Ally Financial appoints Sathish Muthukrishnan as Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer

Maria Nikolova

Muthukrishnan, based in Charlotte, N.C., will report to Ally’s chief executive officer, Jeffrey J. Brown.

US financial services provider Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) has earlier today announced the appointment of Sathish Muthukrishnan as its Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer.

Sathish Muthukrishnan, Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer, Ally Financial

Mr Muthukrishnan will be at the helm of Ally’s technology, data and digital transformation teams, with a focus on advanced technical capabilities, including cyber security and infrastructure. His work will also focus on accelerating Ally’s growth as a leading digital financial services provider.

Mr Muthukrishnan, based in Charlotte, N.C., reports to Ally’s CEO Jeffrey J. Brown.

Mr Muthukrishnan has held a number of senior technology leadership roles, most recently serving as the chief digital and information officer for Honeywell Aerospace. Before Honeywell, he spent 10 years at American Express leading their digital transformation efforts. He is a graduate of University of Madras, Chennai, with a degree in engineering specializing in computer science. Mr Muthukrishnan is also known for having filed more than 25 patents in the manufacturing, payments and digital technology space.

Sathish Muthukrishnan commented on his appointment:

“I look forward to advancing the technology and digital transformation strategy and vision for the IT organization at Ally, which is already seen as a leader in the digital financial services sector. Taking an entrepreneurial approach to technology development and execution is consistent with Ally’s reputation as a disruptor in the digital space, and I look forward to a bright future as the company expands its product portfolio while digitizing the business end-to-end.”

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