Arlington, Va.-based power company AES Corp. has named Elizabeth Hackenson senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Hackenson will report to Andres Gluski, executive vice president and chief operating officer of AES.
As CIO, Hackenson will lead AES' information technology (IT) strategy to enhance the company's financial controls and operational performance. She will continue the implementation of a unified enterprise resource planning platform across AES businesses and will enhance collaboration strategies. Her team also manages AES' IT infrastructure and applications.
‘Elizabeth is a proven leader in the IT industry and ideally suited for the global challenges AES faces,’ says Gluski.
Hackenson has more than 25 years of IT experience and most recently served as senior vice president and CIO for Alcatel-Lucent. While at Alcatel-Lucent, she designed a global shared services team that deployed collaboration tools for operations in more than 130 countries while managing corporate applications that served a total of 80,000 employees.
SOURCE: AES Corp.