Purchase, N.Y., September 26, 2005 – Lenovo Group today announced the appointment of Steven J. Bandrowczak as senior vice president and chief information officer. He will report directly to Steve Ward, Lenovo's chief executive officer, and be responsible for the company's information technology strategy and operations, including network infrastructure, business applications and data security.
"We are driven by innovation, not just in our products and services, but also in the way we go to market, serve our customers, and build and operate our infrastructure and supply chain," said Ward. "Steve's strong track record in managing and integrating global information technology systems will help us improve all areas of the company, and be a distinct advantage as we grow our presence in both developed and emerging markets."
Bandrowczak, 45, was most recently executive vice president and chief information officer at DHL Worldwide. Prior to DHL, Bandrowczak was chief operating officer at Seal Consulting Group, and before that, CIO at Avnet, an electronics distributor, where he spent 14 years in various information technology roles. Bandrowczak holds a degree in Computer Science from C.W. Post University.
About Lenovo Lenovo (HKSE: 992)(ADR: LNVGY) is the world's third-largest personal computing company, with a business model built on innovation, operational efficiency and investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group's acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina, and develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure, and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. For more information, see www.lenovo.com .