AGL Vitality’s retail expertise chief data officer John Taylor has resurfaced at well being providers enterprise MedHealth, the place he has taken up a newly-created CIO function.
Taylor left AGL in February after a mixed 5 years on the organisation, the place he additionally held roles together with interim CTO and CISO.
At MedHealth, he’ll oversee the corporate’s digital technique at a time it’s lifting its expertise and safety funding spend.
MedHealth’s former head of IT will proceed on throughout the enterprise, specializing in apps and additional improvements.
A spokesperson for MedHealth advised iTnews the staff is “delighted to welcome somebody of Taylor’s expertise and calibre.”
“Expertise is changing into ever extra necessary within the healthcare sector,” the spokesperson mentioned.
“John will oversee MedHealth’s funding in digital transformation, harnessing the facility of expertise to repeatedly innovate and supply higher employment and well being outcomes for our clients.”
Taylor wrote on his LinkedIn that he’s “actually enthusiastic about bringing expertise to bear in a manner that helps MedHealth’s varied medical and help workers.”
“This week I began the subsequent stage of my profession journey becoming a member of MedHealth Australia as the brand new CIO,” he wrote.
“Right now the place well being and wellbeing are entrance of thoughts, it’s nice to hitch an organisation who is targeted on serving to folks – together with psychological well being, restoration from harm plus serving to at-risk folks be supported to seek out employment.”
Previous to his time at AGL, Taylor was UK-based and spent over 4 years as world head of IT safety and repair continuity for British American Tobacco.
He additionally beforehand labored for IBM’s European safety consulting division and information company Reuters as technical director and world head of administration programs.