COO Moves this week include:
|Stem Holdings, Inc.||Gran Tierra Energy Inc.||ASRC Industrial Services|
|International Money Express, Inc.||McGuireWoods||Berk Communications|
|Rite Aid||Turn-Key Health||Voyager Space Holdings Inc.|
|InfuSystem Holdings, Inc.||The Signorelli Company||WESCO International, Inc.|
|MTrac Tech. Corporation||MoneyGram International, Inc.||Monro, Inc.|
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Stem Holdings, Inc. [BOCA RATON, FL] (CSE: STEM) announced the appointment of Ellen B. Deutsch as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Deutsch brings to Stem more than 20 years of senior leadership experience where she was most recently a Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. During her more than 20 years at Hain, Deutsch also held a variety of senior leadership executive roles, including SVP/Global Technical Services and Chief Sustainability Officer, and SVP/Strategic Planning and Customer Satisfaction, and SVP/Global Marketing and Sales.
Gran Tierra Energy Inc. [CALGARY, AB] (NYSE American: GTE) announced the appointment of Tony Berthelet as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Gran Tierra, Berthelet was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Oil and Gas Ltd. Prior to joining Strategic, Berthelet led the revitalization of the Cardium waterflood development for Obsidian Energy Ltd. as Vice President, Development and Operations.
ASRC Industrial Services [CONCORD, CA] announced the addition of Steve Ennis to its leadership team. Ennis assumes the role of Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer. Ennis takes over for Brent Renfrew, who was promoted to President and CEO of AIS in July 2019. Ennis joins AIS from another Arctic Slope Regional Corporation operating company, ASRC Federal, where he served as President of AFHC’s Infrastructure Support and Professional Services Operating Group.
International Money Express, Inc. [MIAMI, FL] (NASDAQ: IMXI) announced that Joseph Aguilar has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Aguilar joins the firm from Sigue Corporation, where he most recently served as President of its International Division responsible for Europe, Asia and Africa. Aguilar joined Sigue in 2005 as the Chief Auditor, and he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In 2014, Aguilar was promoted to President of SGS, Ltd. UK, the International Division of Sigue Corporation. Prior to his roles at Sigue Corporation, Aguilar held senior roles at BBVA Bancomer, California Commerce Bank and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank of California.
McGuireWoods [RICHMOND, VA] announced that Richard Davis has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Davis succeeds Executive Director Robert Couture, who will continue to focus on law firms and the legal industry as a senior research fellow at Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession. Davis joins McGuireWoods from Navigant Consulting Inc. Davis also chaired Navigant’s Diversity & Inclusion Council. Prior to Navigant, Davis spent 10 years in senior executive positions at the global business advisory firm FTI Consulting. Davis previously worked at PwC.
Berk Communications [NEW YORK] announced that Ryan Mucatel has joined the agency in the newly-created role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Berk, Mucatel was an Executive Vice President at MWWPR and a Managing Partner at Taylor.
Rite Aid [CAMP HILL, PA] (NYSE: RAD) announced the appointment of Jim Peters as the company’s chief operating officer. Bryan Everett is stepping down from his role as Rite Aid’s chief operating officer to pursue other career opportunities. Most recently, Peters served as chief executive officer of Skyward Health. Prior to Skyward, Peters was a 12-year senior executive at Geisinger Health System. Prior to Geisinger, Peters served as principal at Updata Capital.
Turn-Key Health [PHILADELPHIA, PA] an Enclara Healthcare company, has named Chris Goggin as chief operating officer and chief technology officer. Throughout his career, Goggin has served in leadership positions, including chief strategist at ThreeBridge Solutions, a member of the Board for BeneSys, Inc., chief operating officer at Revel, chief information officer at FAIR Health Inc. and senior vice president of Payer Services IT at Change Healthcare.
Voyager Space Holdings Inc. [DENVER, CO] announced Matthew Kuta will join the team as President and Chief Operating Officer. Kuta was formerly a member of the Goldman Sachs private equity group investment team.
CastiaRx [FLINT, MI] has appointed David Skomo as chief operating officer following the retirement of Chris Luthin. Skomo joined CastiaRx in 2018 as a member of the leadership team, most recently serving as the senior vice president of PBM operations.
Beautycounter [SANTA MONICA, CA] announced the appointment of Ana Badell as Chief Operating Officer. Badell joins Beautycounter from Starbucks, where she led many operational functions, most recently as Vice President, Store Operations and Flow. Prior to that, Ana served as Chief of Staff/Director of Business Operations, Global Marketing as well as Director of Global Strategy and Global Supply Chain.
NextCure, Inc. [BELTSVILLE, MD] (Nasdaq: NXTC), announced the promotion of Timothy Mayer from Senior Vice President, Corporate Development to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining NextCure, Mayer served in several positions at MacroGenics. Before MacroGenics, Mayer served in several positions at Banner & Witcoff. Mayer also worked on developing cloning systems while at Life Technologies and Invitrogen.
The Signorelli Company [THE WOODLANDS, TX] announced the appointment of Greg Armstrong as Chief Operating Officer. Armstrong joins the Signorelli Company from his role as President and CEO of WEDGE Group Incorporated. Prior to joining WEDGE Group Inc. in 1995, Armstrong practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with national accounting firms.
WESCO International, Inc. [PITTSBURGH, PA] (NYSE: WCC) announced the appointment of Nelson Squires as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Squires served as the Company’s Group Vice President and General Manager of WESCO Canada/International/WIS since January 2018 and as Group Vice President and General Manager of WESCO Canada since August 2015. From 2010 to July 2015, Squires was Vice President and General Manager, North America Merchant Gases and President, Air Products Canada of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He has also served in regional and general management positions, as director of investor relations, and in various sales positions at Air Products.
MTrac Tech. Corporation [SAN DIEGO, CA] announced the addition of Vivian Estrada as Chief Operating Officer. Estrada joins the Company following a highly successful seven-year tenure with LifeLine Ambulance in Montebello, CA where she served as the company’s Director of Human Resources.
MoneyGram International, Inc. [DALLAS, TX] (NASDAQ: MGI) announced the appointment of Kamila K. Chytil to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Chytil most recently served as MoneyGram’s Chief Global Operations Officer. Chytil joined MoneyGram in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Key Partnerships and Payments. Chytil concluded her tenure at FIS as Senior Vice Present and General Manager of Retail Payments.
Monro, Inc. [ROCHESTER, NY] (NASDAQ: MNRO) announced that Robert Rajkowski has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Rajkowski most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of AAMCO Transmission and Total Car Care. Previously, Rajkowski served as Chief Marketing Officer at Heartland Automotive Services (Jiffy Lube). Prior to Jiffy Lube, Rajkowski worked in a number of roles of increasing responsibility at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, including Director – Marketing and Merchandising and General Manager of Goodyear Retail Stores.