March 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // MADISON, N.J. - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, appointed Stephen Fraser as chief information officer and senior vice president. Fraser was most recently the global head of information technology service and information management for IKEA Group in Sweden.
"We are very pleased to welcome Stephen Fraser to Realogy to lead our strategic information technology direction," said Dave Weaving, chief administrative officer, Realogy Holdings Corp. "His track record of harnessing inventive IT solutions that solve challenges and drive business value reflects a strong combination of executive leadership and technical expertise."
In his new role, Fraser will develop and execute Realogy’s enterprise-wide technology strategy, align the IT vision with business objectives for each business unit, have direct oversight of the corporate IT functions, and develop and deliver technology solutions for the business benefit of its corporate customers, affiliated brokers and agents, and consumers across the Company’s brand networks.
Prior to his role at IKEA Group, Fraser held IT leadership roles for A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in the United States and Denmark for eight years, and for Canadian Pacific Corporation’s CP Ships division in Florida for the seven years previous to that. Earlier in his career, Fraser held IT posts at International Shipholding Corporation in New Orleans for four years, and spent six years at Accenture in multiple locations.
Fraser also has experience collaborating with fellow IT executives and leading research analysts exploring how emerging technologies can drive innovation and enable new ways of working. He has been a member of the CIO Executive Council, Gartner Group Executive Programs, The Research Board and Leading Edge Forum.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising with company-owned residential real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,700 offices with 247,800 independent sales associates doing business in 103 countries around the world. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, N.J.
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