky spent seven years as the Vice President and CIO for The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), where she focused on defining, sourcing and operating information and communications technology (ICT) functionality as a corporate service.
“Taking on this new role with STANLEY Security provides me with the unique opportunity to apply my expertise from years in the technology industry to help propel the business into the future,” said Pelecky. “Mine and STANLEY Security’s shared passion for inclusivity and transformation is what attracted me to this opportunity, and I am looking forward to leading and further developing STANLEY Security’s already robust information technology program.”
While the number of women in the C-suite is slowly trending upwards, only 18% of CIO and chief technology officer (CTO) positions were held by women in 2019. With the addition of Pelecky, 75% of STANLEY Security’s C-suite roles are now held by women.
Among STANLEY Security’s executive leadership team are:
- Chief Information Officer Kara Pelecky
- Chief Transformation Officer Abigail Gutstein
- Chief Marketing Officer Tracie Gildea
- President of STANLEY Electronic Security Matt Kushner
- President of STANLEY Healthcare and STANLEY Access Technologies Troy Dayon
- Assistant General Counsel Meggan Ehret
- Vice President of Global Supply Management Dana Drake-Cox
- Vice President of Human Resources Deborah Wintner
To learn more about STANLEY Security and its offerings, visit https://www.stanleysecuritysolutions.com/.
About STANLEY Security
STANLEY Security, a division of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), is a provider of integrated security solutions defining the future of the security industry. STANLEY delivers a comprehensive suite of security products, software and integrated systems with a strong emphasis on service. STANLEY is powered by a culture of continuous innovation, providing revolutionary technology and unmatched customer service to commercial, institutional and industrial businesses and organizations. We focus on complete customer transparency and operational excellence in the five customer touchpoints: account management, installation, service, monitoring and billing. STANLEY takes pride in our signature approach to doing business – offering global resources, with a local touch. As one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive security providers, we’re protecting what’s important to you by designing, installing, servicing and monitoring an extensive array of products and solutions that span the entire security spectrum:
- Intrusion Detection
- Fire Alarms & Monitoring
- Access Control Systems
- Video Surveillance Systems
- Systems Integration
- Personal Safety and Security Response
- Patient Safety Solutions
- Business Intelligence & Analytics Solutions
- Standards Development & Strategic Planning
- Software Support, Consultation and Integration
- System Design, Installation, Service and Monitoring