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Americas FS

  • Joe Ferlise becomes Head of Strategy and Architecture for Wholesale & Markets of Bank of America. He was formerly at Morgan Stanley.
  • Stuart Mackinnon becomes CIO of Cardtronics. He was formerly at Columbus Data Services where he was President. He replaces Mike McCarthy who retires.
  • John Schramm joins Charles Schwab as VP Information Security Risk Management from Manulife Financial where he was Chief Information Risk Officer.
  • Scott Johnston becomes COO of Citadel, joining from Tower Research Capital, where he was also COO.
  • Lou Thorne becomes Global COO of City Financial. He was formerly at Fortress Investment Group where he was the COO for Liquid Markets. He replaces David Levitan who is stepping down.
  • Jay Arbabha becomes CTO of CPI Card Group. He was formerly an Executive Advisor for IBM.
  • Hilton Sturisky becomes CIO of Crawford & Company. Formerly he was CIO for Spirit Airlines.
  • Philip Milne becomes CTO for Innovation at Deutsche Bank. He was formerly the Founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley start-up.
  • Gregory L. Guyett becomes COO of East-West Bancorp (EWBC). He was formerly at Johnson Controls where he was EVP of Corporate Development.
  • Ken DeGiglio becomes CIO of EquiLend. He was formerly at TD Ameritrade as Head of Application Development.
  • Scott Richardson is promoted to Chief Data Officer of Fannie Mae. He was formerly VP of Enterprise Data & Head of Corporate Technology.
  • Aravind Immaneni becomes Chief Operations and Technology Officer of Fifth Third Bank. He was formerly at TD Bank Group where he was Head of Retail Distribution Strategy and Operations. He replaces Joseph Robinson who leaves to work with two tech start-ups.
  • Jim Grech becomes CIO of Fiserv. He was formerly at BNY Mellon where he was responsible for the firm’s global technology infrastructure. He replaces Cliff Skelton who moves on to a new role.
  • Matt Rider becomes CIO of Franklin American Mortgage Company (FAMC). He was formerly at JEGS High Performance where he was CIO.
  • Michael Garceau becomes COO of Hamilton USA. He was formerly EMEA COO for AIG.
  • Shaulie Halberstam joins Highbridge Capital Management as CIO from Perry Capital where he was Head of Development.
  • Amala Duggirala becomes CTO of Kabbage. She was formerly at ACI Worldwide where she was EVP of Global Software Development.
  • Rama Rao becomes Chief Data Officer of Kabbage. Formerly, he was at eBay where he was Head of Analytics.
  • Ryan Long joins the technology team at KCG and will focus on the trading software. He was formerly at 3Red Trading where he was CTO.
  • Jacquline L. Morales becomes SVP & COO of Legal & General. She was formerly at AXA where she was US Head of Life Insurance Operations.
  • Johan Swart is promoted to VP & CIO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA. He was formerly Head of IT Applications Management.
  • Nick Samurkas becomes COO of Moneris. He was formerly President at Chase Paymentech.
  • James Rhodes becomes Chief Data Officer at Morningstar. He was formerly at Rocaton Investment Advisors where he was a Partner and the CTO.
  • Mark Hara becomes COO of Mylo. He was previously at Nationwide Insurance where he was VP of Marketing.
  • Jennifer Morrissey becomes CIO of Oswald Companies. She was formerly at Willis Group Holdings where she held various executive and leadership roles.
  • Joel Kneisley is promoted to SVP & CIO of Symetra Life Insurance Company. He was formerly VP of IT.
  • Tim McKnight becomes the CISO of Thomson Reuters. He was formerly at General Electric where he was also the CISO. He replaces Mark Connelly.
  • Vijay Advani becomes President & COO of TIAA Global Asset Management. He was formerly at Franklin Templeton Investments where he was Co-President.
  • Brad Breau becomes SVP & CIO of Tokio Marine HCC. He was formerly at AIG, where he was SVP & CTO, as well as Global Head of IT for the Life & Retirement business.
  • Gary Wang becomes VP of Cloud and Infrastructure Services for Unisys Federal. He was formerly at IBM where he was CTO for Cybersecurity and Biometrics.
  • Peter O’Donoghue becomes VP of Applications Services for Unisys Federal. He was formerly at CSRA where he was VP of Solutions and Alliances and CTO of the company’s Civilian Agencies business unit.
  • Dr. Henna A. Karna becomes Chief Data Officer at XL Catlin. She was formerly at AIG where she was the Actuarial Business Information Officer (Digital).
  • Nancy Langer becomes President and COO of Zafin. She was formerly at FIS where she was EVP & Chief Product Officer.

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Americas Non-FS

  • Kevin Holt becomes COO of Ahold USA after the merger with Delhaize. He replaces James McCann.
  • Colin Bodell becomes CTO of American Eagle. He was formerly at Time Inc. where he was CTO & EVP.
  • Tom Conophy becomes EVP & CTO of AutoNation. He was formerly EVP & CIO at Staples.
  • Kevin Summers becomes CIO of Avnet. He was formerly at H&R Block where he was CIO.
  • Claire Rutkowski becomes CIO of Bentley Systems. She was formerly the CIO at MWH Global.
  • Brian Dhatt becomes CTO of BigCommerce. He was formerly at Borderfree where he was CTO.
  • Danielle Brown becomes VP & CIO of Brunswick Corporation. She succeeds Michael Schulz who retires.
  • Santiago Abraham is appointed CIO of Buffalo Wild Wings. Formerly he was at Royal Caribbean Cruises where he was VP of IT.
  • Kevin Carl becomes CIO of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. He was formerly at Accenture where he was MD of Digital Travel.
  • Richard Entrup becomes Global CIO of Christie’s. He joins from Disney ABC Television Group where he was Executive Director for Business Engagement and Media IT.
  • Udo Neumann is appointed to Global CIO for Daimler Financial Services. He leaves his role as VP & CIO for Mercedes Benz Financial Services USA.
  • Youssef Zakharia is promoted to President & COO of Del Monte. Formerly he was EVP of Europe & Africa. He replaces Hani El-Naffy who leaves but remains on the Board.
  • Ashvin Mathew becomes CTO of Diebold Nixdorf, joining from Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, where he was General Manager in the 365 Dynamics product group.
  • Scott Durkin becomes COO of Douglas Elliman. Previously he was Group Manager at Corcoran Group.
  • Aditya Agarwal is promoted to CTO of Dropbox. He was formerly VP of Engineering.
  • William Ban becomes President and COO of DUDE, joining from GoGoVan in Singapore where he was General Manager.
  • Atish Banerjea becomes CIO of Facebook. He joins from Comcast, where he was CIO, and replaces Tim Campos, who is starting a new company.
  • Yann LeCun becomes Director of Facebook’s new AI Lab. He will continue his post as a Professor at New York University.
  • Jason Segebrecht becomes CTO of First Hospitality Group. He was formerly at General Growth Properties where he was a Director.
  • Phil Quade becomes CISO of Fortinet. He was formerly at the NSA where he was the Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force.
  • Fei-Fei Li becomes co-lead for Google Cloud, joining from Stanford University where she was Director of AI.
  • Jia Li becomes the other co-lead for Google Cloud, joining from Snap, parent company of Snapchat, where she was Head of Research.
  • Varouzhan Ebrahimian becomes CTO of Guardian Analytics. He was formerly at 1-Page where he was CTO, VP of Engineering & VP of Product.
  • Joe Filer becomes Chief Privacy Officer of Harland Clarke Holdings. He joins from Rackspace where he was Director of Corporate Security.
  • Emmanuel Frenehard becomes CTO of iflix. He was formerly at Walt Disney as SVP & CTO.
  • Christopher Day becomes CISO of Invincea. He was formerly at Packet Forensics, where he was CTO.
  • Arlan McMillan joins Kirkland & Ellis as CSO from United Airlines where he was CISO.
  • Yael Cosset becomes Group VP & Chief Digital Officer of The Kroger Co. He was formerly Chief Commercial Officer and CIO at 84.51°. He replaces Kevin Dougherty who is retiring.
  • Dr. Yong Rui becomes CTO & SVP of Lenovo. Formerly he was at Microsoft where he was Deputy MD of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA).
  • Kevin Phillips is promoted to President and COO of ManTech International Corporation. He was formerly CFO for the business.
  • Mark Benjamin becomes President and COO of NCR. He was formerly at ADP where he was managing the firm’s Global Enterprise Solutions unit.
  • William H. Miller becomes CIO of NetApp. He was formerly at Broadcom Corporation where he was SVP & CIO.
  • Miguel A. Gamino becomes CTO of New York City. Formerly he was CIO for San Francisco City.
  • Peter Quinn becomes CIO for the NYC Department of Education. Formerly he was CIO for the State of Massachusetts.
  • Pat Harper is promoted to CTO of PGi. Formerly he was SVP Operations of iMeet.
  • Todd Sprinkle is promoted to CIO of QVC. His previous role was VP of IT Planning, Strategy & Effectiveness.
  • Kevin Hansel becomes CIO of SailPoint. He was formerly at AT&T Wi-Fi Services where he was Executive Director of IT.
  • Maria Roat becomes CIO of SBA. She was formerly at the U.S. Department of Transportation where she was CTO.
  • Jasson Casey becomes CTO of SecurityScorecard. He was formerly at IronNet Cybersecurity where he was Head of Engineering.
  • John P. Ceraolo becomes CISO of Sentry Data Systems. Formerly he was CSO for 3Cinteractive.
  • Deanna Johnston becomes CIO of Shiseido Americas Corporation. She was formerly at Haier America where she was CIO.
  • Marty Brodbeck becomes CTO of Shutterstock. He joins from Sterling Talent Solutions where he was CTO.
  • Artem Fishman becomes CTO and SVP of Engineering of SoundCloud. He was formerly VP of Engineering at Yahoo!
  • Faisal Masud is promoted to CTO of Staples. He was previously EVP of Global eCommerce for the business.
  • Barry Simpson is promoted to CIO of The Coca-Cola Company, previously he was Head of Global Business Unit IT Services.
  • Anthony Noto becomes COO of Twitter, having previously led the finance function. He replaces Adam Bain.
  • Scot Gillespie becomes CTO of The Washington Post, joining from Grainger where he was VP of Engineering.
  • Danny Lange becomes VP of AI and Machine Learning at Unity Technologies, joining from Uber where he was Head of Machine Learning.
  • Clay Johnson becomes EVP and CIO for Global Business Services at Walmart. He was formerly at GE Power where he was CIO.
  • Ralph Munsen becomes CIO of Warner Music Group, joining from GroupM where he was Managing Partner and Global Head of Development.
  • Greg Zeh becomes CIO of Weis Markets. He was formerly at Mazzone Management Group where he was CFO.
  • Douglas New becomes CTO of Yesway Convenience Stores. He was formerly at Tedeschi Food Shops where he was CIO.
  • Paul Cheesbrough becomes CTO of 21st Century Fox. He joins from News Corp where he was CTO.

EMEA FS 

  • Royce Curtin joins Barclays as Head of Group Intelligence from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, in Washington DC, where he was Deputy Assistant Director.
  • Richo Strydom becomes COO of Bankable. Formerly he was at Credit Suisse where he was CTO for Solutions and Risk.
  • Stuart Walters becomes UK CIO of BDO. He was formerly at Olswang, serving as Global IT Director.
  • Michael Burch becomes COO for Switzerland at BlackRock. He joins from BHF Kleinwort Benson Group where he was Head of Strategy.
  • Alex Batlin joins BNY Mellon as Global Blockchain Lead and Global Head of Emerging Business & Technology. He joins from UBS.
  • Angela Donhoe becomes CIO of BPAY. She was previously in the NSW State Revenue Office where she was CIO. She replaces John Mantzios.
  • Rob Pimenta becomes COO of CLS. He was formerly the CFO of Commercial Services.
  • Ed Addario joins CurrencyCloud as CTO from Misys where he was Global Head of Architecture & Integration.
  • Elly Hardwick becomes Head of Innovation of Deutsche Bank. She was formerly at Credit Benchmark where she was CEO.
  • Gordon Mackechnie becomes Head of Strategy and Change for IT at Deutsche Bank.
  • Nick Riordan joins Deutsche Bank as Principal Managing Architect (CTO) for the global transaction bank. He joins from Bank of America where he was Global Head of Strategy and Architecture for Middle Office and Operations Technology.
  • Chris Barker joins Deutsche Bank as CIO of Group Information from RBS where he was Global Head of Digital & Engineering Services.
  • Amit Patani joins Deutsche Bank as Head of IT Vendor Rationalisation. He joins from Barclays where he was Head of Global Finance Technology & Solutions.
  • Reinhard Rabenstein becomes SVP and CTO of Diebold Nixdorf. He was formerly CTO at Wincor Nixdorf.
  • Juan de Castro is promoted to COO of Hiscox. He was formerly Head of Strategy and Corporate Development.
  • Paul Clark is promoted to Global Head of Data and Digital of Securities Services for GBM at HSBC. Formerly he was Global Head of Product Change for Securities Services.
  • Jalal Orujov becomes CTO of International Bank of Azerbaijan. Formerly he was at Unibank where he was CTO.
  • David Redbond joins James Hay as Interim CIO from AXA Wealth where he was also Interim CIO.
  • Ian Royle joins JPMorgan as an MD in Global Technology. Formerly he was at Barclays where he was Global Head of Technology, Information & Cyber Risk.
  • Paul Kay becomes Head of Technology of Jupiter Asset Management. He was formerly at Barclays Wealth where he was Head of Investment Systems.
  • Ashley Brown becomes COO of Kairos Investment Management. He joins from Credit Suisse where he was COO for EMEA Prime Services.
  • Neil Duggan becomes CTO of LME Clear. He was formerly at PA Consulting Group where he was a Management Consultant.
  • Laura Faulkner becomes Chief Procurement Officer of Nationwide. She was formerly at RBS where she was Head of Supply Chain Services.
  • Andrew Jones becomes CTO of Nava Finance. He was formerly at Macquarie where he was CTO.
  • Leon Deist becomes CIO of Old Mutual Wealth. Formerly he was at Liberty Group as Head of Process & Technology.
  • Mark Dearnley becomes CIO of Premium Credit. Formerly he was at HMRC where he was Chief Digital Officer and CIO.
  • Stephen Reid becomes COO of Price Forbes; he was formerly at Howden where he was COO.
  • Diarmuid O’Donovan joins Rimes Technologies as COO from Legal & General IM where he was Chief Data Officer.
  • Tim Kendall becomes CIO of Group Functions at Royal London. He joins from The Co-operative Bank where he was Head of IT.
  • David Germain becomes Group CTO of RSA. He was formerly at RBS where he was Head of Technology & Operations and Product.
  • Neelesh Ramaiya becomes Head of Markets Technology of Santander UK. Formerly he was at Citi as FXLM Technology COO.
  • Daniel Barriuso becomes Global CISO at Santander. He was formerly at BP where he was Global CISO.
  • Ashok Kalyanswamy becomes CIO of Saxo Bank, joining from Macquarie where he was CIO of Securities. He replaced Ashley Latham who is taking a sabbatical.
  • Stanley Drasky joins State Street as EMEA CIO, from Northern Trust where he was EMEA Head of IT.
  • Malcolm Smith becomes Global SPDR COO of State Street Global Advisors. He was formerly undertaking an interim role as EMEA Distribution COO for the business.
  • Marc Hofmann becomes CISO of SWIFT. He was formerly at Deutsche Bank where he was UK CISO.
  • Alain Dib becomes COO of Waha Capital. He was formerly at BNP Paribas where he was Head of Equity Capital Markets Europe.
  • Mark Harrison becomes COO of Waverton Investment Management.
  • Ruth Prior is promoted to COO of WorldPay; she was formerly the CFO.

EMEA Non-FS

  • Axel Koelsch becomes COO of Addleshaw Goddard. Formerly he was COO of Freshfields’ Germany & Austria offices.
  • John Bissell becomes COO of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). He was formerly working for the Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development as an SVP focusing on operations and development. He replaces Roger Hearn who was in the role temporarily and will continue to work at the CII.
  • Sarah Colville becomes COO of Contis Group. Formerly she was at Williams Lea as Director of Transformation & Commercial.
  • Stephen Bonner joins Deloitte UK as a Partner focusing on cybersecurity within financial services. He was formerly at KMPG UK where he was a Partner.
  • Reinhard Rabenstein becomes SVP and CTO of Diebold Nixdorf. He was formerly CTO at Wincor Nixdorf.
  • Adam Hembury becomes Director of Innovation for EMEA & Asia Pacific of DLA Piper. He was formerly at Ashurst where he was a Transformation & Change Consultant.
  • Christine Browne becomes COO of EasyJet. She was formerly at TUI where she was COO. She replaces Warwick Brady who leaves the organisation.
  • JP Iversen is promoted to CIO of Electrolux. He was formerly VP of Information Systems and acting CIO since September 2016. He succeeds Marcus Claesson who is pursuing an external opportunity.
  • Justin Young becomes COO of HFW. He was formerly at Clifford Chance where he was COO for Asia.
  • Iain Johnston becomes COO of Hill Dickinson. He had spent 18 months as a Non-Executive Director for the business before taking on the COO role.
  • Jason Smith becomes COO of Inmarsat. He was formerly at Rolls-Royce where he was President of the Nuclear Business. He replaces Ruy Pinto who is pursuing new interests.
  • Marco van Kalleveen becomes COO of LeasePlan. He joins from TNT Express where he was MD of the Domestic Businesses. He replaces Sven-Torsten Huster who is stepping down.
  • Timo Salzsieder becomes Chief Solution Officer and CIO of Metro Cash & Carry. Formerly he was at Tomorrow Focus where he was CIO/CTO.
  • Ifeanyi Amah becomes Nigeria CTO for Microsoft. He was formerly at ipNX Nigeria where he was Group Executive Director.
  • Natalie Gammon becomes Internal CIO of Misys. She was formerly at FNZ where she was CIO.
  • Giovanni Chiarelli becomes Chief Technology and Information Officer of MTN South Africa. He was formerly at Vodafone Romania where he was CTO. He replaces Babak Fouladi.
  • Jens Schulte-Bockum becomes Group COO of MTN. He was formerly at Vodafone Germany where he was CEO. He replaces Jyoti Desai who is retiring.
  • John Berriman becomes Global COO of Norton Rose Fulbright. He was formerly at PwC UK where he was COO. He replaces Mark Whitley.
  • Christiaan van der Wouden becomes COO of Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic). He was formerly a Senior Advisor to the EVP of Operations at Qatar Petroleum.
  • Susan Doniz becomes CIO of Qantas Group. She was formerly at SAP where she was the Chief Expert advising on Digital Transformation.
  • Christine Ashton joins SAP as CIO within the S/4 HANA division. She joins from Thomson Reuters where she was SVP of Technology Transformation.
  • Jannicke Nilsson is promoted to EVP and COO of Statoil. She replaces Anders Opedal who moves to lead operations in Brazil as the new Country Manager.
  • Pal Eitrheim is promoted to Chief Procurement Officer for Statoil. Formerly he was Country Manager for Brazil.
  • Walter Goldenits becomes Director of Technology at Telekom Deutschland. He was formerly at Magyar Telekom where he was Chief Technology and IT Officer. He replaces Bruno Jacobfeuerborn who is transferring into another department.
  • Nick Hugh becomes COO of Telegraph Media Group (TMG). He was formerly at Yahoo! where he was VP of EMEA.
  • Hakan Eriksson becomes CTO of Telstra. He was formerly at Ericsson where he was Chief Strategy Officer.
  • Mark Brooker becomes COO of Trainline. He was formerly at Betfair where he was COO.
  • Jonathan Greensted has taken on the role of CTO at Travelodge (UK) permanently. He was formerly undertaking the role on an interim basis.
  • Steve Hoover becomes CTO of Xerox. He was formerly at PARC, a Xerox Company, where he was CEO. He replaces Sophie Vandebroek.

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APAC FS 

  • Gerard Florian joins ANZ as the Group Executive responsible for technology at ANZ. He was formerly Chief Strategy Officer within the Global Cloud Business Unit, at Dimension Data. He replaces Scott Collary.
  • Henry Ingrouille becomes COO of Asia Pacific Equities for Bank of America, joining from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd, where he was COO.
  • Manish Gulati becomes CTO of CoinTribe. He was formerly at Oxigen Online Services where he was CTO.
  • Michel Dinh appointed Credit Suisse as APAC Global Market IT COO & Controls. He was previously APAC Head of Prime Services IT.
  • Krishnan P. Sankaran becomes Head of GIM Technology of JPMorgan. Formerly he was at Goldman Sachs where he was Head of Federation Technology.
  • Simon Holden relocates from London to Hong Kong with Morgan Stanley as Chief Information Officer (APAC) succeeding James McGill who has retired.
  • Jennifer Theunissen joins Pinebridge Investments as Asia Chief Operating Officer from Deustche Bank where she was Chief Operating Officer Asset Management APAC.
  • Paul Macpherson becomes CIO of Private Banking & Wealth Management at Standard Chartered. He was formerly at PNC where he was EVP of Strategic Services.
  • Andrew Todd joins IRESS as Chief Technical Officer from IOOF, where he was CIO.
  • Peter Stephens relocated to London with UBS as Global Head of Blockchain succeeding Alex Batlin. Peter had previously been the APAC CTO.

APAC Non-FS

  • Qi Lu becomes COO of Baidu Inc. He was formerly at Microsoft where he was an EVP in the Applications and Services Group.
  • Graham Robertson is promoted to Head of HR and Technology for Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand, taking control of both technology and HR. He was formerly CIO of the business.
  • Captain Izham Ismail becomes COO of Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB). He was formerly CEO of MAB’s regional airline subsidiary MASwings and is succeeded there by Aminuddin Zakaria.
  • Anil Goel becomes CTO of OYO Rooms. He was formerly at Amazon.com where he was Global Head of Technology.
  • Vishal Kaul joins Ola Cabs as COO from PepsiCo, where he was General Manager for Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.
  • Robert Martin, former CISO at Macquarie joins PwC Australia as Partner, Cyber and Forensics consulting.
  • Mark Chong is promoted to Group CTO of Singtel. He was formerly CEO of the International Business. He replaces Tay Soo Meng who retires.
  • Arthur Lang becomes CEO International of Singtel, replacing Mark Chong. He was formerly at CapitaLand where he was CFO.
  • Vikas Purohit becomes Group COO of Tata CLiQ. He was formerly at Amazon India where he was Head of Fashion.
  • Robyn Denholm becomes COO of Telstra. She was formerly CFO at Juniper Networks. She replaces Brendon Riley.

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