SAP has recruited Don Trotta, a one-time chief information officer of Barclays Bank and Citigroup, as its new global head of financial services.
In his new role, Trotta is responsible for product strategy, development and overall market positioning activities for SAP in the banking and insurance industries globally, reporting to SAP EVP Bob Stutz. He will be based in both New York and at SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.
Trotta has been a key player in the financial service sector for over 25 years, holding positions such as chief technology officer and chief information officer at top-tier global financial institutions including Barclays, Citigroup, Chase Manhattan and American Express. Over the years, Trotta has also served on numerous financial services and CIO advisory boards for major industry organisations, such as HP, Accenture, Unisys, NCR/Teradata, The Research Board, MasterCard and Visa.
Says Stutz. "Having his kind of industry leadership within SAP will enable us to accelerate the already substantial momentum we have built to date and help take us to the next level in the financial services industries."