HP Names 25-Year Northrop Vet Ramon Baez Global CIO

Ramon Baez

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed Ramon Baez senior vice president and global chief information officer, effective Aug. 20, the company announced Wednesday.

He will report to John Hinshaw, executive VP for global technology and business processes.

Hinshaw joined HP in November to fill that newly-created position after previously serving as Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) VP and general manager of information solutions.

Baez will oversee the company’s global information technology strategy and internal IT assets including applications, architecture, data management, support and operations, technology and telecommunications networks.

His IT industry experience includes a 25-year career at Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), where he elevated to CIO for its electronic systems sensors sector.

Before joining HP, he served as VP for IT services and CIO at Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB), where he oversaw enterprise-wide information systems initiatives.

Prior to that, he served as CIO for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a maker and provider of instruments, supplies and services to the scientific research and healthcare markets.

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