BT Ireland appoints CIO
6 October 2014 | 0
BT has announced the appointment of Paul Wright to the new role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) for its all-island operation.
Wright is originally from Dublin, and joins BT from NYSE Technologies where he was Global Head of Technology Engineering and site head for the NYSE Centre of Excellence in Northern Ireland.
Following the acquisition of the New York Stock Exchange by the InterContinental Exchange, Wright had been a member of the executive leadership team that spearheaded the divestiture and separation of the NYSE Technologies portfolio.
Prior to joining NYSE Technologies, Wright held a number of senior business-facing technology roles across centres of excellence with Citigroup, Prudential and Bear Stearns.
Wright has been a senior technology leader with significant exposure in both managing and supporting technology in the capital markets industry, bringing a wealth of experience in all phases of technology and solutions delivery, from business strategy through technical architecture, implementation and on-going support.
Wright has a proven track record in building and leading global technology programmes re-engineering initiatives and projects to meet the changing needs of the business, said BT Ireland. He takes up his new role with BT in November, 2014.