Boville joins as executive vice president and global lead of applications services and AI, bringing more than 25 years' experience in all aspects of IT services
NEW YORK (November 9, 2023) — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential, has recruited Howard Boville as the new executive vice president and global lead of applications services and artificial intelligence of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a leading Fortune 500 global technology services company, reporting directly to DXC Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Salvino.
"We are delighted to welcome Howard to the DXC leadership team. He is an IT Services expert with proven experience in creating growth strategies and executing against them, which we will apply to Applications and AI," said Salvino. "Howard will work with our teams and customers to modernize Applications and use AI to ultimately help DXC grow revenues and expand margin, EPS and FCF."
Boville has held senior leadership positions at some of the world's largest, market-leading companies. He most recently served as IBM's senior vice president, IBM Cloud Platform, Technology LifeCycle Services and Cybersecurity. In this role, Boville built the strategy for IBM's Regulated Hybrid Cloud Platform and created a new market category for cloud that helped drive growth for the company.
Prior to his role at IBM, Boville served as chief technology officer at Bank of America. Boville was responsible for building and operating one of the world's largest technology infrastructure and digital platforms, supporting the bank's eight lines of business and all customer applications. With his passion for innovation and technology, his experience as both a customer and service provider and ability to build winning teams, Boville is an excellent complement to DXC's senior leadership team.
The Acertitude search team was steered by Kevin O’Neill, co-founder and managing partner, and Guy Barnes, managing partner and leader of the firm’s established global Professional Services practice. The practice recruits leadership talent around the world for technology services, strategy and management consulting, turnaround and restructuring, M&A and deal advisory, business process outsourcing, and human capital advisory firms.
“Howard is a solid executive, with strengths leading large-scale, cloud-focused global transformations,” said O’Neill. “That background combined with his deep knowledge of data applications and AI are a great fit for DXC as they pursue their next stage of growth.”
Added Barnes, “Howard is dynamic, commercial, and resolute. His passion for innovation and technology will, no doubt, add incredible value to DXC’s senior leadership team.”
Acertitude has successfully executed six executive searches for DXC Technology.
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