BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 14, 2011) – Delaware North Companies, one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers, announced today it has begun a search for a new chief information officer for its global operations. The CIO will report to Charles E. Moran, president and chief operating officer of Delaware North Companies.
The chief information officer will provide enterprisewide leadership to the organization’s information technology functions, information solutions, technology infrastructure and strategic technology partnerships. The CIO will oversee the technology strategy in support of the diverse and complex business units in Delaware North’s portfolio, including businesses in the hospitality, sports, gaming, lodging, food service, retail and travel industries. The CIO will lead the global function that comprehends all facets of information technology and will lead enterprise business transformation.
The CIO will have responsibility for information systems, infrastructure services, information technology project and relationship management, operations support and information security and will oversee an IT department of more than 50 professionals.
Delaware North is searching for a candidate with significant experience leading the information technology function at a global corporation. Delaware North has retained a global recruitment firm to assist it in filling this key executive role. Interested candidates can find more information on the position at www.delawarenorth.com.
Delaware North is a global leader in hospitality and food service. As one of the most admired privately held hospitality companies in the world, Delaware North has revenues of more than $2 billion and 55,000 employees serving half a billion customers on three continents at locations ranging from luxury resorts and travel destinations to ballparks and national parks. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.