CEO Moves this week include:
|NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC||TransGlobe Energy Corporation||Farmers & Merchants State Bank|
|Masergy||Chassix, Inc.||The Carson-Dellosa Publishing Group|
|BioPharmX Corporation||MDC Partners, Inc.||Broward Health Medical Center|
|Akiri™||The Value-Based Care Solutions Group||Akero Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.||Biodesy Inc.||Insulet Corporation|
|SilkRoad||Stillwater Technologies, LLC||ContactRelief|
|Horizon Goodwill Industries||NMI Holdings, Inc.||Real Endpoints|
|Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC & Dominion Enterprises||Life Storage, Inc.||Alternative Behavior Strategies|
|Prudential Financial, Inc.||Extendicare Inc.||Cultural Council of Palm Beach County|
|Henry Ford Health System||HCA Healthcare|
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NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC [BELOIT, WI] announced the appointment of Stephen Merrick as President and Chief Executive Officer. Merrick has been with NorthStar since March 2016, initially in the role of Chief Operating Officer and later as President and Chief Operating Officer. Merrick replaces outgoing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer George Messina, who was named Chairman Emeritus. Messina was simultaneously appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of NorthStar Nuclear Therapies LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of NorthStar.
TransGlobe Energy Corporation [CALGARY, AB] (TSX: TGL) announced Ross Clarkson will retire as the Company’s CEO effective December 31, 2018. Randall (Randy) Neely, TransGlobe’s current President, will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Clarkson will remain with the Company as a Non-executive.
Farmers & Merchants State Bank [ARCHBOLD, OH] (Nasdaq-Capital Market: FMAO) announced that Lars B. Eller has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, succeeding Paul Siebenmorgen, the current President and CEO of the F&M and the Bank as he approaches retirement.
Masergy [DALLAS] announced that James Parker will serve as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Chris MacFarland. Chris will remain fully engaged with the company, assuming the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.
Chassix, Inc. [SOUTHFIELD, MI] has appointed current Chassix Chief Financial Officer Michael Beyer as interim Chief Executive Officer. Beyer succeeds Doug DelGrosso, who has resigned to serve as chief executive officer of publicly traded Adient plc.
BioPharmX Corporation [MENLO PARK, CA] (NYSE American: BPMX) announced the appointment of David S. Tierney as its chief executive officer. Anja Krammer continues to serve in her roles as president and corporate secretary for BioPharmX. Tierney was also appointed as a director to the board of directors of BioPharmX.
MDC Partners Inc. [NEW YORK](NASDAQ: MDCA) announced today that Scott Kauffman will step down as the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Kauffman will remain in his role as Chairman and CEO until a successor is named and will also continue as a member of the MDC Board of Directors following the appointment of a new CEO.
Broward Health Medical Center [FORT LAUDERDALE, FL] announced that Jonathan R. Turton, has been named chief executive officer. Turton most recently served as chief executive officer at Baptist Medical Center.
Akiri™ [FOSTER CITY, CA] announced the appointment of David A. Watson as CEO.
The Value-Based Care Solutions Group [NEW YORK] announced that Bob Segert has been named Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Segert most recently served as Executive Chairman of Aspect Software.
Akero Therapeutics, Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, MA] announced the appointment of Andrew Cheng as President and Chief Executive Officer. Cheng joins Akero Therapeutics after nearly two decades at Gilead Sciences, Inc. where he most recently was Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President.
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. [BOCA RATON, FL] (NASDAQ: CCRN) announced that William J. Grubbs intends to retire as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the. To ensure an orderly transition, Grubbs will remain in his current roles until such time and will assist the Board in its search for his successor.
Biodesy Inc. [SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced the promotion of Ariel G. Notcovich to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Biodesy, Notcovich held scientific leadership positions at Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Insulet Corporation [BILLERICA, MA] (NASDAQ: PODD) announced that Shacey Petrovic, President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Patrick Sullivan as Insulet’s Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019. Petrovic will continue to serve as Insulet’s President. Sullivan will retire from the Board at year end and will remain available to the Company in a consulting role through the end of 2019. Petrovic joined Insulet as Chief Commercial Officer in February 2015 and has served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2016.
SilkRoad [CHICAGO] announced the hiring of Robert Dvorak as Chief Executive Officer and President. Dvorak will immediately take over day-to-day operations of SilkRoad, working closely with John Shackleton who is transitioning to a new role as Executive Chairman of the Board through the end of the year. Most recently Dvorak served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Sales of Forsythe Technology, Inc.
Stillwater Technologies, LLC [DAYTON & TROY, OH] announced that Dennis J. Miller has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Miller was General Manager of a bearings plant located in the Midwest.
ContactRelief [RICHMOND, TX] announced John Watson has joined the company as its chief executive officer. Watson will replace existing CEO and Co-Founder Mike Chandler, who will become the company’s chairman. Watson most recently served as chief executive officer of ARS National Services.
Horizon Goodwill Industries [HAGERSTOWN, MD] announced that CEO John McCain has tendered his resignation effective September 28, 2018. In the interim, David Shuster will be the acting CEO of Horizon Goodwill Industries. Shuster has been with Horizon Goodwill since 2013, first as an Associate Director and promoted to Director of Operations in 2016.
NMI Holdings, Inc. [EMERYVILLE, CA] (NASDAQ: NMIH) announced that Claudia Merkle, the company’s current President, will succeed Bradley Shuster as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019. Shuster, the company’s founder, Chairman and CEO will continue as Executive Chairman following the succession and remain engaged with the company.
Real Endpoints [MADISON, NJ] announced that Jeff Berkowitz has joined the company as CEO and member of the board of directors. Most recently, Berkowitz served as an EVP at UnitedHealth Group, CEO of its Optum International business and as a strategic leader of OptumRx, its PBM.
Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC & Dominion Enterprises [NORFOLK, MA] announced that Charlie Watkins will become president and CEO of both companies. The appointment will be effective on October 1. Frank Batten Jr. will remain chairman of both companies, and he will continue as president of The Landmark Foundation. Watkins’ new duties will be in addition to his current role as chairman and CEO of Expedient, Landmark’s data center and cloud computing company. Watkins joined Landmark Communications, Inc. in 2000 as vice-president for corporate development and new ventures.
Life Storage, Inc. [BUFFALO, NY] (NYSE: LSI) announced that it will promote the Company’s Chief Investment Officer Joseph Saffire to Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of current CEO David Rogers, effective March 1, 2019. Rogers will continue to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors.
Alternative Behavior Strategies [LOS ANGELES] announced that Adam Singer has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Singer founded IPC Healthcare in 1995 and served as its CEO for two decades.
Prudential Financial, Inc. [NEWARK, NJ] (NYSE:PRU) announced that its has appointed Charles Lowrey as the company’s next CEO and member of the Board, effective December 1, 2018. Lowrey, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer, International Businesses of Prudential, will succeed John Strangfeld, who will retire as CEO on November 30, 2018.
Extendicare Inc. [MARKHAM, ON] (TSX: EXE) is pleased to announce that it has completed its search for a new President and Chief Executive Officer with the appointment of Michael R. Guerriere effective October 22, 2018. Guerriere, will be succeeding Tim Lukenda whois departing the Company. Guerriere is currently the Chief Medical Officer, Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of TELUS Health.
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County [LAKE WORTH, FL] announced that after being appointed in June as President and CEO, David B. Lawrence recently assumed his new role at the 40-year-old nonprofit. Prior to his role at the Council, Lawrence spent almost two decades at the Arts Council of Indianapolis, serving as president and CEO for nine years.
Henry Ford Health System [DETROIT, MI] has selected a new CEO Richard “Chip” Davis is joining Henry Ford from Johns Hopkins Medicine and will begin Nov. 15, 2018. He replaces John Popovich, Jr. who retired earlier this year. Davis will also serve as Senior Vice President and CEO of the health system’s south market.
HCA Healthcare [NASHVILLE, TN] (NYSE: HCA) announced that Sam Hazen, the company’s president and chief operating officer, will succeed R. Milton Johnson as CEO on January 1, 2019; he has also been appointed a member of the board of directors. Johnson will retire as CEO. Prior to his present position as president/COO, he served as the company’s chief operating officer, president-operations, Western Group president and Western Group CFO.