Little Caesars Promotes Afia Phillips to Chief Information Security Officer

by savoystaff

Little Caesars, a global leader in the pizza industry, is proud to announce the promotion of Afia Phillips to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

“Afia has consistently demonstrated her commitment to innovation and excellence through her strong leadership. We are confident that Alia will continue to drive our technology initiatives forward,” said Anita Klopfenstein, Global Chief Information Officer, Little Caesars.

Afia has been serving as the Vice President of Information Security at Little Caesar Enterprises, overseeing information security across all Ilitch companies. Afia has established a strategic enterprise information security program that focuses on mitigating cyber risk across the organization.

Afia is passionate about social responsibility and has led key initiatives pertaining to food insecurity, volunteerism, diversity, equity and inclusion. Afia is an active member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology, T200, and Chief, a selective nationwide network of female executives.

Afia is a governing body member of the Evanta CIO & CISO Network (Detroit Chapter) and was appointed to the State of Michigan’s Board of Ethics by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Her achievements have been recognized with a Crain’s Notable Women in STEM honor and a Top Global CISO Award from Cyber Defense Magazine.

Afia holds a degree in computer science from Wayne State University and has certifications in cybersecurity and risk management.

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