GREEN BAY, Wis. – October 23, 2013 – Sal Bertuglia has been hired as vice president, sourcing manager with Associated Bank. He is responsible for developing and advancing category sourcing strategies that support key business objectives that result in cost savings and process improvements within the banking and financial operations.

Prior to joining Associated Bank, Bertuglia served as global head of contingent labor operations with Morgan Stanley where he managed a $500 million contingent program and successfully rolled out a management tool to facilitate a full life cycle of 22,000 contingent records. Bertuglia brings 10 years of banking industry experience to his new role. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hofstra University.

Bertuglia’s office is located at 433 Main St.

Pradeep Kurup joins Associated Bank as vice president, Testing Center of Excellence manager. In this role he is responsible for managing IT operations across the lines of business, and promoting and managing compliance with Software Quality standards. Kurup oversees all testing vendor relationships and advances tools to bring efficiency in testing that result in reduced time to market.

Formerly serving as senior manager of projects with Cognizant Technological Solutions, Kurup led a multi-year, multi-million dollar testing engagement for a logistics customer and successfully developed a Testing Center of Excellence. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kerala.

Kurup’s office is located at 2870 Holmgren Way.