The Ferro Corporation announced that John Fleischer had been recruited as the new vice president and chief information officer for the company; positions which will see him manage Ferro’s global information technology functions and steer the strategic direction of its information systems. Fleischer comes to Ferro after serving as director and CIO for North American Tire of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Fleischer’s background additionally includes 11 years at T-Systems North America, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, where he served in various executive roles, including leading two operating units that provided technology solutions and services. Fleischer has also worked as a technology project leader at Federal-Mogul in different project leadership roles.
Fleischer earned an MBA in technology management and operations/logistics management from Ohio State University, a BA in politics and economics from Princeton University and served as a commissioned officer in the US Army’s military intelligence and acquisition management division.