PLANO, Texas, March 13 /CNW/ -- EDS today announced it has appointed
Cherri Musser as vice president and chief information officer (CIO), effective
March 31, 2008. She will report to Charlie Feld, senior executive vice
president of Applications Services.
As CIO, Musser will be responsible for EDS' global infrastructure and
internal systems including information technology (IT) strategy and planning,
implementation, and service level agreements supporting the EDS enterprise.
This includes the further build out and execution of EDS' own application
modernization strategy through the deployment of the company's multi-year IT
"Cherri is a well-respected CIO with proven experience managing complex,
global environments," said Feld. "She will be a tremendous asset to EDS and
our clients. Her knowledge and insight will help EDS continue to showcase its
transformational efforts to clients and further evolve our processes as an
Previously with General Motors (GM), Musser most recently served as group
vice president and CIO for GMAC Financial Services. In that role, she led
integrated IT transformation efforts. Earlier in her GM career, Musser served
as the process information officer of Supply Chain, OnStar and Business
Services. Musser joined GM after 20 years with Texas Instruments (TI), where
she held various leadership positions including vice president of worldwide
research and development in TI's Software Division.
Musser is an executive committee member and past president of the
Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT). She has been recognized as one
of the 100 leading women in the North American auto industry by Automotive
News and as one of the 25 most influential people in the supply chain industry
by Supply Chain Technology News. Musser has also been recognized as one of the
"Top Michigan Women in Computing" by The Association of Women in Computing.
She received the 2007 2CMichigan Corporate Commitment Award honoring
individuals participating in area relations, organizations and philanthropic
activities that impact the Michigan community.
Musser earned her bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Mississippi State
University and her master's degree in business administration from Southern
EDS (NYSE: EDS) is a leading global technology services company
delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information
technology outsourcing industry more than 45 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a
broad portfolio of information technology and business process outsourcing
services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare,
communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries and
to governments around the world. Learn more at http://www.eds.com.
Travis Jacobsen - EDS
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