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Marc Kermisch

CIO - CNH Industrial


Marc Kermisch assumed the role of Chief Information Officer in April 2021.

Mr. Kermisch has over 20 years of experience in technology organizations, in roles of increasing importance across a range of industries, including retail, financial services, software, start-ups, manufacturing, healthcare and professional services. He has extensive experience in building technology organizations and driving operational efficiencies.

Marc Kermisch started his career with Imaginet, a web development services company in 1997 as a programmer. He joined The Hartford, a US-based financial services company, in 2003 as Director Program Management – Distribution, before being promoted to Director Project Management Office for the Individual Life Division in 2005. In 2007 he joined Target Corporation, a US retail corporation, assuming roles of increasing importance, and in 2014 was appointed Director, Solution Engineering. From May – November 2014 he served as Senior Director Enterprise IT Systems at Xcel Energy, a US utility holding company, where he was tasked with modernizing the Company’s technology platforms. In November 2014 Marc Kermisch became Vice President and Chief Information & Innovation Officer for Red Wing Shoe Company. During his tenure he led the shift to consumer and dealer centricity through technology, with strategic and operational management of technology and innovation across retail outlets, manufacturing facilities, warehouses and distribution centers across some 110 countries. In 2019 he joined Bluestem Brands Inc., a direct to consumer and financial services company, as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, where he led the transformation of its core eCommerce and mobile platforms. From April 2020 – 2021 Mr. Kermisch served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for OptumRx, a pharmacy benefits management division of United Health Group, a US-based health care company, responsible for launching new businesses, modernization and driving innovation.

Marc Kermisch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA. Mr. Kermisch serves on the Board of Directors of SALO, LLC and is an IT Committee Board Member for Fairview Health Services.

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