COO Moves this week include:
|Oakwood Worldwide||COPC Inc.||TOPS Software, LLC|
|Aurora Diagnostics||Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.||Shenandoah Telecommunications Company|
|Internet of Things Inc.|
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Oakwood Worldwide [LOS ANGELES, CA] announced the appointment of Mandeep Singh as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Oakwood, Singh led a variety of teams across a range of hospitality businesses including Woodspring Hotels, MasterCorp, Extended Stay Hotels, and Comfort Inn-Choice Hotels.
COPC Inc. [WINTER PARK, FL] announced that Kyle Kennedy has been named president and chief operating officer. Kennedy previously was executive vice president and head of the global certification practice at COPC Inc. Kennedy replaces Kathleen Jezierski, who left the company as of April 30th. Kennedy joined COPC Inc. in January. Previously Kennedy was chief operating officer of Ruffalo Noel Levitz. Prior to that, Kennedy worked for 22 years at Harte-Hanks. Additionally, Kennedy has been a long-term member of the COPC Standards Committee and is a Certified COPC Implementation Leader.
Aurora Diagnostics [PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL] announced that Bruce Walton, the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since January 2015, has been promoted to President and COO. Walton has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Aurora since he joined the Company in 2009.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. [FORT COLLINS, CO] (NASDAQ: AEIS) announced that Neil D. Brinker will join the company as its executive vice president and chief operating officer on June 18, 2018. Most recently, Brinker was the group president of IDEX Corporation. Prior to IDEX, Brinker was director of global operations at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Danaher company.
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company [EDINBURG, VA] (NASDAQ: SHEN) announced that David L. Heimbach has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Heimbach most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Rise Broadband. Prior to joining Rise Broadband, Heimbach held several executive positions at Cincinnati Bell over a 14 year period including Chief Operating Officer; Senior Vice President/General Manager, Business & Carrier Markets; Vice President & General Manager of the Evolve Business Solutions subsidiary; Vice President, Product Development; Director, Small & Medium Business Strategy; Director of Operations, Extended Territories; and Product Manager.
Internet of Things Inc. [TORONTO, ON] (TSXV: ITT) announced the appointment of James Sutcliffe as President & COO. Prior to joining IoT Inc., Sutcliffe was the CFO of a supplier to the global Tier 1 off-road market.