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November 19, 2016 

Welcome to our Tech Function Exec Appointment Trends & Open Roles for the - 32 days ended November 17th 2016. The roles covered here:   heads of technology, which include CTOs, CIOs, Tech & Ops, CISOs, Cyber and related. 

By the numbers, overall:
     Total Tech Exec Roles Open: 74
     New Tech Exec Appointments: 120 (5 women or 4%115 men)

Cisco Announces Board Changes

Cisco reported the appointment of Amy L. Chang, CEO and founder of Accompany, to its board of directors. Chang, is CEO and founder of Accompany, a relationship intelligence platform company.

Saturday, 19 November 2016 04:28

Tech Board Changes: Qualcomm, ServiceNow & More

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jae-Yong Lee Joins Board

Samsung Electronics approved the nomination of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to the electronics giant's board of directors. The approval enables the 48-year-old Lee, the only son of the ailing Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, to more actively participate and take formal responsibility in the company's important decision-making. The younger Lee joined Samsung Electronics in 1991.

Published in Tech Vendor Boards

Alibaba Appoints Former McKinsey Exec to Oversee Strategy and Investment Team in India

Alibaba appointed Madhur Deep as its SVP. In his new role, Deep will take care of strategy and investment team in India at Alibaba. Prior to this appointment, Deep worked for McKinsey as its Senior Engagement Manager.

Published in Giant Tech Companies

Adobe CAO to Retire

Adobe announced that retirement of Richard Rowley as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Adobe following 10 years of service. Rowley currently expects to remain in his role until January 31, 2017. Rowley has been the Chief Accounting Officer, VP and Controller at Adobe since November 2006. Rowley was previously employed as Treasurer, CAO, VP & Controller by Synopsys.

Published in Software Industry

Alibaba Appoints Former McKinsey Exec to Oversee Strategy and Investment Team in India 

Alibaba appointed Madhur Deep as its SVP. In his new role, Deep will take care of strategy and investment team in India at Alibaba. Prior to this appointment, Deep worked for McKinsey as its Senior Engagement Manager.

Published in Digital Media

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jae-Yong Lee Joins BoardLee Jae-yong

Samsung Electronics approved the nomination of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to the electronics giant's board of directors. The approval enables the 48-year-old Lee, the only son of the ailing Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, to more actively participate and take formal responsibility in the company's important decision-making. The younger Lee joined Samsung Electronics in 1991.

Published in Telecom Products

Detailed Version of Newsletter for month ended October 2016 

Welcome to our CEO Turnover Newsletter. This newsletter covers open CEO roles and latest appointments in the tech sector in the month of October 2016.

The average length of time the CEO searches have been open is 9 months, up from 6.5 months earlier this year. There is little variance across geographies.

Total Tech CEO Roles Open: 145
New Tech CEO Appointments: 83 (7 women - 8%, 86 men)

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