CIO movers and shakers

A look at recent movements among Australian CIOs

  • Former Sydney Water CIO, Chris Ford, has [[artnid:413212|joined the Australian Energy Market Operator|Energy market operator appoints new CIO]] (AEMO) as its new chief information officer. Ford will translate the operator’s business strategy into executable components for technology, particularly for the gas and electricity markets. He begins on February 6.

  • Former Opera House CIO, Emily Morgan, has [[artnid:412062|commenced with the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet]] on a six-month contract. Morgan commenced in the role on the 9 January and will set about creating an internal IT function for the department which may ultimately lead to the creation of a permanent CIO role, a position the DPC has never had in place. Got a CIO movement tip? Email

  • Former Tourism Australia chief technology (CTO), officer, Ian Wilkins, has taken up the CTO role at [[xref:|OnTheHouse Holdings]]. Got a CIO movement tip? Email

  • Former Westpac executive, David Chapman, will [[artnid:412789|take on the newly created CIO role]] at The Teachers Credit Union. It is an interesting time to join the institution; as CIO, Chapman will be front and centre during the credit union’s transition to Teachers Mutual Bank in April 2012. Got a CIO movement tip? Email

  • The NSW Department of Family and Community Services has appointed [[artnid:410888|Tim Hume]], from the state’s department of health, to the role of CIO. Hume [[artnid:379764|held the role of director of strategy and planning]] for Health Support Services (HSS) for about 12 months and is due to take up his new post on 13 January, 2012. Got a CIO movement tip? Email

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