Argonaut Group hired Robert C. Ingram III as its new SVP and CIO. Ingram the third reports to another third, the insurance underwriter’s president and CEO, Mark E. Watson III. Argonaut’s new CIO most recently worked for USAA as its SVP of IT. Ingram held that position for seven years. Previously, he served as a director with IBM, SVP and CIO for U.S. Long Distance, and as an associate partner with Andersen Consulting.
The Hartford Courant reported yesterday that St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center appointed Kathleen DeMatteo vice president and CIO.
The San Francisco Chronicle announced yesterday that Jayne Pendergast, the former VP of IT and CIO at women’s clothing catalogue Appleseed’s, was named CIO of Performant Financial Corp.