I thought this week was going to be a slow one for CIO announcements on account of turkey day. I was so wrong. It seems plenty of companies are scrambling to spread the word about their new CIO hires before eating themselves into a stupor, which is precisely what I intend to do tomorrow. In fact, three companies announced new CIOs yesterday.
A reader emailed me yesterday to ask if I knew whether Malcolm Fields had left his post as CIO of office furniture manufacturer HNI (formerly Hon Industries) and had been replaced by a John Kramer. I hadn’t heard anything abo
We didn’t miss much while I was on vacation Thursday and Friday of last week. In fact, we didn’t miss anything. This morning, upon trolling for CIO announcements that I might have missed late last week, I only came up with the following announcements, which were released or sent to me this morning:
I have a couple of board appointments to announce today as well as a correction to an announcement I posted in September. First, news from Computer Associates’ and BigFix’s board rooms: Computer Associates (aka CA) appointed
A former CIO of Southwest Airlines accepted a job with HyPerformix as its vice president of software development. Ross Holman became a customer of the application performance monitoring provider while working for Southwest. (There’s one reason why you sho
A friendly reader pointed out that I missed John Polizzi’s departure from Blockbuster last month. Polizzi had been the video and DVD rental chain’s SVP and CIO and had helped the company move into the online DVD and video game rental business to compete with Netflix. Polizzi has since
Yen-Ping Shan will start a new job at The Reynolds and Reynolds Company as CIO and senior vice president of engineering and development on November 30. He will lead the Dayton, Ohio-based company’s product engineering, development and IT organizations.
TGIF!Last month I reported that Elinor MacKinnon had been promoted to CIO at Blue Shield of California, thanks to a tip from a reader. Blue Shield put out a press release yesterday announcing MacKinnon’s promotion, so I have more info on her
Since it’s a slow news day today on the CIO announcements front, I’m going to share Liberum Research’s latest data on management changes that occurred in October, which appeared in my inbox yesterday. But before I present the stats, I have an update on yesterday’s posting.
I’ve got some good dish today. But before I get to it, I want to thank my readers for their loyalty, their kind feedback and their tips. Special thanks to the readers who provided me with today’s news.Steven Brigham will be leaving his post as CIO of boot-maker
The number of management changes from the VP level up to the board of directors increased during the month of September, according to a report from Liberum Research, a company that tracks changes in top management for investors interested in buying and selling stock based on such news. Liberum counted a total of 1,563 changes in board m
A few readers have asked me for information on how the recruiting industry works. The following Q&A with Michael Burgett, founder and president of CIO Partners of Atlanta, a national IT services company that does recruiting, will hopefully answer those readers’ questions. This is
News Flash: Certain behavioral qualities, such as the ability to tolerate uncertainty and to make quick decisions under pressure, are what separate the CIOs who become COOs and CEOs from the CIOs who don’t, according to new research from executive recruiting firm
Readers, I’m full of warm fuzzies today. Behold: Sheleen Quish (photo at left) is leaving her post as VP and CIO of US Can Co. Yesterday, she sent a lovely, inspiring e-mail to friends, colleagues and associates informing them of her departure from the company.&
Michael Rapken has scored a big job change. The VP of applications development at Sprint Nextel was hired as senior vice president and CIO of Yellow Roadway Corp., reporting to Bill Zollars, the chairman, president and CEO of the Over
About an hour and a half ago (it’s now 2:20 PM ET), I received a tip via e-mail about a CIO change at Fisher Scientific. I am trying to confirm this information and have left a message for the PR person at Fisher Scientific. I hope to have more info soon. I thank the individual who gave me the heads up: Were it not for you, it’d be a quiet day on the Mov
Packaging products provider Greif is reorganizing its finance department, the company announced yesterday. As part of the reorganization, which will be complete by January 1, 2006, Greif’s Vice President
The number of management changes at public companies–from directors down to vice presidents–nearly doubled last month, from 762 in July to 1,463 in August, according to Liberum Research, a company that tracks changes in top management for investors interested in buying or selling stocks based on such news. The number