November 25, 1998
Albert Mazei Named Assistant Commissioner,
Program Management & Engineering Office
WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service today announced the
selection of Albert E. Mazei as Assistant Commissioner of the
Program Management and Engineering Office (PMEO). In this position,
Mazei will serve as a principal advisor to the Chief Information
Officer, Paul Cosgrave, as well as manage the cost and technical
aspects of modernizing the nation's tax system.
"Al brings the right mix of management skills and information
systems expertise that we need to enhance our service with modern
technology," said Internal Revenue Commissioner Charles 0. Rossotti.
"His appointment is another example of our continuing effort to get
the right people in the right jobs."
The PMEO is a "critical pay position" which, under the
Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, provides the Commissioner the
opportunity to recruit worldclass experts by offering more
competitive pay levels. The new law allows for the establishment of
up to 40 such positions, using an expedited hiring process.
As Assistant Commissioner, PMEO, Mazei will plan and direct the
purchase and expansion of information technology for the
modernization initiative. Before joining the IRS, he was senior vice
president and chief information officer of BTG, Inc., in Fairfax,
Virginia, an information technology consulting company, where he led
the internal information systems organization.
Before that, he was vice president of Information Services at
USF&G Insurance, a worldwide provider of insurance products and
services, where he led a significant Year 2000 effort and improved
their enterprise information technology operations. Prior to that,
Mazei was a senior executive with CSC Consulting, Ernst & Young, and
Mazei has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics at
Ohio State University and a Masters degree in public administration
with a concentration in information systems from Auburn University.
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