Plus: New CIOs at Johnson Outdoors, Dynasty Gaming and Family Health International
Online content and commerce company BabyUniverse replaced its CIO with a CTO. The Jupiter, Fla.-based company announced on November 10 that its CIO, Sean Weiss, “will resign” on November 15 and that it had appointed its senior software engineer, Carlos Barreio, CTO. The move is one of a number of management changes.
John Moon has taken a job with Johnson Outdoors as VP and CIO of the Racine, Wisc.-based maker of recreational outdoor products. Moon previously worked for Baxter International for 21 years. His last position with that company was as its corporate VP and CIO. He was named CIO in 2000 and made a corporate officer 2 years later. Karenann Terrell moved into the CIO position at Baxter from DaimlerChrysler on April 10, 2006.
Dynasty Gaming Inc. hired Sean Briscoe as its CIO. The online gaming company tapped Briscoe for his 16 years of software development, project management and transaction processing experience. His expertise will come in handy as Dynasty Gaming makes its foray into the Chinese gaming market with the roll-out of a cash wager version of Mahjong. Briscoe is responsible for testing and the successful launch of the company’s Mahjong software.
The nonprofit international public health organization Family Health International appointed Mark Dronzek as its first CIO. Dronzek previously worked for Quintiles Transnational Corp., a services provider for the pharmaceutical industry, for seven years. During the past five years, he served as a divisional CIO in Quintiles’ global shared services division.