Ankeny, Iowa — Casey’s General Stores, Inc. has hired Paul Suarez as its chief information security officer. This is a newly created role that will lead the cybersecurity team at the fourth largest convenience retailer. Suarez will report to Adrian Butler, chief information officer. He joins the company from Walmart.
“Paul’s longtime retailer experience paired with his cybersecurity expertise will take Casey’s security strategy to the next level,” says Butler.
With 35 years of experience in cybersecurity, network operations and telecommunications, Suarez will provide strategic leadership and direction for Casey’s information security function. He most recently served as the CISO of Walmart International in Bentonville, Ark. Before joining Walmart, Paul worked in the Washington D.C., area in cybersecurity business development roles for RSA and Avaya.
Casey’s General Stores is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,200 convenience stores in 16 states. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the fourth-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. For more information, visit www.caseys.com.
SOURCE: Casey’s General Stores