Fashion house Liz Claiborne hires IT veteran Evon Jones to serve as its new chief information officer; outsourcing service firm Affiliated Computer Services promotes Tasos Tsolakis to CIO; human resources and payroll firm Convergys puts Jim Goetz in CIO post.
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Fashion house Liz Claiborne has hired IT veteran Evon Jones to serve as its new chief information officer.
The New York-based company, which includes such brands as Liz Claiborne, Monet, Mac & Jac, and DKNY Jeans, has hired Jones away from Bausch & Lomb. Jones will report to chief operating officer Michael Scarpa.
In commenting on the hiring, Scarpa says Claiborne will rely on Jones' experience to help the company achieve its objectives as it continues to go through a transformation.
Prior to Bausch & Lomb, Jones was CIO for Dial Corp., based in Scottsdale, Ariz., and also held IT leadership roles at Salomon Brothers, Lehman Brothers and American Express.
ACS Promotes Tsolakis to CIO Role
Dallas-based outsourcing firm Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) announced that it has promoted Tasos Tsolakis into the role of CIO.
Prior to the promotion, Tsolakis served as senior vice president in charge of ACS' Solutions Center. In his new capacity, Tsolakis has been tasked with coordinating technology decisions throughout the company's lines of business and global locations. He also will be charged with implementing common applications across the business lines.
Tsolakis will report to Tom Burlin, the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Prior to joining ACS, Tsolakis held senior IT positions with Home Depot and General Electric. ACS employs about 63,000 people providing computer outsourcing services in some 100 countries.
Convergys Names Jim Goetz CIO
Cincinnati-based human resources and payroll outsourcing firm Convergys has appointed Jim Goetz to its CIO post.
Goetz joins Convergys from Memphis, Tenn.-based ServiceMaster, where he also served as CIO. In his new role, Goetz will be in charge of information systems, including programming, database management, telecommunications and outsourcing.
In addition to ServiceMaster, Goetz previously led development of e-business services for IBM Global Services.
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