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Monday, 18 February 2013 03:26

Software Exec & Board Changes 1/17 to 2/10 2013

Apple Hires Xerox's CFO; VP-Retail Leaves

Apple has hired Xerox’s CFO Luca Maestri, 48, as its Corporate Controller. Prior to Xerox, he served as the CFO of Nokia Siemens Networks. Previously he was VP and CFO, General Motors Europe and General Motors Brazil. He has been a Director of Principal Financial Group since 2012.

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Apple Hires Xerox's CFO; VP-Retail Leaves

Apple has hired Xerox’s CFO Luca Maestri, 48, as its Corporate Controller. Prior to Xerox, he served as the CFO of Nokia Siemens Networks. Previously he was VP and CFO, General Motors Europe and General Motors Brazil. He has been a Director of Principal Financial Group since 2012.

Published in Giant Tech Companies

Ingersoll-Rand CIO Joins Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes appointed Archana “Archie” Deskus as CIO. She replaces Clif Triplett, who held the CIO position for four years before leaving recently. Deskus most recently served as vp and CIO of Ingersoll-Rand. She also has held CIO positions at Carrier North America and Timex Group.

Oracle North America Sales Head Quits

Keith Block, 50, Oracle’s EVP of Oracle’s North America Sales and Consulting organizations is leaving. He has held that position since 2002. He joined Oracle in 1986. Prior to his current position, he was EVP of Oracle’s North America Consulting Group, SVP of North America Commercial Consulting, Group VP of East Consulting, and VP of Americas CPG Consulting. He began his career at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was a Senior Consultant.

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American Express Appoints SVP of Technology

American Express announced that Neal Sample has joined the company as SVP of Technology. In this position, he will be responsible for Serve, the company’s digital commerce platform. Most recently, Sample served as the CTO of X.commerce, eBay's open development and commerce platform. Before joining X.commerce, he was the VP of Architecture & Platform Products at eBay. Prior to eBay, Sample served as the VP of Social, Open & Participation Platforms at Yahoo! While at Yahoo!, he also held the title of Chief Architect. Earlier in his career, he was the Chief Scientist at RightOrder and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship with the CIA’s Office of R&D. 

Co-CEOs Resign at RIM

RIM announced that Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have resigned as Co-CEOs & Co-Chairmen of the company. Lazaridis will stay on the Board as Vice Chairman and Balsillie will serve as a Director. In response to the resignations, the company has named COO Thorsten Heins as CEO of the company. Prior to joining RIM in 2007, Heins served as the CTO of Siemens' Communications Division. Barbara Stymiest, a Board Member since 2007, has been named as the company’s new Independent Chairman.

Published in Telecom Products

Cisco Hires SVP for New Division

Cisco announced that it has hired Chris Young to serve as SVP of the newly formed Cisco Security Group. Young comes to Cisco from VMware, where he was the SVP & GM of End User Computing. At VMware, he was responsible for strategy, products, engineering, and delivery for all end user computing solutions. Prior to joining VMware, Young was SVP at RSA, the security division of EMC. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Rapid 7, a provider of security risk intelligence solutions.

Published in Telecom Products