LPL Financial has hired Victor Fetter as chief information officer and managing director of the company’s business technology services unit. Fetter will be based in Charlotte, N.C., and will also serve as a member of the firm’s executive management committee. A 22-year IT industry veteran, Fetter most recently served as vice president and chief information officer of Dell online. Prior to Dell, he served as the global CIO at Mercer Human Resources Consulting.

LPL Financial, with headquarters in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego, offers clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 12,900 financial advisors and approximately 680 financial institutions.