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CSC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announce Executive and Board Appointments for New Company

CSC announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to merge the company with the Enterprise Services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of March 2017, subject to shareholder and regulatory reviews and approvals. Following completion of the transaction, Meg Whitman, HPE’s president and CEO, will join the new company’s Board of Directors, which will be split equally between nominees of CSC and HPE.

Hertz Appoints Recently Retired UPS Chief Information and Global Business Services Officer to BoardDavid Barnes

David Barnes, 60, who recently announced his retirement from United Parcel Service, where he served as SVP, chief information and global business services officer, was elected as a new member of the Hertz board. Barnes is continuing with UPS in a transitional capacity. He also chaired the UPS Information Technology Governance Committee, which is responsible for overseeing the direction of UPS technology investments. 

Ericsson Announces New Structure with Two Business Units Focusing on IT & Cloud Business Anders Lindblad

Ericsson announced a series of organizational and structural changes to strengthen strategy execution to drive growth and profitability. The company will have two business units focusing on the IT & Cloud business: BU IT & Cloud Products, headed by Anders Lindblad, SVP, Head of Business Unit IT & Cloud Products and a member of the ELT. BU IT & Cloud Services, headed by Jean-Philippe Poirault, SVP, Head of Business Unit IT & Cloud Services and a member of the ELT. 

Yahoo! Announces Board Changes After Agreement with Starboard Value

Sue James, 69, has opted not to stand for re-election at 2016 annual shareholder meeting. James served as a Consultant of Ernst & Young from June 2006 to December 2009. She joined Ernst & Young in 1975 and was its Partner from 1987 to 2006.

Bridgewater Associates Co-CEO Resigns from Qualcomm Board    Jonathan Rubinstein

Jonathan Rubinstein, 58, a member of the Board of Directors of Qualcomm, is resigning from the Board in order to focus on his new role as co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates. He is former Head of the Global Business Unit at WebOS and SVP of Product Innovation for Personal Systems Group at HP.

Published in Tech Vendor Boards

Apple Makes Appointments to Key Leadership RolesChris Porritt

Apple hired Tesla Motors' former VP of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt to work on its Project Titan car project. Steve Zadesky, who led Apple's Project Titan, left the company earlier this year. Before working at Tesla, Porritt served as chief engineer for British luxury carmaker Aston Martin.

Published in Giant Tech Companies

Apple Makes Appointments to Key Leadership RolesKaren Appleton

Apple hired Tesla Motors' former VP of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt to work on its own car project dubbed Project Titan. Steve Zadesky, who led Apple's Project Titan left the company earlier this year. Before working at Tesla, Porritt served as chief engineer for British luxury carmaker Aston Martin.

Published in Telecom Products

Google’s Head of Enterprise Apps to Run Virtual Reality BusinessAmit Singh

Amit Singh, the president of Google for Work, the company's unit that sells its suite of apps to other companies, is now leading business and operations for Google's nascent virtual reality division. Singh, a former Oracle sales exec, has lead Google for Work since 2010. 

Published in Digital Media

SAP Appoints COO and CIO; Makes Other Regional Management ChangesChristian Klein

SAP appointed Christian Klein, 35, as COO and Thomas Saueressig, 31, as CIO. In his role as SAP chief controlling officer he is also responsible for SAPs Group Controlling and oversees the company's growth and profitability strategy. Klein joined SAP as a student in 1999. 

Published in Software Industry

Detailed Version of Newsletter for month ended April 2016

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

Total Tech CEO Roles Open: 106  
New Tech CEO Appointments: 97 (7 women, 90 men)

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