HP has appointed Marilyn Crouther senior vice president and general manager of HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector region.

Ms. Crouther is responsible for driving growth in the government IT marketplace, while strengthening relationships with federal, state and local government agencies. She will manage the delivery of secure, mission-critical technology infrastructure, applications and business processes to address government priorities, challenges and policy requirements.

Previously, Ms. Crouther was vice president of Finance for HP’s U.S. Public Sector region, where she was responsible for planning and directing all financial and accounting business for the region. She replaces Dennis Stolkey, who recently was promoted to lead HP Enterprise Services for the Americas region.

Ms. Crouther has spent more than 22 years in the information technology industry and has driven operational and financial improvements in the commercial and private sectors. Recently, she was named one of the ‘Top 10 CFOs to Watch’ by ExecutiveBiz and the Group/Division ‘CFO of the Year’ by the Northern Virginia Technology Council CFO Awards.