George Postalian has been named CIO and V.P., Information Systems & Technology at Gateway Payment Solutions Limited, a company that enables merchants to conduct business safely with customers over the Internet. From 2000 to 2004 he served as the CIO & Business Transformation Executive, IBM Global Services, based in Toronto.

Andrea C. Bodnar has been appointed Executive Vice President, Business Services, for Aviva Canada Inc, Scarborough, Ont, one of Canada’s leading property & casualty insurers. She was previously Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Biovail Corporation, Toronto.

CareerWatch is compiled with the assistance of Douglas Weir, President of The Weir Group (, a Toronto firm specializing in IT executive recruitment.

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