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[March 07, 2014]
Danske Bank appoints Group COO
(OMX Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Company announcement 7 March 2014 Announcement No. 6/2014 Danske Bank appoints Group COO Danske Bank has appointed Jim Ditmore as Group COO and member of the Executive Board with effect from 21 April 2014.
Jim Ditmore, who is an American, currently holds the position of Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, at Allstate Insurance, Chicago, Illinois, with responsibility for Technology Infrastructure and IT Operations, Architecture and Data.
At Danske Bank, Jim Ditmore will be in charge of Group IT and Group Services.
“Jim Ditmore has long experience with IT development and operations in large financial services companies,” says Thomas F. Borgen, CEO of Danske Bank. “He will play an important role in our efforts to achieve our ambition of becoming the preferred financial partner for our customers, and I am looking forward to welcoming him to Danske Bank.” “In the years to come, we must strengthen Danske Bank’s position as the bank with the most innovative and customer-friendly digital solutions for both personal and business customers. We must also be more flexible and efficient to ensure that we can quickly adapt to the changing market and can meet customers’ expectations of fast and flexible services.” With the appointment, Danske Bank’s Executive Board will have the following members: Thomas F. Borgen, CEO Glenn Söderholm, Head of Corporates & Institutions Lars Stensgaard Mørch, Head of Business Banking Tonny Thierry Andersen, Head of Personal Banking Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, Head of Group Finance & Legal Robert Endersby, Head of Group Risk Management (resigns at the end of 2014, at the latest, according to company announcement No. 4 of 4 March 2014) Jim Ditmore, COO Curriculum vitae of Jim Ditmore Aged: 53 Recent positions: February 2012 - : Allstate Insurance, Chicago, Illinois Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President December 2008: Barclays, London CIO Global Retail and Commercial Bank August 2004: Wachovia Bank, Charlotte, North Carolina CTO Enterprise Technology July 2001: Bank One Corporation/JPMC, Columbus, Ohio Senior Vice President Enterprise Technology March 1999: Ameritrade, Omaha, Nebraska CIO Training: 1982: Bachelor of Science, Mathematics & Computer Science, College of William and Mary Williamsburg, USA Danske Bank A/S Contact: Kenni Leth, Head of Press Relations, tel. +45 45 14 56 83/+45 51 71 43 68 Copyright © 2014 OMX AB (publ).
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