Linda Beck, a one-time EarthLink CIO, was officially appointed president of EarthLink subsidiary New Edge Networks earlier this week. Beck had been serving as New Edge\u2019s interim president since last August. She held that interim post while also serving as EarthLink\u2019s EVP and general manager of its business solutions group. As the ISP\u2019s EVP of operations, she was in charge of the company\u2019s network operations\u2019, software development, system administration, quality engineering and IT teams. She also served as EarthLink\u2019s CIO and CTO.\u00a0 Gilbane Building Company hired Jonathan Rider as its new VP and CIO. Rider most recently worked for Monster Worldwide as the job board\u2019s vice president of business and financial systems technologies. His accomplishments during his four year tenure with Monster include aligning IT goals with business goals, supporting the company\u2019s growth and leading Sarbanes Oxley compliance. \u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Federal Computer Week (FCW) reports that Edward Roback has been named acting CIO of the U.S. Treasury Department, succeeding Ira Hobbs, who retired on January 3, 2007.