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Friday, August 25, 2017
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Statement: OPM names Acting Chief Information Officer

Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management Kathy McGettigan announced today that Rob Leahy will serve as OPM’s Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO), following the departure of David DeVries on September 2, 2017. Mr. Leahy currently serves as OPM’s Deputy CIO.

In addition, OPM Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Cord Chase will transition into the role of Acting Deputy CIO.

Both Mr. Leahy and Mr. Chase will serve in these roles until OPM fills the CIO position.

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