ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Conisus today announced the appointment of Steve Fernandez as Chief Information Officer, effective August 17, 2015. Mr. Fernandez will set overall IT strategy for the Conisus network of companies, ensuring that leading-edge technology and digital solutions remain a dynamic component of all operations.
Mr. Fernandez is former Chief Technology Officer at The Coca-Cola Company, Bottling Investments Group, where he managed all technology areas for 600 sites across 29 countries and directed a combined team of 800. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Mr. Fernandez served in key leadership positions in IT infrastructure, data architecture, and application development at both Ford Motor Company and General Electric. Ranked among the top 50 Hispanic IT professionals worldwide, he is an expert on cloud computing and data strategies and has been a keynote speaker at national events for Microsoft and IBM. He is also a member of the Level 3 advisory board. Mr. Fernandez is a graduate of Northwestern University, with bachelor's degrees in international studies and mechanical engineering, and earned his MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
"We are thrilled to add someone of Steve's caliber to our executive team. Steve is a proven leader with world-class technological skills. He will continue building on our market-leading medical strategy products and services and will lead the transformation of our digital capabilities," said Jeff Giampalmi, Conisus Chief Executive Officer.
Founded in 1999 and based in Atlanta, Conisus is a leading provider of strategic medical communication services to the biopharmaceutical industry. We are dedicated to improving the care of patients with serious or life threatening conditions by delivering superior medical education programs to healthcare professionals. Our goal is to provide best-in-class strategic services while demonstrating unrivaled service to healthcare professionals, clients, and educational supporters, ensuring that all operations reflect the highest degree of integrity.
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