Paul E. Martin
Paul E. Martin is senior vice president and chief information officer and has global responsibility for the information technology strategy, operations, processes and team supporting Baxter’s business worldwide.
He currently serves as executive sponsor of Baxter's African American Leadership Council business resource group for employees, which provides a forum to enhance engagement, build on recruitment and retention efforts, and increase the impact of business, charitable, and volunteer initiatives in the African-American community.
Martin joined Baxter in January 2011 from REXAM PLC, the U.K.-based packaging manufacturer, where he held the position of group chief information officer, responsible for all information technology functions across more than 20 countries. During his 11-year tenure with REXAM, Martin served in a variety of key senior management positions, including vice president and CIO, Beverage Can Americas, and head of information technology for American National Can (acquired by REXAM PLC). Prior to REXAM, he worked for The CIT Group, BNSF Railway and Frito-Lay.
In 2016, Martin was appointed to the board of directors at Baxter Credit Union and the board of trustees at Rush University Medical Center. He is also chairman of the Howard University Information Systems Advisory Board. In 2013, Martin was recognized as a Business Leader of Color by Chicago United and, in 2014 was named among the "100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM" by STEMconnector for his leadership and support of Baxter's commitment to science, technology and math education careers. In 2017, Martin was named to the Hall of Fame by CIO Magazine for IT innovation and business leadership.
Martin received his bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Western Kentucky University.