COO Moves this week include:
|BillingTree®||Collective Medical||Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.|
|Exiger||Orion Group Holdings, Inc.||Forager Logistics|
|Turbine Labs||El Pollo Loco, Inc.||Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.|
|Equal Justice Works||NEOMED-LABS / Pacific Biomarkers||PolarityTE, Inc.|
|Gen II Fund Services, LLC||Energous Corporation||ThingTech|
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BillingTree® [PHOENIX, AZ] announced Terri Harwood has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Harwood having previously occupied a COO position at North American Bancard for over five years. Prior to this, Harwood served as the Senior Vice President at Global Payments for over 10 years.
Collective Medical [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] announced the appointment of Jim Lacy as president and chief operating officer. Lacy joins Collective from Waystar, where he most recently served as chief strategy officer, and prior, Lacy was chief financial officer and general counsel for ZirMed for 14 years.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. [HAYWARD, CA] (NASDAQ: UCTT) announced that the company has appointed Vijayan Chinnasami as Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Chinnasami held the role of Senior Vice President, EMS Operations for Jabil Circuit, and prior to that, held similar roles at MEMC, Flextronics and Sony.
Exiger [NEW YORK] has appointed Julie Peck to Chief Operating Officer. Peck joins Exiger from Wolters Kluwer , where she held senior management positions –– most recently serving as EVP and General Manager of WK’s Tax & Accounting Division in the U.S. Small Firms segment. Prior to WK, Peck gained diverse expertise in the banking, publishing, software and information services sectors at Pitney Bowes, Gannett and The Bank of New York Mellon.
Forager Logistics [CHICAGO, IL] announced the appointment of Jessie Essman to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Forager, Essman acted as Project Manager of Business Transformation for Stepan Company. Before joining Stepan Company, Essman rose quickly through the ranks at Coyote Logistics.
Turbine Labs [DENVER, CO] announced it has appointed Tom Teynor as its COO. Prior to joining Turbine Labs, Teynor founded Divination Consulting. Teynor previously held C-level executive positions at three start-ups, including Ascent360; Coolerado Corporation; and Alysis Technologies. Teynor also held senior leadership and marketing positions at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Pitney Bowes, and Wells Fargo Bank.
El Pollo Loco, Inc. [COSTA MESA, CA] (NASDAQ: LOCO) announced the appointment of Miguel Lozano as Chief Operating Officer. Lozano returns to El Pollo Loco after having spent a 23-year career at Starbucks, most recently leading Operations primarily in California. Prior to Starbucks, Lozano worked for El Pollo Loco for six years, starting as a Restaurant General Manager and working his way up to Area Leader when the brand was owned by Flagstar Corporation.
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. [TULSA, OK] (NYSE: MMP) announced that Aaron Milford has been promoted to chief operating officer effective May 1. Milford previously served as chief financial officer for Magellan.
Equal Justice Works [WASHINGTON, DC] announced that Steve Denne will join the organization as chief operating officer. Before joining Equal Justice Works, Denne most recently served as the chief operating officer and board secretary at Evidence Action. Prior to this role, Denne was the chief operating officer at Heifer International.
NEOMED-LABS / Pacific Biomarkers [LAVAL, QC, & SEATTLE, WA] announced the appointment of Tim McGrath to the role of Chief Operating Officer. McGrath has worked extensively in laboratory and commercial settings, including Quintiles Transnational and Q2 Solutions, where he served as the Global Head for Bioanalytical, Immunoassay, and Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion laboratories.
PolarityTE, Inc. [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] (NASDAQ: PTE) announced that Richard Hague will join as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer on April 8, 2019. Hague joins PolarityTE from Anika Therapeutics where he served as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to his tenure with Anika, Hague served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at TEI Medical. Hague spent a significant portion of his career at Genzyme and later Sanofi.
Gen II Fund Services, LLC [NEW YORK] announced that Ian Cameron has joined the Firm as its Chief Operating Officer. Since 2015, Cameron was Chief Financial and Operations Officer for the Washington State Investment Board. Steven Alecia, who previously held the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Client Officer, will continue in his position as Chief Client Officer and will add to his responsibilities the new position of Chief Revenue Officer.
Energous Corporation [SAN JOSE, CA] (NASDAQ: WATT) announced the appointment of Cesar Johnston to chief operating officer and executive vice president of engineering. Johnston joined Energous in July 2014. Prior to Energous, Johnston was vice president of engineering for Wireless Connectivity at Marvell. Prior to Marvell, Johnston served as senior director of Wi-Fi VLSI and Systems Hardware development at Broadcom.
ThingTech [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Andy Davies has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Davies has spent the past two decades in the enterprise software, services and hardware industry leading the strategy and sales of both enterprise solutions and IoT platforms.