As part of Belgium-based Fortis’ restructuring, Alain Deschênes has been appointed chief information officer, responsible for providing vision, strategy, leadership and management to information systems and technology across Fortis’ banking and insurance operations. He will report to Herman Verwilst, deputy CEO and chief operating officer. Joining his team is Jean-Pierre Cardinael as chief technology officer, responsible for the management of IT operations and infrastructure, and for IT resources and assets cross-country and cross-business.
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Fortis Restructuring Sees Deschênes Named CIO
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