New positions Stevenson and Sidell promoted at SITEL...


April 30, 2001

New positions

Stevenson and Sidell promoted at SITEL

SITEL Corp. promoted James E. Stevenson Jr. to chief financial officer and Libby Sidell to vice president and controller for the Baltimore-based company, which operates company contact centers in the United States and abroad.

Stevenson joined the firm in 1999 as vice president and controller. The University of North Carolina graduate formerly was a senior finance officer with Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown Inc.

Sidell is responsible for corporate accounting and financial reporting. Formerly with Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., she is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Magellan executive posts go to Murphy, Ortiz

Magellan Behavioral Health hired Michael F. Murphy as executive vice president and chief marketing officer, and Samuel Ortiz as vice president of claims administration for the Columbia-based operator of managed behavioral health and employee assistance programs.

Murphy, a graduate of College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass., oversees business development and sales and marketing. He previously was executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Dental Benefit Providers Inc., a subsidiary of United Health Group.

Ortiz is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Columbia claims-processing unit. He received his M.B.A. from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. Ortiz previously was regional director and associate vice president for CIGNA Corp.

Polcaro is technology chief for Enterprise Foundation

The Enterprise Foundation hired Jim Polcaro as chief technology officer, responsible for all technology and information services. The foundation is a nonprofit, Columbia-based community development organization. Polcaro most recently was vice president-information technology for Americom Wireless Services in Lutherville. The Cornell University graduate also has worked for the U.S. State Department, Maryland Insurance Group and American Management Systems.

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