Toromont has also been recognized by a number of external IT organizations, and Mike Cuddy, Toromont's Vice President of Information Technology and CIO, has been recognized and quoted on a regular basis.
In 2004, Mr. Cuddy was elected by Canadian Business Week Magazine as the top CIO in Canada, and a member of it's annually selected "All Star Executive Team".
has been featured in cover stories by CIO Canada, the first time for his
innovative approach to training, and the second time for his
insightful views regarding vendor and supplier management.
"Information technology is like any other critical functional area within Toromont
" says Mr. Cuddy
"We must fully utilize every capability to be more competitive, more aggressive, and more cost effective in our core business operations.
We continually balance innovation value with business value and sustainability within the tasks we tackle."
was featured recently in Edge Magazine
views regarding Mobile technology.
"Mobility represents a very important opportunity to Toromont
We are currently in the process of implementing custom mobile system designed specifically for our Battlefield/Cat Rental Store operations.
"This system will create step change improvements in customer service, equipment utilization and expense management.
This is just the beginning."
has been a contributor to Optimize Magazine
(publication of CMP Media (InformationWeek)).
This industry-leading publication, which highlights leadership in IT innovation, recently published his
article regarding CIO effectiveness as its lead cover story.
Mike Cuddy in the Press
RFP Web Customer Service - Information Week Feb. 7, 2000
Top in Technology - Mike Cuddy - May 2004
CIO's Gather to Talk About Changing Roles - EDGE, July/August 2004
CIO Confessions - Mike Cuddy - Sep. 2007