Mal Postings of Ernst & Young Placed in Top 10 of ExecRank List of Top Private Company CTOs for 2012

Mar 07, 2013, 10:00 ET from Ernst & Young

NEW YORK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Mal Postings, a principal of Ernst & Young LLP and Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Ernst & Young organization, has been listed in the top 10 of "Top Private Company CTOs" for 2012 by ExecRank, a ranking service of leading executives from more than 30 professions. The rankings are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top CTOs that yielded an algorithm for how to rank CTOs based on their performance in 24 key areas.

"Mal Postings is an innovative entrepreneur who has demonstrated thought leadership in bringing business and technology together," said Justin Meyer, analyst for the Rankings division of ExecRank. "With more than 20 years of experience in information services and technology, he has been a key asset in the global expansion of the Ernst & Young organization. He is a highly regarded in his industry, and amongst other CTOs."

"Being in the top 10 of a list of more than 220 leading CTOs is a great personal honor, but it really speaks to the outstanding work being done by our entire team in bringing innovative thinking to our clients," said Postings. "The IT landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace. At Ernst & Young, our objective is to help organizations stay ahead of the curve, understand the factors that are affecting their operations, and identify opportunities for transformation and growth."

ExecRank noted that there are over 15,000 Private Company CTOs in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's "Top Private Company CTO Rankings" for 2012. The number one area of focus for Top CTOs in 2012 has been their role in developing defensible technologies for their companies, and leveraging those technologies to strengthen competitiveness. In addition, it saw a significant uptick in the number of CTOs that served on boards of directors and displayed a skill set that is applicable to multiple industries.

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Postings earned an executive Master's in Business Administration from Lancaster University Management School and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of London. 

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