Aaron Weis formally became the Department of the Navy’s new chief information officer this week. The leaders of four new directorates he’ll oversee have also been hired, and are expected to be in place by mid-month.
The Navy plans to eliminate its office of Assistant Secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment in favor of a new Senate-confirmed position: Assistant Secretary for Information Management.
The Navy department is considering the creation of a new assistant secretary for information management, a role that could extend well beyond that of a traditional CIO.
A one-page memo restructures the Navy Department’s organizational chart, includes the elimination of the once-powerful office of the Navy CIO.