Plus: New IT Leaders at Reliv International, Tyco Healthcare and Watson Pharmaceuticals Parexel International created its first-ever CIO post and selected Christopher Rieder to fill it.\u00a0 The bio\/pharmaceutical services company created the CIO post in response to the online collaboration required among its clients and employees and its global growth, according to the CEO, who is quoted in the press release announcing Rieder\u2019s hire.\u00a0 Most recently, Rieder as Kos Pharmaceuticals\u2019 VP of IT.\u00a0 Before that he held senior IT management positions at BRI International and at North American Vaccine. Reliv International named Ted Marko its director of information technology, which is the highest IT position inside the Chesterfield, Mo.-based company. Marko joins the nutritional supplements maker and marketer from The Solae Company where he served as its enterprise systems manager for eight years. Prior to Solae, he worked for Rawlings Sporting Goods for 14 years as its manager of information systems of planning. Tyco chose Steven McManama to serve as VP and global CIO for its Tyco Healthcare business segment once the diversified manufacturer takes it public. McManama, 52, has worked for Tyco Healthcare\u2019s Kendall brand since 1981 in a variety of IT positions. Watson Pharmaceuticals appointed Thomas Giordano as its new SVP and CIO. Giordano most recently served as SVP, CIO and chief project management officer of Andrx Corp., which Watson acquired. In his new role, he reports to Watson\u2019s chairman and CEO, Allen Chao. Prior to Andrx, Giordano was Burger King\u2019s SVP and global CIO.