CSC Appoints Steve Sparling Vice President and Global Segment Leader Within Technology and Consumer Group
News Release -- June 02, 2010
Position Will Lead Communications, Media and Entertainment Segment
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 2 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Steve Sparling vice president and global segment lead responsible for CSC clients within the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment industries. Sparling will report to Mary Jo Morris, president of CSC’s Technology and Consumer Group, and will be charged with leveraging CSC’s strengths in consulting, systems design and integration, managed hosting and outsourcing, while driving CSC’s portfolio of industry solutions.
“Steve has brought exceptional strategic value to our group during his tenure and I am pleased to announce his appointment to segment leader,” said Morris. “Steve’s passion behind our go-to-market strategy, supported by CSC’s world class delivery excellence will help foster innovation and drive business results for our clients.”
“There is tremendous innovation occurring in the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment industries,” said Sparling. “Both businesses and consumers are participating in these rapid changes and CSC is working with clients to take advantage of the opportunities, consolidation and new markets that are emerging. I’m very pleased to lead this important part of the CSC industry focus.”
Sparling has been with CSC for more than 7 years as partner and senior leader for CSC Global Business Solutions, with client and market focus in the communications industry serving CSC clients at AT&T, British Telecom, Cingular, MCI, GTE, Bell Atlantic, Verizon, Verizon Wireless and Verizon Business.
Prior to joining CSC, Sparling was a vice president for Answerthink, where he was instrumental in the startup of the firm and a key executive overseeing substantial revenue and earnings growth over five years. Sparling served several leadership roles at Answerthink; establishing the sales organization, developing a technical sales support role, managing several key service lines, and in developing the Key Account Model through which he managed two of Answerthink’s largest clients. Prior to Answerthink, Sparling was a partner with KPMG, served as a branch manager for IBM’s southeast business, and also served as CIO at Coulter Electronics, a $2B bio-medical manufacturing company.
Sparling graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 94,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended April 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.