COO Moves this week include:
|Hagerty||MOD Super-Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC||PURE Bioscience, Inc.|
|MercuryGate International, Inc.||Softheon||First Northwest Bancorp|
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Hagerty [TRAVERSE CITY, MI] announced that Collette “Coco” Champagne, Hagerty’s Chief People Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Champagne joined Hagerty in 1999 as leader of the sales and service operation and was promoted to vice president of human resources in 2002.
MOD Super-Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC [SEATTLE, WA] announced the appointment of John Maguire to the role Chief Operating Officer, effective October 22, 2018. Maguire was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of FIC Restaurants Inc., a position he held since 2012. In 2016, Maguire subsequently took on the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnny Rockets Group. Prior to his time with Friendly’s and Johnny Rockets, Maguire spent 20 years at Panera Bread, in numerous retail operations roles, the last six of which were spent as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
PURE Bioscience, Inc. [SAN DIEGO, CA] (OTCQB: PURE) announced that Tom Myers has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Myers has been with PURE for seven years and for the past two years has served as PURE’s Executive Vice President, Technical Support Services.
MercuryGate International, Inc. [CARY, NC] announced it has promoted Dan Graham to be MercuryGate’s Chief Operating Officer. Graham was previously Chief Financial Officer at MercuryGate. Prior to joining MercuryGate, Graham was the CFO of Scytl Secure Electronic Voting, S.A. Graham began his career at Free Markets, serving for 10 years after the company was acquired by Ariba. After Ariba was acquired by SAP, Graham served as Global Vice President of Finance and Division CFO at SAP.
Softheon [STONY BROOK, NY] announced the addition of Jim Wadleigh as Chief Operating Officer.
First Northwest Bancorp [PORT ANGELES, WA] (NASDAQ: FNWB) the holding company of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles announced that Christopher J. Riffle has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of First Northwest. Riffle has been serving as interim Chief Operating Officer since the resignation of Jeffrey S. Davis, which was effective on August 28, 2018. Riffle will continue to serve as First Northwest’s General Counsel/Corporate Secretary. Riffle has been with First Northwest since September 2017. Prior to coming to First Northwest, Riffle was a partner with the Platt Irwin Law Firm, where he represented First Northwest as general counsel for 8 years.