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Vitech Systems Group (New York) has announced the appointment of Richard Hart as Chief Executive Officer. Hart served as Vitech’s interim CEO from March 2021 and has served on Vitech’s Board of Directors since 2019.
Prior to joining Vitech, Hart served as CFO and Chief Strategy Officer at Guidewire Software (San Mateo, Calif.), and has served in various advisory and leadership roles in financial and technology companies throughout his career. Hart holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctorate from the New York University School of Law.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead a company that is so well established and extraordinarily committed to the industries it supports as it navigates this period of growth,” comments Hart. “Our powerful V3locity software, dedicated global team, and the forward-looking customer base we serve, provide me solid footing as I take the baton from Frank Vitiello, our founder and prior CEO. I am excited to work with Vitech’s customers, employees and partners to help drive innovation into our industries, further enhance the value of our platform and our digital and data solutions and work unstintingly to make our customers successful.”
“Richard’s intelligence, experience, integrity, and intimate knowledge of Vitech’s operations make it a pleasure and privilege to have him take the helm as CEO,” comments Frank Vitiello, Vitech’s founder and Executive Chairman. “It was a pleasure being CEO and working with Richard as a board member, and it is exciting for both of us to now switch roles.”