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European Technology Officers: Executive Moves – January – June 2016

 



​Aareal Bank
  • Holger Spielberg Appointed Group Technology Officer

Accor

  • Eric Wyttnyck appointed CTO and Innovation Officer

Adeo

  • Luis Herrero, former Organization, IT and Supply Chain Director at Leroy Merlin, steps down to become CIO Sales & Digital Transformation Program at Adeo

ADP (Aéroports de Paris)

  • Devon Bryan, VP Global Technical Security Services (CISO) of ADP, joins Federal Reserve System as EVP and CISO

Aegon N.V.

  • Mark Bloom appointed Global CTO, succeeding Brenda Clancy who retired in Q2 2016

Airbus Group

  • Jean Botti, Chief Technical Officer, resigns

AkzoNobel N.V

  • Aloys Kregting appointed CIO

Altran Technologies

  • Keith Williams appointed CTO, a newly created position
  • Pascal Anquetin, Group CIO, joins Elior as Group VP of Information Systems and Technology

ArcelorMittal S.A.

  • David Clarke appointed CTO
  • Jérôme Fourny appointed Corporate & Global Services IT Security Officer

ATOS

  • Bruno Nigrelli joins as Senior VP and Group CIO, replacing Tarek Moustafa

BHP Billiton PLC

  • Diane Jurgens appointed CTO

BNP Paribas

  • Rudi Colin appointed Chief Digital Officer, a newly created position

Bollore Logistics

  • Raphael Vignon Davillier appointed CTO

Brenntag

  • Thomas Kafka promoted from IT Coordinator for DACH region to CIO of Brenntag Austria Holding

BT Group PLC

  • Howard Watson appointed CIO replacing Clive Selly, who joins Openreach

Centrica PLC

  • David Cooper appointed Group CIO

Compass Group PLC

  • Fiona Humphreys appointed UK&I CIO

Credit Agricole SA

  • Pierre-Olivier Pagnon, previously Global Head of Application and Infrastructure Services, appointed Head of Corporate & Compliance IT
  • Eric Baudson appointed Director of Group Information Systems

Deutsche Telekom

  • Claudia Nemat will assume additional responsibility as board member for IT and Innovation

EDF

  • EDF Energy is searching for a successor to its current CIO, Gilles Chauveau

Elior Group

  • Pascal Anquetin appointed Elior Group CIO
  • Franck Savarit appointed Director Organization and Information Systems at Elior France

Engie

  • Yves Le Gélard appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer

Faurecia

  • Rudiger Schleifnig appointed IT Security Director

Havas

  • Michael Olaye, Havas London's Head of Technology & Innovation, joins Oliver Group as CTO
  • Ben Grace appointed CTO of Havas Media

Inmarsat PLC

  • Gary Gagnon, previously SVP and Chief Security Officer at Mitre Corporation, appointed SVP of Group Security

Koninklijke Philips N.V.

  • Dr Henk van Houten appointed CTO of Royal Philips
  • Alpna J Doshi, former CEO of Reliance Tech Services, joins Royal Phillips as Group CIO

KUKA

  • Holger Ewald, the prior CIO of Deutsche Bahn Netz AG, joins KUKA as Group CIO

Legal & General Group PLC

  • Russ Thornton, previously IT Strategy and Architecture Director, joins Aegon as Chief Digital Officer

Michelin Group

  • Sean Burke, CTO, joins Exide Technologies

Nokia

  • Richard Green, CTO, takes a leave of absence

OSRAM Litch AG

  • Stefan Kampmann appointed CTO
  • Ruediger Kretschmann, former Head of IT Operations World is now CIO of Jenoptik AG

Pearson PLC

  • Albert Hitchcock, who was previously CIO and now Group CTO, has expanded responsibility over global operations

Peugeot

  • Brigitte Cantaloube appointed Chief Digital Officer of PSA Peugeot Citroen

Plastic Omnium

  • Peter Petriska appointed CTO

Provident Financial PLC

  • Jonathan Varden, previously Chief Digital Officer at UST Digital, appointed CIO

Rehau

  • Thomas Wölker appointed Head of Integrated Business Solutions (CIO)*

Rexel

  • Gary Thomas appointed CTO

Rio Tinto PLC

  • Stephen McIntosh appointed acting Group Executive, Technology & Innovation, succeeding Greg Lilleyman, who leaves after 25 years of service

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC

  • Chris Barkey appointed Group Director of Engineering & Technology, succeeding Colin Smith, who is appointed Group President

SAP

  • Thomas Saueressig appointed CIO

Sky PLC

  • Didier Lebrat promoted from CTO of BSky and appointed Group CTO
  • Matthew McDonald promoted from Director of Broadcast Services at Sky and appointed CTO of Sky Deutschland GmbH

Stada Arzneimittel

  • Angela Weissenberger appointed SVP IT and CIO of Stada

Standard Chartered Bank PLC

  • James Dolphin, previously CIO, Retail and Direct Banking at Capital One, appointed CIO, Retail Banking
  • Cheri McGuire, former VP of Government Affairs at Symantec, appointed CISO

Standard Life PLC

  • Jonathan Kennedy appointed Director of Change & Technology for Standard Life Investments
  • Paul Chong, Group IT and Commercial Director, steps down*

ThyssenKrupp

  • Martin Hölz appointed Group Head of Processes and Information Systems (CIO)

Unilever N.V.

  • Steve Wright, Chief Privacy Officer, steps down
  • Adam Mallalieu, former VP Global Safety, Security & Brand Protection, joins GSK as VP of Corporate Security

Vodafone Group PLC

  • Babak Fouladi, former CTO of Vodafone Spain, steps down to becomes CTO of MTN
  • Giovanni Chiareli, former CTO of Vodafone Romania, steps down to become CTO of Vodafone Spain

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC

  • Anna Barsby appointed CTO and will assume new responsibilities in in autumn from Dan Beecham, who returns to Australia

Wolseley PLC

  • Peter Fletcher promoted from Head of UK Technical Operations, to Head of Technology Operations EU

The following acronyms were used:
CIO - Chief Information Officer
CTO - Chief Technology Officer
CISO - Chief Information Security Officer VP - Vice President
EVP - Executive Vice President

Executive moves were compiled from public data sources and websites. Please let us know if we have missed any moves. Some of the companies we cover may not have had any executive or board moves in a particular quarter.

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European Technology Officers: Executive Moves – January – June 2016