Westfield Names Group IT Leader


WESTFIELD CENTER, OHIO, January 27, 2011 – Westfield Group has named Steve Tien as its new Group IT Leader. In this role, Tien leads Westfield’s information technology function. He assumed his new duties effective January 1, 2011.

As Group IT Leader, Tien leads a team of 270 IT leaders and employees responsible for IT strategic planning, architecture, systems development and support, technology operations, technology portfolio management and IT risk, security and compliance.

Tien joined Westfield in 2006 as Technology Operations Leader. Prior to joining Westfield, he spent 22 years with Nationwide Insurance holding several significant information technology leadership roles including Internet Development Leader, Claims Solutions Leader and Agency Operations Leader.

Tien is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Management Information Systems. He received his MBA from Xavier University. Steve and his wife reside in Hinckley Township with their three children.

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