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Philadelphia, Pa. - The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia today announced the appointment of Terry E. Harris to senior vice president and chief information officer.
Terry E. Harris
Harris will oversee the Bank’s Information Technology Services Department and the Groupware Leadership Center, which provides national e-mail and related services for the Federal Reserve System. He will also serve on National IT leadership teams, including the Technology Services Council and the National IT Executive Committee.
Harris joins the Bank and the Federal Reserve System with extensive IT leadership experience at Philadelphia-area firms. For the past two years, he has served as a senior consultant with Aavalar Consulting, providing global infrastructure architecture, standardization, and governance services to a global medical device manufacturer.
Previously, Harris served for nearly 13 years with Wayne, Pa.-based operations of De Lage Landen, a global provider of leasing, business, and consumer financing. He advanced through several positions there, most recently as the global chief technology officer from 2006 to 2009 and before that as vice president of IT infrastructure from 1999 to 2006. Prior to that, Harris was the director of IT Technologies and Architecture for Tokai Financial Services, Inc., from 1996 through 1999. Earlier in his career, Harris held IT positions with Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals and CGI Consulting.
Harris is a board member of the Longwood Rotary of Kennett Square, Pa., and a member of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group. He studied computer science and economics at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.