Verizon names chief information officer

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has named Vic Bhagat as chief information officer, the company said.

In his new role, Bhagat will drive technology strategy and align IT with corporate objectives across Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Bhagat will focus on bringing a new level of efficiency to the enterprise unit as it accelerates its effort on delivering the best customer experience in the industry. Bhagat´s team will design and deliver the next-generation of integrated enterprise communications solutions that will provide incremental value to clients in an agile, trusted manner.

Bhagat most recently served as the executive vice president and chief information officer for EMC, where he was responsible for leading their IT transformation and overseeing their global centers of excellence that led to the delivery of IT as a service.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) (NASDAQ: VZ) is a wireless network with 113.2 million retail connections. The company generated nearly USD132 billion in 2015 revenues.