Analyst Profile

Ellen Eichhorn

Ellen Eichhorn

Sr Director Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Ellen Eichhorn is a Research Director in Gartner's CIO Research Group. Ms. Eichhorn covers trade promotion management/optimization for fast moving consumer goods manufacturers and AI for consumer goods manufacturers. Utilizing 30 years of CG experience, she also advises a variety of industries on the disruptive leadership challenges associated with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Areas of Coverage

  • Manufacturing


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, Ms. Eichhorn was the CIO for North America supporting the regional delivery of IT applications and services for Henkel. She has in-depth experience in leadership, change management, application development/selection, service delivery, governance and sourcing. Prior to Henkel, she was with Ralston Purina. She held various positions, including working in the manufacturing facilities as a cost accountant and business analysis for application development.

Professional Background

Henkel, VP, IT Transformation, 17 years
Ralston Purina, Manager, Application Development, 13 years


Bachelor's degree, Business Administration, University of Iowa



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