Online bookseller barnesandnoble.com yesterday completed itssearch for a CIO. Gary King will assume the top IT position for the company, effective Jan. 4.
King spent 11 years at Avon Products, most recently as VP of global information technologies. In that position, King supervised all of Avon's technology operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He was also charged with overseeing core application development systems for all of Avon's departments globally. Prior to Avon, King served in a number of positions at Unisys and Burroughs.
The title of CIO is a newly created position for barnesandnoble.com.