Wolfgang Richter became the global Chief Information Officer (CIO) on April 2010.
For the previous 10 years, Wolfgang was the global CIO of another global accounting and professional services organization. In that position, he focused on creating and implementing the organization's global IT strategy, which included building most of the global systems portfolio for Brand, Global Client Management, Risk, Independence, Knowledge Management, Talent and more.
Previously, Wolfgang held global CIO positions for Global Crossing, Rockwell International and Whirlpool, where he focused on creating and implementing global IS strategies. All positions allowed him to gain broad international experience with multi-year assignments in the US, Germany and Italy.
Wolfgang Richter started his career with IBM in Germany and the US where he developed global information systems for manufacturing and systems products for IBM clients.