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Breaking News: Target Hires GM's CISO & IT Risk Officer, Brad Maiorino Featured

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Target Hires GM's IT Security Exec Brad Maiorino as SVP & CISO after Massive Data Breach Last Year

Target has hired Brad Maiorino as SVP & Chief Information Security Officer. Maiorino will be responsible for Target’s information security and technology risk strategy helping to ensure that the company, its guests and team members are protected from internal and external information security threats. He will report to Bob DeRodes, the newly appointed EVP and CIO. Maiorino comes to Target from General Motors where he was the company’s Chief Information Security and Information Technology Risk Officer.

At General Motors, Maiorino was responsible for leading the transformation of the company’s global information security and IT risk organization. Prior to General Motors, he was the Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric. Prior to that, he was IT Leader at IBM Global Services, Network Engineer at Datalan, and Programmer Analyst at Deloitte & Touche.

Date: June 12, 2014

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Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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