|By Business Wire||
|June 6, 2014 01:20 PM EDT||
CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today named Gary Stockman chief marketing and communications officer.
Stockman will be responsible for establishing and leading a global, integrated marketing communications group and advancing the company’s brand, value proposition and competitive position with the company’s key stakeholders. He will report to CSC President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Lawrie.
“Gary’s extensive leadership, marketing communications and technology sector experience will be of great value to CSC as we build on our next-generation IT transformation,” Lawrie said. “In his previous roles, Gary has consistently sought diverse talent and new technologies to help organizations become more innovative, responsive and market-driven. These skills will be especially beneficial as we unify our global marketing communication teams, and fully align our brand, messaging and market engagement strategy.”
Before founding his own firm in 2013, Stockman served in senior management positions including global CEO and senior partner at Porter Novelli, one of the world’s 10 largest public relations agencies. During his 12-year career at the firm, Stockman guided its leadership in social media and digital analytics, introduced innovative collaboration and engagement practices, and provided strategic counsel to a broad range of clients from start-ups to multinationals.
Throughout his career, Stockman has produced integrated programs for clients in technology, industry and consumer goods. Prior to Porter Novelli, Stockman was a partner at Silicon Valley technology communications firm Copithorne & Bellows. A former journalist, Stockman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Rochester.
CSC is a global leader of next-generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The company's mission is to enable superior returns on clients’ technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 79,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.0 billion for the 12 months ended March 28, 2014. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.