Parag Agrawal has been appointed CIO for Fanatics Holdings.
In this newly created role, Agrawal will lead Fanatics’ internal digital systems transformation, which spans accounting, financial planning and analysis and human resources; create a dedicated IT infrastructure for the company’s corporate entity; and partner with the businesses to further enhance global IT capabilities across the Fanatics’ enterprise.
“Parag couldn’t be joining at a better time. His experience and expertise are exactly what we need to ensure that we not only enhance our current systems, but that we continue to adopt cutting-edge solutions moving forward – I am thrilled to welcome him to the team,” said Fanatics Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Glenn H. Schiffman.
Prior to joining Fanatics, Parag spent nine years at Chobani where, as CIO, he led an overhaul of Chobani’s software platforms to allow its technology to support the company’s rapid growth.
He has also held leadership and technical positions at Materne North America (the maker of GoGo squeeZ products), Avon, American Promotional Events, PFSweb and Metamor Global Solutions.
“Fanatics has done an incredible job innovating the fan and partner experience,” said Agrawal. “I am excited to bring that same energy and mindset to our internal systems and platforms. I look forward to working alongside Glenn and team to ensure a best-in-class experience that continues to allow for us to grow and succeed together as a global organization.”Click below to share this article