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General Motors’ Brad Maiorino Leaving for Target

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Brad Maiorino

Brad Maiorino

After two years of faithful service to General Motors, Brad Maiorino will be leaving the company for Target. Maiorino served as GM’s Chief Information Security and Information Technology Risk Officer. In this position, he was responsible for the transformation of GM’s global information security and IT risk organization. Prior to General Motors, Mairoino worked with General Electric.

Maiorino will join Target, effective June 16, as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer. He will report to Bob DeRodes, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

“Having led this critical function at two of the country’s largest companies, Brad is widely recognized as one of the nation’s top leaders in the complex, evolving areas of information security and risk,” commented DeRodes. “As an organization, we have made a commitment to our guests and our team that Target will be a retail leader in information security and protection. We believe Brad is the right person to lead that charge.”

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This is a big move for Target following the data breach in late 2013 and speaks to the work that Brad has been doing for GM over the last two years.

“I am looking forward to joining the Target team and helping them continue the progress they have made to be a retail leader in information security and protection,” said Maiorino. “I am confident that the combination of a strong team and the leadership commitment will enable us to achieve that objective.”

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