Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) today appointed Jerry Bartlett as the company's new Chief Information Officer.
Bartlett will assume the role immediately and be responsible for all Information Technology initiatives at Ameritrade, including business technology planning, application development, product development, physical and information security as well as IT infrastructure and architecture.
"Over the years, Jerry has continually demonstrated his dedication in advancing Ameritrade's client-focused strategy. His wealth of experience and exceptional leadership ability made him a natural choice to help us extend our legacy of innovation as we look to carry out the planned acquisition and integration of TD Waterhouse," said Joe Moglia, chief executive officer.
"I am honored to provide my technology expertise to an already strong management team that is relentless in centering its attention on clients, resulting in industry-leading products and services," Bartlett said. "With the planned TD Waterhouse integration, Ameritrade will continue to set the standard for innovation."
Previously, Bartlett served as Ameritrade's Vice President of Application Development and Quality Assurance. Before joining Ameritrade in 1999, he held various management positions at the St. Paul Company and the American Red Cross. He has 17 years of experience leading application and system development groups.
Bartlett was recently recognized as one of Computerworld's 2005 Premier 100 IT Leaders based on his leadership in managing risk and execution during the Datek integration. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Technology and Management from the University of Maryland.