Chris Davis-Pipe - Group Vice President, Information Technology
Chris Davis-Pipe joined Crown in 1997 and is currently Group Vice President of Information Technology for Crown Worldwide. With his global team, Chris manages all aspects of Crown’s information technology, supporting over 5,000 employees in almost 60 countries, across six Crown businesses.
He develops and oversees the company’s global I.T. strategy, including the implementation of company standards ranging from infrastructure management, security, business continuity and disaster recovery to procurement, deployment and support of Crown’s core business applications.
He is currently overseeing a 40-member development team split between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China, in the creation of new Java-based applications to enhance Crown’s business applications and analytics, promote mobile applications and drive innovation in Crown’s client-facing solutions.
Chris is a British national, a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, is very active in the I.T. industry and is a speaker at industry conferences. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Bristol, U.K. and a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Michigan, USA.