The board of directors for CDK Global has appointed Joe Tautges (’97) to serve as CDK’s new chief financial officer.
Tautges brings 20 years of experience leading global finance, accounting and operations teams for large technology, consumer products and business consulting companies.
He most recently served as CFO of the $18 billion Enterprise Services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. While at HPE, he led a transformation initiative, which enabled significant margin expansion and improved free cash flow, resulting in the recent spin merger of Enterprise Services with Computer Science Corp. to form the $26 billion DXC Technology Co.
Prior to HPE, Tautges held various levels of increasing responsibility in both operations and financial management with Sears Holdings and Aon Hewitt. Before Aon Hewitt, Tautges worked as an auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP. Tautges holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and is a certified public accountant.