COO Moves this week include:
|RVM Enterprises, Inc.||iCapital Network||Sterling Talent Solutions|
|PlusMedia, LLC||Xilinx, Inc.||TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.|
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iCapital Network [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Fortin as Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Fortin joins iCapital from BlackRock, where he was Head of Retail Technology in the BlackRock Solutions group and responsible for the strategy, design, and development of retail sales enablement and digital distribution solutions. In his previous role, Fortin was a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating and Corporate Risk Management Committees. Fortin was formerly BlackRock’s Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2001, Fortin spent ten years with Wall Street Systems in the development and implementation of a front-to-back fixed income and FX trading system for global financial institutions.
Sterling Talent Solutions [NEW YORK] announced it has appointed Tom Burke as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Burke previously served as the Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer for three technology companies (StoneRiver Insurance Solutions, RegEd and Emerald Connect). Before that, he was SVP and Chief Information Officer at New York Life International and Head of Operations & Technology for Global Consumer Investments at Citigroup.
PlusMedia, LLC [DANBURY, Conn.] has hired Kate McGee as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining PlusMedia, McGee was Chief Marketing Officer of delivery.com where she oversaw marketing, sales, merchant development, human resources and finance. Her past experience also includes marketing, strategy and sales positions with Amazon (at its former subsidiary Quidsi), Kellwood and Tommy Hilfiger, respectively.
Xilinx, Inc. [SAN JOSE, Calif.] (NASDAQ: XLNX) announced Victor Peng will become Chief Operating Officer of Xilinx. Peng joined Xilinx in 2008, and most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Products, a position he held since July 2014. Peng previously held executive roles at AMD, ATI, and MIPS Technologies.
TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. [KNOXVILLE, Tenn.] announced the retirement of Oliver Rogers, executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO), and the appointment of Mike Wiechart as the company’s new EVP and COO. Wiechart offers nearly 30 years of healthcare management experience, most recently serving as founder and managing director of Sunergeo Health Partners, LLC. He formerly served as president and CEO of RCCH Healthcare Partners; vice chairman, president and CEO of Capella Healthcare; and senior vice president and COO of Capella Healthcare. Additionally, Wiechart served in various senior executive leadership roles for LifePoint Health, Province Healthcare Company and Hospital Corporation of America.
Chubb [WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.] (NYSE: CB) has appointed Ana Robic to Chief Operating Officer, North America Personal Risk Services. Robic has more than 17 years of insurance experience in commercial underwriting and management, and during the course of her career has served in a number of positions of increasing responsibilities in Canada, most recently serving as EVP, Canadian Region Manager, Commercial Insurance. Robic succeeds C. Scott Gunter, who will serve as Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, North America Commercial Insurance.
Denihan Hospitality [NEW YORK] announced that Vera Manoukian has joined as President and Chief Operating Officer. Manoukian is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, primarily with Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President of Operations.