COO Moves this week include:
|Chart Industries, Inc.||Evolution Midstream, LLC||Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.|
|Starwood Retail Partners||Blok Party||Five Star Senior Living Inc.|
|Glauconix Biosciences, Inc.||Katerra||Magnus Financial Group LLC|
|Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc.|
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Chart Industries, Inc. [ATLANTA, GA] announced that John Bishop is joining Chart and will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer effective August 21, 2019. Most recently, Bishop worked for Morgan Stanley’s investment bank as Head of Global Oilfield Services and a member of the North American Upstream team. Prior to that, Bishop spent 10 years with Citigroup’s Global Energy Group, and worked for Deloitte Consulting and Motorola.
Evolution Midstream, LLC [DENVER, CO] announced that Matthew Franzen has joined the company’s leadership team as its chief operating officer. Before joining Evolution, Franzen served as the vice president of crude operations for SemGroup.
Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. [TUCSON, AZ] (NASDAQ: AXDX) announced that Jack Phillips has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Phillips joins Accelerate from Roche Diagnostics, the world’s leading diagnostics company.
Starwood Retail Partners [CHICAGO, IL] announced that Vincent Corno has been named Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Retail Partners. Corno previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Development at the company. Prior to joining Starwood Retail Partners in 2018, Corno held senior roles with major retail and real estate organizations, including his role as Executive Vice President and President of the Midwest at Brixmor Property Group. Corno also served as Executive Vice President of Leasing and Development for DDR Corp.; Senior Vice President, Real Estate for Dick’s Sporting Goods; Senior Vice President, Real Estate for Saks Inc.; and held senior roles with Forest City Enterprises and May Department Stores.
Blok Party [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced the hiring of ShengJie Zhu as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Blok Party, ShengJie spent years in the technology industry, co-founding Titanium Falcon.
Katerra [MENLO PARK, CA] announced that Paal Kibsgaard has joined as chief operating officer. Kibsgaard was previously the chairman and CEO of Schlumberger Limited and served on Katerra’s Board of Directors for three years. Before Katerra, Paal held a variety of global senior management positions at Schlumberger Limited including chairman and CEO; COO; president of the Reservoir Characterization Group; vice president of engineering, manufacturing and sustaining; and vice president of human resources. Earlier in his Schlumberger career, Paal was geomarket manager for the Caspian region after holding various field positions in sales and marketing, and customer support.
Magnus Financial Group LLC [NEW YORK] announced that Louis Sorsaia has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Sorsaia joined the firm in May 2019. Sorsaia spent the majority of his career working at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., where he held various senior fixed income positions, most notably as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Debt Americas, Global Chief Operating Officer for Global Liquidity Management, and Co-Chair and Chief Operating Officer of FIC Financial Resource Management.
Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. [VIRGINIA BEACH, VA] (NYSE: AHH) announced that Shawn Tibbetts has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Tibbetts comes from the Port of Virginia where as President and COO of Virginia International Terminals. Tibetts began his career at the Port of Virginia in 2003 as an Assistant Operations Manager.