RailCorp has temporarily handed the duties of its group general manager IT Vicki Coleman to another employee in its management team, while an investigation into her conduct is being carried out.
Gary Pedersen, group general manager for finance and corporate
services, has been appointed acting group general manager for IT, a spokesperson
for the corporation told ZDNet.com.au today. The spokesperson was
unable to say exactly when he took up the role or how long RailCorp intended him to fill it.
was stood down from her position to face an investigation by the Independent Commission against corruption last month.
Aside from Coleman, RailCorp also lost the use of two senior technology executives
in the last few months. Its general manager of ICT strategy and architecture
took a top post at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. He seems to have been replaced
on an interim basis by a self-employed consultant, Stephen Smith, according to what
appears to be Smith's LinkedIn profile. Smith has also worked for National Australia Bank
Harrison's departure followed that of the corporation's former general manager
of information technology delivery Henry Tan,
who left to take up the role of TransGrid CIO.