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NVIDIA Names Ex-Sun Exec Bob Worrall as Chief Information Officer

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NVIDIA today announced that it has named Bob Worrall, a longtime Sun Microsystems executive, as its Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Worrall, 50, whose appointment takes effect immediately, reports to NVIDIA president and chief executive officer Jen-Hsun Huang.

Worrall served as Sun's CIO from 2005 to 2010, and had previously held a variety of senior technology roles at the company, which he joined in 1990.

"I am delighted to welcome Bob to NVIDIA's executive team," Huang said. "As we continue to grow our business in such new areas as mobility and cloud computing, we need to put in place a world-class IT platform. Bob's experience building Sun's world class IT capabilities and his leadership skills will be a great asset as we move deeper into these fields."

Worrall holds an MBA and bachelor's degree from California State University, East Bay.

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