IT Careers: Executive Shuffle Doesn’t Slow Down in Summer

CIOs and other IT leaders have been busy this summer, switching jobs, getting promoted and moving on. This installment of CIOs on the Move is marked by senior IT executive shuffles at 28 companies, including ADP, DHL, and Whirlpool Corporation. Seven of the companies featured in this roundup are actively seeking IT leaders, including UBS Financial and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Information for this feature 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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CIOs on the Move (July 11 – Aug 15, 2012)



Executive Moves


Roseland, NJ

Mysore (MK) Chaayanath is promoted from VP IT Product Development, to CIO ADP Canada, reporting to Michael L. Capone, CIO.

AFC Enterprises

Atlanta, GA

Seeking a CIO, as Kathy Pittman has left the post.

AMCOL International

Hoffman Estates, IL

Shari Levandowski is named CIO, replacing Jeffrey Gathe, who left the post.

Ameristar Casino

Las Vegas, NV

Toni Pepper is promoted from VP Application Development to CIO. Toni reports to Sheleen Quish, SVP IT and Human Resources.

Benjamin Moore

Montvale, NJ

Maureen Germinder was promoted to Director IT Digital & Web Development JAVA, from a similar senior management position.


New York, NY

Martin O’Reilly is named CIO, replacing Peter Johnston, who recently left the company.

DHL America

Plantation, FL

German Valencia is promoted from CIO DHL Express Americas to EVP IT Services.


Little Rock, AR

Brent Cryder is named CTO.


San Jose, CA

Dean Nelson is named VP Global Foundation Services, reporting to Sri Shivananda, VP Platform Engineering.

Edison Learning

 New York, NY

Seeking a CIO, as Richard Rippetoe has left the post.

First Commonwealth Financial

Indiana, PA

Seeking a CIO, as Sue McMurdy has announced that she will leave the post.


Palo Alto, CA

Steve Bandrowczak is named CIO (Enterprise Business Division). He replaces Ron Griffin, who has left the company.


Tulsa, OK

Heiko Rosenbohm is named Head of Global IT PLPM, Business Excellence, Corporate B2B, Web Design & Utilization.


Waltham, MA

Alex Armanious is named CIO.

Genuine Parts

Atlanta, GA

Karen Salem is named CIO, replacing Craig Bierman who recently left the company.

Guitar Center

Westlake Village, CA

Seeking a VP Product Management & Architecture. This position reports to CIO John Zavada.

Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas, NV

Seeking an Executive Director IT Compliance & Security, as Cynthia Mayes has left the post.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley, CA

Seeking a Head of IT Infrastructure. Reporting to the CIO, this position
is responsible for data center, telephony networks, mobile device
management, and VoIP.


Springfield, MA

Timothy J. Dwyer is promoted from VP Enterprise Technology to VP
Infrastructure Operations & Enterprise Business Solution Delivery.
Timothy will continue reporting to Robert (Bob) Casale, CIO.

Pratt & Whitney

East Hartford, CT

Larry Volz is named CIO.

SAIF Corporation

Salem, OR

Rick Hanson is promoted from Director Strategy & Brand to VP of Information Services and CIO.

UBS Financial

New York, NY

Seeking a CIO, Wealth Management Americas, as Philip Gilligan has left the post.

Universal Technical Institute

Scottsdale, AZ

Bryce Peterson is promoted from VP IT to SVP IT.

University Health System

San Antonio, TX

Seeking a Senior Director, Information Services. This position is
responsible for providing oversight to the application, engineering and
IT operations teams and reports to the VP Information Services.

University of Virginia Health System

Charlottesville, VA

Sean Jackson is named CIO. Sean replaces Barbara Baldwin, who left the post.

Ventura Foods

Brea, CA

Timothy Hart is named VP IT. Gary Morenc is named Director, Enterprise
Architecture. Previously, Morenc held the same role at Reliance Steel
& Aluminum.

Whirlpool Corporation

Benton Harbor, MI

Michael Heim is named CIO, as Kevin Summers has left the company.

Williams Companies

Tulsa, OK

Dru Rai is named CIO. David Karney, who was acting CIO, has retired.

Source: CIO Insight/DiscoverOrg, July 11-Aug 15, 2012.

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