CEO Moves this week include:
|Glutalor Medical||Swrve||Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley|
|Incipio® Group||eCobalt Solutions Inc.||Marizyme, Inc.|
|Sonic Automotive, Inc.||First Keystone Corporation||AGF Management Limited|
|Eldorado Resorts, Inc.||Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.||BG Staffing, Inc.|
|Southeastern Aluminum Products||neurolens,®||Dance Biopharm Holdings Inc.|
|Majesco||LabVantage Solutions, Inc.||Motus GI Holdings, Inc.|
|MedX Health Corp||48forty Solutions||KFC|
|NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||FranConnect||BioUtah|
|The International Foundation for Electoral||Georgia Bio||LifePoint Health|
|Iron Bridge Tools Inc.||Siemens Government Technologies||StackRox|
|Badger Meter, Inc.||Feeding America||Tile|
|RE/MAX Results||Regal Beloit Corporation|
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Glutalor Medical [EXTON, PA] announced that its has named Brian Heald as Chief Executive Officer. Heald joins the company from Roche Diagnostics Diabetes Care having most recently held senior leadership roles including Head of Global Research & Development, SVP, Head of North America Operations, and Board Director.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley [MESA, AZ] announced the appointment Connie Perez as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Mark Hanke, who moved out of state. Connie will also serve as President. Perez most recently served as a consultant with Hospice of the Valley after spending a year as a Senior Vice President at nThrive.
eCobalt Solutions Inc. [VANCOUVER, BC] (TSX: ECS) announced that Paul Farquharson will retire as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Board on October 1, 2018, and will be succeeded by Michael Callahan as President, CEO and Director of the Board.
Marizyme, Inc. [FORT COLLINS, CO] (OTC: MRZM) announced that Michael K. Handley has been hired as the Chief Executive Officer and Board member and will replace Nick DeVito.
Sonic Automotive, Inc. [CHARLOTTE, NC] (NYSE: SAH) announced that it has appointed David Bruton Smith as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. B. Scott Smith, the Company’s Co-Founder, resigned as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and as a member of its board of directors. Bruton Smith has a more than 20-year tenure with the Company, most recently serving as Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer of the Company since March 2018.
First Keystone Corporation [BERWICK, PA] (OTC Pink: FKYS) announced that it has appointed Elaine A. Woodland as President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and the bank. Woodland has previously served as the Treasurer of the corporation and Chief Operating Officer of the bank since 2014. Woodland had been appointed as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation and the bank in April 2018.
AGF Management Limited [TORONTO] (TSX: AGF.B) announced that Blake C. Goldring, CEO and Chairman for AGF, has made the decision to transition into a new role as Executive Chairman for the firm. Kevin McCreadie, President and Chief Investment Officer has been named as his successor effective December 1, 2018.
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. [RENO, NV] (NASDAQ: ERI) announced that effective January 1, 2019, Thomas (Tom) R. Reeg, who currently serves as the Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer for Eldorado Resorts. Reeg will assume his new role as Gary L. Carano, the Company’s current Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, has been appointed to the new role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. [LEHI, UT] (NASDAQ: NATR) announced that Terrence Moorehead has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors effective October 1, 2018. Moorehead joins Nature’s Sunshine from Carlisle-Etcetera LLC.
BG Staffing, Inc. [PLANO, TX] (NYSE American: BGSF) announced that it has promoted Beth A. Garvey to the offices of Chief Executive Officer and President. In conjunction with the appointment of Garvey, on October 1, 2018, L. Allen Baker, Jr. will resign as Chief Executive Officer and President and remain as Chairman of the Board. Garvey has served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since August 2016 after joining the BG Staffing team in 2013.
Southeastern Aluminum Products [JACKSONVILLE, FL] announced today that it has appointed Patrick Dussinger as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his role as Chief Executive Officer, Dussinger served as the Regional Vice President of USI/Top Build.
Majesco [MORRISTOWN, NJ] (NYSE American: MJCO) announced that it has appointed Adam Elster as Chief Executive Officer. Ketan Mehta, Majesco Co-Founder and current CEO, has decided to retire from the operational role and will continue to serve Majesco as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
LabVantage Solutions, Inc. [SOMERSET, NJ] announced that John Heiser has been named Chief Executive Officer. Heiser replaces LabVantage President Ram Velidi, who is leaving the company to pursue a new entrepreneurial endeavor. Most recently, Heiser was President and Chief Operating Officer of Magnetrol International, Inc.
Motus GI Holdings, Inc. [FORT LAUDERDALE, FL] (NASDAQ:MOTS) announced that Timothy P. Moran will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Moran will join Motus GI from ConvaTec Group Plc where he has served as President of the Americas since 2015. Mark Pomeranz, who has served as Motus GI’s CEO since 2014, will assume the role of Motus GI’s President and Chief Operating Officer, and will remain on the Board of Directors.
MedX Health Corp. [MISSISSAUGA, ON] (TSX-V: MDX) announced that Scott Spearn, who joined the Company as President in April 2018 is taking on the additional role of Chief Executive Officer and is joining the Board of Directors. Rob von der Porten, previously the CEO, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board.
48forty Solutions [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Norm Plotkin has assumed the role of chief executive officer. Plotkin will also continue in his position as executive chairman of the Company. Plotkin was most recently CEO and executive chairman of Honsador Holdings, LLC.
KFC [LOUISVILLE, KY] announced the promotion of Tony Lowings to Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2019. Lowings currently serves as KFC President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Roger Eaton who is retiring at the end of 2018.
NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [EMERYVILLE, CA] (NYSE American: NBY) announced that Jack McGovern has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer, expanding his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer. Mark M. Sieczkarek, the Company’s previous Chief Executive Officer, remains NovaBay’s Chairman.McGovern joined NovaBay as Chief Financial Officer in July 2017 from Attainia, Inc. where he was Chief Operating Officer and CFO.
FranConnect [WASHINGTON. DC] announced the promotion of Gabby Wong to Chief Executive Officer. The transition of Wong to CEO will take place in mid-2019. In the interim, Wong will assume the role of President.
BioUtah [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] announced that Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr. has been appointed its president and CEO. Cullimore will succeed Kelly Slone, who has served in that capacity for the past three years. Cullimore has served for the past 25 years as president and CEO of Dynatronics Corporation.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems [ARLINGTON, VA] announced the selection of former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Anthony (Tony) Banbury as its new President and CEO. Banbury will join the organization on November 1 and succeed IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney, who announced his retirement in December 2017.
Georgia Bio [ATLANTA] announced that Maria Thacker Goethe has assumed the role of Acting President and CEO for the trade association and the Georgia BioEd Institute. Since 2013, Thacker Goethe served as Vice President of Operations.
LifePoint Health [BRENTWOOD, TN] (NASDAQ: LPNT) announced that current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William F. Carpenter III will retire upon completion of the Company’s pending merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners, which is anticipated to occur later this year. Following his retirement, Carpenter will join the merged organization’s Board of Directors. David Dill, the Company’s current president and chief operating officer (COO), will assume the role of CEO for LifePoint upon Carpenter’s retirement.
Iron Bridge Tools Inc. [DEERFIELD BEACH, FL] announced the death of its CEO, Glenn Robinson. Hardy Haenisch has accepted to succeed Robinson as interim CEO. Haenisch joined the Iron Bridge family one year ago.
Siemens Government Technologies [WASHINGTON, DC] announced that Tina Dolph has been appointed its president and CEO. Dolph joins SGT from CRDF Global, where she most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer.
StackRox [MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA] announced Kamal Shah has been named president and CEO and will also join the company’s board of directors. Shah was formerly senior vice president of products and marketing for Skyhigh Networks.
Badger Meter, Inc. [MILWAUKEE, WI] (NYSE:BMI) announced that Richard A. Meeusen will retire as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, effective December 31, 2018. He will remain Chairman of the Board through 2019. Kenneth C. Bockhorst, currently President, was appointed to the Board effective immediately and will become CEO effective January 1, 2019.
Feeding America [CHICAGO] announced that Claire Babineaux-Fontenot will become the organization’s new CEO. Babineaux-Fontenot is a seasoned leader who has held leadership positions at Walmart, Adams and Reese LLP, PwC and in government.
Tile [SAN MATEO, CA] announced the appointment of CJ Prober as its new chief executive officer. Mike Farley, co-founder and the preceding CEO, will continue to serve as a strategic advisor and sit on Tile’s board of directors.
Regal Beloit Corporation [BELOIT, WI] (NYSE: RBC) announced that Mark J. Gliebe, Chairman and CEO, will retire from Regal after the completion of calendar year 2018. Gliebe has agreed to lead the Company until a successor has been named and to resign from the Board effective as of his retirement date as CEO.