by Meridith Levinson

CIO Announcements from MGM Mirage, VF Corp. and Sterling Bank

Mar 03, 20062 mins

Tom Peck, former CIO of NBC Universal Entertainment has landed at MGM Mirage (and what a nice place to land.)  He’s the hotel and gaming company’s new SVP and CIO.

Katherine Hudson, a former CIO of Eastman Kodak, has been nominated to mobile phone company Ericsson’s board of directors.   Ericsson shareholders will vote aye or nay on her nomination at a meeting on April 10.  Hudson, 59, worked for Kodak for 24 years, and served as its CIO from 1988 to 1993.  From 1994 to 2003, she was CEO of Brady Corp.  Hudson currently serves on the boards of manufacturer Case New Holland and Charming Shoppes. 

Martin Schneider joined apparel manufacturer VF Corp. as its global CIO.  He comes to the Greensboro, N.C.-based company from Gillette, where he was responsible for all order-to-cash manufacturing, supply chain and procurement systems globally as  its vice president of global technical and manufacturing systems.  During his tenure with Gillette, Schneider also served as the director of the eastern hemisphere shared service center in Germany, and as CIO for Gillette’s Duracell business. In his new position with VF, Schneider reports to SVP of Operations George Derhofer.

Sterling Bank hired Wallis McMath Jr. as its new SVP and CIO.  He most recently worked for First American Bank, which was acquired by Citibank in 2005, in Bryan, Texas, as its CIO.