IT Careers: Anheuser Busch, Equifax and NASA Shuffle Execs

In this week’s installment of CIOs on the Move, we cover executive changes at 29 organizations, including new IT leaders for Anheuser Busch, Equifax, and NASA. In addition, four of the organizations in this week’s roundup are actively seeking IT leaders. Information is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg, which provides a constantly updated database of IT org charts and direct contact information on IT executives in Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies.

This feature covers CIOs changing jobs — and alerts you to job opportunities at organizations seeking IT executives — across Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies in the U.S. and Canada.

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CIO Moves around the Fortune 5000 (December 13, 2011)



Executive Moves


Virginia Beach, VA

Mia Hughes is promoted to the position of Associate VP, Program Management.

Anheuser Busch

St. Louis, MO

Jim O’Shea is promoted to Director, Information Security & Disaster Recovery.

Apollo Group

Phoenix, AZ

Jim Pencek is named Senior Director IT Operations and is now responsible
for all Infrastructure and Security operations. Pencek reports to
Satish Menon, who was recently named CTO. Menon has overall
responsibility for IT, as Michael White, CIO, has left the post.

Beam Global Spirits and Wine

Deerfield, IL

Seeking a VP Global Solution Delivery, as Mark Adkins has left the post.


Philadelphia, PA

CIO Andrew Baer announced that he will leave the company by the end of
2011. Rob Reynolds, VP Software Development & Systems Engineering
will act as Interim CIO.

Electronic Arts

Redwood City, CA

Kerry Sheehan is named Senior Director Business IT.


Atlanta, GA

Robert Friedrich is promoted to CIO, Commercial Information Solutions, from Vice President, Enterprise Data Architecture.

Forrester Research

Cambridge, MA

Steve Peltzman is named Chief Business Technology Officer, responsible for business technology strategy.

Frac Tech Services

Cisco, TX

Ross Philo is named EVP Information Technology. Cody McCain, CIO, reports to Ross.

General Motors

Detroit, MI

Michael Khan, who was CIO, GM Mexico, is now Global Director, IT Strategy & Technology Office.

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea

Montvale, NJ

Nirup Krishnamurthy is named CIO.

Hilton Worldwide

McLean, VA

Levena Bailey is named Senior Director IT Security, reporting to Mark Satterfield, VP IT Security and Enterprise Architecture. 

IHS Inc.

Englewood, CO

Mark Hutchinson is named VP IT Business Transformation. He is
responsible for the global data centers. Jason Ramich is promoted to VP
Global IT Infrastructure Operations, reporting to the CIO.

Keane Inc.

Boston, MA

Tim Morton is named CIO, following the departure of Thomas Gary.

Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas, NV

Greg Aldrich is named VP U.S. IT Operations, reporting to CIO Manjit Singh.

Leprino Foods

Denver, CO

Mark Adkins is named CIO. He comes from Beam Global Spirits & Wine, where he was VP Global Solution Delivery.

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority

Uncasville, CT

Chris Friday is named CIO.


Chicago, IL

Greg Goff is named CTO. He is responsible for the global technology
strategy for both internal corporate systems and external products.


Washington, DC

Mason Peck is named CTO. He joins NASA in January 2012.

New York Life

New York, NY

Jim Bain, SVP and Head of Application Development has retired. Kenneth
Toffolo, Corporate VP of Business Architecture & Application
Development has absorbed his responsibilities.


Ann Arbor, MI

Sy Inwentarz is named Interim CIO.

Sports Authority

Englewood, CO

The VP Architecture, Planning & Design position, which was filled by
Rob Gleave, is now vacant, and will not be filled. Samir Narang is
named VP IS Solution Delivery, following the departure of Carey Lowery.

State of Kansas

Topeka, KS

Again seeking a Chief Information Technology Officer, as Jim Mann has resigned the CIO post after only two days.

State of Washington

Olympia, WA

Bharat Shyam is appointed CIO.

TD Bank

Portland, ME

Veronica Caropreso is named Acting CIO & EVP, Shared Technology Services.


Naperville, IL

David Stahl is named VP IT & Quality, following the departure of
Jean Holley, CIO. David is in charge of IT operations & strategy for
the company.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, NY

Juan Montes is leading the IT organization following the departure of Steve Peltzman.


Fenton, MO

Seeking a CIO, as Randall Poppell has left the post.

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA

Seeking a Senior Manager and Director, IT Operations, as the positions have recently become vacant.

Source: CIO Insight / Discoverorg, December 13, 2011.

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CIO Insight Staff
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