CIO50

CIO 50 2012: Angela Morrison

CIO 50

Job Title : CIO

Organization : Direct Line Group

In her role as CIO of the Direct Line Group - formerly known as RBS Insurance - Angela Morrison has responsibility for all the business technology services at the major insurance provider.

Before working at Direct Line, Morrison spent 18 years in IT in the food-retailing industry, spending 10 years at director level.

She helped insource IT at Sainsbury's, and was also Asda's CIO and helped oversee the transition of systems from Asda to Wal-Mart. Once this process was completed, she took up a role as European strategy director for Wal-Mart.

Before entering the food sector, Morrison spent seven years in IT and business consulting. She studied electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Bristol. Morrison is married and has three young boys.

About Toby Wolpe

Toby Wolpe is a senior reporter at TechRepublic in London. He started in technology journalism when the Apple II was state of the art.

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