COO Moves this week include:
|American Integrity||Ultimate Software||22nd Century Group, Inc.|
|OriginClear Inc.||SCWorx Corp||Waitr Holdings Inc.|
|Akrevia Therapeutics||Sublime||Predictive Oncology Inc.|
|Medicure Inc.||Parallax Health Sciences, Inc.|
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American Integrity [TAMPA, FL] has announced Executive Vice President Jon Ritchie has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Ritchie began his tenure with the firm over ten years ago and has worked in numerous departments within the Company.
Ultimate Software [WESTON, FL] announced that Julie Dodd has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Dodd joined Ultimate in 2007 and has served as Ultimate’s Chief Services Officer since 2013. Previously, Dodd held executive positions in Ultimate’s Mid-Market Services, Operations, and Product Strategy areas.
22nd Century Group, Inc. [WILLIAMSVILLE, NY] (NYSE American: XXII) announced the appointment of Michael J. Zercher as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Zercher joined 22nd Century in October 2016 as Vice President of Business Development. From 2003 until 2009, Zercher served as Vice President and Managing Director of Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company’s (SFNTC) international business, a subsidiary of Reynolds American, Inc. From 2009 to 2016, Zercher was a self-employed consultant to entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses in the U.S. and Europe, and from 2012 to 2016, he was the owner of Santa Fe Hard Cider, LLC based in Santa Fe, NM.
OriginClear Inc. [LOS ANGELES, CA] (OTC: OCLN) announced that Tom Marchesello has been named the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Marchesello worked in finance and high technology operations for 20 years with such companies as Sony Electronics, Thompson Reuters, Morgan Stanley, CME Group, and prominent middle market Private Equity Groups.
SCWorx Corp [NEW YORK] (Nasdaq: WORX) announced that the company has hired Tad Schweikert, as Chief Operating Officer. Schweikert was most recently a Senior Principal of Enterprise Solutions at Vizient.
Waitr Holdings Inc. [LAKE CHARLES, LA] (Nasdaq: WTRH) announced that Adam Price has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective June 12, 2019. Joseph Stough, who has been the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since 2017, will remain as the Company’s President. Price joined Waitr in February of 2019 as Chief Logistics Officer. Price most recently spent over five years as Chief Executive Officer of Homer Logistics. From 2007 until 2013, Price held various business development and engineering roles at ATA Engineering.
Akrevia Therapeutics [CAMBRIDGE, MA] announced that Joseph Farmer has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Akrevia, Farmer most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Tesaro, Inc. Prior to Tesaro, Farmer was Chief Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to Cubist, Farmer was the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sublime [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Andrew Buckman as Global Chief Operating Officer. Andrew Buckman has been named as Global Chief Operating Officer, having joined Sublime in 2017 as Managing Director EMEA.
Predictive Oncology Inc. [MINNEAPOLIS, MN] (Nasdaq: AIPT) announced it has appointed Amelia Warner as the interim chief operating officer for its Helomics division. Prior to joining Helomics, Warner founded Global Specimen Solutions, Inc. (GSS) in 2013. Prior to GSS, Warner served as CEO for Gentris Corporation. Warner has also served as head of Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Clinical Specimen Management for Merck Research Laboratories.
Medicure Inc. [WINNIPEG, MB] (TSXV: MPH) announced that Neil Owens has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective July 1, 2019. Owens has worked at Medicure since 2014, in various positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Director, Scientific Affairs.
Parallax Health Sciences, Inc. [SANTA MONICA, CA] (OTCQB: PRLX) announced that it has appointed David Appell as its Chief Operating Officer. Since February 2000, Appell has served as President of Carbon Capital Corp. From August 2014 to February 2018, Appell served as Chief Executive Officer of Contour Tech Group. From March 2008 until September 2015, Appell was managing member of MST Acquisition Group, LLC. From June 2006 through May 2010, Appell served as Chief Operating Officer of Digital Products, Inc.