Marc Touitou, World Health Organization

Chief Information Officer

Marc Touitou Biography

Marc Touitou is the CIO of the World Health Organization (WHO) based in Geneva. Marc is a dual citizen French-American and has over 30 years of extensive international experience in all aspects of I.T. His track record includes Strategy Definition, Business Process Management, Digital Transformation, BI, Cloud Computing & ERPs, Innovation, Sustainability, Project Management Office (PMO), Governance, Infrastructure, Technology Planning, as well as Auditing. He is fluent at board and supervisory board level and served a variety of businesses and industries in Europe and the USA.

An accomplished change leader, Mr Touitou was previously CIO of San Francisco and before that Sr Vice President & CIO at ASML semiconductors from 2002 to 2011 with global responsibilities for all aspects of I.T. During his tenure he oversaw about 500 core technologists and consultants. Achievements included numerous business process improvements as well as total Infrastructure modernization, Architecture redesign and Global PMO creation (Program Management Center of Excellence).

Prior to joining ASML at the end of 2002, Mr. Touitou was with Rohm and Haas a specialty chemical company since acquired by Dow Chemical. Marc had started with Rohm and Haas in 1986 in Paris and held positions of increasing responsibilities leading to his transfer to Philadelphia in 1993. Marc then became the company Global Technology Director and later accepted the coatings business CIO position which he held till the end of 2002.

Previous Role

Chief Information Officer, San Francisco