JPMorgan names BP’s Dana Deasy as new company CIO

240px-J_P_Morgan_Chase_Logo_2008_1.svgJPMorgan Chase announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Dana Deasy as its new CIO, effective in December, where Deasy will be responsible for the company’s technology systems and infrastructure.

Deasy is the former CIO and group vice president of global information technology, procurement and global real estate at BP. Before joining BP, he served as the CIO for General Motors North America, Tyco International and Siemens Corp. Americas.

“Technology fuels almost every aspect of our company and is core to the value proposition we offer our customers, clients and communities,” JPMorgan CAO Paul Compton said. “Dana Deasy is an extraordinarily talented executive with outstanding experience, and we are pleased he’ll be leading this critically important role for our company.”

Mike Ashworth, who has served as interim CIO over the past few months, has been named the deputy company CIO and CIO for the company’s consumer and community banking division. Ashworth has held a number of senior leadership positions during his 27-year career at the company.

“We’re also very fortunate that someone with Mike Ashworth’s deep experience across our company will be responsible for delivering technology solutions to our 52 million consumer and small business customers across the United States,” JPMorgan Consumer Businesses CEO Gordon Smith said. “Our customers have come to expect the best solutions from Chase, and Mike will help ensure we deliver on that promise.”

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