CEO Moves this week include:
|Sterling Bancorp, Inc.||The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America||Obalon Therapeutics, inc.|
|Teradata||Fiserv, inc.||Clif Bar & Company|
|Essentia Water||Danaher Corporation||The Karis Group|
|MagTek||Cox Media Group||OneOncology|
|Shiloh Industries, Inc.||Health Care Service Corporation||LabMinds, Inc.|
|Quarterhill, Inc.||GenMark Diagnostics, Inc.||Hunter Communications|
|Keypoint Intelligence||Cadence Counsel||Fifth Third Bank|
|Tampico Beverages||Salient Systems||Visier|
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Sterling Bancorp, Inc. [SOUTHFIELD, MI] (NASDAQ: SBT) the holding company of Sterling Bank and Trust, F.S.B., announced that Thomas Lopp, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, informed the Company that he has resigned from all of his positions with the Company and the Bank due to health reasons. The Company has appointed Steve Huber, current Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, as acting President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America [NEW YORK] announced that Deanna M. Mulligan will retire as Chief Executive Officer at year-end after a decade in the role, and will be succeeded by the company’s President, Andrew J. McMahon. McMahon joined Guardian in 2017 as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Customer Development. He was named President last November.
Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. [SAN DIEGO] (NASDAQ: OBLN) announced that William Plovanic, the Company’s President and CEO has announced his resignation in order to accept another position. Andy Rasdal, Executive Chairman and former CEO from June 2008 through January 2019 will assume the position of CEO upon Plovanic’s departure.
Teradata [SAN DIEGO] (NYSE: TDC) announced that it has appointed Steve McMillan President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective June 8, 2020. McMillan succeeds interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Victor Lund. McMillan was previously at F5 Networks, Inc. as Executive Vice President of Global Services. Previously, McMillan served as Senior Vice President, Customer Success, and Managed Cloud Services at Oracle. Before Oracle, McMillan spent nearly 20 years at IBM.
Fiserv, Inc. [BROOKFIELD, WI] (NASDAQ: FISV) announced that it has selected Frank Bisignano to succeed Jeffery Yabuki as Chief Executive Officer as of July 1. Yabuki will step down following a distinguished 15-year career with the company. To ensure a seamless transition, Yabuki, Chairman of the Fiserv Board, will continue to serve as Executive Chairman for the remainder of 2020. Bisignano has served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Fiserv since the company completed its acquisition of First Data in July 2019. Before joining First Data, Bisignano served as Co-Chief Operating Officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. His background also includes leadership positions at Citigroup, including Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Global Transaction Services unit.
Clif Bar & Company [EMERYVILLE, CA] announced that Sally Grimes has been named the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2020. With the appointment of Grimes, Clif Bar founder, owners and current co-CEOs Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford will remain on the company’s Board of Directors. Most recently, Grimes e served as Group President at Tyson Foods where she was responsible for the $10 billion Prepared Foods business. Prior to joining Tyson Foods, Grimes held senior leadership positions at KRAFT Foods, Newell Rubbermaid and The Hillshire Brands Company.
Essentia Water [BOTHELL, WA] announced that founder and CEO Ken Uptain has elected Scott Miller to succeed him as the company’s CEO, following his decision to move into an Executive Chairman role, effective June 1, 2020. Miller brings over 30 years of experience in the beverage industry to Essentia, currently serving as the CEO of Tampico Beverages, Inc.
Danaher Corporation [WASHINGTON, DC] (NYSE: DHR) announced that Executive Vice President, Rainer M. Blair, will succeed Thomas P. Joyce Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, upon Joyce’s retirement from these positions on September 1, 2020. Joyce will continue as a senior advisor at Danaher through February 28, 2021. Blair joined Danaher in 2010 as President of North America & Europe for Videojet and was promoted to President of SCIEX in 2011. In 2014, Blair was promoted to Group Executive and in 2017 Executive Vice President, with overall responsibility for Danaher’s Life Sciences platform.
The Karis Group [AUSTIN, TX] announced the promotion of Matt Dale to President and Chief Executive Officer. Dale most recently served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Dale replaces Kim Evans, who helped over the past 16 months to set the foundation for The Karis Group’s future growth.
MagTek [SEAL BEACH, CA] announces that it has appointed Roger Applewhite President and Chief Executive Officer. Applewhite succeeds Annmarie “Mimi” Hart, who will continue to serve MagTek as Chairman of the Board. Applewhite has been a senior member of MagTek’s leadership for eight years as Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives as well as Chief Operating Officer of Magensa LLC, MagTek’s secure data and payment processing subsidiary.
Cox Media Group [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Kim Guthrie, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to move on from the organization after a 22-plus year career with the Company. Steve Pruett, Executive Chairman of Cox Media Group, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer until a permanent Chief Executive Officer is appointed soon.
Shiloh Industries, Inc. [VALLEY CITY, OH] (NASDAQ: SHLO) announced that it has appointed Cloyd J. Abruzzo, as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Abruzzo, the retired Chief Executive Officer of Stoneridge, Inc. has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry and has served as a member of Shiloh’s Board of Directors since 2004. Ramzi Y. Hermiz, Shiloh’s Chief Executive Officer since August 2012, has resigned from the Company to pursue other professional interests. Hermiz has also resigned from his position on the Board.
Health Care Service Corporation [CHICAGO, IL] announced that it has named current president, Maurice Smith, as chief executive officer and president, effective June 1, 2020. At that time, David Lesar, will step down as the company’s interim CEO; he will remain a member of the Board of Directors. Smith joined HCSC nearly 27 years ago as an intern. Prior to being named president of HCSC, Maurice was president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
LabMinds, Inc. [BOSTON, MA] announced that Jeff Caputo has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors. Caputo brings over 18 years of experience in the life science industry in a variety of commercial, investing and operating roles, most recently as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Invisio Medical, Inc. Prior to this, Jeff was Chief Executive Officer of Cephalogics, LLC, an Allied Minds portfolio company after being a member of the Allied Minds, Inc. life sciences investment team as their Director of Life Sciences. Before joining Allied Minds, Caputo held sales and marketing management roles at Aspect Medical Systems which was acquired by Covidien in 2009.
Quarterhill Inc. [KITCHENER, ON] (TSX: QTRH) announced the appointment of Paul Hill as President and Chief Executive Officer of Quarterhill, effective June 1, 2020. Paul is currently CEO of Carta Worldwide. Prior to Carta Worldwide, Paul was CEO of DisclosureNet, which was acquired by Certent in 2016. Prior to DisclosureNet, Paul was COO of Clarity Systems, where he led their global go-to-market functions. Paul became head of IBM’s Performance Management division after the sale of Clarity Systems to IBM in 2010.
GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. [CARLSBAD, CA] (NASDAQ: GNMK) announced that Scott Mendel has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mendel, who will also join the Board of Directors, has served as interim CEO since February 2020. Prior to being named interim CEO, Mendel served as GenMark’s Chief Operating Officer since February 2019. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer since joining the Company in 2014.
Hunter Communications [WASHINGTON, DC & MEDFORD, OR] announced that Michael Wynschenk has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Wynschenk is a seasoned executive with senior leadership experience spanning wireline and wireless carriers, more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and cable industry, and a strong track record of growth acceleration and value creation. Most recently, Wynschenk was a regional business operations leader in the northeastern U.S. at Altice Technical Services. He has also held leadership roles at Frontier Communications, BendBroadband, Alaska Communications, Verizon Business, and AT&T/Lucent Technologies.
Keypoint Intelligence [FAIRFIELD, NJ] announced that Mack P. Brothers has been appointed as president and CEO of the company. Prior to joining Keypoint Intelligence, Brothers served as chief product officer at Forrester Research.
Cadence Counsel [LOS ANGELES] announced former Trustpoint One Senior Director, Monique Burt Williams, as its new CEO. Monique formerly worked for a prominent boutique litigation firm in Minneapolis and was subsequently asked to join the legal division of the Outsourcing & Consulting Group (OCG) at Kelly Services.
Fifth Third Bank [CHICAGO, IL], announced today that Mitchell Feiger, the chairman and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (Chicago), will retire on May 29, 2020. Succeeding him as the leader of the Chicago region will be Mark Hoppe, who had been named to the post of regional president in July 2019. Hoppe’s broad management capabilities include having served in executive leadership roles in banking, including as president of MB Financial Bank, chief executive officer of Taylor Capital and president, CEO and a director of Cole Taylor Bank.
Salient Systems [AUSTIN, TX] announced David Hood as CEO. David succeeds Bob Wilbur, Salient’s CEO for the past decade, who becomes Chairman. Hood held senior leadership positions with notable technology firms including AT&T, Cisco and Dell, as well as being CEO of four venture-backed startups: BeVocal, NetSolve, Troux and Hypori.
Visier [VANCOUVER, BC & SAN JOSE, CA] announced that Co-Founder and President Ryan Wong has been appointed as CEO by the Board of Directors. The current CEO, John Schwarz will remain the Chairman of the Board. In addition to being the founding CTO, Ryan has served as President for the last three years.
Threekit [CHICAGO, IL] announced Matt Gorniak as CEO. Gorniak most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer and is the co-founder of G2. Prior to G2, Gorniak held global sales leadership positions at Steelbrick and BigMachines.
SE2 [TOPEKA, KS] has named Chief Customer Officer, Mark Schultis, to CEO. Current Chief Executive, Gautam Thakkar, will remain on the SE2 Board of Directors. Prior to joining SE2, Schultis was a Partner and Senior Vice President at IHS Markit, and most recently served as Global Head of WSO.