Bank of America today named Howard Boville global head of network operations and engineering. Boville will be based in New York and will report to Bank of America Technology Infrastructure Executive David Reilly.

Boville will oversee the infrastructure and operations that enable the company to move data, voice, audio and video throughout its businesses. He joins Bank of America from British Telecom, where he directed network infrastructure managed services and outsourced contracts.

"Over the next three years, our goal is to enhance the way we deliver network products and services in the company," said Reilly in a press release. "Having someone with Howard's expertise and experience will be instrumental in helping provide reliable, commercially competitive services that meet the needs of the enterprise."

Boville has more than 20 years of experience in information technology services, with expertise in leading design, build, deployment and operations of global networks for a number of large financial services companies.

Prior to joining British Telecom, Boville was business manager for the small to medium enterprise division at Comcast International Inc. Previously he served as a project manager for Intelligent Database Marketing.