COO Moves this week include:
|Intelivideo||MGM Resorts International||Stream Data Centers|
|OppLoans||VLP Therapeutics, LLC||Citcon|
|Blue Ridge Networks||MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC||Pramata|
|XMI||Valify, Inc.||Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc.|
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MGM Resorts International [LAS VEGAS] announced that it has appointed Marcus Glover president and chief operating officer of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. Glover joined MGM Resorts in 2015, first serving as general manager and then president and chief operating office of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. He previously served as senior vice president and general manager for Caesars Entertainment in northeastern Ohio, and as assistant general manager and vice president of operations for Harrah’s in St. Louis. He also held several leadership positions with Caesars in Mississippi and Louisiana.
OppLoans [CHICAGO] has hired Sal Hazday as Chief Operating Officer. Hazday joins OppLoans from ADP, where he most recently led its Small Business Services division. Prior to that role, he ran ADP’s Insurance Services agency.
VLP Therapeutics, LLC [GAITHERSBURG, Md.] announced the appointment of Jacob Licht as Chief Operating Officer. Licht joins VLP Therapeutics after 10 years at Emergent BioSolutions, where he most recently served as VP, Corporate Development.
Citcon [SANTA CLARA, Calif.] has announced the appointment of Wei Jiang as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Citcon, Wei led the consumer and commercial prepaid product and innovation team at Visa. He was previously Global Product Director at Terex, Senior Business Unit Manager at Belkin, Senior Brand Manager at Whirlpool, and Sales Manager at Procter & Gamble China.
MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC [SEATTLE] announced the appointment of Paul Twohig to the new role of Chief Operating Officer (“COO”). Twohig, who has served on MOD’s Advisory Board since 2008, brings more than four decades of industry experience having served as President of Dunkin’ Donuts, Senior Vice President at Starbucks and COO and Executive Vice President at Panera Bread.
Pramata [BRISBANE, Calif.] announced the hiring of Craig Doud as chief operating officer. Before Pramata, Doud spent five years with IBM as the director of customer success and services. Previously, Doud worked at Emptoris and served as vice president of customer loyalty. Doud also has years of experience working in management and sales positions at Zyme Solutions as the vice president of new markets and E2open as the vice president of sales consulting.
XMI [NASHVILLE, TN] announced that Jennifer LeMieux has joined the company as chief operating officer. Prior to joining XMI, LeMieux was chief customer/operations officer at Gaffey Healthcare and HealthTechS3.
Valify, Inc. [FRISCO, Texas] announced the appointment of Lester Popiolek to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Popiolek joins Valify following his departure from MedAssets in 2016. Before MedAssets, Popiolek served as Chief Technology Officer for Broadlane.
Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. [HOUSTON, TX and NEUQUEN CITY, ARGENTINA] (NASDAQ: ESES) announced that Barry Ekstrand, the Company’s Senior Vice President of Operations, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Simultaneously, Bobby Chapman, the Company’s current Chief Operating Officer will be stepping down from that role.