COO Moves this week include:
|Seibels||La-Z-Boy Incorporated||Lincoln Financial Group|
|HouseCanary||Impelsys Inc.||INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP.|
|Provectus||SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc.||Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.|
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Seibels [COLUMBIA, SC] announced the appointment of Nan D. Brunson as Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Brunson served as President and CEO of Seibels’ affiliate, Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance. Brunson remains Chairman of the Board of Gulfstream and additionally serves as CEO of Seibels’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Catawba Insurance Company.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated [MONROE, MI] (NYSE: LZB) announced the promotion of Darrell Edwards to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Edwards joined La-Z-Boy in 2004 and has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. Edwards serves on the Advisory Board for the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee and the Michigan State University Supply Chain Management Council.
Lincoln Financial Group [RADNOR, PA] (NYSE: LNC) announced that Eric Reisenwitz has been named chief operating officer of its Group Protection Business. Reisenwitz has more than 30 years of experience in the group insurance industry and has been with Lincoln Financial since 2012. Over the course of his time at Lincoln he has served as senior vice president, Group Protection Operations and senior vice president, Group Protection Distribution.
HouseCanary [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced the appointment of Jeff Somers to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Somers is a technology industry veteran with experience at firms including eBay, Microsoft, Zillow and Amazon. Prior to joining HouseCanary, Somers was the President at Insureon. Previously, Somers was also Chief Product Officer at Ticketmaster.
Impelsys Inc. [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Vinod Kumar as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Impelsys, Kumar worked at Wipro Limited for over 30 years in several key roles. In his last role at Wipro, Kumar served as Vice President and Head of Global Delivery & Operations of Wipro’s Manufacturing and Technology Business.
INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES CORP. [VANCOUVER, BC] (TSXV: GENE) announced the appointment of Trevor Dixon as a Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Dixon is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Acreage Pharms Ltd.
Provectus [KNOXVILLE, TN] (OTCQB: PVCT) announced the appointment of Bruce Horowitz as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Horowitz had previously served as Provectus’ Chief Operations Consultant since 2017. Horowitz has also served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2017. Prior to working for Provectus, Horowitz has served as the Managing Director of Capital Strategists, LLC. Horowitz has also served as the Managing Member of Plata LLC since 2017.
SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. [AUSTIN, TX] (NYSE: SAIL) announced that Cam McMartin will transition from Chief Financial Officer to Chief Operating Officer. McMartin joined the company in 2011 as SailPoint’s Chief Financial Officer.
Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. [WARREN, NJ] (NASDAQ: AQST) announced the appointment of Daniel Barber to the new position of Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Aquestive Therapeutics. Barber has worked at Aquestive since 2007, most recently in the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Development Officer. A twelve-year veteran of Aquestive, Barber held a series of positions of increasing responsibility with the Company including Finance Director, Senior Director of Alliance Management, and Vice President of Business Development. Prior to his tenure at Aquestive, Barber served in roles at Xerox and Quest Diagnostics.
Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. [FLINT, MI] (NYSE: DPLO) announced that the company’s board of directors has appointed Dave Loschinskey to serve as chief operating officer effective May 2. In addition, Gary Rice will retire from his position as executive vice president of operations effective May 17, 2019. Prior to being appointed to chief operating officer, Loschinskey served as Diplomat’s chief information officer. Prior to joining Diplomat, Loschinskey founded and served as chief executive officer of 8th Day Software and Consulting LLC.