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Kyndryl Names Antoine Shagoury As Chief Technology Officer, Announces Kyndryl Customer Advisory Practice

ARMONK, NY, June 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Kyndryl, the new independent public company that formed after separating from IBM (NYSE: IBM) Managed Infrastructure Services business, announced the appointment of. known Antoine Shagoury as the company’s chief technology officer. In addition, Kyndryl is also establishing a senior professional consulting practice to help clients develop and deploy advanced technology environments to meet the increasing demands of a digital world and has appointed an industry veteran Vic Bhagat as a senior partner of the consulting practice.

“Kyndryl’s goal is to use the most modern and resilient IT systems and talent to help customers achieve their business ambitions,” said Elly Keinan, Kyndryl Group President. “Antoine Shagoury is a seasoned global leader with significant expertise in business-critical systems and operations who will guide our technology strategy and investments to drive the critical systems that drive our customers’ progress. “

Mr. Shagoury joins Kyndryl as a Venture Partner at Ridge-Lane LP, a strategic consulting and venture development firm focused on solving major challenges in education, sustainability and information technology. Previously, Mr. Shagoury served as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at State Street Corporation, where he served on State Street’s Management Committee responsible for managing enterprise-wide technology, transformation and modernization, directing operations in 27 countries supported. Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Shagoury was Group Chief Operating Officer and CIO at the London Stock Exchange Group responsible for global operations in capital markets, information and data services, post-trade and technology. Mr. Shagoury was also the CIO of the American Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange Alternext. He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in business administration and a focus on managed infrastructure services.

Becomes the founding member of Kyndryl’s consulting practice Vic Bhagat, an IT industry veteran joining Kyndryl as a Senior Partner. Mr. Bhagat has served as senior vice president and chief information officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, executive vice president and chief information officer of EMC, and as CIO for several divisions of General Electric including GE Aviation Services, CNBC, GE Corporate and GE India and South East Asia.

Mr. Bhagat is currently President of Matrix CvC and advises companies on operational excellence and digital process transitions. He has been an active investor and advisor to many start-up organizations focused on AI and machine learning. A native of Wellesley, Massachusetts, Mr. Bhagat is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a BS in Information Systems and Marketing.

“Kyndryl has a large repository of data and advanced intellectual property, and we are adding experts who have experience managing the world’s largest and most demanding IT environments,” said Keinan. “Kyndryl’s consulting practice will be a unique skill that combines deep expertise and insight for our clients. As a Senior Partner, Vic’s perspective and experience will be of great benefit to Kyndryl clients as they modernize and manage their broad IT ecosystem.”

Kyndryl designs, operates and manages the most modern, efficient and reliable technology environments for the world’s most important companies and organizations with the most experienced service experts in the industry. The previously announced separation is expected to take place by the end of 2021. For more information, see www.kyndryl.com

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