HP appoints new senior vice-president and global CIO

2 Aug 2012

Technology giant HP has a new senior vice-president and global chief information officer – Ramón F Baez, who will take up the post on 20 August.

In his new role, Baez will be responsible for the global information technology strategy and all of HP’s internal IT assets, including architecture, applications, data management, technology, telecommunication networks, and support and operations, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a statement.

“Ramón brings a vast amount of experience and leadership to HP,” said John Hinshaw, executive vice-president, Global Technology and Business Processes, HP.

“As a skilled veteran who will truly transform IT for HP by helping to remove complexities and drive efficiencies, his No 1 focus will be to enable a better experience for our customers, partners and employees.”

Most recently, Baez served as vice-president of Information Technology Services and chief information officer at Kimberly-Clark Corp. In this role, Baez held the responsibility of leading Kimberly-Clark’s enterprise-wide information systems initiatives.

Baez will report to Hinshaw.

Tina Costanza
By Tina Costanza

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic. She came to Ireland from Canada, where she had held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto. When she wasn’t saving dangling participles, she was training for 10K races or satisfying a craving for scones.

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