Charles Bonomo was named MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.'s Senior Vice President and CIO in August 2011 from Vice President and CIO, a position he held since 2007. From 1999 through 2007, Charles was with Arrow Electronics, Inc., where he held various roles, including Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations from 2006 to 2007, and Vice President and Chief Architect from 2003 through 2006.
Under his leadership, MSC has dramatically increased its use of IT as a tool to create competitive advantage. Charles is leading MSC's transition from legacy technology to state-of-the-art systems in areas such as eCommerce, Customer Managed Inventory, Vendor Managed Inventory, Industrial Vending and Master Data Management. Charles is also responsible for leading and developing MSC's strategic IT Roadmap.
Previously, Charles was the Director of Clinical Technology at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1996 to 1998, rising to Vice President and Chief Information Officer of NYU Health System in 1998. Prior to 1996, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at J.P. Morgan in the United States and Europe, and at Grumman Aerospace Corp., where he designed and tested software for the F-14D Tomcat aircraft.
Charles holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics, as well as both a bachelor's and a master's degree in computer science from Hofstra University.