Global online destination for home furnishings and décor Wayfair has announced the appointment of Chad Ghosn as its new vice president of IT infrastructure and security.

As part of his new role, Chad will oversee a large engineering team that is responsible for scaling Wayfair’s infrastructure system to meet increasing customer demands and company needs.

Jeremy Delinsky, chief technology officer, Wayfair, said: “Chad’s background developing modern infrastructure systems for e-commerce and technology organizations will be a significant asset as we continually innovate our platforms to deliver an unparalleled online shopping experience for our customers.

“We are delighted to welcome Chad on board to lead our infrastructure and security teams, and we look forward to his contributions and insights.”

Commenting on the appointment, Chad added: “I am thrilled to join an innovative, forward-thinking e-commerce company. Wayfair’s advanced technologies and streamlined online experience set a strong foundation for further infrastructure development opportunities.

“As Wayfair continues to innovate and grow at such a rapid pace, I look forward to helping build and strengthen the company’s infrastructure system to meet increasing IT expansion needs.”