PayPal appoints new exec VP and CIO

PayPal has announced it is appointing Archana Deskus as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

Deskus joins PayPal from Intel, where she has been senior vice president and chief information officer since 2020.

Since 2003 and prior to Intel, she held CIO roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Baker Hughes, Ingersoll Rand, Timex and United Technologies.

The new CIO will be responsible for overseeing the company’s global information technology operations and report to PayPal president and chief executive Dan Shulman.

“As we expand the scope of our services and relevance in the lives of our customers, we are excited that Archie Deskus will be joining PayPal’s leadership team as CIO,” said Schulman. “Archie is a highly accomplished technology executive with deep expertise in delivering operating excellence and business value through the successful execution of strategic IT initiatives.

“She will accelerate our work to optimise our internal technology processes and systems, ensuring we continue to have the most modern, secure, reliable and scalable technology foundation.”

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