IT Careers: CIOs on the Move at Clear Channel, Lockheed Martin

In this installment of CIOs on the Move, we cover executive changes at 24 organizations, including new IT leaders for Clear Channel and Lockheed Martin. In addition, seven 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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Executive Moves

Accident Fund

Lansing, MI

Kurt Koenigsknecht is promoted from IS Security Specialist to Enterprise Security Architect. 

Baylor Healthcare System

Dallas, TX

Seeking a CIO, as David Muntz has left the post.


Helena, MT

Ray Adair left his position as Director PMO & Application
Development. Raj Kondareddy, Manager Applications Development, will
absorb the responsibilities until the position is filled.

City of Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

Seeking a CIO, as Charles Thompson has left the company. Rob Sweeney is filling in as Acting CIO until the position is filled.

Clear Channel

San Antonio, TX

Pete Gerrald is named CIO, replacing David Wilson, who left the company.

Duke Energy

Charlotte, NC

Angi Clinton left her position as SVP IT Enterprise Operation Services. No replacement has been named.

Ferrellgas Partners

Liberty, MO

Bill Evans is named VP IT. He replaces Jennifer Boren, who  left the post.


Brookfield, WI

CIO Walter Loiselle switches departments, being named CIO Digital Channels, and will report to
Maryann Goebel, CIO. Loiselle is replaced in his previous role by CIO Ram Puppala Puppala reports to Cheryl Nash, President
Fiserv Investment Services.

Frontier Communications

Stamford, CT

Tim Travaille is named CIO, replacing Steve Ward, who is now SVP IT Integration, overseeing the merger with Verizon.

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea

Montvale, NJ

Serge Azadian is named VP IT Applications Development, replacing Kevin Clarke, who left the company.

Jo-Ann Stores

Hudson, OH

Matt Susz is named CIO. Previously he served as VP / Treasurer of Jo-Ann Stores.

John Deere & Company

Moline, IL

Barry Schaffter left his position as CIO. Patrick Webber, VP Information Systems, is now head of the IT department.

Lion Apparel

Dayton, OH

John Fisher left his position as Director Enterprise Systems & Deliver. No replacement has been named.

Lockheed Martin

Bethesda, MD

Jeff Scharf is promoted to CIO, Antarctic Support Contract, and will
report to Celia Lang, ASC Project Director. Jon Crump is promoted to CIO
Electronic Systems, and continues to report to Sondra Barbour, SVP /
CIO, IT Enterprise Business Services.


Atlanta, GA

Sanjeev Goel left his position as VP IT Strategic Initiatives. No replacement has been named.


Port Washington, NY

Seeking a CIO, as Eash Sundaram will be joining JetBlue as CIO.

San Francisco, CA

Seeking a VP IT Application Development, as Mindy Lieberman has left the company. 

Sears Holdings

Hoffman Estates, IL

Aashish Chandra is named Divisional VP Application Modernization. 


Seattle, WA

Steve Schell is promoted from Director Retail Systems to VP Retail Technology.

Textron Financial

Providence, RI

Seeking a CIO, as Charles LoCurto has left the post.

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN

Seeking a Director, Technical Architecture for their Technology
Engineering Architecture CoE team. Jay Murphy is named Manager Facets
Solutions Group.


Chicago, IL

Shawn Crawford is named CIO, Kemper, replacing Keith Sievers, who retired.

Whataburger Restaurants

San Antonio, TX

David Wilson is named CIO.

Windstream Corporation

Little Rock, AR

Bob Reedy is promoted from Director IT to VP IT. Chris Nicolini is
promoted from Director Data Center Operations to VP Data Center
Operations. Ted Thomas is promoted from VP IT Services to SVP IT
Services. George Cole is promoted from Director IT to VP IT Corporate
Systems. Robert (Bob) Moore is named SVP Applications & Development.

Source: CIO Insight, DiscoverOrg, April 6, 2012

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