Paul Wright appointed new BT Ireland chief information officer

6 Oct 2014

Paul Wright, incoming CIO of BT Ireland

BT Ireland has appointed Paul Wright the company’s new chief information officer (CIO). The Dubliner will take up the role next month.

Wright will be departing his role as global head of technology engineering at NYSE Technologies. He also served as site head for the NYSE Centre of Excellence in Northern Ireland.

Prior to joining NYSE, Wright held senior positions with Citigroup, Prudential and Bear Stearns.

“Paul, a senior technology leader with significant exposure in both managing and supporting technology in the capital markets industry, brings with him a wealth of engagement in all phases of technology and solutions delivery, from business strategy through technical architecture, implementation and on-going support,” said BT in a statement.

The telecommunications company also praised Wright’s track record in “building and leading global technology programmes re-engineering initiatives and projects to meet the changing needs of the business”.

Dean Van Nguyen was a contributor to Silicon Republic