IBM has appointed Christina Peters chief privacy officer, where she will guide and oversee the company’s global information policy and practices that affect the company’s clients and more than 400,000 employees.
The company said she will also lead a worldwide team of legal, data protection and technical professionals who address privacy and data security and lead the company’s global engagement in public policy and industry initiatives on data security and privacy.
Peters, a practicing attorney for IBM since 1996, will continue to serve on the Future of Privacy Forum’s advisory board.
As an attorney based first in Germany then in the U.S., she handled transactional, policy, compliance, litigation and cybersecurity matters in the U.S. and worldwide.
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