December 27, 2000, 2:15 PM — New Man at Women First
JOHN L. SHUTE HAS BEEN NAMED CIO at Women First HealthCare, a San Diego-based company dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women transitioning from perimenopause through postmenopause. In this new role, Shute will provide companywide direction for all information technology operations to Women First's Pharmaceutical, Consumer and Trialogue Divisions. He is also charged with growing and expanding Women First's Internet presence, as well as ensuring that the appropriate technology infrastructure and tools are in place to drive online activities, knowledge databases, scholarly clinician communication, e-commerce initiatives and product fulfillment. Shute comes to Women First from Cadence Design Systems, a $2 billion electronic design automation (EDA) industry leader, where he was responsible for North American IT operations.