Tomar Joins Grant Thornton as CIO

Manish Tomar

Manish Tomar

Manish Tomar has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton (FY14 net revenue of $1.4 billion) as chief information officer, based in the firm’s Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., office. In this role, he will oversee Grant Thornton’s internal IT function and related programs.

Tomar has nearly 20 years of business and IT leadership experience, with a focus on transformation initiatives.

“Manish’s extensive experience and vast strategic, financial and operational knowledge will be valuable assets to our people and to the clients we serve,” said J. Michael McGuire, CEO of Grant Thornton.

Tomar joins Grant Thornton from Computer Sciences Corp., where he served for more than 10 years in various roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was vice president and general manager for application services, with full profit and loss responsibility for a division of more than 15,000 people worldwide and nearly $2 billion in revenue, for which he successfully increased profitability and revenue growth.