Chief Information Officer - Vice President of IT & Digitalization

Ben Pfahl

IT Leader with unique background in both Information Technology and Supply Chain Management. Specializes in leveraging both IT and process changes to solve complex business problems. Equally comfortable performing executive presentations as well as working hands on with end-users to rollout new processes. A leader that enjoys working with diverse cross-functional teams in a global setting, and who thrives on the challenge of helping people reach their full potential. Specialties: IT Leadership IT Strategy Relationship Management Problem Solving Project ManagementIT Leader w

Current Role

  • Company Name: Schaeffler
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer - Vice President of IT & Digitalization
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering
  • Location: Medina, Ohio, United States

As a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, the Schaeffler Group has been driving forward groundbreaking inventions and developments in the fields of motion and mobility for over 75 years. With innovative technologies, products, and services for electric mobility, CO₂-efficient drives, Industry 4.0, digitalization, and renewable energies, the company is a reliable partner for making motion and mobility more efficient, intelligent, and sustainable. The technology company manufactures high-precision components and systems for powertrain and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The Schaeffler Group generated sales of approximately EUR 13.9 billion in 2021. With around 83,000 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies.


Previous Role:

  • Company Name:  Schaeffler
  • Job Title:  Director - Business Application Management, Americas
  • Start Date:  Juy 2017