COO Moves this week include:
|NYMBUS®||CTBC Bank USA||The Yield Growth Corp.|
|TILT Holdings Inc.||FBL Financial Group, Inc.||GSRX Industries Inc.|
|BioPharmX Corporation||Northern Trust||IPR Secure|
|Document Security Systems, Inc.|
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NYMBUS® [MIAMI, FL] announced Joerg Richter has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, Platforms. Most recently at Mediaspectrum, Richter has served four years as Vice President of Solution Management and then as President. Prior to Mediaspectrum, Richter worked at SAP.
CTBC Bank USA [LOS ANGELES, CA] announced that Ming Lin Chen has been named its Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Chen was an Executive Vice President and Head of Banking Operations at East West Bank, where she spent nearly 14 years. Prior to that, Chen was a Senior Vice President, Marketing Director and Corporate Secretary at General Bank.
The Yield Growth Corp. [VANCOUVER, BC] (CSE: BOSS) announce that Tamara Melck has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Yield Growth. Melck previously served at Aritzia as its Vice President, Corporate Operations and Executive Vice President, People & Culture.
TILT Holdings Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, MA] (OTCQB: SVVTF) announced the appointment of Tim Conder as Chief Operating Officer. Conder was previously the Senior Vice President of Software and Services for TILT, having joined TILT through the acquisition of his cannabis delivery and supply chain services company, Blackbird Logistics Corporation, in January 2019.
FBL Financial Group, Inc. [WEST DES MOINES, IA] (NYSE: FFG) announced that Kelli Eddy will join the company as Chief Operating Officer – Life Companies in mid-August. Eddy will succeed Raymond W. (Ray) Wasilewski, who plans to retire at year-end 2019. Eddy most recently served as Senior Vice President Life Operations for Voya Financial. Prior to that Eddy was Senior Vice President and Chief Life Underwriter with ING, and held underwriting positions with Security Life of Denver and Guardian Life Insurance.
GSRX Industries Inc. [DORADO, PR] (OTCQB: GSRX) announced that it has named Andrew Alvis Chief Operating Officer. Alvis comes to GSRX from Atilla Management, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that Alvis was National Manager, Data Strategy Executive at Toyota Financial Services and, before that was Chief of Operations for the digital media startup McDonald’s Channel.
BioPharmX Corporation [SAN JOSE, CA] (NYSE American: BPMX) announced the appointment of Steven M. Bosacki as its Chief Operating Officer. Bosacki previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Oceana Therapeutics. Prior to Oceana Therapeutics, Bosacki served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Esprit Pharma, Inc. Previously, Bosacki served as President and CEO of Lautus Pharmaceuticals.
Northern Trust [CHICAGO, IL] (NASDAQ: NTRS) announced that Marisa Kurk has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Global Foreign Exchange business. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Kurk served as COO of Belvedere Trading, LLC and COO and Senior Managing Director of Currency Management at Mesirow Financial.
IPR Secure [WILMINGTON, DE] announced that Mark Cochran has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Cochran served as Head of Cloudamize Business Operations for Cloudreach. Cochran has also held several senior leadership positions at SCT Corporation (now Ellucian), including SVP, Services.
Document Security Systems, Inc. [ROCHESTER, NY] (NYSE American: DSS) announced that Jason Grady has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. For the past year, Grady has served as President of the Company’s packaging and printing division, Premier Packaging Corp. and from January 2014 – July 2018, served as Premier’s Vice President of Sales. From June 2010 – December 2013, Grady was Director of Sales and Marketing for DSS. Grady previously served as Business Development Director for Berlin Packaging from May 2009 – August 2010.