Northwestern University Alumna Named CEO of IBM

Virginia M. Rometty was named president and chief executive officer of IBM, one of the nation’s leading high technology companies. She has been serving as senior vice president and group executive for sales, marketing, and strategy. Previously, she was head of IBM Global Business Services. Upon her appointment, Rometty said, “There is no greater privilege in business than to be asked to lead IBM.”

Rometty has been with IBM since 1981. She is an honors graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering.

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