Technology (NYSE: DXC) today announced that Carla Christofferson has
been appointed chief risk officer to lead the company’s risk and
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Carla Christofferson, Chief Risk Officer, DXC Technology (Photo: Business Wire)
Christofferson will report to Mike Salvino,
DXC’s president and chief executive officer, as a key advisor on
embedded and emerging risks. “The management of enterprise risk is a
critical function for global companies today,” Salvino said. “We are
fortunate to have someone with Carla’s experience and judgement join the
In her role, Christofferson will lead risk management, including the
ethics and compliance function, cybersecurity preparedness, resiliency
and security, brand protection initiatives and asset protection.
Christofferson also will be advancing DXC’s enterprise-level resilience
strategy to enable leaders to respond to security and business
disruptions in an efficient and consistent manner, keeping the safety
and security of employees at the forefront while protecting company
“I am excited to join a team invested and focused on creating a safe and
secure environment for our people, our business, and our clients,”
Christofferson said. “It is an honor to serve as DXC’s chief risk
officer and I look forward to building upon existing programs to help
DXC tackle current and future challenges.”
Christofferson brings significant experience in senior leadership roles.
Prior to joining DXC she was at AECOM, a leading infrastructure firm,
where she served as executive vice president and chief legal officer.
She led AECOM’s risk management, IT security, physical security and
safety, health & environment departments. She also oversaw the company’s
legal organization globally, including litigation, government affairs,
ethics and compliance, SEC reporting, and transaction-related legal
In 2015, Christofferson was managing partner at O’Melveny & Myers, a Los
Angeles law firm. During her 22-year tenure, she represented clients in
a number of industries, including power, energy and oil and gas.
Christofferson is active in Los Angeles community affairs and has served
on the boards of the Los Angeles Library Foundation and the Metropolitan
YMCA. She received a law degree from Yale University and a Bachelor of
Arts in communications from the University of North Dakota.
About DXC Technology
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission
critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data
architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public,
private and hybrid clouds. With decades of driving innovation, the
world’s largest companies trust DXC to deploy our enterprise technology
stack to deliver new levels of performance, competitiveness and customer
experiences. Learn more about the DXC story and our focus on people,
customers and operational execution at www.dxc.technology.