As Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Strategy Officer at Rich Products, Paul Klein is responsible for overseeing the global strategy and governance for all of Rich’s information systems and business processes. Part of his role includes leading Rich’s Information Systems team through the deployment of new technologies and creating new strategies around digital solutions designed to deliver the Rich Experience to customers.
Prior to becoming Executive Vice President and Chief Information Strategy Officer, Paul served as Senior Vice President, Chief Process and Information Officer for eight years and as an Information Technology Director preceding that.
Before joining Rich’s, Paul held positions in financial and information systems leadership with both General Motors and Electronic Data Systems.
Paul received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.
In addition to his work at Rich’s, Paul sits on the board of Buffalo-based nonprofit, IT Buffalo, which focuses on creating a stronger technology community in Western New York and increasing the number of job opportunities for local college graduates.
A Buffalo native, Paul and his wife Rosemary reside in East Amherst, New York. They have three grown children.