COO Moves this week include:
|General Mills||Starz||Genesis Advisers|
|Avita Medical Limited||OneRoof Energy, Inc.|
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General Mills [MINNEAPOLIS] (NYSE: GIS) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L. Harmening as President, Chief Operating Officer of General Mills. Harmening is a 22-year veteran of General Mills and has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Retail segment since May 2014. Previously, Harmening was Chief Executive Officer of Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW). Harmening has also served as President of the General Mills cereal operating unit and in various U.S. marketing roles.
Starz [BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.] (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) announced the appointment of Jeffrey Hirsch as Chief Operating Officer. Hirsch joined Starz in 2015 after serving most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Residential Services at Time Warner Cable, since 2011. Hirsch first joined Time Warner Cable in 1999 and served in various executive roles. Prior to that, Hirsch’s past experiences included stints at NYNEX Corporation in product bundling and McCann-Erickson in advertising.
Genesis Advisers [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] announced the appointment of Richard Wetzler to President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Genesis Advisers, Wetzler was Chief Operating Officer of Pivot Leadership. Wetzler also held senior roles at Kroll, Oliver Wyman, and Mercer.
EmployBridge [ATLANTA] announced the addition of Joanie Courtney as President and Chief Operating Officer for its Professional Services Division. Prior to joining EmployBridge, she spent three years in the digital recruiting industry as Senior Vice President of Global Market Insights at a leading employment website.
G&W Laboratories, Inc. [SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J.] announced the appointment of Jay Galeota to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Galeota joins G&W following a 28-year career at Merck, where he was most recently Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer and President, Emerging Businesses. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Human Health Strategy and Business Development.
Avita Medical Limited [NORTHRIDGE, CA.] (OTCQX: AVMXY) announced Troy Barring as its new COO. Barring assumes the COO position from Tim Rooney, who held both COO and CFO roles. Rooney will now be fully focused on his CFO duties. Barring’s previous experiences include Baxter, Johnson & Johnson and North American Scientific Medical.