DTCC hires Behney to head up Texas office
US post-trade services utility the DTCC has appointed Christopher Behney as head of enterprise production assurance at its Dallas office.
As head of EPA, Behney will oversee IT infrastructure for the company’s production environments. He will report to Robert Garrison, chief information officer, and will lead a team of 300 people who oversee the DTCC’s IT operations in the US, UK and India.
Before joining the DTCC, Behney served as regional head of the group technology organisation at UBS, where he spent the last ten years. At UBS, he carried out a full renovation of enterprise storage. He has also held executive positions at Enron, where he worked on architecture and infrastructure solutions.
“Chris brings to DTCC the combination of an innovative mindset with a deep understanding of modern infrastructure paradigms that are essential for this new role,” said Garrison. “He has an exemplary track record in the industry, and his entrepreneurial approach to business will help DTCC achieve its mission to protect our clients and the financial markets by reducing risks, amplifying operating efficiency and minimising costs.”
Behney is a graduate of The Citadel Military College of South Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.