Comerica Inc., headquartered in Dallas with Michigan headquarters in Detroit, announced that Juan Rodriguez has been named executive vice president, chief information security officer. He will be located at Comerica’s technology headquarters in Auburn Hills.
Reporting to Megan Crespi, executive vice president and chief technology and operations services officer, Rodriguez oversees Comerica’s enterprise-wide information security policy, strategy, architecture, operations, and capability enhancements of the bank.
“Juan brings a broad range of extensive experience in the financial services industry focused on information security and strategic risk management,” says Crespi. “His proven track record across several industries will provide valuable leadership to our enterprise technology team.”
Rodriguez joins Comerica’s enterprise technology team after serving as chief information security officer of NatWest Markets over the past 10 years. He led the development of the global cyber security strategy and for establishing, implementing, monitoring, and enforcing information security standards and polices globally.
Prior to his time with NatWest Markets, he contributed to global operations in the health care, insurance, and government industries. From 2007-2009, he led enterprise-wide projects for T-Systems North America Inc. For eight years, he served as information security officer for American Skandia, a Prudential Financial Inc. company, after beginning his career at Tyco Health Care Group and Lockheed Martin IMS.
Rodriguez received a Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts in computer science from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. He also received certifications in information systems security and risk, and information control in addition to Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Series 99 Operations Professional registration. Rodriguez is a member of International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium and Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Comerica is aligned by three business segments including the commercial bank, the retail bank, and wealth management. Comerica locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida, and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico.