Kimball International Announces Promotion of Willi Candra as Chief Digital and Information Officer
Kimball International is pleased to announce Willi Candra’s promotion to Chief Digital and Information Officer. This is a newly created role on the company’s Executive Leadership Team and will report directly to CEO Kristie Juster.
“I am thrilled to have Willi as a business partner and to add his expertise to the Executive Leadership Team,” said Juster. “Digital technology plays a critical role in enabling Kimball International’s growth aspirations, optimizing our functions, and adopting key digital expertise into our business and organization.”
Candra’s new role will encompass leading the entire Kimball International Digital and Information Enterprise. His focus will be enabling and accelerating the company’s strategy through the integration of technology in partnership with his executive peers.
“We are excited about the opportunity to further modernize our systems, advance analytics capabilities, continue building cybersecurity expertise, and manage technology operations and support for Kimball International,” said Candra.
Candra joined the Company in 2020 as Vice President, IT and Digital Technologies. He has more than 24 years of experience in positions of increasing leadership responsibility. Candra is a proven digital leader with expertise in building IT capabilities and platforms including SAP, global ecommerce, emerging technologies, and digital transformations.
Candra resides in Atlanta and is based at Kimball International’s regional collaboration hub office.
About Kimball International
Kimball International is a leading omnichannel commercial furnishings company with deep expertise in the Workplace, Health, and Hospitality markets. We combine our bold entrepreneurial spirit, a history of craftsmanship, and today’s design driven thinking alongside a commitment to our culture of caring and lasting connections with our customers, shareholders, employees, and communities. For over 70 years, our brands have seized opportunities to customize solutions into personalized experiences, turning ordinary spaces into meaningful places. Our family of brands includes Kimball, National, Etc., Interwoven, Kimball Hospitality, D’style, and Poppin. Kimball International is based in Jasper, Indiana.