COO Moves this week include:
|Presidio Bank||VeraCore Software Solutions, Inc.||GCP Applied Technologies Inc.|
|Paxxal Inc.||Northern Trust Corporation||Cloud Peak Energy Inc.|
|PCV Murcor||Titan Spine||CUTERA, INC.|
|Stonybrook Capital||T3 Sixty||Gigamon Inc.|
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Presidio Bank [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] (OTCBB: PDOB) announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer David Meshriy will retire the end of this month. Replacing Meshriy will be Karol Watson, currently the Bank’s Loan Operations Manager. Watson joined Presidio Bank in 2011 as Senior Vice President, Loan Operations Manager. Prior to joining Presidio, Watson was Loan Operations Manager for Tamalpais Bank, which was acquired by Union Bank. Prior to that Watson was at Greater Bay Bank where she managed the Loan Services Group.
VeraCore Software Solutions, Inc. [ROCKY HILL, CT] announced that Garrett Lunden was appointed as President and COO. Lunden has had a multitude of roles at VeraCore, from client services to product delivery, and most recently Senior Vice President. Prior to joining VeraCore in 2014, Lunden spent eight years at PwC performing consulting and audit engagements for Financial Services companies. Lunden brings in-depth business process and IT knowledge to VeraCore after working with Fortune 500 companies in the US and Europe at PwC.
GCP Applied Technologies Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, MA] (NYSE: GCP) announced the appointment of Randall S. Dearth to the position of president and chief operating officer. Dearth is expected to join GCP on September 1, 2018. From 2012 to 2018, Dearth was president, CEO, and chairman of the board of Calgon Carbon Corporation. Dearth also served for eight years as president and CEO of LANXESS Corporation. Dearth was also president and CEO of Bayer Chemicals Corporation.
Paxxal Inc. [NOBLESVILLE, IN] announced the appointment of Ellwood P. Hunt III as Chief Operating Officer effective August 1, 2018. Hunt brings more than three decades of operational expertise to the role, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing & Product Development for IGPS Logistics. In addition to IGPS, Hunt spent five years as Vice President, Sales/Operations of Teph Seal Auto Appearance, served as Vice President of Operations & Logistics and Customer Service for seven years with CHEP and 23 years at PepsiCo, where he was Regional/Market Unit General Manager and held other operational positions.
Northern Trust Corporation [CHICAGO, IL] announced that Jana R. Schreuder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will be retiring from her current role, effective August 31, 2018, after 38 years of service to Northern Trust.
Cloud Peak Energy Inc. [GILLETTE, WY] (NYSE: CLD) announced that Bruce Jones, currently Cloud Peak Energy’s Senior Vice President, Technical Services, was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Jones has served as Cloud Peak Energy’s Senior Vice President, Technical Services since July 2013. Prior to his appointment as Senior Vice President, Jones was General Manager of Cloud Peak Energy’s Spring Creek Mine from March 2007 to July 2013. Colin Marshall served as Cloud Peak Energy’s Chief Operating Officer on an interim basis since January 18, 2018, in addition to his position as President and Chief Executive Officer. After the appointment of Jones as Chief Operating Officer, Marshall remains in the position of President and Chief Executive Officer.
PCV Murcor [POMONA, CA] announced that Senior Vice President Cindy Nasser has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Nasser previously ran PCV Murcor operations. Prior to joining PCV Murcor in 2007, Nasser held roles at Bank of America and Yahoo.
Titan Spine [MEQUON, WS] announced the appointment of Brian Burke as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Titan Spine, Burke served as General Manager for Zimmer Biomet Dental in North America. Before Zimmer Biomet, Burke was Group Director of Latin America and Asia for Biomet 3i.
CUTERA, INC. [BRISBANE, CA] (NASDAQ: CUTR) announced the appointment of Jason Richey to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Immediately prior to joining Cutera, Richey served as President of North America for LivaNova, PLC. Richey joined LivaNova from Cyberonics, Inc. where he spent 17 years. At Cyberonics, among other roles, Richey also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s International business.
Stonybrook Capital [NEW YORK] announced that Paolo Grassi has joined the firm as COO and General Counsel. Grassi joins Stonybrook Capital from private practice, where he advises companies in the InsurTech space. Grassi began his professional career in Switzerland and later as a White & Case fellow in New York. Grassi then joined American International Group, Inc.
Gigamon Inc. [SANTA CLARA, CA] announced that Shane Buckley will become the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer. Buckley is joining from Xirrus where he was CEO prior to their 2017 acquisition by Riverbed. Before joining Xirrus, Buckley served as a general manager and senior vice president at NETGEAR and held various executive leadership positions at Rohati Systems, Nevis Networks, Juniper Networks, Peribit and 3Com Corp.