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  • Blockchain
  • Cloud
  • Cyber-security
  • Data
  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Procurement

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Americas FS:

  • Peter Zaffino joins AIG as Group COO from Marsh where he was CEO.
  • Mark Traudt joins Axioma as Head of Engineering from Quantifi where he was CTO.
  • Conan Lane joins Beyond as COO from Global Payments where he was SVP Operations.
  • Lee Kempler joins BlueMountain Capital as COO Investments from BlackRock where he was Executive Director of the BlackRock Investment Institute.
  • Arek Przybylski joins BNY Mellon as MD – Client Technology Solutions. He was formerly at Barclays where he was an MD in technology.
  • Bridget Engle joins BNY Mellon as Group CIO from Bank of America where she was CIO GBM.
  • Mike Ragunas joins Cetera as CIO from Payfone where he was CTO and then an Advisor.
  • Laszlo Korsos joins Citadel as Chief Data Officer from Uber where he was Lead Data Technologist.
  • Justin Palamara joins Citi as Global Head of Investment Operations. He was previously at Goldman Sachs.
  • Paul Rosen joins CoverWallet as COO from OnDeck where he was Chief Sales Officer.
  • Rohit Verma joins Crawford & Company as COO from Zurich North America where he was Regional Executive for the South Region.
  • Stacey Goodman joins Freddie Mac as CIO from CIT where she was also CIO.
  • Josh Nevin joins Hiscox as COO USA from Wagner Oil where he was COO.
  • Michael Fegan joins Investors Bank as Chief Information & Operations Officer. He was formerly Chief Operations & Technology Officer at Bank Leumi.
  • Julie Harris joins JPMorgan as Global Head of Asset Management Operations. Formerly she was a Partner at Goldman Sachs in Operations.
  • Lori Beer is promoted to Group CIO at JPMorgan. She was formerly CIO CIB for the business.
  • Scott Seese joins LPL Financial as CIO. Formerly, he had worked at American Express as CIO Global Consumer, Merchant & Channels Technology.
  • Nabil Hachem joins MassMutual as Head of Data Engineering from Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research where he was Global Head of Data Engineering.
  • Scott Sanchez joins Nationwide as Chief Innovation Officer from First Data where he was VP of Innovation.
  • Tom Ready joins Santander US as SVP Technology from State Street where he was SVP Service Delivery.
  • Peter Serenita joins Scotiabank as US Chief Data Officer from HSBC where he was Group Chief Data Officer.
  • Harel Kodesh joins Silver Lake as Operating Partner from GE, where he was CTO of the Digital business.
  • Julie Shapiro joins UBS as Global Head of Finance & Risk IT from JPMorgan.
  • Gary Maier joins UBS as Head of Asset Management Technology. He was formerly CIO, Investment Management at BNY Mellon.
  • Don Duet joins Vapor IO as COO, leaving Goldman Sachs after a 28 year career with the firm, in which he helped lead investments in start-ups including Square, Docker and Barefoot Networks.
  • James Powell joins Warburg Pincus as SVP & Technology Officer from Nielsen where he was CTO.
  • D. Orlando Keise joins Wellthie as CTO from LearnVest where he was Director of Engineering.

Americas Non-FS:

  • Jerry Bowskill joins Amaya as CTO from Partis Solutions where he was a Technology Consultant.
  • Jay Jayasimha joins Bankai as CTO from Epsilon Global Communications where he was CIO.
  • Stephanie Carullo joins Box Inc as COO. She had previously worked at Apple as VP of U.S. Education Sales and subsequently worked for Hampton Creek as Head of Partnerships.
  • Sabine Vandenbroucke joins Conde Nast as COO from Winkorp where she was CFO.
  • Matthew Fahnestock joins Dana Incorporated as CIO from Columbia Pipeline Group where he was also CIO.
  • Michael Furlow joins Denny’s as CIO from Red Robin Gourmet Burgers where he was also CIO.
  • Carman Wenkoff joins Dollar General as CIO from Subway where he was CIO and Chief Digital Officer.
  • Sylvie Veilleux joins Dropbox as CIO from Mozilla where she was VP Enterprise IT and Security.
  • Michael Lillie joins Endurance International Group as CIO from Nuance Communications where he was VP IT.
  • Mike Fisher joins Etsy as CTO from AKF where he was Co-Founder and Managing Partner.
  • A. Charles Thomas joins GM as Chief Data Officer from Wells Fargo where he was also Chief Data Officer.
  • Karenann Terrell joins GSK as CTO from Walmart where she was CIO.
  • Bikash Koley joins Juniper Networks as CTO from Google where he was Head of Network Architecture, Engineering and Planning.
  • Mike Johnson joins LYFT as CISO from Salesforce where he was Senior Director, Detection & Response.
  • Tim Youngblood joins McDonald’s as CISO from Kimberly Clark where he was also CISO.
  • Tim Hoffman joins Megaport as CTO from Twitter where he was Global Head of Networks.
  • Angelique Grado joins MRC Global as CISO. She joins from Air Liquide where she oversaw governance, risk and compliance for digital security across the Americas.
  • Adriana Karaboutis joins National Grid as CIO and Chief Digital Officer from Biogen where she was EVP Technology, Business Solutions & Corporate Affairs.
  • Gautam Gupta joins Opendoor as COO from Uber where he was CFO.
  • Tal Kedar joins Optimove as CTO from Sears where he was Director, Emerging Technologies.
  • Phil Steitz joins Pegasus Solutions as CTO from Edgenuity where he was also CTO.
  • Vish Saoji joins Sabre as CTO from GE Healthcare Digital where he was CTO for Software Engineering.
  • Ravi Naik joins Seagate as CIO from Katerra where he was SVP Technology.
  • Pragati Mathur joins Staples as CIO & Head of Digital from Biogen where she was SVP – CTO.
  • Rosalind Brewer joins Starbucks as COO from Sam’s Club where she was CEO.
  • Jim Trani joins StoneLock as CTO from Tyco Security Products where he was Chief Firmware Architect.
  • Brian Meek joins STRIVR as CTO from Skype where he was GM of Engineering – Mobile and Emerging Markets.
  • Minsok Pak joins Target as Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, from LEGO where he was SVP, Retail/Shopper Marketing and Channel Development.
  • Anthony Tsai joins TeleTech as CIO and Chief Innovation Officer from UST Global where he was Chief Innovation Officer.
  • Scott Spradley joins Tyson Foods as CTO from HP Enterprise where he was CIO.
  • Patrik Frisk joins Under Armour as COO from the Aldo Group where he was CEO.
  • Jeremey Kirsch joins Upskill as COO from Oracle where he was VP of the Utilities Global Business Unit.
  • Keith Goldstein joins VerifyMe as COO from ABnote where he was CEO, North America.

EMEA FS:

  • Christian Bornfeld joins ABN Amro as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer from Nordea where he was COO Retail Banking.
  • Derrick Hastie joins Aegon Asset Management as Head of Data IT. He was previously COO Multi-Asset & QIS at Aberdeen Asset Management.
  • Anish Mohammed joins BABB as CTO & CSO from Lloyds Banking Group where he was Lead Security Architect.
  • Alistair Currie joins Barclays as COO for Corporate Banking and Head of Product from ANZ where he was Group COO.
  • Nick Doddy re-joins Barclays as an MD in its Business Architecture division. Previously he was at Deutsche Bank where he served as European MD of the Group Technology & Operation (GTO) Strategy & Innovation team.
  • Andrew Grant joins British Business Bank as COO from Royal London where he was COO.
  • George Tsimparopoulous joins Capula Global as Co-CTO from Systematica Investments where he was Head of Technology.
  • Valentino Wotton joins DTCC as MD Deriv/SERV: Product Development & Strategy. He joins from Barclays where he was Global Head of IB Post Trade & Barclays Non-Core Operations and EMEA Head of IB Operations.
  • Toby Clements joins Elavon DAC as COO from Permanent TSB where he was COO.
  • Steve King joins EquiChain as CIO from BNY Mellon where he was a Programme Manager.
  • Alain Courbebaisse joins Euronext as CIO and CTO from Société Generale where he was Head of Prime Brokerage and Clearing and Head of Sales for Prime Services in America.
  • Geert Ensing joins Fidor as CIO from ABN Amro where he was EVP IT.
  • Jenny Watts joins Habito as MD Marketplace from Metro Bank where she was Director of Lending Operations.
  • Emma Bunnell joins HSBC a COO for the UK Bank. Bunnell joins from Boston Consulting Group where she was a Partner.
  • Karen Everingham joins HSBC in its Markets Operations team. She joins from RBS where she was Head of Market Operations.
  • Matthew Hutchins joins HSBC as Group Head of Transformation from Accenture where he was Head of Insurance for UK & Ireland.
  • Alison Vincent joins HSBC as CISO from Cisco where she was CTO UK & Ireland.
  • Diana Biggs joins HSBC as Head of Business Model Innovation for UK & Europe from DCCB Group where she was an MD focusing on emerging technologies.
  • Nick Riordan joins JPMorgan as Chief Architect for Banking from Deutsche Bank where he was CTO for the Global Transaction Bank.
  • Richard Gordon joins JPMorgan to lead custody operations from Citi.
  • Mike Grimaldi joins JPMorgan as EMEA CIO and CIO CIB from Deutsche Bank where he was also CIO CIB.
  • Patrick Strobel joins Liquidnet as Head of IT EMEA from Deutsche Bank where was CTO for CB&S Finance and Common Data Sourcing.
  • Jennifer Rigby joins Lloyd’s of London as CIO, from Telefonica where she was Head of IT Channels & Innovation.
  • Tom Foster-Carter joins Monzo as COO from Curve where he was Head of Operations.
  • Ekene Ezulike joins Morgan Stanley as Head of Corporate Services from Deutsche Bank where he was Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Adam Cragg joins Novae as COO from Beazley where he was most recently Head of Operations for UK & Rest of World.
  • Tom Hayes joins Permanent TSB as Group CTO from AIB where he was Head of Digital Transformation Delivery.
  • Anny Khaitan joins RSA as COO for the Global Risk Solutions business (GRS). She was formerly at Aspen where she operated as Head of Change.
  • Mack Gill joins Torstone Technology as COO from MillenniumIT where he was CEO.
  • Rich Crossley joins UBS as Global Head of Equities Technology from JPMorgan where he was APAC CIO.
  • Matt Johnson joins Willis Towers Watson as Global CISO from Visa Europe where he was CISO.
  • Emma Bunnell joins HSBC a COO for the UK Bank. Bunnell joins from Boston Consulting Group where she was a Partner.

EMEA Non-FS:

  • Rob Greig joins ARUP as Group CIO. He was previously the Digital Director for UK Parliament.
  • Simon Thompson joins Baker McKenzie as London COO. He joins from Storm Harbour, an independent consultancy he co-founded. Prior to this, he was Global COO for Linklaters.
  • Pablo Perversi joins Barry Callebaut as Chief Innovation & Quality Officer from Unilever where he was VP of Foods, Europe.
  • Nick Young joins Byron as COO from Aubaine where he was UK CEO.
  • Peter Casey joins Carluccio’s as COO from SSP Group where he was COO UK & Ireland.
  • Dominic Shine joins Dentsu Aegis Network as CTO from News Corp where he was CIO.
  • Andy Gamble joins Dyson as CIO from Essentra where he was CIO.
  • David Wyer joins Dyson as Head of Procurement from Aston Martin where he was Director of Purchasing.
  • Etienne Aubourg joins L’Oreal as CIO from Compass Group where he was CIO.
  • Dirk Karl joins MTN as Group Head of Procurement and Supply Chain from BuyIn (the JV between Deutsche Telekom and Orange) where he was SVP for Network Technology.
  • Bader El Houssami joins Nissan Saudi Arabia as COO from GM where most recently he was Head of Operations for MEBCO.
  • Patrick Scully joins Oath as MD & EMEA Head of Operations from Yahoo where he was MD EMEA.
  • Duncan Gibson joins Paperchase as COO from Brakes Group, where he was an MD.
  • Lee James joins Rackspace as EMEA CTO. He has previously worked in the pharmaceutical, oil and gas, online gaming and financial services industries.
  • Chris Bergstresser joins Sega Europe as COO. Formerly, he has advised and sat on boards, having initially started his career at Sega.
  • Finbarr Joy joins SuperBet as CTO from Lebara where he was also CTO.
  • Willie Stegmann has been appointed Group CIO for Vodacom, he was previously Standard Bank’s Personal and Business Bank CIO.
  • Richard Gifford joins Wincanton as CIO from Carillion where he was also CIO.

APAC FS:

  • Dan Chesterman joins ASX as CIO from CBA where he was CIO CommSec and Private Bank.
  • Theo Nassiokas joins Barclays as Director, APAC Cyber Security. He comes from Standard Chartered Bank where he was Head of TIS, TechOps & EUS.
  • Olaf Pietschner joins Capgemini as COO ANZ from Origin Energy where he was CIO.
  • Albert Kwok joins DBS as Deputy CISO from Société Generale where he was Regional Information Security & Fraud Manager.
  • Mark Knowlton joins GBST as CTO from Macquarie where he was CIO Banking & Financial Services.
  • Arun Vasudevan joins GIC as SVP, Enterprise Strategy from Goldman Sachs where he was Executive Director, Operations Change Management.
  • Choy Peng Wu joins GIC as CTO. She was formerly the CTO for SingTel.
  • Daniel Tse joins GIC as Head of IT & Cyber Risk. He joins from UBS where he was the APAC Head of IT Risk.
  • Mukesh Singh joins LendingKart as CTO from SirionLabs where he was SVP Engineering.
  • Stephen Barnham joins MetLife as CIO Asia. He was previously Group Information Officer for Financial Markets at Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Celine Ang joins Munich Re as Asia Head of Operations, Speciality Group. Previously she was at Euler Hermes where she was CEO ASEAN.
  • Cat Rust joins UBS as Head of Innovation Technologies for Greater China. Previously she was COO & Founder of Exicon.
  • Les Vance takes on the role of Operating Officer for Westpac’s Consumer Bank. Les joins from BT Financial group, where he was Chief Risk Officer.

APAC Non-FS:

  • Anand Sahai joins GoAir as COO from Vodafone where he was Head of East India.
  • Pierre Noel joins Grab as CISO from Huawei Technologies where he was Enterprise CISO and Chief Privacy Officer.
  • Ryan Fahy, former CIO/CTO at Woolworths, joins Primary Healthcare as CIO.
  • Rob James joins Qantas as CTO from William Hill where he was CIO Australia.
  • Simon Smith joins Vocus Communications as CTO. Formerly he was Melbourne’s IT CTO.
  • Devendra Chawla joins Walmart India as COO from Future Group where he was CEO Consumer Products.
  • Brad Scarff joins Yellowfin as CTO from NAB where he was Head of Procurement Operations.

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