COO Moves this week include:
|CHMWarnick||Hubbell Incorporated||YRC Worldwide Inc.|
|LeaseQuery||American National Bankshares Inc.||ApprioHealth|
|The Chemours Company||Orange Bank & Trust Company||Alt 5 Sigma, Inc.|
|Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.||SM Energy Company|
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Hubbell Incorporated [SHELTON, CT] announced the appointment of Gerben Bakker to the role of President and Chief Operating Officer. After assuming the role of group President in 2014, Bakker led the business through 12 acquisitions and approximately doubled revenues over four years.
YRC Worldwide Inc. [OVERLAND PARK, KS] (NASDAQ: YRCW) announced that T.J. O’Connor has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. The COO position recently held by Darren Hawkins has been vacant since Hawkins was named CEO of YRC Worldwide in April 2018. O’Connor’s career in transportation began at Roadway Express. O’Connor assumed positions of increasing responsibility at Roadway Express, ultimately being named Western Division Vice President. O’Connor went on to be named President of Bestway Express and then President of Reddaway. He became President of YRC Freight in January 2018.
LeaseQuery [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Joe Schab has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Schab served as president of Cardlytics. Schab also served as president of PlayOn Sports and was Managing Director of LBi.
American National Bankshares Inc. [DANVILLE, VA] (NASDAQ: AMNB) the parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company announced that Jeffrey W. Farrar will assume the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer for the Company and the Bank, effective August 1, 2019. Farrar will also become an Executive Vice President for both the Company and the Bank. Farrar most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Old Point Financial Corporation. Prior to that, Farrar was with Union Bankshares Corporation and its predecessor companies since 1996.
ApprioHealth [WASHINGTON, DC] announced the appointments of Michael Wilmoth as chief operations officer. Wilmoth previously held leadership roles with Praxis Healthcare Solutions and Advanced Patient Advocacy.
The Chemours Company [WILMINGTON, DE] (NYSE: CC) announced the promotion of Mark Newman to the newly created role of chief operating officer. Newman previously served as the company’s chief financial officer. Newman joined Chemours in 2014 prior to its spin-off from DuPont. Newman has held the position of senior vice president and CFO since 2015.
Orange Bank & Trust Company [MIDDLETOWN, NY] announced the promotion of Jayne Rzeczkowski to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Rzeczkowski will continue to serve as the Bank’s Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Rzeczkowski joined Orange Bank & Trust Company in 1989 as Assistant Branch Manager.
Alt 5 Sigma, Inc. [NEW YORK] announced that Taras Kulyk has been named as President and Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Kulyk was the CEO of Squire Mining. Prior to Squire, Taras was CEO of CoinGeek Mining and Hardware. Before his time at CoinGeek, Kulyk was part of Decentral’s leadership team. Prior to is work in the digital asset sector, Kulyk spent three years in investment banking at CIBC World Markets and BMO Capital Markets in the resources sector, followed by two years with TD Securities with the Communications, Media and Technology team.
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. [VANCOUVER, BC] announced the appointment of Jo-Anne Dudley as Chief Operating Officer. For the past nine years Dudley has been a key member of the Oyu Tolgoi technical team that manages the development of the world-scale Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia in consultation with Turquoise Hill. Most recently Dudley led Oyu Tolgoi’s 30-person Strategic Mine and Resources Planning unit. Prior to commencing her work on Oyu Tolgoi, Dudley spent five years working with Rio Tinto’s technical group.
SM Energy Company [DENVER, CO] (NYSE: SM) announces that the Company has appointed Herbert S. Vogel to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Vogel joined the Company in 2012 and has served in the role of Executive Vice President – Operations since August 2014.