USAA Names Two New CIO SVPs

SAN ANTONIO – USAA announced the appointment of two new senior vice presidents in its Enterprise Chief Information Office, with the hiring of Suhas Yerra as SVP, Chief Information Officer for the P&C company, and the promotion of John TenEyck as SVP of Shared Services and Infrastructure. Both executives will report to Executive Vice President and Enterprise Chief Information Officer Amala Duggirala.


Yerra has extensive experience in defining and guiding information technology vision, strategy and execution for major  organizations, with focused experience in the banking, financial services and insurance industry. He was most recently the global chief information officer for General Insurance at AIG, where he was responsible for technology vision and execution for that business. Yerra earned a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Maryland – College Park and an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He completed his undergraduate work at Kakatiya University in India.


TenEyck will oversee USAA's enterprise technology portfolio and will provide organizational leadership and technical vision, coupled with strong business acumen and program management oversight. This will allow USAA to strategically prioritize initiatives that deliver efficient, sound and industry-leading platforms that are aligned with the company’s enterprise architecture standards. TenEyck is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He previously served as vice president of USAA’s enterprise architecture team.


“John and Suhas are industry leaders with proven track records of successfully leading transformation efforts,” Duggirala said. “They exemplify a ‘One Team, One Mission’ mindset which will be paramount as we enable a digital-first approach to ensure USAA’s systems continue to be effective, efficient and available.”


Both executives will lead teams that will continue to drive innovation and technology transformation as they help future-proof USAA to serve the military community another 100 years and beyond.


About USAA

Founded in 1922 by a group of military officers, USAA is among the leading providers of insurance, banking, and investment and retirement solutions to more than 13 million members of the U.S. military, veterans who have honorably served and their families. Headquartered in San Antonio, USAA has offices in eight U.S. cities and three overseas locations and employs more than 38,000 people worldwide. Each year, the company contributes to national and local nonprofits in support of military families and communities where employees live and work. For more information about USAA, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@USAA), or visit

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