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Greenwood Village, CO, United States, 2013/07/02 - Brian Haskett, a former partner and executive with IBM Global Services, is stepping into the role of vice president and practice director for Ciber’s application development and maintenance organization (NYSE: CBR) - CIBER.com. NYSE: CBR
Haskett will lead more than 1,500 consultants and developers in business development, project execution and service delivery.
Along with serving as a partner, Haskett’s IBM roles included delivery director and sales executive. Among his accomplishments, Haskett secured contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars and earned a reputation for providing high-quality service that cements client loyalty.
Prior to joining Ciber, Haskett was vice president at CA Technologies, a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest independent IT management software company. There, he engineered business transformation affecting 13,000 employees, 60 product lines, nine business units and all corporate functions. Through Haskett’s efforts, the company dramatically increased effectiveness of decision-making, streamlined organizational structures, implemented long-range strategic planning methodologies and adopted portfolio management best practices to support quick response to changing market conditions.
“Brian is one of those business leaders whose passion shows and inspires others,” said Ciber Senior Vice President Bruce Douglas. “He’ll be directing our largest practice area. We look to Brian to make a strong team even stronger.”
“My passion is helping others learn or reinforce their leadership skills,” said Haskett. “This role at Ciber will give me the opportunity to engage that calling each day.”
Haskett holds an MBA in IT Management from the University of Dallas Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He also is an IBM-Confirmed Project Executive, an IBM-Certified Executive Project Manager, a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) trained by the Project Management Institute, and he is ITIL Foundation certified.
About Ciber, Inc.
Ciber (ciber.com) is a global IT consulting company with 6,700 consultants in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual revenue. Client focused and results driven, Ciber partners with organizations to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value. Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR).