Will help lead chain’s ‘digital transformation journey’,
DES MOINES, Iowa — Levon Hooks has joined Kum & Go LC as chief information officer (CIO), the company has announced. He will report to Tanner Krause, president of the convenience-store chain.
Hooks has more than 20 years of experience in information technology, managing change and solving problems involving enterprise and legacy business processes and systems.
“Levon impressed me from our very first conversation,” said Krause. “He is a focused, data-driven technology leader with a great compassion for people. As Kum & Go continues to invest in technology, Levon is just the right person to lead us across our digital transformation journey. I also can’t help but love that he grew up working in his parents’ convenience stores.”
Throughout his career, Hooks has held senior technology leadership roles focused on application development, program management and security integration. His experience includes roles with Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers and JP Morgan delivering large technology projects across diverse business sectors. He was previously the CIO for global corporate solutions at Jones Lang LaSalle, where his primary responsibilities included driving the strategic growth and direction for the corporate solutions line of business globally.
“I am honored and excited to join the Kum and Go organization,” said Hooks. “With an amazingly collaborative culture, I believe Kum & Go is uniquely positioned for continued growth. I look forward to partnering with the technology and business teams to drive innovation for our customers and associates.”
Des Moines, Iowa-based Kum & Go has nearly 400 c-stores across 11 states–Iowa, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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