Deere & Company Creates CIO Position
Deere & Company, manufacturer of agricultural machinery, appointed John C. May as President Agricultural Solutions & CIO – a new senior executive position. He has been VP, Global Platform – Turf & Utility, Agriculture and Turf Division, responsible for product management, manufacturing, and engineering for the turf and utility platform of products for Deere's global agriculture and turf equipment operations. He has been serving the company since 1997.
IT Specialist from Financial Services Industry Hired by Associated Banc-Corp
Associated Banc-Corp appointed James Yee to the role of EVP, Chief Information and Operations Officer. Yee brings 37 years leadership experience in the management of IT and back office operations in the financial services industry, including more than 15 years’ experience as a CIO. Most recently, he held the position of EVP and CIO with Union Bank in California. He has worked in IT and operations capacities at Charles Schwab & Company, Pacific Exchange, Banc of America Securities, and Stanford University Hospital & Medical Center, Chase Manhattan Bank (J.P. Morgan Chase).
eBay Exec appointed CTO at China's Leading Online Discount Retailing Company
Vipshop named Daniel Kao as CTO. He has more than sixteen years' industry experience with leading e-commerce and Internet companies in the US and China. Before joining Vipshop, he was the director of site operation and quality engineering at eBay. Prior to that, he was the enterprise architect for Acellops which provides integrated data center and cloud service monitoring software solutions. He co-founded AdChina, an integrated internet advertising platform in China, where he also served as the CTO. Earlier he worked at eBay as a principle software engineer and software development manager.
Vocera appoints CIO from Dell Subsidiary Force10 Networks
Vocera Communications, the healthcare communication solutions company, names Steven Soderberg as CIO. Soderberg will lead Vocera's global initiatives for deployment of enterprise class business applications. He joins Vocera from Force10 Networks, a Dell Subsidiary. Prior to joining Force10, he held the position of CIO at PGP Corporation, Otis Spunkmeyer and the Robert Mondavi Company. He has been a member of the Consortium of Information Systems Executives (CISE) - Silicon Valley.
Artesian Resources Promotes IT Executive
Artesian Resources, the water, wastewater services company, promoted Pierre A. Anderson to VP-IT. Anderson previously served as Director of IT at the company. He came to the company after his tenure as Manager of Project & Support Services for Christina School District, Delaware. His prior experience includes roles within the Technology Planning, Telecommunications, Software Development, and Technology Management Development departments of the technology division of MBNA America (now part of Bank of America).
Construction Consulting Firm Promotes VP-IT to CIO
Hill International promoted Shawn L. Pressley, PSP, to SVP and CIO. Previously, he was Hill's VP of IT. He is a civil engineer with more than 12 years of experience in project management systems and software.
Medical Management and Billing Company Names CTO
Spine Pain Management has appointed Dr. Eric Groteke, 40, the newly created corporate position of SVP of Sales and Marketing and CTO. He is SPIN's principal affiliate in Florida. He will oversee development of the SPIN model into new territories, optimize SPIN's billing IT, and, among other duties, implement throughout SPIN his proprietary patent-pending "halo" system for documenting case treatments and facts during medical procedures, through an "IP video"-enhanced platform.
Video-on-demand Company Appoints CTO for Business Growth
Itonis, the video-on-demand company, appointed Corey Washington as its CTO, to support the Company's technology needs with an immediate focus on the IT development phase of several new projects and future planned acquisitions. Mr. Washington has more than 10 years of experience as a web developer in the IT Sector. He has been a web developer for 2 Los Angeles newspapers and is a recipient of the Scripps Howard Award.
Date range: May 13th - June 9th