Michael Harte, CIO and Group Technology Executive at the Commonwealth Bank has been crowned CIO of the Year at the iTnews Benchmark Awards.
Harte was honoured at the iTnews Benchmark Awards ceremony held at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt.
In attendance were some 120+ CIOs from Australia’s largest organisations, enjoying the Gala Dinner for the CIO Strategy Summit.
The Awards ceremony highlighted the 15 best IT projects of 2012 across the financial, government, industrial, retail and utilities sectors.
The Commonwealth Bank’s core banking modernisation project was judged ahead of standout projects from finalists Credit Union Australia and ING Direct and entries from all the major consumer banks.
Harte ultimately received the highest number of votes from both iTnews’ judging panels and from his CIO peers. Read more.