COO Moves this week include:
|Spearhead||Link Solutions, Inc.||Allied Orion Group|
|Zillion Group, Inc.||The Winters Group, Inc.||X4 Pharmaceuticals|
|UniEnergy Technologies||Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.||Sunlight Financial|
|Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.||Hickory Farms, LLC||Suneva Medical, Inc.|
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Spearhead [WELLINGTON, FL] announced that Tim Troutman has been named Chief Operating Officer. Troutman has previously held leadership roles at firms including Tiedemann Wealth Management, Hill International, and JP Morgan Private Bank. Troutman previously served as Senior Vice President for Tiedemann Wealth.
Link Solutions, Inc. [MCLEAN, Va.] announced the appointment of David Joslin as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Joslin joined LSi in May 2013. Prior to joining LSi, Joslin held the role of CEO at Information International Associates and preceding that held senior leadership roles with Perot Systems/Dell Services.
Allied Orion Group [HOUSTON] has named Ian P. Douglas as Chief Operating Officer of the company’s property management division. Prior to joining Allied Orion Group in 2016, Ian was an Area Vice President for Morgan Properties. Prior to that he worked at Aimco, for six years.
Zillion Group, Inc. [NORWALK, Conn.] announced the appointment of Brent Wilkinson as Chief Operating Officer. He most recently served as Vice President of John Hancock Financial Services and CEO and President of Nexus Capital Advisors.
The Winters Group, Inc. [BOWIE, Md.] announced new appointments to its leadership team. Mareisha Reese was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to joining the Winters Group, Mareisha worked as a Program Manager at Johnson C. Smith University. She also spent six years with Northrop Grumman in the areas of business management, supply chain management and engineering.
X4 Pharmaceuticals [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] announced the appointment of John K. Celebi as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Celebi most recently served as Chief Business Officer of Igenica Biotherapeutics,. Prior to Igenica, Mr. Celebi held leadership roles of increasing responsibility at ArQule, including Vice President, Business Development, New Product Planning and Alliance Management. From 2001 to 2003, he was Director of Business Development at Cyclis Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by ArQule.
UniEnergy Technologies [MUKILTEO, Wash.] has appointed Rick Winter as President. Mr. Winter will also continue in his Chief Operating Officer role. He has been UET’s COO since 2013. Prior to his work at UET, Rick managed Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) Energy Storage Program, and held leadership positions at Primus Power, Deeya Energy (now Imergy) and PowerCell (now Vionx).
Sunlight Financial [TEANECK, N.J.] announced the appointment of Timothy Parsons as Chief Operating Officer. Parsons joins Sunlight from Citigroup where he was the Chief Risk Officer. Parsons also has prior experience managing risk at institutions such as JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America.
Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. [SECAUCUS, N.J.] (NYSE: VSI) announced that it has hired Jason Reiser as Chief Operating Officer. Reiser joins the Vitamin Shoppe from Dollar Tree, Inc. (successor to Family Dollar) where he was most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer for its Family Dollar business.
Hickory Farms, LLC [TOLEDO, Ohio] announced that Matt James the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Hickory Farms, James joined Redbox in 2011 where he held multiple leadership positions, including Senior Vice President of Operations and Merchandising, Vice President of Inventory & Logistics and Director and Senior Director of Strategy & Analytics. Before joining Redbox, James worked in strategy consulting at Bain & Company and Marakon Associates.
Suneva Medical, Inc. [SAN DIEGO] announced the appointment of Preston Romm to chief operating officer (COO). Romm joins Suneva Medical after serving as president of Obagi Medical Products and senior vice president of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.