JPMorgan Chase hires new chief information officer

Global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase said Tuesday that it has hired Dana Deasy as its new chief information officer. The appointment becomes effective in December. In this new position, Deasy will be responsible for the firm’s technology and infrastructure across all of its businesses worldwide.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) announced today it has appointed Dana Deasy as the company’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective in December. In this role, Mr. Deasy will be responsible for the firm’s technology systems and infrastructure across all of its business globally.

Mr. Deasy will be joining JPMorgan Chase from BP, the $400 billion global energy company, where he was Chief Information Officer and Group Vice President responsible for global information technology, procurement and global real estate. Earlier in his career, Mr. Deasy served as CIO for General Motors North America, Tyco International and Siemens Corporation Americas.

Mike Ashworth, who served as interim CIO over the past several months, has been named Deputy CIO for the company and Chief Information Officer for the firm’s leading Consumer & Community Banking business. Mr. Ashworth is a recognized leader who has held a number of senior leadership positions at the firm over his 27-year career there, including as head of Global Technology Infrastructure and as CIO for the Investment Bank.

“Technology fuels almost every aspect of our company and is core to the value proposition we offer our customers, clients and communities,” said Paul Compton, Chief Administrative Officer for JPMorgan Chase. “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.”

Gordon Smith, CEO of the company’s consumer businesses, added, “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. 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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