Khan named CIO for Stewart Information Services Corp.
HOUSTON (April 5, 2007) – Murshid S. Khan has been named the chief information officer for Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC). He most recently worked for the Walt Disney Co. as director of IT telecommunications, global strategy, engineering and advanced services.
Khan has 17 years' experience in leading and managing complex IT operations and is especially adept in change management. In his position with Disney, a FORTUNE 100 company, he led Disney’s networking and telecom strategy, architecture and project services functions on a global scale.
"The CIO is a key component in Stewart’s continued technology leadership," said Stewart Morris Jr., president and co-CEO, Stewart Information Services Corp. "Mr. Khan will be responsible for enhancing an IT organization that is business-focused, proactive in its planning and process-driven to accomplish Stewart's corporate mission to 'enhance the real estate transaction process.'"
Khan will coordinate with Pat Vaden, the newly named CEO of Stewart Transaction Solutions, as well as other senior-level managers for the development of Stewart's strategic plan.
"We are very excited to have Mr. Khan join the Stewart team," said Matthew W. Morris, senior vice president, Stewart Information Services Corp. "We have significant opportunities to enhance our business through innovative and comprehensive technology tools while driving significant cost savings to the bottom line."
Khan has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology and has completed a number of executive management, finance and professional courses.
Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a customer-oriented, technology-driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,500 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/.