The University of Newcastle has appointed Mark Pigot as its new chief information officer. Pigot, who began on June 25, was the director of ICT infrastructure and operations at the University of Sydney, which he joined in 2008 as the director of service management. His career began in financial services, where he worked with some of Australia's largest providers, including the Commonwealth Bank and EDS. He has since spent more than two decades in the IT sector. Chief operating officer Nat McGregor said Pigot would bring his experiences across all aspects of IT to the role. "His professional experience extends to multinational organisations, including Reckitt and Colman,” McGregor said.
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