Ingersoll Rand names new chief information officer

SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

SWORDS, Ireland—Ingersoll-Rand, a world-wide provider of electronic security equipment, on Jan. 12 announces the appointment of Archana Deskus as vice president and chief information officer (CIO), effective January 17. Deskus joins Ingersoll Rand from Timex Group where she served as senior vice president and CIO for the past four years.

Prior to joining Timex Group, Deskus worked for United Technologies Company where she served as the vice president and CIO for Carrier’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning business in North America from 2003 to 2006. Earlier in her career, she worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in a variety of IT leadership and technical positions.