American International Group (AIG) has announced that from September 4, John P. Repko will be the company’s Chief Information Officer, taking over from Martha Gallo, who is leaving the company after just over a year in the role.
Commenting on Gallo’s departure, CEO Brian Duperreault said: “I want to thank Martha Gallo for her work as Chief Information Officer at an important, transitional time for the company. She brought new focus to the global IT organization to align it more closely with the needs of the business and created a strong foundation to take our technology function to the next level.”
Repko joins AIG from Johnson Controls, where he became Global CIO in 2016 following the merger of Johnson Controls and Tyco, where he had been CIO since 2012.
He has also held the CIO position at Covance Inc., SES Global and General Electric’s ‘GE Americom’ division, and is a member of the Salesforce.com CIO advisory board, the Insight Venture Partners CIO advisory board, and the Lightspeed Venture Partners CIO Innovation Advisory Network.
“John is a results-oriented, versatile business leader with the rare combination of finance and technology expertise,” said Duperreault. “He is a seasoned Chief Information Officer, with a long and successful track record of completing large scale process improvements and technology transformations. His experience working collaboratively with business leaders to leverage technology to drive results, while strengthening essential systems at the corporate level, will be invaluable as we continue our progress to deliver sustainable, profitable growth.”
As CIO and executive vice president at AIG, Repko will be responsible for the company’s global technology strategy, form part of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, and report directly to Duperreault.
“The intersection of technology with the data and expertise at AIG to drive business results is a compelling proposition for me,” Repko said. “I look forward to collaborating with the company’s talented leaders and global IT team to continue shaping the technology strategy to deliver value across the organization.”