GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR), a global information technology consulting and managed services company, announced that Rick Genovese was appointed Executive Vice President of CIBER's North American operations, effective today. He will be responsible for strategy, sales, solutions, client relationships, delivery and full profit and loss performance for this significant and strategic operating segment, which accounted for 45% of CIBER's revenue in 2010.
Genovese brings to CIBER 30 years of business development and senior operating leadership experience at technology and consulting leaders including IBM, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and Electronic Data Systems (EDS)."Rick has proven his mettle in professional business and IT services, serving in operational leadership roles at two of the powerhouse brands in the industry," said CIBER CEO Dave Peterschmidt. "He has the business discipline, sales and delivery expertise, unwavering client focus and multifunctional business experience in both growth and turn-around situations to drive CIBER's North American operations to a whole new level of performance and profitability." At IBM, Genovese served as General Manager of Application Services for the Americas, the largest offering group within IBM's Global Business Services. Prior to that, he was General Manager of the IBM Business Process Outsourcing practice for the Americas and also Managing Partner for the Global Business Services Communications sector. He joined IBM through its acquisition of PWC in 2002, where he was Managing Partner of Business Process Outsourcing for the Americas, and Managing Partner for the Global Energy Consulting Practice. At PWC, he was admitted as a partner in 1990. Genovese began his career at EDS, where he was a principal. "What attracted me to CIBER, first and foremost, is the strong leadership at the helm. In discussions with CEO Dave Peterschmidt, CFO Claude Pumilia and others, it is clear we share a similar vision as to how to grow a services company, and more importantly how to grow CIBER," said Genovese. "Being aligned on both vision and strategy is crucial in a people business like ours. CIBER has the cornerstones in place – the right assets, including human capital and client focus– to grow successfully. That is precisely what we are going to do." About CIBER, Inc. CIBER, Inc. is a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company applying practical innovation through services and solutions that deliver tangible results for both commercial and government clients. Services include application development and management, ERP implementation, change management, project management, systems integration, infrastructure management and end-user computing, as well as strategic business and technology consulting. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, CIBER has more than 8,500 employees and operates in 19 countries, serving clients in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Annual revenue in 2010 was $1.1 billion. CIBER trades on the New York Stock exchange (NYSE: CBR), and is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. For more information, visit www.ciber.com. SOURCE CIBER, Inc.