IT Careers: CIOs on the Move at FedEx, Unilever and 17 Other Organizations

In this week’s installment of CIOs on the Move, we cover executive changes at organizations including FedEx, MGM Resorts, and Unilever, among others.. 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.

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.

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CIOs on the Move (August 17, 2011)



Executive Moves

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital

Plattsburgh, NY

Wouter Rietsema is named CIO and CIMO. 

Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Elena Andreadakis is named CIO.


Memphis, TN

Nik Puri is named VP IT Compliance and Risk Management.

Harleysville Insurance

Harleysville, PA

Arne Herenstein is named CIO. Jon Griggs, former CIO, resumes his original position as VP Insurance Management Systems.


Redwood City, CA 

Neil Kole is named VP IT Operations & Infrastructure.

MGM Resorts International

Las Vegas, NV

Joshua Soliz is named VP Global IT Infrastructure. 

Onebeacon Insurance Company

Canton, MA

Gary Plotkin has left the CIO post. Michael Natan, former CIO, returns on an interim basis. 

Parkview Health

Fort Wayne, IN

Mark Pierce is named Chief Medical Information Officer.

PNC Financial/National City

Pittsburgh, PA

David Kaercher is named SVP Technology Operations.

Pre-Paid Legal Services

Ada, OK

Joaquim Simoes is named CIO. 

Social Security Administration

Baltimore, MD

Frank Baitman, CIO, will resign Aug. 19. Kelly Croft, Deputy
Commissioner for Systems, will take on the CIO duties, and workers from
the CIO office and the Office of Information Security will move to the
Office of Systems. 

Southern Company

Atlanta, GA

Kenny Coleman succeeds Becky Blalock as CIO. Blalock left the post August 1.

Spectrum Health System 

Grand Rapids, MI

Michael Kramer is named Chief Medical Information Officer. 

State of Texas

Austin, TX 

Jesse Rivera is named Chief Information Security Officer. 

State Street

Boston, MA

Rupa Ramaswamy is named VP IT Strategy & Governance. 

Steward Health Care System

Boston, MA

Michael O’Reilly is named VP Decision Services & Integrations.  


Arlington, VA

Jill Vaughan is promoted to Chief Information Security Officer; Greg
Maier is promoted to Deputy Chief Information Security Officer.   

Unilever USA

Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Tony Bender is named VP IT, responsible for Alberto Culver Business Systems Integration with Unilever.

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

Barbara White, CIO, will retire in September 2011. Timothy M. Chester will assume her post.

Source: CIO Insight/DiscoverOrg, August 17, 2011

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