Chief Information Officer
Worthington Industries, Inc.
Matt Schlabig was named chief information officer of Worthington Industries in May 2015. In this role, he leads the Company’s Information Technology group focused on expanding the Company’s ERP footprint to all acquired companies, building analytic capabilities, strengthening cyber security and implementing mobile capabilities.
Schlabig joined Worthington in 2012 as the director of IT operations.
In 2013, he was promoted to vice president of IT. In that role, he successfully led several large-scale initiatives, including an ERP system integration for Engineered Cabs and the latest Oracle upgrade.
Schlabig has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology field. Prior to joining Worthington, Schlabig worked as a consultant for companies including Hewlett Packard and Ernst & Young Management Consulting. He specialized in technology transformation initiatives, managing ERP and system implementations, data center and infrastructure updates and M&A integrations.
Schlabig is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He earned his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He resides in Galena, Ohio with his wife and two children.
About Worthington Industries
Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch®, Well-X-Trol®, General®, Garden-Weasel®, Pactool International® and Hawkeye™. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington operates 53 facilities in 15 states and seven countries, sells into over 90 countries and employs approximately 8,000 people. Founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities.