CSC has announced that Mike Lawrie has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. Lawrie succeeds Michael W. Laphen. The CSC board of directors also announced that Rodney F. Chase, a current director on the company’s board, has been appointed non-executive Chairman of the board of directors, effective upon Lawrie’s start as President and CEO. Lawrie has also been appointed to CSC’s board, effective immediately. Lawrie is currently Chief Executive Officer of UK-based Misys plc, a global leader of IT solutions for the financial services industry publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange.
Irving W. Bailey, II, Lead Director, CSC’s Board of Directors said, “We are very pleased to welcome Mike Lawrie as CSC’s next president and CEO. Mike has extensive experience in managing publicly-traded global companies and a reputation for driving shareholder value and helping companies to reach their potential. CSC’s rich history and experience in IT services and compelling portfolio uniquely positions the Company for strong future performance. The board is confident that Mike has the vision and wide-ranging experience to lead CSC forward, as we execute on exciting strategies in areas such as cloud computing and cybersecurity.”
“We are also very pleased that Rodney Chase has agreed to assume the role of non-executive chairman. A board member since 2001, Rodney brings a wealth of experience and perspective which has been greatly appreciated and valued by the Board,” added Bailey.
“We also would like to thank Mike Laphen for his contributions over his nearly thirty-five years of service to CSC, especially his past five years as chairman, president and CEO. On behalf of the board and everyone at CSC, we wish Mike all the best in his retirement,”Bailey continued.