COO Moves this week include:
|FINCA Microfinance Global Services, LLC||Associa||Notarize|
|Association Analytics||Learn@Forbes||Newmont Mining Corporation|
|The SSI Group||HPIL Holding||Arconic Inc.|
|SentryHealth||SweetFlower||SiQ Mountain Industries Inc.|
|Decibel Therapeutics||Outdoor Voices||Segra|
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FINCA Microfinance Global Services, LLC [WASHINGTON, DC] announced the appointment of Caren Robb as Chief Operating Officer. Robb brings more than 18 years of experience, including leadership roles with Standard Chartered Bank, RCS, Woolworths Financial Services, Letshego Holdings Ltd and AFB (now trading as Jumo World).
Associa [DALLAS, TX] announces the recent hiring of Jon Hunter as the new chief operating officer. Prior to joining Associa, Hunter served as the vice president of operations for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Hunter held several positions at Omni including vice president of talent acquisition and development and vice president of operations and hotel services. Hunter also held leadership roles at several Omni properties including Omni Royal Orleans, Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, Omni Jacksonville Hotel, and Omni Charlotte Hotel.
Notarize [BOSTON, MA] announced the appointment of Elizabeth Graham as Chief Operating Officer. Graham previously served as Vice President of Sales and Service at Wayfair. Prior to Wayfair, Graham was responsible for scaling operations and culture at HubSpot, and for nearly 14 years, led a wide range of operational teams at Comcast.
Association Analytics [WASHINGTON, DC] announced it has named David DeLorenzo as Chief Operating Officer. DeLorenzo most recently held the position of CIO at DelCor. Prior to joining DelCor in 2016, DeLorenzo held multiple executive roles, including Executive Vice President for Information and Communications at the American Urological Association, Chief Digital Officer at the National League of Cities, and Chief Technology Officer of the National Association of College and University Business Officers. DeLorenzo is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, serving as Past Chair of the ASAE Technology Section Council.
Learn@Forbes [SAN DIEGO, CA & NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Dhiraj Bansal to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Learn@Forbes, Bansal served as the Vice President of Customer Success and Business Development for Edison Software. Bansal also previously served in roles at dotin.us, Return Path, Motley Bunch, 7.ai, and Spansion/AMD.
Newmont Mining Corporation [DENVER, CO] (NYSE: NEM) announced that Rob Atkinson will succeed Tom Palmer as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective June 1, 2019. Palmer, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will remain President until he becomes President and Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Atkinson served as Head of Productivity and Technical Support for Rio Tinto. Atkinson also served as Chief Operating Officer for Rio Tinto’s portfolio of copper interests in Mongolia, the US, Chile and Indonesia.
The SSI Group [MOBILE, AL] announced Jay Colfer as their new Chief Operating Officer. Colfer returns to SSI after serving in the capacity of Chief Growth Officer for the company from 2015 to 2017. In his time away from the company, Colfer served as Chief Revenue Officer for Accela and Interim Chief Executive Officer for Acorn Credentialing Solutions. In addition to his previous positions with SSI, Accela and Acorn Credentialing Solutions, Colfer has held executive sales roles at Surgical Information Systems, Eclipsys (now Allscripts) and McKesson.
HPIL Holding [MIDLAND, MI] (OTCP: HPIL) announced that Ray Wong has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Wong is currently CEO of MyFlyWiFly Inc. an HPIL subsidiary acquired in 2018, whereby he will retain that position. Wong has previously served as Chief Technology Officer for two publicly traded companies.
Arconic Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: ARNC) announced it has appointed Elmer L. Doty, a current Director, to serve as Chief Operating Officer. Doty has served from December 2012 to February 2016 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Accudyne Industries LLC. Doty was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc., from 2006 until its acquisition in 2010 by Triumph Group.
SentryHealth [LOUISVILLE, KY] has named Steven Sablan as Chief Operating Officer. Formerly the Chief Information Officer for HEALTHCAREfirst, Sablan is a seasoned healthcare technology executive bringing more than 25 years of experience to SentryHealth.
Decibel Therapeutics [BOSTON, MA] announced the promotion of Paula Cobb to chief operating officer. Cobb joined Decibel in September 2016 as executive vice president of corporate development. Prior to Decibel, Cobb served as senior vice president of the rare disease group at Biogen. Prior to this role, Cobb managed the multiple sclerosis franchise, served as chief of staff to the CEO and held various operational management roles with Biogen in Europe. Before Biogen, Cobb worked for various consulting groups.
Outdoor Voices [AUSTIN, TX] announced the appointment of Pamela Catlett as President and Chief Operating Officer. Catlett previously was the Senior VP and Group General Manager of the Women’s and Youth Categories at Under Armour. Prior to Under Armour, Catlett was with Nike for over 13 years, having served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Women’s Training and Amplify category for two years, and as Vice President, Investor Relations for 11 years.
Segra [WAYNESBORO, VA & COLUMBIA, SC] announced Greg Guerra will serve as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Guerra previously served as Executive Vice President Business Development and most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Spirit Communications
DoubleHorn LLC [AUSTIN, TX] promoted Uttam Reddy to Chief Operating Officer. Reddy has held leadership positions at Accruent, Centurylink, and Dell. Reddy started his career at IBM as an industrial engineer.