NBN Co. has named John McInerney as its chief information officer, to oversee internal technology systems at the company, an NBN spokesperson has confirmed.
McInerney has replaced Claire Rawlins, who resigned in August from the position following a three-year tenure.
McInerney's role will take effect from December 3.
He was previously with Hewlett Packard (HP) where he was vice president of Infrastructure Technology.
Prior to that, he was group managing director, CIO for Telstra. He has held a number of senior management roles in the telco and technology sectors over the past 15 years.
"We are delighted to welcome an executive of John's calibre and experience to this important role within the company," an NBN spokesperson said.
“Our IT and systems are core to the NBN and to the operation and delivery of a wholesale network designed to serve the people of Australia for decades to come."
McInerney could not immediately be reached for comment.