PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Agilent Technologies Inc. here has appointed Marty Chuck vice president and chief information officer. As Agilent's first CIO, Chuck will be responsible for all aspects of the company's worldwide information technology (IT) environment, including information systems, data and voice communications, and data center operations. He will report to Bob Walker, Agilent's chief financial officer.
Chuck, 40, is a 15-year veteran of Hewlett-Packard Co., which spun off its test and measurement business as Agilent and is planning to take the new company public (see Oct. 28 story). Most recently, he served as global IT infrastructure services manager for Agilent during the company's reorganization process. In that capacity, he was responsible for defining, developing and managing Agilent's global technology infrastructure.
"I am delighted to have someone of Marty's caliber at the helm of Agilent's IT organization," said Walker. "Marty combines a strong business focus and technology background with 15 years in the information systems and technology world. With his expertise in leading major change, Marty is well equipped to handle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Agilent."
Chuck holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Chico State University in California, and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.