COO Moves this week include:
|Econolite Group||Olympic Steel Inc.||Cue Connect|
|BDS Mobile||A. Schulman, Inc.||Hydro One Ltd.|
|LPA||Callon Petroleum Company||Wasaya|
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Econolite Group [ANAHEIM, Calif.] announced it has appointed Abbas Mohaddes President and COO. Mohaddes succeeds David St. Amant, who is scheduled to retire at the end of 2016. Mohaddes served as CEO of Iteris from 2007 to 2015. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Meyer Mohaddes Associates.
Olympic Steel Inc. [CLEVELAND] (NASDAQ: ZEUS) announced Andrew Greiff has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The appointment divides the responsibilities of President and Chief Operating Officer. David Wolfort, former president and COO, will continue to serve as President of the Corporation. Greiff joined Olympic Steel in 2009. In 2011 he was promoted to President, Specialty Metals.
Cue Connect [NEW YORK] announced that Nick Abramovich has joined the company as the new chief operating officer. Prior to joining Cue Connect, Abramovich served as the SVP of corporate development at Quadrant 4 System Corporation (QFOR), following the company’s acquisition of DialedIN, where he served as CEO. Abramovich was also EVP at Definition 6 following its acquisition of Synaptic Digital, where he also served as President and CEO.
BDS Mobile [MADISON, Wis.] announced that Jim O’Gara has joined the company’s leadership team. Prior to joining BDS Mobile O’Gara served in leadership positions at Synactive and SugarCRM.com. O’Gara’s tech experience also includes roles at Digital Equipmemt, Informix, AltaVista and FrontRange Solutions. He joined BDS Mobile as an Advisor in 2014.
A. Schulman, Inc. [AKRON, Ohio] (NASDAQ: SHLM) announced that Gary A. Miller has been promoted to chief operating officer. Miller has served as executive vice president global and chief procurement officer for A. Schulman since 2008. Before that he was a 42-year veteran of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Hydro One Ltd. [TORONTO] announced the appointment of Greg Kiraly to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kiraly most recently held the role of Senior Vice President, Electric Transmission and Distribution for PG&E in San Francisco, and also served in several other key executive assignments over the past eight years. Prior to joining PG&E, Mr. Kiraly worked for ComEd in Chicago from 2000-2008 during which time he held senior roles in the areas of Distribution System Operations, Construction and Maintenance, and Energy Delivery. Prior to ComEd, Mr. Kiraly started his career at PSE&G in New Jersey.
LPA inc. [IRVINE, CA] announced that Jon Mills has been promoted to the role of Chief Operations Officer.
Wasaya [THUNDER BAY, ON] announced the appointment of Dale Tinevez as Vice-President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer. Dale joins Wasaya from after a 15-year career at WestJet. He joined WestJet shortly after it was founded in 1996 and served as the airline’s Vice President of Guest Services.