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Dallas’ Aethon Energy Announces C-Suite Moves

by | Aug 25, 2023

Aethon Energy Operating LLC announced that Andrea Wescott Passman has been appointed as chief operating officer, Kang Chen as chief information officer, and Kat Lyles as general counsel.

Preston Phillips, senior vice president, A&D and Commercial, also was promoted to chief commercial officer, the Dallas-based company announced.

“We are thrilled to welcome Andrea, Kang, and Kat to our team, and to elevate Preston in recognition of his significant contributions to Aethon over more than 20 years,” Aethon CEO and Partner Albert Huddleston said in a statement....

Lewisville’s MCS Hires Industry Veteran as Chief Information Officer to Enhance Proptech
by | Apr 14, 2023

Real estate and financial services and technology veteran Marin Ursu has taken on the role of chief information officer at Lewisville-based national property services company MCS....

Mary Kay Inc. Announces New Chief Information Officer
by | Mar 3, 2023

James Whatley has been appointed as chief information officer of Addison-based beauty and entrepreneurship company Mary Kay Inc.

In this new role, the company said Whatley will champion its digital innovation efforts, including revolutionizing Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants’ ability to unleash their full potential through tools and technology....

Southwest Airlines Promotes Exec to SVP and Chief Information Officer
by | Feb 2, 2023

Dallas-headquartered Southwest Airlines Co. has promoted Lauren Woods from vice president of technology to senior vice president and chief information officer.

She will report to Chief Administration & Communications Officer Linda Rutherford....


GovTech Media: Dallas Chief Information Officer Gets City Executive of Year Award

by | Dec 19, 2022

StateScoop has included city of Dallas Chief Information Officer William Zielinski among the winners of City Executive of the Year awards in the LocalSmart program by the online news publication that focuses on technology in local government.

“As we close out 2022, StateScoop is honored to recognize these dynamic leaders in city, county and municipal government,” the publication said in announcing the honorees....

Mortgage Firm Supreme Lending Announces Chief Information Officer
by | Dec 11, 2022

Supreme Lending announced it has appointed Baiju Thakkar chief information officer of the Dallas-based full-service mortgage lender.

Thakkar brings nearly 25 years of IT leadership, knowledge, and experience to the role, in which he will be instrumental in developing, engineering, and implementing innovative, efficient technology initiatives to support the company’s growth....

City of Dallas Hires a New CIO—And He Has a Vast Background in Federal Technology
by | Jun 17, 2020
Last week, Bill Zielinski, a longtime employee in the federal IT space, officially replaced Hugh Miller as Dallas' chief information officer.
DI People: Neiman Marcus, Pier 1, Crayon, Neos Therapeutics Make Exec Moves
by | Feb 5, 2019
You’ll also find news from Nuvectra, Zimperium, ON2IT, Nifty Method, Dynata, the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Calise Partners in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations with ties to North Texas.
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Sabre Welcomes Joe DiFonzo as First Chief Information Officer

by | Jul 6, 2017
He will help develop Sabre's next-generations tools and processes to support airlines, hotels, travel agencies, and corporate clients worldwide.