New US CIO appointments, September 2021

Congratulations to these “movers and shakers” recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer role.

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Echo Global Logistics announces Brian Parchem as Chief Information Officer

Brown & Brown promotes Gray Nester to CIO position

Wynn Resorts promotes Jason Stump to SVP & CIO, North America

Navient promotes Mike Maier to Chief Information Officer post

Gunjan Goel named chief information officer of ST Engineering North America

MaineHealth appoints Daniel J. Nigrin, MD, to CIO post

North Memorial Health names Bradford Newton CIO

Humana elects Marcy S. Klevorn to board of directors

SymphonyRM appoints veteran healthcare CIO Marc Probst to its board of directors


Bruce Hoffmeister joins Cracker Barrel as CIO

Keith Jones appointed as the U.S. Department of State’s Chief Information Officer

Tom Peck Joins Sysco as Chief Information and Digital Officer

Nordson appoints Ishmael Cooper to CIO position

PPG Appoints Bhaskar Ramachandran, Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mark Chequer is the new CIO at GeoVera Holdings

Rafael Sanchez joins Six Flags as Chief Information Officer

Stan Waddell promoted to CIO at Carnegie Mellon University

JetBlue Appoints Monte Ford to Board of Directors


Foot Locker Appoints Himanshu Parikh as SVP & CIO

Hillrom has welcomed Sven Krause as Chief Information Officer

Air Products Appoints Brian Galovich SVP & CIO

Akash Khurana named EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer at WESCO International

Sridhar Nallani is the EVP & CIO at Backcountry

Citizens Financial Group Appoints CIO of The Clearing House, Lee Alexander, to its Board of Directors

Levi Strauss & Co. Appoints Elliott Rodgers to the Board of Directors

Eaton names Katrina R. Redmond Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


New CIO appointments, 2020


Harsh Uchariya joins ClubCorp as CIO

MetLife Names Pawan Verma Chief Information Officer

Virgin Galactic Appoints Alistair Burns as Chief Information Officer

Syneos Health Names Larry Pickett Chief Information & Digital Officer

Teradata announces Erica Hausheer as Chief Information Officer

CDK Global Names Kirsten Garen Chief Information Officer

Kenneth E. Coleman is the new VP & CIO of CenterPoint Energy

Stephen de Campos Named CIO Of Hunt Consolidated

Creighton Warren has joined TreeHouse Foods as VP & CIO

Sally Beauty Holdings promotes Mary Beth Edwards to SVP, Chief Information Officer and Chief Transformation Officer

The AZEK Company appoints Fumbi Chima, CIO of BECU, to its board of directors

Edwina Payne elected to Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Board of Directors


Tech Data names Bonnie Smith as chief information officer

Union Pacific names Rahul Jalali as CIO

Whirlpool Corporation names Danielle Brown SVP and CIO

Mark Hill appointed chief digital information officer at CSL Behring

The Wendy’s Company appoints Kevin Vasconi as CIO

Brunswick Corporation promotes Michael Adams to vice president, CIO

Casey Decker joins Hy-Vee as chief information officer

CF Industries names Julie Scheck Freigang as VP & chief information officer

Marsh & McLennan Companies appoints Paul Beswick SVP & CIO

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island promotes Dave Comella to vice president and chief information officer

Archrock names Mark Lennon as CIO and vice president of IT

Seibels appoints Rao Tadepalli chief information officer

Charles River Labs appoints George Llado, CIO of Alexion, to board of directors

Marvin welcomes Rick Johnson, CIO of Sonoco, to its board of directors


Harrison Lewis appointed Senior Vice President, CIO with Grocery Outlet

HP names Ron Guerrier as Global Chief Information Officer

Cigna names Noelle Eder as Global CIO

Bridgestone Americas appoints Taren Rodabaugh as CIO

Pacific Gas & Electric names Ajay Waghray as Senior Vice President and CIO

Walt Disney Company hires Diane Jurgens as CIO

Zylo appoints Adobe CIO Cynthia Stoddard to its Board of Directors

Sempra Energy promotes Ben Gordon to Senior Vice President, CIO and Chief Digital Officer

Goodwill Industries International appoints Dru Rai as CIO

Nuvance Health appoints Geoff Hook as CIO

Shiseido Americas names Shannon Britton as CIO

Black & Veatch appoints Irvin Bishop Jr. as CIO

Entercom Communications appoints Sarah Foss as CIO


Johnson Controls names Diane Schwarz as CIO

Zeeshan Sheikh appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer for PSEG

Scripps Health promotes Shane Thielman to corporate Senior Vice President and CIO

Ryan Hummel promoted to CIO at Planet Group

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics names Ariane Schiereck as Global CIO

Generac Power Systems names Tim Dickson as CIO


Hy Cite Enterprises names Phil Smart as CIO

Tom Farrah joins Vistra as Senior Vice President and CIO

OneAmerica names Jose Martinez as Senior Vice President and CIO

Alphia names Robert Long as CTO/CIO

Magellan Midstream Partners names Bhupesh Arora as Vice President, CIO

Orgill names Marc Hamer as Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Information Officer

Fifth Third Bank names Linda Clement-Holmes to Board of Directors


Adrian Butler appointed CIO for Casey’s General Stores

Glenn Remoreras named CIO for Mark Anthony Group

Catalent Pharma names Charles Lickfold as Senior Vice President and CIO

Deanna Johnston joins Ansell as Senior Vice President and CIO

Werner Enterprises names Daragh Mahon as Executive Vice President and CIO 

Mount Sinai Health System promotes Kristin Myers to Executive Vice President, CIO and Dean for IT

AFS Logistics names Nathan Johnson as CIO

Shawn Harrs appointed CIO for Ygrene Energy Fund

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston announces Matthew Postulka as Senior Vice President, Technology & Operations, CIO

YMCA of USA appoints Siva Balu as CIO

Mark Rohrwasser hired as CIO with Silicon Valley Bank

Faisal Azam named Chief Information and Technology Officer for ETHIC Wealth Bank

Arthur Hubbs appointed Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer with Charles River Labs

Sharon Mandell appointed Senior Vice President and CIO for Juniper Networks

Cornerstone Building Brands announces Ram Manukonda as CIO


Rhonda Vetere named executive vice president and CIO for Herbalife

Bayer names Bijoy Sagar as chief information technology & digital transformation officer

Edward Aractingi named CIO for William & Mary

TravelCenters of America appoints Sandy Rapp as CIO and senior vice president of IT

Kris Rao named Chief information and digital officer with HNI Corporation

Maryjo Zaborowski appointed senior vice president & CIO with Parexel

American Electric Power names Therace Risch as Senior Vice President and CIO

Ashish Parmar named as CIO for Tapestry

Steve Palmucci joins Covetrus as Global CIO

Vikram Nair named senior vice president, CIO at Amneal Pharmaceuticals


Kathleen Kay named CIO for Principal Financial Group

Holly Walters promoted to CIO and Group Vice President with Toyota Motor North America

Alan Nazhat announced as CTO with Enthusiast Auto Holdings

Akshay Shrivastava appointed CIO for TOCA Football

Claire’s Stores appoints Marc Saffer as Executive Vice President and CIO

Pat Browning named CIO for E.W. Scripps


Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment names Mark Rosa to Senior Vice President and CIO

Aspen Technology appoints Adriana Karaboutis to Board

Victor Fetter named CIO with Fortive

Manan Mohale appointed CIO for Pendrick Capital Partners

Javier Polit named CIO for Mondelez International

Douglas Benalan named CIO for Cure Insurance/NJ Pure/Silver Rock Risk Solutions

Sebastien Lehnherr named CIO for Schlumberger

CUBE 3 architects appoints Tony Fiorillo as CIO

Sharon Hart appointed Executive Vice President and CIO with Acosta

International Hotel Group names Daniel Blanchard as CTO

Renee Zaugg appointed CIO at Otis Elevator


Manoj Kumbhat promoted to Global CIO for Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Mark Chaffin named CIO for Flowers Foods

Yael Cosset appointed to Board of Directors for Kohl’s

Gary Desai appointed CIO at Discount Tire

Rick Hariman appointed executive vice president, CIO with City National Bank

Scott Richert promoted to CIO at Mercy Health

Richard Cox Jr. named to board of directors for Genuine Parts Company

Marriott International appoints Jim Scholefield as chief information and digital officer

Martin Davis named CIO for BF&M

Dru Rai named chief digital officer and CIO for Cooper Tire & Rubber

Aarti Shah appointed to board of trustees for Northwestern Mutual

Blue Shield California appoints Lisa Davis as senior vice president and CIO

Weyerhaeuser names Rebecca Straka as CIO

Sheryl Haislet named CIO for Vertiv

Michael Brooks appointed senior vice president and Global CIO at LKQ


Beaumont Health names Hans Keil as Senior Vice President and CIO

Accenture promotes Penelope Prett to CIO

CHRISTUS Health promotes Jonathan Manis to Senior Vice President and CIO

Vittorio Cretella appointed CIO at Procter & Gamble

Sathish Muthukrishnan named Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer for Ally Financial

Archana (Archie) Deskus appointed Senior Vice President and CIO with Intel

Carlisle Companies promotes Laura Walsh to newly created role of Vice President and CIO

Enterprise Holdings promotes Russ Wiley to Senior Vice President and CIO

Ellie Mae promotes Linh Lam to Senior Vice President, CIO

DXC Technology names Chris Drumgoole as Executive Vice President and CIO    

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announces Atefeh Riazi as CIO

Perdue Farms names Mark Booth as CIO


Joe Bruhin appointed senior vice president and CIO for Breakthru Beverages

Michelle Borninkhof promoted to US CIO with McDonald's

Sunitha Chamarti named CIO for Guardian Life Insurance

Lynn Bishop promoted to CIO with Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

MyEyeDr. Appoints Bill Tingle as chief information and digital officer

Harold Bruss named senior vice president and CIO for Safelite Glass

NPD Group promotes Darren Person to global CIO

Sysco appoints Michael Foster to chief information and technology officer

Invitation Homes names Virginia Suliman as executive vice president and CIO

Rhonda Vetere named executive vice president and CIO for Herbalife

State Street appoints Brian Franz as CIO

McKesson names Nancy Flores as executive vice president, CIO, and CTO

Tyler Best appointed CIO with Adient

Newport Group appoints Wayne Haughey as CIO

Regional Management appoints Joseph Kurian A. Manavalan as CTO


New CIO appointments, 2019


GrainCorp Malt names Nina Palludan as CIO    

Par Pacific Holdings appoints Sudhakar Virupakshi as Vice President of IT and CIO

The Hartford appoints Deepa Soni as CIO

Doug King promoted to Senior Vice President and CIO with Northwestern Medicine

Richard Entrup joins Verizon Business Group

Korn Ferry appoints Brandon Johnson as Senior Vice President and CIO

Richard Cox Jr. joins Cox Enterprises as Senior Vice President and CIO

Harvard Maintenance appoints William Velez as CIO

Jim Swanson named Executive Vice President and Group CIO for Johnson & Johnson

Nicole Rosenberger appointed Vice President of IT for Pacira Pharmaceuticals

Astin Thomas named CIO for Sunbelt Transformer


Northwestern Mutual appoints Neal Sample as CIO

TammyLynne Jonas named CIO at Self Esteem Brands

SOS Security appoints JP Saini as CIO

Genesys names Pranab Sinha as SVP and CIO

Jeff Shumway promoted to CIO at Insight Enterprises

Rich’s Products names Yexi Liu as CIO

CNA Financial welcomes Jane Possell as CIO

Walgreens Boots Alliance appoints Francesco Tinto as global CIO, SVP

General Dynamics Information Technology promotes Kristie Grinnell to global CIO, chief supply chain officer

Melissa Woo named SVP and CIO at Michigan State University

Lehigh Hanson appoints Tony Wright as vice president of IT and CIO

Jerry Flasz appointed EVP and CIO, global services at Becton Dickinson


U.S. Steel promotes Steven Bugajski to CIO

Prudential names Stacey Goodman executive vice president and CIO

Peter Carrara joins Black Knight as CIO

Steve Palmucci named CIO at Rentokil Steritech North America

Minh Le named CIO at Checkers & Rallys

Nexteer promotes Mike Rogers to CIO

Interstate Hotels & Resorts names Andrew Arthurs CIO

Veritiv names Adam Noble senior vice president, global CIO

Max Chan promoted to CIO at Avnet

Jeff McVay promoted to CIO at Scientific Games

Alberto Ruocco named CIO at West Monroe Partners

Chris Bayham named CIO at Brookdale Senior Living

CommonSpirit Health welcomes Suja Chandrasekaran as CIO

Mike Caputo named CIO for Marist College


Cintas promotes Matt Hough to vice president, CIO

Sameer Badlani named CIO for Fairview Health Services

Air New Zealand names Jennifer Sepull as chief digital officer

Jeana Thomas named vice president and CIO for Pratt & Whitney

Sonoco Products names Rick Johnson vice president and CIO

Carnival promotes Greg Sullivan to CIO

Bonnie Titone named CIO at Duke Energy

Eric Nelson promoted to CIO North America at Kraft Heinz

Dave Peak appointed chief information & digital officer at PerkinElmer

Kevin Lilly named senior vice president & CIO at Jeld-Wen

Mark Macioce promoted to vice president and CIO at OMNOVA Solutions

Trish Torizzo named senior vice president and CIO at Hologic

Ramesh Razdan named new global CIO at Bain

Sheri Rhodes joins Workday as CIO


Varadheesh Chennakrishnan hired as CIO for JOANN Stores

Stephen Aschettino named vice president, CIO for Deciphera Pharmaceuticals

Raghu Sagi named CIO for Inspire Brands

Rick Johnson appointed CIO for Sonoco

Darla Morse now CIO for CKE Restaurants

Dion Rooney appointed CIO at GAF Materials

Lookman Fazal named CIO and chief digital officer for New Jersey Transit

Dan Terrasi promoted to CIO at US Bancorp

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