Former IBM Global Services VP Walter Howell has been appointed executive vice president of the financial services group at American Management Systems.
In his new role, Howell will report directly to AMS president and COO William Purdy. The financial services group consults with banks and other financial institutions on information technology systems and the implementation of business strategies. The group focuses on enterprise consumer banking and credit business solutions, trade services, retirement, investment and insurance services, and global risk management.
Before joining AMS, Howell was vice president, finance industry, for IBM Global Services and formerly served as executive vice president of Riggs National Bank.