CEO Moves this week include:
|Honeywell||Lending Club||Belk, Inc.|
|Supplemental Health Care||MoviePass Inc.||Grafton Integrated Health Network|
|AbilTo, Inc.||The Detroit Medical Center||The Wrench Group|
|DigiPath, Inc.||North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics||Desert Radiology|
|The Challenged Athletes Foundation||Wireless Telecom Group, Inc.||Saddleback Memorial Medical Center|
|Morgan Solar Inc.||The Luxury Marketing Council||American Trucking Associations|
|Conavi Medical Inc.||Catalogic Software||MeYou Health|
|Helinet Aviation Services||MPOWERD, Inc.||Franklin Financial Services Corporation|
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Honeywell [MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.] (NYSE: HON) announced that Darius Adamczyk, President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Dave Cote as Chief Executive Officer on March 31, 2017. Cote, who has been Chairman and CEO of Honeywell since 2002, will continue as Executive Chairman until the Company’s Annual Shareowners Meeting in April 2018. After that, Cote will start a five-year consulting and non-compete agreement with Honeywell. Adamczyk was named President and Chief Operating Officer earlier this year. Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies (PM&T). Previously, he was President of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS). He became President of Honeywell Scanning & Mobility in 2008 when Metrologic, where he was Chief Executive Officer, was acquired by Honeywell. Prior to Honeywell, Adamczyk held several general management assignments at Ingersoll Rand, served as a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, and started his career as an electrical engineer at GE.
Lending Club [SAN FRANCISCO (NYSE: LC) announced that it has named Scott Sanborn as Lending Club’s CEO and President. A six-year veteran of the company, Scott previously held the roles of President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Before joining Lending Club, Scott was the Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer for eHealth Insurance. His earlier roles included having been President of RedEnvelope, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Home Shopping Network.
Belk, Inc. [CHARLOTTE, N.C.] announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. He will continue to serve on the Belk Board. Lisa Harper, who previously served as chief executive officer of Hot Topic, Inc., will succeed Tim Belk as CEO, effective July 5, 2016. Harper served as CEO of Hot Topic from March 2011 until June 2016. She will continue to serve on the Hot Topic Board of Directors, which she joined in June 2008. Harper served as CEO from 2001 to 2006 and Chairman from 2002-2006 of the Gymboree Corporation. She also held various creative, merchandising and design positions at Gymboree and, before that, held similar positions with several other clothing retailers, including Limited Too, Esprit de Corp., GapKids, Mervyn’s, and Levi Strauss.
Supplemental Health Care [PARK CITY, Utah], a portfolio company of The Vistria Group, announced the appointment of Lesa Francis as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Francis most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Staffmark, a role she assumed in 2011. Ms. Francis is also currently the Chairman of the American Staffing Association. Lesa replaces Stephen Ure who will retire but remain as a senior adviser to the Company. Prior to being named CEO of Staffmark, Ms. Francis served as the President of Staffmark Holdings, Inc. (CBS Personnel Holdings Inc.) since November 2009 and also served as its Chief Operating Officer since 2006. Ms. Francis served as Executive Vice President of Branch Operations for Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. from 2005-2006. From 1991 to 2005, Ms. Francis served in various leadership roles for the staffing services business of Spherion Corporation.
MoviePass Inc. [NEW YORK, NY] announced that Mitch Lowe has been named Chief Executive Officer. Lowe, who joins the company board, has been an advisor to the company for the past 2 years, and recently made an investment in the company. Lowe succeeds Stacy Spikes, MoviePass’ founding chief executive officer. Spikes will continue as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Lowe was part of the founding team at Netflix as well as the former President and COO of Redbox.
AbilTo, Inc. [NEW YORK] announced that Rob Rebak joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Rebak joins AbilTo from Sharecare where he served as President, Consumer Solutions. Rebak joined Sharecare through its acquisition of QualityHealth, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Earlier in his career, Rebak spent 10 years in leadership and commercial roles at Pfizer, Merck, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) [DETROIT] announced that it has named Luanne Thomas Ewald to CEO of DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Luanne previously served as DMC Children’s Hospital VP of Business Development and Strategic Planning and Interim CEO of DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan since April 2016. Luanne joined DMC in 1993.
The Wrench Group [MARIETTA, Ga.] announced that Ken Haines has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Haines was formerly the President & CEO of Atlanta’s Coolray Companies, one of Wrench’s four regional brands.
DigiPath, Inc. [NEW YORK, NY] (OTCQB: DIGP) announced that Joseph J. Bianco‘s role with the Company has been expanded with his appointment to serve as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bianco will also continue to serve as the Company’s Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bianco has been the Chief Executive Officer of Whyte Lyon & Company, Inc. since 1984. Mr. Bianco also currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Oak Tree Education, and is also a Director and the Chairman of SkinScience Labs, Inc. and Experiential Teaching Online, Inc. (XTOL).
North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC) [WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.] announced that Randolph “Randy” Scott Jordan will step into his role as the CEO on July 11, 2016. Jordan was the Principal and Strategic Advisor for a North Carolina-based healthcare policy and consulting firm.
Desert Radiology [LAS VEGAS] appointed Richard E. Bodager as CEO. Mr. Bodager joins with 20 years of senior level management experience from his roles as chief executive and chief financial officer for large medical practices, as well as from his involvement on several for-profit and not-for-profit boards.
The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) [SAN DIEGO] announced the hire of Ken Wheatley as its new CEO. Bill Geppert, CAF Board of Directors member, acted as CAF’s interim CEO for the last eight months. Ken Wheatley retired as a Senior Vice President with Sony Electronics after a 24-year career, and prior to that he was an FBI Special Agent.
Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. [PARSIPPANY, N.J.] (NYSE MKT: WTT) announced that it has appointed current board member Timothy Whelan as WTT’s new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Mr. Whelan succeeds Paul Genova, who will assume the role of President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Whelan co-founded an executive level consulting practice, and also served as President at IPC Systems, Inc. for 14 years.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center [ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.] announced that it’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Steve Geidt, has announced his decision to retire in September. Marcia Manker, CEO of Saddleback’s sister hospital in Fountain Valley since 2002, will replace Geidt and become CEO of both Saddleback Memorial and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center.
Morgan Solar Inc. [TORONTO] announced that it has appointed Mike Andrade as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Andrade has 30 years of experience in the technology industry, most recently as President of Diversified Markets at Celestica. Andrade takes the helm from Asif Ansari, who has transitioned into his new role as Executive Advisor to the Board & Management, where he will increase his focus on strategic business development.
The Luxury Marketing Council [NEW YORK] has appointed Christopher M. Olshan as Chief Executive Officer of their worldwide operations. Mr. Olshan, previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for The Council and, in 2011, founded The Young Luxury Marketers’ Council.
American Trucking Associations [ARLINGTON, Va.] announced that former ATA senior vice president of legislative affairs, Chris Spear, will serve as the federation’s next president and chief executive officer effective July 9. He succeeds Bill Graves, who is retiring after more than 13 years with ATA. Spear is currently vice president of government affairs at Hyundai Motor Company and has a long career on Capitol Hill, in federal agencies, as well as in the private sector. Spear was vice president of global government relations at Honeywell International, and he held Executive Branch positions including Assistant Secretary of Labor. Spear also served as professional staff for Sens. Tim Hutchinson (R-Ark.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.).
Conavi Medical Inc. [TORONTO] announced that Murray Maynard has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the company. He was most recently the President and CEO of Lifemed Group Inc. Prior to Lifemed, he was involved in the executive management of several medical device companies inEurope, Canada, the USA and the Middle East.
Catalogic Software [WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ] announced that it has appointed Ken Barth, a member of Catalogic’s Board of Directors since its inception in October of 2013, as President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Barth succeeds Ed Walsh who has stepped down as Catalogic Software’s President, CEO and Board Director, effective June 30, 2016.
MeYou Health (MYH) [BOSTON] announced that Rick Lee, co-founder of Healthrageous, Quality Oncology, and Value Health, has joined as CEO.
Helinet Aviation Services [SAVANNAH, Ga.] announced that Kathryn Purwin takes over as CEO.
MPOWERD, Inc. [NEW YORK, NY] announced Seungah Jeong as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Jeong held key managerial roles at several notable companies, including Procter & Gamble and Shiseido. Most recently, she was Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of NEST Fragrances. Jeong replaces Mark Sperry, who has served as interim CEO since late 2015 and will remain on the Board of Directors.
Franklin Financial Services Corporation [CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.], the bank holding company of F&M Trust, announced that Timothy G. Henry has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Henry was previously appointed President of Franklin Financial and F&M Trust effective February 1, 2016.
Hiperwall, Inc. [IRVINE, Calif.] announced the resignation of the company’s President and CEO Jeff Greenberg. Concurrently, the Board has appointed Tom Scott as interim President and CEO. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Scott was serving as a strategic advisor to the CEO at Hiperwall.