Here are a few of the key developments in the careers of senior technology executives in December 2014:

PepsiCo has promoted Majed Sarieddine to the position of SVP and CIO, PepsiCo Corporate and Global Functions. He previously held the role of SVP & CIO, PepsiCo Asia, Middle East, Africa.

DocuSign Inc. has appointed Eric Johnson as its first CIO. Previously, Johnson was CIO of Informatica Corp., a data integration software maker. He reports to Gordon Payne, chief operating officer.

WPP’s GroupM has appointed David Michael to the newly-created positon of CIO for North America.

Caterpillar has promoted Julie Lagacy to the position of its CIO and VP Officer and vice president with responsibility for the Global Information Services Division. Lagacy formerly served as CFO for the company’s mining business and as vice president of the financial services division.

Hallmark Cards has appointed Evon Jones as Senior VP, Technology & Business Enablement. Jones will serve in a CIO capacity and will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the company’s IT strategies as well as overseeing ERP.

Koch Industries has promoted Lori Hotzel from Director, Business Applications to CIO for Koch Business Solutions.