CSC Names Jose Jimenez Chief Diversity Officer
News Release -- March 29, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 29 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Jose Jimenez chief diversity officer, effective April 2, 2011. Reporting to Michael Laphen, chairman, president and CEO and Denise Peppard, vice president and chief human resources officer, Jimenez will advance the diversity and inclusion program within CSC. In this new role, Jimenez will work closely with CSC executives globally to develop business initiatives that enhance customer and community relationships as well as external and internal communications strategies that strengthen CSC’s ability to attract diverse talent in all markets. Jimenez has provided leadership to many diversity initiatives within NPS, and he has worked extensively to build strong support with external diversity organizations. Jimenez was recently honored by the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) with the Estrella award, which recognizes an industry leader who has made a major contribution to the advancement of technology and diversity. He has also received past awards from Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology (HE&IT) magazine as one of the Most Important Hispanics in Technology and from HITEC as a Top 100 IT executive.
“With more than 35 years of extensive corporate and government experience, Jose brings deep knowledge of CSC and our clients’ business, as well as a passion for our diversity and inclusion programs,” said Laphen. “Jose is a recognized leader in both the information technology and Hispanic communities and his appointment reflects CSC’s continued commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce.”
“Making diversity part of your intrinsic corporate culture is important to a company’s overall strategy as well as daily operations,” said Jimenez. “I am proud to work for a company that recognizes the business value of diversity and sees it as a tool for growth and business results.”
Jimenez was previously the president of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) Strategy and Development division, responsible for strategy and development, high growth market segments, innovation, delivery assurance, communications and government relations. Prior to that, Jimenez served as president of the Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. He joined CSC in 1999 through its acquisition of Nichols Research and Welkin Associates, where he was president of national programs for Nichols and a vice president and business unit leader for Welkin.
Jimenez served 20 years in the U.S. Navy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and a master’s degree in management from Troy State University. Jimenez serves on the board of directors of the Fairfax County Court Appointed Special Advocates and is a member of Intelligence and National Security Alliance, the INSA Governance and Executive Committees and the Hispanic IT Executive Council as well as other professional organizations.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and 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 (2011). Headquartered in Falls Church, VA., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.