Including:
  • AI/machine learning
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud
  • Cyber-security
  • Data
  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Procurement

Please scroll down to view the latest moves…

Send me a PDF version of Leathwaite's key appointments reports:

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Job Title (required)

Current Company (required)

Please indicate which functional report most accurately reflects your area of work:

Americas FS:

  • Martha Gallo is appointed as CIO at AIG, replacing Phil Fasano who pursues external opportunities. Martha was formerly Chief Auditor for the business.
  • Tobias Fritsch is appointed as US COO of Allianz Life Investment Management. He joins from Allianz Global Investors where he was an Executive Program Manager.
  • Peter Rubin joins Allstate as President and COO of Leasing and HRAC Finance, from Mile One where he was VP and General Counsel for a range of automotive and finance operations.
  • Martin Droney joins Bank Leumi USA as Chief Operations and Technology Officer form Fiserv where he was CIO of Card Services.
  • David Malone is appointed as COO at Bank of Hope having previously served as a Director at the business.
  • Shelton Shugar joins Barclaycard US as CIO from HP Enterprise where he was VP of Enterprise Cloud Services.
  • Marc Baumslag joins Barclays to run Finance, Risk and Treasury IT from Bank of America where he was Global Head of Strategy and Architecture, and Head of Quartz.
  • John MacIlwaine joins Braintree as CTO from the Lending Club Association where he was the CTO.
  • Spencer Bogart joins Blockchain Capital as MD and Head of Research from Needham & Company. where he was a Fintech research analyst.
  • Michael Johnson joins Capital One as CISO from the US Department of Energy where he was CIO.
  • Dan Antilley joins Cardtronics as CISO from Bank of America where he was SVP of Global Information Security Operations.
  • Bill Shields, Head of Cyber Engineering and Analytics at Visa, joins Citadel as the CISO.
  • Gil Shaked joins Citadel as Head of Operations and Corporate IT. He joins from Morgan Stanley where he was CIO for Operations and Compliance Technology.
  • Scott Johnston joins Citadel as COO, having most recently been COO at Tower Research Capital.
  • Nicholas Calcanes joins CO-OP Financial Services as CIO from Fiserv where he was CIO for Financial Risk Management Solutions.
  • Paul Love joins CO-OP Financial Services as CISO from Freddie Mac, where he was Senior Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance.
  • William Strickland joins Dodge & Cox as COO from T. Rowe Price.
  • Mike McClain, the former COO of OCC joins DTCC as MD and Head of Equity Clearing.
  • Julie Ray joins Fannie Mae as Enterprise CIO. She joins from EMC where she led the 3rd Platform Cloud Application Team.
  • Jim Hughes joins First Republic Bank as CIO from EverBank where he was also CIO.
  • Vanessa Luna joins Global Payout as COO. Previously she was running her own consultancy.
  • Tom Fortin joins iCapital Network as COO from BlackRock where he was Head of Retail Technology.
  • John Crouch joins JetPay as CIO from EVO Payments where he was the US CIO.
  • Geoffrey Zweig joins JPMorgan as Global Head of Machine Learning. Formerly he was a Partner Research Manager at Microsoft.
  • LeeAnn Murray joins Manulife as CIO for the Investment Division and Group Functions, from MetLife where she was CIO of Investments Technology and Operations.
  • David Hoag joins the OCC as CIO from Halo Investing where he was CTO.
  • John P Davidson joins OCC as COO from Citi where he was CCO.
  • Mark Morrison joins OCC as CISO from State Street where he was also CISO.
  • Nathan Dudek joins Payveris as CTO from Clarus Commerce, where he was VP of Engineering.
  • Amala Duggirala joins Regions Bank as Enterprise CIO from Kabbage where she was CTO.
  • Mahesh Aditya joins Santander US as COO from Visa where he was CRO.
  • Ravi Arimilli joins State Street as SVP for Technology Research, reporting to CIO Antoine Shagoury. He joins from IBM where he was Chief Architect for Analytics, Big Data and Blockchain.
  • Shawn Malhotra joins Thomson Reuters as VP Toronto Technology Centre from Intel where he was Site Director & Director, Software Engineering.
  • Chris Higgins joins US Bank as VP Information Security IAM from Oracle where he was Consulting Solutions Director.
  • Peter Yang joins Ventiv, the InsurTech firm, as CIO from FIS where he led DevOps.
  • Aman Verjee joins 500 Startups as COO from CAN Capital where he was CFO.

Americas Non-FS:

  • Tiffany Harrison Parker joins the American Institute of Artificial Intelligence (AiAi) as COO from Open Systems where she was SVP for National Accounts.
  • Charu Jain is appointed CIO at Alaska Airlines. She joins from IBM Global Services where she led a team helping American Airlines integrate IT systems.
  • Jeffrey Hutchinson joins Bombardier as CIO from Honeywell where he was Interim CIO.
  • Brad Maiorino joins Booz Allen Hamilton as an EVP focusing on cybersecurity for the firm’s clients. He joins from Target where he was Group CISO.
  • Nizar Trigui joins Bridgestone as CTO from Dura Automotive Systems where he was EVP and CTO.
  • Mike Piispanen joins Cision as COO from Nasdaq where he was VP of Corporate Solutions.
  • Nawaf Bitar joins Citadel Securities as CIO from VMware where he was GM for the Cloud Platform Business Unit.
  • Deborah Wheeler joins Delta Air Lines as CISO from Freddie Mac, where she was also CISO.
  • Amy Brandt joins Docutech as President and COO from New Penn Financial where she served as President of Originations and Corporate Technology.
  • John Abel joins Ellie Mae as CIO from Hitachi Data Systems where he was SVP of IT.
  • Jay Ferro joins ExamWorks as CIO & CTO from EarthLink where he was CIO & Chief Product Officer.
  • Ulku Rowe joins Google as Technical Director for Google Cloud, from JPMorgan where she was the CTO and Global Head of Credit Risk Technology.
  • John Lainhart is appointed by Grant Thornton as Senior Strategist within the Cyber Risk Advisory Practice. He joins from IBM where he led the Global Business Services’ U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity and Privacy division.
  • Bart Cant joins IBM as Partner from Capgemini where he served as a Senior Director.
  • Sophie Vandebroek joins IBM Research as COO from Xerox where she was CTO.
  • Fidelma Russo joins Iron Mountain as CTO from Dell EMC where she led the Enterprise Storage and Software Solutions team.
  • Niren Chaudhary is hired as President of International and COO at Krispy Kreme. He joins from KFC where he was President, Global Operations.
  • Kim Stevenson is appointed GM for Data Centre Infrastructure at Lenovo, joining from Intel where she was COO for the Client, IoT and System Architecture Group.
  • Roy Ng joins Mapbox as COO from Twilio where he was COO.
  • Keri Glitch joins MISO as VP and CISO from AVANGRID where she was also CISO.
  • Yoky Matsuoka joins Nest as CTO from Apple where she developed the health technology division.
  • Marc Frons is appointed CTO by News Corp. He was previously undertaking the role in an interim capacity.
  • Wendy Pfeiffer joins Nutanix as CIO from GoPro where she served in a similar role.
  • Mike Nettles joins Papa John’s International Inc. as SVP and Chief information and Digital Officer. Nettles joins from Panera Bread Co. where he was the IT Executive.
  • Craig Hayman is appointed by PTC as COO. He joins from eBay where he was Group President of the Enterprise Solutions Group.
  • Dmitri Tcherevik joins Progress as CTO from MightyMeeting where he was Founder and CEO.
  • Javier Polit joins P&G as CIO from Coca-Cola where he was CIO of the Bottling Investments Group (BIG).
  • Mark Butler joins Qualys as CISO from Fiserv where he served in a similar role.
  • John F.Grimaldi is appointed by RedBlack as COO. He joins from SunGard Data Systems where he was Group President, responsible for leading the Securities Finance and Processing Business Unit.
  • Chris Peterson joins Revlon as COO from Ralph Lauren where he was President of Global Brands.
  • Terry Halvorsen joins Samsung as an adviser to help its mobile communications arm within areas such as network security. He was formerly the CIO at the Pentagon.
  • Andy Canham joins SAP as COO Canada from Eclipsys Solutions where he was a co-founding partner.
  • Danielle Jackson joins SecureAuth as CISO from Bloomberg where she was Director of Information Security and Privacy.
  • Kevin Chase joins Sempra as CIO from Energy Future Holdings where he was CIO and SVP of Supply Chain.
  • Hussein Mehanna joins SNAP as Director of Engineering from Facebook where he was Engineering Director of the Core Machine Learning Group.
  • Adam Chinn is appointed by Sotheby’s as COO. He joins from Centerview Partners LLC where he was a Co-Founder.
  • Brett Wahlin is appointed CISO at Staples, joining from HP Enterprise where he was the CISO.
  • Gary Clark joins Tesla as CIO from Juniper Networks where he was CTO.
  • Jerry Comstock joins TGI Fridays as President and COO from Strategic Restaurants Corp where she was CEO.
  • Paul ‘Kip’ James joins Treasure Data as CISO. He was formerly Information System Management Officer (ISMO) for the US Marine Corps.
  • George Hu joins Twilio as COO from Salesforce where he was also COO.
  • Clay Dean joins Under Armour as Chief Innovation Officer from General Motors where he was the Design Director.
  • Tim Goodwin joins Vacasa as CTO from Fiserv where he was the Digital CIO.
  • Michael Concannon joins Vimeo as CTO from Eloquii where he was also the CTO.
  • Johan Hybinette joins Vonage as CISO from HOSTING where he was also the CISO.
  • Steve Turner is appointed CIO at Walgreens where he was previously Senior Director of Digital and Mobile Technology Operations.
  • Craig Maccubbin joins WestJet as CIO from Southwest Airlines where he was the CTO.
  • Andrew Crouch joins Zayo Group as President and COO. He was most recently the EMEA Regional President at Level 3 Communications.
  • Jay Meyers joins ZipLine as CIO from EVO Payments where he served as SVP of Software Development.
  • Paul Meller joins 21st Century Fox as SVP, Technology from Dow Jones where he was EVP & CTO.

EMEA FS:

  • Alban Jarry is appointed Chief Digital Technology Officer at AXA IM. He joins from La Mutuelle Generale where he was Director of the Solvency II Programme, ORSA and Strategic Risk.
  • Adam Wild joins Bank of Ireland as CISO from RBS where he was MD, CISO, Head of Technology Risk & Control, Compliance & Supervisory Technology.
  • Alessandro Rossi joins Bank of Ireland as Head of Application Development and Change Delivery from PwC Italy where he was Director of Technology.
  • Phil Blackwell joins Bank of Ireland as CTO from Liberty Global where he was VP Technology, Operations and Infrastructure.
  • Christopher Greany has been hired by Barclays as MD and Head of Group Investigation. He was formerly a Commander in the London City Police.
  • David Cripps joins Brewin Dolphin from Clifford Chance as Interim Head of Information Security and Data Protection.
  • Grant Parkinson joins Brewin Dolphin as COO from Coutts where he was the COO.
  • James Greenwood joins Clearly Bank to help Co-Founder Mike Cunningham and Fara Remtulla launch the bank. Formerly he was CTO at Tandem Bank.
  • Filipe Rodriguez joins CloudMargin as CTO from WeSwap where he was the Head of Technology.
  • Iain Tait is appointed by Delta Financial Systems as CIO. He joins from James Hay where he was the CIO.
  • Linda McLaughlin-Moore joins Deutsche Bank as CIO GTB from Bank of America where she was Global Head of Wholesale Banking Operations.
  • Murat Ekinci joins Diebold Nixdorf as CIO from Freudenberg IT where he served as an EVP.
  • Romanos Daniel joins Eurex as Chief Innovation Officer from UBS in Hong Kong where he was Global Head of Legacy Credit Trading and Global Co-Head of Noncore Rates Trading.
  • Paul Burd joins Fidelity as Head of Global Business Operations from Barclays where he was MD, Global Head Investment Bank Operations.
  • Craig White joins GFKL Lowell as the UK COO from Domestic & General where he was UK Customer Service and Sales Director.
  • Andrew Rossiter joins GFT Group as Head of Technology Services from ADS Securities where he was CTO.
  • Ian Penny joins Hiscox as CIO from Barclays where he was the CTO.
  • Phil Cheetham joins HSBC as Digital CTO from AOL where he was VP of Engineering.
  • Jeffrey De Jong joins JPMorgan as VP for Data Science from King where he was a Senior Data Scientist.
  • Paul Kay joins Jupiter Asset Management as Head of Technology from Barclays Wealth where he was Head of Trading and Operations IT.
  • Gary Janaway joins KNEIP as COO from Schroders where he was Director of Operations.
  • Max Gibbs joins Liberty Specialty Markets as CTO from Chubb where he was the CIO for the European Business.
  • Roberto Santarossa joins Lombard Odier as Group CISO from Zurich where he was the EMEA CISO.
  • William Ferreira re-joins Man Group as Head of Machine Learning from Florin Court Capital where he was the Senior Quantitative Researcher.
  • Trevor Hunt joins MUFG Investor Services as CTO. Previously he was Head of Global Programme Management at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
  • Dan Trueman is appointed by Novae as Chief Innovation Officer, where he was previously Head of Cyber.
  • Tom Lack joins Pemberton Asset Management as COO from Brewin Dolphin where he was also COO.
  • Leda Glyptis joins Qatar National Bank as CIO. Formerly she was a Director at Sapient Global Markets.
  • David McMillan joins QBE Insurance as COO. Previously he was the European CEO at Aviva.
  • Mark Barbour-Smith joins Rede Partners as Chief of Staff from Credit Suisse where he was the EMEA M&A COO.
  • Adrian Clark joins Rowan Dartington as COO. Previously Adrian served for the Welsh Government within the Global Inward Investment Department and Health and Social Services.
  • Andrew Waldren joins Sandaire as COO from Tilney where he was the COO integration of Tilney and Ingenious.
  • Chris Everson joins Tokio Marine Kiln as CIO from Pro Global Capital where he was the Head of Consultancy.
  • Iain Plunkett joins TP ICAP as COO from Aberdeen Asset Management where he was the CIO and COO.
  • Scot Baldry joins T. Rowe Price as Head of Enterprise Architecture from Mercuria where he was the CTO.

EMEA Non-FS:

  • Bruno Zerbib joins Altice as CTO from HP Enterprise where he was VP of Product Management and Cloud BU.
  • Alexandre Haag joins Audi-owned Autonomous Driving as CTO from Tesla where he was a Senior Program Manager in the Autopilot division.
  • Wayne McCauley joins Blue Label Telecoms as COO from SABMiller, where he most recently undertook a dual role as Sales and Distribution Director for Africa and Operations Director for a number of Southern African countries.
  • Mark McLennon joins Burberry as Group CIO from Unilever where he was the Consumer CIO.
  • Ashish Surti joins Colt as CISO from TSB where he was also CISO.
  • Neil Turton is appointed COO at Co-Operatives UK. Formerly he was the CEO at Nisa.
  • Simon Leigh is appointed Interim CPO at Costa Coffee. He was previously the Interim Head of Procurement Transformation for LV=.
  • Phil Fearnley joins CPA Global as CTO from the BBC where he was Digital Director.
  • Angela Morrison joins Debenhams as IT & Supply Chain Director from Direct Line where she was Group CIO.
  • Bart-Jan Schenkels joins Deloitte in the Netherlands as a Partner. He was previously Head of IT Strategy at Credit Suisse.
  • Peter Leukert joins Deutsche Telekom as CIO from Motive Partners where he was the Head of Strategy.
  • Peter Hauptvogel joins Flybe as CIO from Air Berlin where he was the CIO.
  • Jeff Donaldson starts his own AI focused business called Intriosity. He was formerly SVP of Technology at GameStop.
  • Marc Andresen joins Lenovo as its EMEA COO from Acer where he was an EMEA VP.
  • Kim Kyllesbech Larsen has been appointed Chief Technology and IT Officer (CTIO) at Magyar Telekom. He joins from Deutsche Telekom where he was SVP for Technology, Economics and Transformation, as well as Technology Architecture and Innovation.
  • Greg Pateras joins Matalan as COO from Shop Direct where he was the CFO.
  • Jens Ludmann joins McLaren as COO from Ford where he was the Chief Engineer for Product Development.
  • Phil Morgan joins MotoNovo Finance as the COO of its new FindAndFundMyCar website. He joins from gocompare.com where he was the COO and CFO.
  • Steve Caddell joins OCS Group as Procurement Director. Previously he was operating as a Procurement Consultant for the Department of Work and Pensions.
  • Euan Cameron is appointed as PwC’s first AI Lead. He was previously a Partner in the business.
  • Giovanni Piccirilli joins RTL Netherlands as CTO. Formerly he was a Senior Advisor at Accenture and also Founder and CTO for Pepper Technology.
  • Yolande Young, the former CISO at SABMiller, joins McKesson as CISO for Europe.
  • Phil Jordan joins Sainsbury’s as Group CIO from Telefonica where he was the Group CIO.
  • Michael Perklin, the former Head of Security and Investigative Services at Ledger Labs, joins ShapeShift.io as CISO.
  • Nester Cano joins Sprint Corp. as COO from Tech Data where he served as President of European Operations.
  • David Wylie joins TFL as Chief Procurement Officer from Centrica where he was the Group Procurement Director.
  • Craig Bonnar joins Travelodge as COO from Asda.
  • Geetha Dabir is appointed CTO of the Weir Group. She joins from Intel where she was VP and General Manager for the IoT Platform Group.
  • Andrzej Kawalec joins Vodafone Security Services as CTO and Head of Innovation from HP where he was CTO for Enterprise Security.
  • Martina Buchhauser joins Volvo as SVP for Procurement from BMW where she was SVP for Purchasing and Supplier Network for Interiors.

APAC FS:

  • Lynwen Connick is appointed by ANZ as CISO from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet where she was the First Assistant Secretary for Information Sharing and Intelligence.
  • Emma Gray joins ANZ as Chief Data Officer from Woolworths Limited where she was Chief Loyalty and Data Officer.
  • Simon Tong joins ASB as EGM for Technology, Innovation and Payments from Fairfax New Zealand where he was an MD.
  • Ben Norman joins Aurora Funds Management as COO from EY where he was a Director in the Transaction Advisory Services Division.
  • Franck Bessoles is promoted to Regional Head of Global Markets Operations at Bank of America from his previous position as APAC Head of Client Delivery Services and North Asia Operations.
  • Olivier Crespin joins CIMB as Chief Fintech Officer. Previously he was the Head of Digital Banking at DBS.
  • Andrew Rothwell joins Data Republic as COO from Tyro Payments where he was a Co-Founder.
  • Vidhya Subramanian joins Deutsche Bank as a Director in Wealth Management IT. Previously he was Head of Strategic Projects, Commercial and Private Bank ITO at Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Patrick Wright joins NAB as CTO from Barclays US where he was the Chief Operations and Technology Officer.
  • Peter Lynn is promoted to COO of Nikko AM Australia.
  • Jonathan Larsen joins Ping An as the Chief Innovation Officer and CEO of its new FinTech and HealthTech fund from Citi where he was the Global Head of Retail Banking.
  • Arif Khan is appointed the Chief Innovation Officer for Razorpay. Previously he was a Senior Business Leader at Mastercard, focused on product development and innovation in the GPS division.
  • Steve Hand joins Standard Chartered as Head of FM Production Services from JPMorgan where he was the APAC Head of Production Management.
  • Peter Clark joins Standard Chartered as CIO for Greater China and North Asia, from HSBC where he was previously COO for India.
  • Stephane Kiefer joins UBP Hong Kong as COO from CIC where he was the Risk and Credit officer for Hong Kong.
  • Michael Moncarz joins UBP Singapore as COO from Natixis.
  • Greg Au-Yeung has been appointed China Head of Technology at UBS. He was previously with ANZ as its Deputy MD and Head of Technology, China. He is replacing Eric Sun, China CIO.

APAC Non-FS:

  • Steve Hamilton joins the Australian Bureau of National Statistics as CIO from the Australian Taxation Office where he was the Deputy Commissioner.
  • Jean-Michel Cassé is appointed by AccorHotels as COO for India and South Asia. Previously he was SVP for AccorHotels in India.
  • Andrew Ng leaves Baidu as Artificial Intelligence Chief.
  • Sandeep Dhar joins Capgemini as COO for Business Services. Previously he was CEO of the Tesco Hindustan Service Centre.
  • Claire Rawlins joins Coles as CIO from IAG where she was the Group Executive for Digital & Technology.
  • Sharam Hekmat joins IOOF Holdings as CIO from Ezidebit where he was the CTO.
  • Ajay Shrivastava is appointed the CTO at Knowlarity. Formerly he was Head of Technology of Oyo Rooms.
  • Paolo Montessori joins Lenddo as COO from Novatti where he was the CEO for Transaction Processing.
  • Ian Yip is appointed the APAC CTO at McAfee. He joins from EY where he was a Director in the Cybersecurity Practice.
  • Pranav Tiwari joins Ola as VP of Engineering. Formerly, he was at Cellworks as the CTO.
  • Sanjay Kharb joins Ola as VP of Engineering Infrastructure, from InMobi where he was VP of Production Engineering.
  • Suvesh Malhotra is appointed VP of Engineering at OYO, joining from Amazon where he was Head of Technology for BuyVIP, a flash sales e-commerce platform.
  • Darren Argyle is appointed CISO by Qantas. He joins from Markit where he also served as CISO.
  • Michael Fleshman joins Singtel’s Hooq as CTO. Previously, Fleshman has worked at the BBC and Financial Times.
  • Tom Flack joins Tata Motors as Chief Procurement Officer from Ford Motor Company where he was Global Purchasing Director for Raw Materials and Stamping.
  • Aliza Knox joins Unlockd as COO from Twitter where she was VP for APAC.
  • Balesh Sharma joins Vodafone India as COO from Vodafone Czech Republic where he served as the CEO.
  • Sankar Narayan takes on the COO role in addition to his CFO role at Xero.

Send me a PDF version of Leathwaite's key appointments reports:

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Job Title (required)

Current Company (required)

Please indicate which functional report most accurately reflects your area of work: