John Heflin joins 7Ticks as Chief Information Officer

14 January 2009

7Ticks announced today the appointment of John Heflin to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Heflin, 36, will manage 7Ticks' internal operations in preparation for 2009 global expansion.

John has assumed his new role at 7Ticks and reports directly to company Principals Kevin Bohren and Joe Bigane.

Known for leveraging business capabilities worldwide, Heflin brings more than 14 years of strategy, technology, and product experience with extensive practice in scaling companies. He most recently held leadership positions at Orbitz Worldwide and prior to Orbitz, Heflin worked as a Management Consultant with Accenture where he focused on enabling business strategies with technology solutions for Fortune 500 and start-up companies. The Chicago local holds a Bachelors and Masters in Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign.

“Our internal processes and stringent focus on best practices will play a critical role in the success of our business and how we deliver services to the financial community,” Joe Bigane, Managing Director said “John’s strong track record and deep experience in running organizational groups, driving strategy and execution make him an excellent addition to the 7ticks management team. John’s initial focus will be in the key areas of product/services development, process improvement, project management and planning.”

“7Ticks has a track record of exceptional performance and customer service which continues to strengthen the company’s position for growth” said Heflin. “I’m very excited to be in a role to help the 7Ticks team develop its capabilities and international footprint as one of the leading pioneers of Managed IT Services within the financial industry.”

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