ACS Hires Leach to Oversee Information Security

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business-process outsourcing and IT consulting, revealed Wednesday that it has hired Christopher Leach as its senior vice president and chief information security officer. The Dallas-based company said Leach will oversee the protection of sensitive information belonging to ACS clients and employees. He will report to Tom Burlin, executive vice president and chief operating officer, ACS added. Prior to joining the company, ACS said Leach held a similar role with First Horizon National Corp. in Memphis Tenn. He has also enjoyed stints with Leach Consulting & Accounting, Grant Thornton LLP, Bank One Corp. and JPMorgan Chase, ACS said.