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Provident in N.J. hires chief information security officer

Provident Financial Services in Iselin, N.J., has a new chief information security officer.

The $13.7 billion-asset company said in a press release Thursday that it had hired Damiano Tulipani to fill the post. He will have a role overseeing Provident’s information and cybersecurity policies, procedures and practices.

Tulipani “brings with him an impressive breadth and depth of experience helping to provide exceptional protection to organizations from cyberattacks and data breaches to ensure continuity of services across multiple business lines,” James Christy, Provident’s chief risk officer, said in the release.

Tulipani previously served as head of cybersecurity at Investors Bank.
Provident recently hired Ravi Vakacherla from People’s United Financial as its chief digital and innovation officer. The move was tied to Provident recasting the role of chief information officer.

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