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Vice President and Chief Informat...

Novelis Inc.
3399 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1500
Atlanta , Georgia 30326
United States

Company Description: Novelis Inc. (Novelis) is an aluminum rolled products producer. The Company produces aluminum sheet and light gauge products for end use markets, including...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MBA , Finance
    Georgia State University
  • B.S. , Industrial Engineering
    Auburn University
  • M.S degrees , Industrial Engineering
    Auburn University
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TechBridge Appoints New Board Chair and New Board Member -, 11 April 2015 [cached]
Atlanta, GA - July 18, 2013 - TechBridge, a nonprofit that leverages technology to empower the nonprofits that impact our community, is pleased to announce the election of Jay Ferro as Board Chair and the appointment of Karen Renner to its Board of Directors.
Karen Renner Karen Renner, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Novelis, began her career at Lockheed Martin then moved on to Northern Telecom, Emerson Electric, and General Electric where she held a variety of positions until being appointed CIO for the IT Solutions Products division in 2000. Karen joined GE Energy in 2001, became the CIO for GE Security in 2005 and was appointed VP and CIO for Novelis in 2010. As head of Novelis' IT group and member of the company's Operating Committee, she is responsible for the development and execution of the company's global IT and business information strategy. Karen is a member of the GCLA and has been an avid supporter of TechBridge for several years, including serving as the 2013 Co-Chair for the SIM Atlanta Charity Golf Tournament benefiting TechBridge. Additionally Karen has served as Co-Chair of the 2012 Make-a-Wish Walk for Wishes and in IT advisory roles for various nonprofit organizations including the United Way of Greater Atlanta. Karen holds B.S. and M.S degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and a MBA in Finance from Georgia State University.
"And we are pleased that Jay Ferro and Karen Renner - both exceptional technology leaders - are expanding their commitment to TechBridge.
Karen Renner, VP & CIO, Novelis
| News Releases | Tags: Jay Ferro, Karen Renner, TechBridge Board of Directors | Tamara Lopata.
GCLA - Leaders, 15 Jan 2015 [cached]
Karen Renner, VP & CIO Novelis
Karen Renner was appointed Vice President and CIO of Novelis, Inc. in October 2010. As head of Novelis' IT organization and member of the company's Global Operating Committee, Karen is responsible for the development and execution of the company's global information technology and business information strategy.
Karen began her career with Lockheed Martin in engineering. While at Lockheed, she attended Georgia State University where she received a MBA in Finance and after three years in Atlanta, she moved to Nashville, TN as an industrial Engineer with Northern Telecom. In Nashville, Karen transferred to Emerson Electric for three years as Operations Manager in the temperature controls division. She also worked as a part-time instructor in Financial Accounting at Cumberland University. Karen joined General Electric in 1992 in the GE Capital division. She held a variety of positions in engineering, call center management, technology, operations, e-business, IT and Six Sigma. In 1999, she was appointed quality leader TMS and in 2000, CIO for IT Solutions Products division. Karen joined GE Energy in October 2001 in Atlanta, GA to lead Acquisition Integration. In September 2005, she became the CIO GE Security in Bradenton, FL.
Throughout her career, Karen has been active with various IT-related and women-in-technology groups and has served in IT advisory roles for non-profit organizations, including the United Way of Greater Atlanta. Karen is also the 2013 Georgia CIO of the Year Award winner in the Global category.
Georgia CIO, 16 Feb 2012 [cached]
Karen Renner
Karen Renner Chief Information Officer
Karen K. ..., 13 April 2011 [cached]
Karen K. Renner
Karen K. Renner - Executive Officer Karen K. Renner is vice president and chief information officer for Novelis Inc. In this role, Ms. Renner is responsible for the development and execution of the global information technology and business information strategy.
Ms. Renner joined Novelis in 2010 from General Electric Company, where she spent 18 years in progressively senior IT leadership roles including CIO of GE Energy Shared Services and CIO, GE Security. Most recently, Ms. Renner served as CIO, GE Digital Energy.
Ms. Renner earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University. In addition, Ms. Renner holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University.
Karen Renner, CIO, ..., 11 April 2015 [cached]
Karen Renner, CIO, Novelis
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