CEO Moves this week include:
|Jones Energy, Inc.||Sphere Payments, LLC||Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc.|
|The American Land Title Association||Akademos||Cartegraph|
|Evolving Systems, Inc.||The Nerdery||Armor|
|AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc.||AutoGravity||EvergreenHealth|
|Snag||Carestream Health||Ipro Tech|
|Trainer Rx||G2 Integrated Solutions||Colorado BioScience Association|
|The National Foundation for Credit Counseling||NetDocuments|
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Jones Energy, Inc. [AUSTIN, TX] (NYSE: JONE) announced that it has hired Carl F. Giesler, Jr. as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Giesler served since September 2014 as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Glacier Oil & Gas Corp. Immediately prior to joining Glacier, Giesler served as a Managing Director with Harbinger Group Inc.
Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. [AUSTIN, TX] (NASDAQ: AGLE) announced the appointment of Anthony G. Quinn as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Quinn has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2016 and had served as interim CEO since July 2017. Prior to joining Aeglea, Quinn served as executive vice president, head of research and development, and chief medical officer at Synageva Biopharma Corp. Quinn previously served as worldwide head of clinical research and exploratory development for inflammatory diseases at Roche.
Akademos [NORWALK, CT] announced that Raj Kaji has been named the next Chief Executive Officer, taking over for John Squires who has stepped down from his role after seven successful years leading the company. Among other roles, Kaji previously served as a Vice President at Walden University. Kaji was also a strategy and finance professional for Laureate Education working in Europe and the United States.
Cartegraph [DUBUQUE, IO] announced the appointment of Josh Mallamud as chief executive officer. Most recently, Mallamud served as chief operating officer of CityBase and as a senior vice president at DialogTech. Prior to DialogTech, Mallamud cofounded Jigocity.
Evolving Systems, Inc. [ENGLEWOOD, CO] (NASDAQ: EVOL) announced the removal of Thomas Thekkethala, as President and CEO and the appointment of Matthew Stecker to take over that role. Stecker joined Evolving Systems’ Board of Directors in March 2016, was named Chairman of the Board in August 2016, and Executive Chairman in April 2018. Additionally, Stecker has been a Vice President at Real Networks, and served as CEO of Livewire Mobile from 2009 until 2013.
The Nerdery [MINNEAPOLIS, MN] announced that its co-founders have appointed Adrian Slobin, current Chief Strategy and Operating Officer, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Slobin joined The Nerdery in 2017 after 17 years guiding SapientNitro as the leader of its Midwest region and North American head of business transformation services.
Armor [DALLAS] announced that Mark Woodward has joined Armor’s leadership team as Chief Executive Officer. Armor Founder and former CEO Chris Drake is stepping into the Chief Technology Officer role as product strategist and evangelist and will continue as a member of the Board. Woodward served as President and CEO for E2open. Woodward was also the longtime President and CEO of Serena Software. Woodward has worked as Chairman and CEO of Invoca in addition to holding executive roles at McAfee and Legent.
AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. [NEODESHA, KS] (NYSE American:UAVS) appointed Barrett Mooney as chief executive officer.Mooney succeeds the company’s founder, Bret Chilcott, who will remain at AgEagle as chairman and president. Previously, Mooney served as group product lead for The Climate Corporation. Prior to The Climate Corporation, Mooney was co-founder and CEO of HydroBio.
AutoGravity [IRVINE, CA] announced the appointment of Alex Mallmann as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mallmann most recently served as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance China since 2014. Mallmann began his career in 1998 with Mercedes-Benz in Brazil. Moreover, Mallman has held several senior management and Managing Director positions in the Americas and Europe, serving as President and CEO for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Spain and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Portugal.
EvergreenHealth [KIRKLAND, WA] announced its selection of Amy E. Beiter as its chief executive officer. The appointment comes after EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte announced his planned retirement from the organization this spring. Beiter most recently served as president and CEO for Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital.
Snag [ARLINGTON, VA] announced the appointment of Board Member and former Upwork CEO Fabio Rosati, as the company’s Chairman and CEO. Rosati takes the helm from Peter Harrison, who had served as CEO since 2013. Rosati was CEO of Elance, which later became Upwork, from 2001 to 2015.
Carestream Health [ROCHESTER, NY] announced that David C. Westgate has been named the new Chairman, President and CEO. Westgate previously served as CEO of Jason Industries, Inc. Westgate replaces Kevin Hobert who had decided to leave the company and will assist with the transition.
Ipro Tech [ TEMPE, AZ] announced that it has appointed Dean Brown as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Brown served as the Chief Product and Technology Officer for Open Education. Prior to Open Education, Brown co-founded and led a technology startup, NextU.
Molex [LISLE, IL] announced that Chief Executive Officer Martin P. Slark would be retiring in November. Slark was elected to the Koch Industries Board of Directors in 2017 and will remain on that Board. Molex Chief Operating Officer Joe Nelligan will become CEO upon Slark’s departure. Nelligan began his career at Molex in the Product Engineering department. After working two summers as an intern, he joined Molex full-time in 1986. Nelligan held several roles in Engineering, Product Management, and Sales before being named Director of New Product Development for the Global Commercial Products Division in 2002. In 2005, Nelligan became Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Americas Region, and then Vice President of the Datacom Global Industry Group in the Global Sales & Marketing Division in 2007. In 2009, he was named Vice President of Product Development and Commercialization for the Global Commercial Products Division. And in 2013, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and President of the Global Commercial Products Division. Nelligan was named Chief Operating Officer for Molex in 2016 and assumed an additional role as President in 2017.
ReeceNichols [LEAWOOD, KS] announced that Mike Frazier, ReeceNichols president and chief financial officer, has assumed the role of chief executive officer and president. Linda Vaughan, former CEO, will serve as Chairman Emeritus through the remainder of 2018. Frazier joined ReeceNichols in 2007 as CFO and chief operating officer. In January 2018, Frazier was named president of the organization.
Trainer Rx [WALNUT CREEK, CA] announced that Mark Luck Olson has recently joined as CEO. Olson previously lead Global Services for Decision Resources Group as its president and also served as a managing partner of ChapterHouse, LLC. Olson also spent nearly a decade at Baxter Healthcare.
G2 Integrated Solutions [HOUSTON, TX] announced the appointment of Trey Whitley as interim CEO after the departure of David Corbett. Whitley serves as interim CEO for G2 Integrated Solutions. Whitley worked at Kinder Morgan before returning to G2-IS, where he previously served as Senior Vice President.
Colorado BioScience Association [DENVER, CO] announced the departure of longtime President & CEO April Giles. Giles served CBSA for more than 12 years, providing operational leadership before assuming the President & CEO role in 2012, and will stay with CBSA until August 30.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling [WASHINGTON, DC] announced that Rebecca Steele has become the new President and CEO. Rebecca is a proven leader with extensive executive-level experience in retail financial services and mortgage lending with major financial services companies. Steele most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of Spring EQ.
NetDocuments [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] announced that Josh Baxter has been named CEO with Matt Duncan continuing with the company in the role of Executive Chairman. Baxter has been President & COO since joining NetDocuments in early 2017. Baxter will also join the NetDocuments Board of Directors.