COO Moves this week include:
|Charter Communications, Inc.||CCB Bankshares, Inc.||Cox Enterprises|
|Coates International, Ltd.||ZOCCAM||Cavium, Inc.|
|Superheat FGH||Posera Ltd.||Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc.|
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Charter Communications, Inc. [STAMFORD, Conn.] (NASDAQ: CHTR) announced that John Bickham has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. Bickham has served as COO of Charter since joining the company in 2012. Prior to joining Charter he served as President of Cable and Communications at Cablevision. Bickham served as Executive Vice President for Time Warner Cable overseeing operations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. Earlier he oversaw Time Warner Cable’s Los Angeles system. In 1986 Bickham was a founding executive of KBLCOM.
Cox Enterprises [ATLANTA] announced that Alexander C. Taylor, great-grandson of company Founder James M. Cox, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Previously, Taylor served as Cox Enterprises’ executive vice president. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president of field operations for Cox Communications.
Coates International, Ltd. [WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ] (OTC PINK: COTE) announced that Nick Kontonicolas has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Coates organization worldwide operations including Coates Power Ltd. in China and Coates Hydrogen Power Ltd. in the USA.
ZOCCAM [DALLAS] has announced the company’s new Chief Operating Officer, Wayne Norton. Prior to joining ZOCCAM, Norton was owner of Norton Consulting Services. In recent years he was CEO of Centex Financial Services.
Cavium, Inc. [SAN JOSE, Calif.] (NASDAQ: CAVM) announced that Raghib Hussain has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hussain co-founded Cavium in 2000. He has served in various management and technology leadership roles since the inception of Cavium and has been the Corporate Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and General Manager since 2014. Prior to co-founding Cavium, Mr. Hussain held various engineering roles at Cisco Systems, Inc. and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Hussain served at VPNet.
Superheat FGH [KINCARDINE, Ontario] announced the appointment of Darryl G. Schimeck as Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, he was CEO of Optimer Brands. He has served on Superheat’s Advisory Board since 2014. Previously, Schimeck worked at many companies, including senior executive positions at Veolia Industrial Services, The Brock Group, The Brand Companies, and Waste Management, Inc.
Posera Ltd. [TORONTO] (TSX: PAY) announced that Dan Poirier has been hired as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Poirier was previously the Sr. Vice President, Networks and Devices for ORBCOMM Inc. from January, 2015 to June, 2016. Prior to that he was the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Operations for Skywave Mobile Communications Inc. from November, 2006 to January, 2015.
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. [WINTER PARK, Fla.] (NASDAQ: RUTH) announced that it has promoted Cheryl J. Henry to President and Chief Operating Officer for RHGI. This is Henry’s third promotion since joining the company in 2007, most recently serving as Chief Branding Officer and Senior Vice President since August 2011.