ACERTUS has promoted John Heimann to the role of Chief Information Officer. Heimann brings nearly 30 years of information systems management and technology integration experience as well as 20 years of transportation experience to this position.
“Technology is the lifeblood of each and every one of our business functions, from our internal operating systems to our client-facing solutions,” said William Billiter, ACERTUS co-founder and CEO. “As we continue to leverage technology to redefine an industry, identifying the right person to lead our IT efforts is a paramount consideration. I have no doubt that John’s unique blend of technological knowledge and strategic business acumen represents the ideal fit for our core values, corporate culture and strategic business goals.”
From this leadership position, Heimann will set the overall strategic direction of the company’s IT function, and ensure that the company continuously stays ahead of industry trends.
“It’s crucial that our proprietary technology continues to scale, is efficient and resilient, and provides our customers and internal teams with the most powerful tools to make more informed decisions,” said Billiter. “Simply put, technology will always represent the backbone of ACERTUS’ brand’s unique value proposition.”
Heimann joined ACERTUS in 2018 as Associate Vice President of Information Technology. Prior to joining ACERTUS, he worked at Express Scripts in St. Louis, where he rose through the ranks from senior manager of IT to director of campaign management to director of integration and initiatives. Heimann’s IT career includes stints with Union Pacific Technologies and Transentric. Heimann earned his bachelor’s degree in computer management from Eastern Illinois University.