Movers & Shakers

Boeing taps Jamieson as CTO

Senior vice president James M. Jamieson has been named chief technology officer at Boeing. He will be responsible for shaping the strategic technology vision of the world’s leading aerospace company.

Jamieson, 55, is a 27-year Boeing veteran and most recently was senior vice president of airplane programs for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle.

“Jim’s background in engineering design and production, along with his experience applying technology in our products and systems, will add new insight and dimension to Boeing’s strategic technology initiatives,” CEO Phil Condit said.

Jamieson will relocate to Boeing’s Chicago world headquarters and report directly to Condit. He will also serve on the company’s Strategy Council and Executive Council.

As CTO, he will provide executive oversight to technology initiatives occurring in Phantom Works, the advanced research and development unit of the company; Boeing Ventures, an innovation incubator for employees’ ideas; the Intellectual Property Business, which promotes new applications for Boeing technologies; and External Technical Affiliations, which fosters relationships with universities and professional engineering organizations.


Management consulting firm A.T. Kearney named H.L. Henner Klein to a three-year term as CEO, following a vote by the 300 officers of the firm. Klein, a vice president based in Brussels, will assume the CEO post from current CEO Dietmar Ostermann.

Klein is currently the leader of A.T. Kearney’s Northern Europe profit center and a member of the A.T. Kearney board. He joined the firm in 1982 and became a vice president in 1989.


Bankers Life and Casualty Co. appointed Carolyn M. Johnson as its director of operations. Johnson’s hiring marks the fourth female executive to join the senior leadership team. Women executives at Bankers Life now make up 44 percent of its senior staff. Johnson arrives at the company following nine years with Aegon subsidiaries. She served as COO for Western Reserve Life and as president of Idex Investor Services, both in St. Petersburg, Fla.; and as president of Aegon Alliances, Louisville.


Job recruiting Web site named Matt Ferguson as its president and he retains his position as COO, which he has held since March 2002. Bob Montgomery remains in his position as’s CEO. As president and COO of, Ferguson will oversee all marketing, finance, sales, information technology, product development, integrated media and business development. He joined the company two years ago following’s acquisition of, where he had served as senior vice president of business since 2000.


Equity Office Properties Trust named Peyton “Chip” Owen Jr. executive vice president and COO. Owen is responsible for Equity Office’s regional operations and functional areas such as leasing, marketing and real estate services, including procurement. He formerly served as COO for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Americas region, which comprised 100 markets in the United States, Canada and Mexico, for more than four years, overseeing investor services and corporate solutions.


Andy Lansing has added the title of CEO to his current role as president of Levy Restaurants. Lansing, a 15-year veteran of the company who has been president since 1995, takes over as CEO from founder Larry Levy, who will remain as chairman. Levy, the majority owner of the company, will continue to set the vision and concentrate on developing new business opportunities, including the expansion of its international portfolio with Compass Group, Levy’s strategic partner and co-owner.


CEO Thomas W. Hodson was appointed chairman of NeuroSource, the Chicago-based provider of neurological and orthopedic services to the health care industry. Hodson replaces Dr. Leonard J. Cerullo, who will remain as a director while devoting more attention to his other responsibilities.


Prime Group Realty Trust named Richard FitzPatrick executive vice president and CFO. FitzPatrick formerly served as CFO of Omega Healthcare Investors Inc., a real estate investment trust with investments in 241 retirement facilities, and CFO of The Hampstead Group LLC, a private equity management company with investments in real estate assets and operating businesses.