CEO Moves this week include:
|Koniag Government Services||Shipston Equity Holdings, LLC||The Brock Group|
|PeoplesBank||The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors®||Evecxia, Inc|
|Herman Miller, Inc .||FSSolutions||Karuna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Contemporary Calgary||The Maryland Tech Council||GeoVax Labs, Inc|
|Caligor Coghlan||SetPoint Medical||Incentive Solutions|
|Secure-24||Terumo BCT||Nortech Systems|
|Vantis Life Insurance Company||Teradici®||Station Houston|
|Allegheny Technologies Incorporated||The Water Quality Insurance Syndicate|
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Koniag Government Services [CHANTILLY, VA] announced Kevin Wideman has joined (KGS) as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wideman joins KGS after most recently serving as President of Federal/Civilian Mission IT Solutions.
Shipston Equity Holdings, LLC [SOUTHFIELD, MI] announced that it has selected Joseph Perkins as its new Chief Executive Officer. Nick Busche, Founder, will remain as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
The Brock Group [HOUSTON, TX] announced that Raymond A. Aronoff has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer. Aronoff most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of BakerCorp, Prior to BakerCorp Aronoff held positions with the Boston Consulting Group and NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The company also announced that Mike McGinnis will be stepping down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and will continue engagement with the company as a member of the Board of Directors.
PeoplesBank [YORK, PA] announced Craig L. Kauffman has joined the Bank as President and Chief Executive Officer. Kauffman also will serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank’s holding company, Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. Kauffman also was appointed as a Director of the Bank. Kauffman most recently served as a Regional President of BB&T Bank from August of 2015 and prior to that time as Pennsylvania CEO of Susquehanna Bank.
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® [WASHINGTON, DC] has named Tom McCormick Chief Executive Officer. McCormick was most recently as Senior Vice President – National Accounts for Rockefeller Group International.
Evecxia, Inc. [RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC] announced that it has appointed John Kaiser as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and interim Chairman of the Board. Kaiser has been working with the company’s management team and Board since March 2018. Kaiser most recently served as interim CEO of Cerecor Inc.
Herman Miller, Inc. [ZEELAND, MI] (NASDAQ: MLHR) announced that Andi Owen has been elected by the Board of Directors to succeed Brian C. Walker as the Company’s next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 22, 2018. Owen was also elected to the Company’s Board of Directors as of August 22. Owen joins Herman Miller after a 25-year career at Gap Inc., where she most recently served as Global President of Banana Republic.
FSSolutions [CHALFONT, PA] announced the appointment of Michael Koffler as President and CEO. Michael joins FSSolutions from Genomind, where he was President and CEO of the personalized medicine company.
Karuna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [BOSTON, MA] announced the appointment of Steven Paul as Chief Executive Officer. Founder, Andrew Miller is a member of the board and will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer.
GeoVax Labs, Inc. [ATLANTA, GA] (OTCQB: GOVX) announced today that David A. Dodd has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, succeeding Robert McNally who has announced his retirement. McNally will remain as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Dodd joined the GeoVax Board of Directors in March 2010 and was elected Chairman in January 2011. From September 2017 to June 2018, Dodd served as CEO, and as a member of the Board of Directors, of Medizone International, Inc.
Caligor Coghlan [BASTROP, TX] announced the appointment of Lisa Rich-Milan as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Rich-Milan led the national commercial teams for Quest Clinical Informatics and served as CEO for CompuNet Clinical Laboratory.
SetPoint Medical [VALENCIA, CA] announced the appointment of Murthy Simhambhatla as President and Chief Executive Officer. Simhambhatla succeeds Anthony Arnold, who has decided to pursue other opportunities. Prior to joining SetPoint, Simhambhatla was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolus. Prior to Evolus, Dr. Simhambhatla was a Senior Vice President at Abbott Laboratories and President of Abbott Medical Optics.
Incentive Solutions [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Mark Herbert has been named Chief Executive Officer. Herbert succeeds Steve Damerow, who led the company as Chief Executive Officer since the company’s founding in 1994. Herbert will lead Incentive Solutions as both President and Chief Executive Officer.
Herbert joined Incentive Solutions in 2002 as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Secure-24 [SOUTHFIELD, MI] announced the promotion of Michael (Mike) BeDell to the position of Chief Executive Officer at Secure-24, effective September 1, 2018. BeDell joined Secure-24 four years ago as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Client Delivery. BeDell succeeds retiring CEO, Mike Jennings.
Terumo BCT [LAKEWOOD, CO] announced that David Perez will retire as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Terumo BCT and that Antoinette Gawin, executive vice president, global commercial, will succeed him in both roles. Gawin will become president on October 1, 2018 and will become CEO at the start of fiscal year 2019 on April 1, 2019. Gawin joined Terumo BCT in 2016.
Nortech Systems [MINNEAPOLIS, MN] (NASDAQ: NSYS) announced that Rich Wasielewski, president and CEO will be retiring. Nortech Systems’ board of directors has retained an executive recruitment firm to assist in its national search to identify Wasielewski’s replacement. He will continue to lead the company during the search and subsequent transition period.
Vantis Life Insurance Company [WINDSOR, CT] announced that Peter Tedone will retire at the end of the year from the company where he has served as President, Chairman and CEO for the past 18 years. Tedone will be succeeded in his position as Chairman and CEO by Ray Caucci, who currently serves as Senior Vice President of Product Management, Underwriting and Advanced Sales at Penn Mutual.
Station Houston [HOUSTON, TX] announced the appointment of Gabriella Rowe as its new CEO. Rowe assumes the leadership of Station Houston from John Reale, who will remain on the Board of Directors and an active mentor of Station’s startup companies. Prior to Station Houston, Rowe was the Director of Project Management and Corporate Development at Nord Anglia Education.
Hazelcast [PALO ALTO, CA] announced that Kelly Herrell has joined as its new Chief Executive Officer. Most recently Herrell served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Brocade Communications, the result of its acquisition of Vyatta where he was Chief Executive Officer.
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated [PITTSBURGH, PA] (NYSE: ATI) announced that it has appointed Robert S. Wetherbee to become ATI’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2019, when he will also join the ATI Board. Wetherbee succeed Richard J. Harshman. Harshman will remain Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer until January 1, 2019, following which he will continue to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board until his retirement in May 2019. Wetherbee has been ATI’s Executive Vice President, Flat Rolled Products Group since 2014.