Target Chief Information Officer resigns in wake of breach - KMSP-TV

Target Chief Information Officer resigns in wake of breach

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Target Corp. says Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning on Wednesday as the company looks to recover after a massive data breach that affected nearly 110 million people.

Read more: Data breach helped plunge profits 46 percent

Target's President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel told the Associated Press that the retailer will search for an interim chief information officer who can help guide the company through the transformation.

Jacob had held her position since 2008.

Target also will look outside the company for a chief information security officer and a chief compliance officer as it's in the process of revamping the division.

The company is working with Promontory Financial Group, to evaluate its technology, structure, processes and talent as part of the overhaul, the Associated Press reported.


Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

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