CEO Moves this week include:
|ALC||r21 Holdings, Inc.||Rakuten Aspyrian|
|HLA Data Systems||Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||Decision Research Corporation|
|Vox Mobile||Mango Health||ABL, Inc.|
|Dearborn National Life Insurance Company||Humphreys & Partners Architects||Silver Bear Resources Plc|
|Brightfield Strategies||Primeritus Financial Services||ole|
|Equus Compute Solutions||Rapid Insight|
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ALC [PRINCETON, NJ] announced today that Rick Erwin has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Erwin was most recently co-president of Acxiom Marketing Solutions and president of Acxiom’s Audience Solutions division since 2015.
r21 Holdings, Inc. [WARRENDALE, PA] announced that Michael C. Appel, currently Chairman of the Board of the Company, will assume the additional title of Chief Executive Officer. Appel served as Interim Chief Executive Officer from October 2017-June 2018. Appel succeeds Laurie Van Brunt who served as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Rakuten Aspyrian [SAN MATEO, CA] announced the appointment of Mickey Mikitani as chief executive officer. Mikitani will also continue in his role of chairman. In conjunction, former CEO Miguel Garcia-Guzman will transition to serve as Rakuten Aspyrian’s vice chairman and chief scientific officer. Mikitani joined the company as chairman in 2016. He is also the Chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Inc.
Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [ROCKVILLE, MD] (NYSE American: RNN) announced that Douglas J. Swirsky, who has served as Rexahn’s president and chief financial officer since January 2018, has been named the company’s president and chief executive officer and appointed to the company’s board of directors effective immediately. Peter D. Suzdak, chief executive officer, has departed the company and resigned as a member of its board of directors. Prior to joining Rexahn, Swirsky was CEO and a director of GenVec, Inc. a position he held from 2013 through the sale of the company in 2017. He also served as GenVec’s CFO from 2006 until he assumed the role of CEO in 2013.
Decision Research Corporation [HONOLULU, HW] announce that Karen Yamamoto has agreed to serve as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Yamamoto will also continue her responsibilities as President.
Mango Health [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the promotion of Yadin Shemmer as Chief Executive Officer. Shemmer has served for the past year as President of Mango Health. Jason Oberfest, founder and former CEO of Mango Health will continue to serve as founder and special advisor to the company.
ABL, Inc. [ROCKVILLE, MD] announced the appointment of Jarlath Keating as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of ABL, succeeding Thomas VanCott. Keating recently joined ABL as Chief Commercial Officer and brings over 25 years of experience to the organization. Prior to joining ABL, Keating served as the Vice President of Global Commercial Operations for MilliporeSigma’s Process Solutions Services division,
Dearborn National Life Insurance Company [DOWNERS GROVE, IL] has named Michael Witwer, chief operating officer, as its new president and chief executive officer. Witwer succeeds Gregory Benesh who will retire January 2, 2019 after six years with Dearborn National where he previously served as chief financial officer and chief actuary.
Humphreys & Partners Architects [DALLAS] announced the appointment of Megan Dimmer as Chief Executive Officer. Dimmer most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer for HPA. Mark Humphreys will continue on as Chairman.
Silver Bear Resources Plc [TORONTO] (TSX: SBR) announce the appointment of Vadim Ilchuk as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ilchuk succeeds Graham Hill who has announced his resignation from the Company to pursue other opportunities. In addition, Mr. Hill has resigned his seat on the Board of Directors and Ilchuk has been appointed to the Board effective November 14, 2018. With the support of the Company’s strong finance team, Ilchuk will also act as Interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) during the search for his replacement.
Primeritus Financial Services [NASHVILLE, TN] announced the promotion of Mike Thomas to Chief Executive Officer. Thomas succeeds Scott Peters who joined Primeritus in 2015. Peters recruited Thomas to Primeritus as the Company’s Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations in 2015 where Mike focused on developing the Company’s long-term technology and operational strategy.
ole [TORONTO] announced the appointment of Helen Murphy, to succeed Robert Ott as ole’s Chief Executive Officer. Ott will continue to serve as an advisor to Murphy and the ole Board of Directors. Murphy is the founder and President of International Media Services, Inc. Prior to founding IMS in 2004, Helen was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Warner Music Group. Murphy also was CFO for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.