PITTSBURGH, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced that Steven C. Van Wyk has been appointed head of Operations and Technology. In that role, Van Wyk will succeed Vice Chairman Thomas K. Whitford, who has announced his retirement, effective March 2013.
Van Wyk will join the company as executive vice president and serve as a member of the Executive Committee beginning in January.
"Steve brings demonstrated leadership in building and enhancing information technology organizations," said James E. Rohr, PNC chairman and chief executive officer. "We expect him to build on the outstanding work of Tom Whitford. During Tom's 29 year career, his leadership has been instrumental in positioning PNC to be successful throughout periods of significant growth and change."
Prior to his appointment at PNC, Van Wyk served as global chief operating officer for ING. He was promoted to that position in 2007, one year after joining ING as chief information officer of the America's Division. He held several positions at Morgan Stanley from 1996 to 2006, including global CIO and global head of Operations & Technology for the Retail Division.Van Wyk earned a bachelor's degree in business management and accounting from Central University of Iowa. He is a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor and holds a Series 27 Financial/Operations Principal license. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. ( www.pnc.com) is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. Follow @PNCNews on Twitter for breaking news and announcements from PNC. CONTACTS: MEDIA: Fred Solomon (412) 762-4550 email@example.com INVESTORS: William H. Callihan (412) 762-8257 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
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