KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwired - September 19, 2016) - Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that DiAnna Thimjon has joined the firm as its chief information officer. She will lead the firm's international Information Technology operations from its Kansas City office. An innovative executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience, Thimjon excels at aligning people, processes and technology with organizational vision.
Thimjon joins Sedgwick after having served as vice president and enterprise project officer at American Century Investments, an international, privately held investment management firm.
"Technology is critically important to how we work and how we serve our clients and it is continually evolving," said Sedgwick Chair Michael Healy. "We are excited to have DiAnna join our executive team and to be able to draw upon her impressive background as we continue to focus on strategic growth and leveraging technology to ensure we are delivering the most efficient and cost-effective service."
At American Century, Thimjon was responsible for creating, building and managing the new enterprise business project management office. She also established executive and senior executive governance boards and formed collaborative, strategic partnerships across the company.
In addition to her experience at American Century, Thimjon served as a co-founder and chief information officer for D2Cycles Inc., where she created, built, grew and technologically enabled a B2C, B2B e-commerce retail salvage motorcycle start-up with 2,500 domestic and international customers in more than 30 countries, including three continents -- Asia, South America and Australia. Her experience also includes serving as associate vice president and group director of Technology at HNTB Holdings LLC, as well as IT director at Hallmark Cards.
Thimjon also served for five years in the U.S. Army, as a military intelligence officer after earning her bachelor's of science degree in computer science engineering and English literature from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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