BankUnited in Miami Lakes, Fla., has named Citigroup technology veteran Julio Jogaib as its chief information officer.

The $26.2 billion-asset company said in a Monday press release that Jogaib recently served as a director of Latin America technology production services for Citigroup in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Jogaib joined Citicorp-CitiBank as a manager of technology infrastructure field services in the São Paulo area of Brazil in 1989, according to his LinkedIn profile. He moved on to various other roles at the company, including senior vice president of regional network engineering and site operations and director of technology infrastructure and systems development.

Jogaid "is a proven leader in the field of financial services IT, and BankUnited is fortunate to welcome him to our team," John Kanas, BankUnited's chairman, president and chief executive, said in the release.

Kanas announced Aug. 31 that he planned to retire on Jan. 1. Rajinder Singh, BankUnited's chief operating officer, will succeed Kanas as president and CEO. Kanas will remain the company's chairman.

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