Ex-Cigna IT executive returns as CIO
Mark Boxer, 50, joined the company as CIO. Boxer succeeds Philip Emond, who is retiring from Cigna. Most recently, Boxer was the Global Deputy CIO for Xerox. He has also served as CIO at WellPoint and as CIO of IT at HP. Boxer is a former Cigna employee who has previously served as SVP for IT & eCommerce and as CIO at Healthsource, a CIGNA acquisition.
CA Selects Former BMC Exec as CIO and Media Exec as CTO
Greg Valdez has joined CA as the new CIO. Valdez replaces Stephen Savage who will serve as Chief Government Relations Officer. Valdez was previously Technology Information Officer for the Houston Independent School District. Prior to this, Valdez held CIO positions at BMC Software and Veritas Software. He has also served as Divisional Information Officer and CTO at Associates First Capital Corporation.
Doug Rousso has left his position as SVP & CTO of Global Information Services atCA in order to join media giant CBS as the new CTO. Before CA, Rousso worked at Warner Bros as VP of Information Services and as Group Information Officer for the Domestic Television Distribution division. His other previous roles include MD of Technical & Network Services at NBC, CIO at Asylum Communications, MD of IT Operations at Dreamworks, and Director of Business and Technical Services for MCA/Universal Studios.
Energy Services Provider Selects New CIO
Constellation Energy announced that Michelle Robinette McKenna, 44, has been appointed as CIO. Prior to this, McKenna served as President of Vision Interactive Media Group. She has also been SVP & CIO for Universal Studios and VP of IT for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.
Central Pacific Bank Recruits Industry Veteran as CIO
Central Pacific Bank has appointed Glen Blackmon, 56, as EVP & CIO. Prior to this, he was Managing Principal & Founder at Trinity M&A Group and President & COO for Internet America. Blackmon has a wealth of commercial banking experience, including stints at Silicon Valley Bank, First Interstate Bank, Union National Bank, Lakeside National Bank, and Coastal Bank Group.
New CIO at Pacific Gas and Electric
Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that it has appointed Karen Austin, 48, as SVP & CIO. Prior to this, Austin served as CIO for Sears Holdings and VP of IT Applications for Kmart.
Date range: April 1st - June 13th