Towers Watson Appoints John Dick as Chief Information Officer
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NEW YORK, May 9 -- Towers Watson issued the following news release:
Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW), a global professional services company, announced today the appointment of John Dick as chief information officer (CIO), effective May 7, 2012. Dick succeeds Tony Candito, who retired at the end of April.
Dick brings more than 30 years of experience in information technology, financial services and consulting to Towers Watson. Since 2008, he was the CIO for Western Union in Denver, where he led a team of more than 1,700 information technology professionals. Prior to that, he served as the CIO at Regions Financial Corporation and GMAC NA, and held senior leadership and consulting positions at Wells Fargo, Price Waterhouse and Suntrust.
"I am confident that with John's proven leadership and experience, we will continue to build and enhance the efficient and effective technology capabilities required to support our growth strategy," said John Haley, chief executive officer of Towers Watson. "He possesses a strong appreciation for our company's professional services culture and has a solid grasp of our business drivers. We look forward to John leading us to the next level of excellence in all aspects of information technology."
Dick earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. at Virginia Commonwealth.
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