COO Moves this week include:
|121 Corp||Eyecare Services Partners||ASRC Federal|
|Horizon Global Corporation||BFS Capital||Redwood Logistics|
|ARC Group, Inc.||Draganfly Inc.||Parallel|
|Buxton||Aflac Incorporated||MSH International|
|Idea Grove||Turning Point Brands||Insmed Incorporated|
|Old Republic International Corporation|
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121 Corp [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Mariana Scuderi to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining 121 Corp, Scuderi worked across various agencies including Wunderman, Euro RSCG, TBWA, and Olabuenaga Chemistry.
Eyecare Services Partners [DALLAS, TX] announced the appointment of Dakon H. Montgomery as Chief Operating Officer. Montgomery comes to ESP with 12 years of leadership experience in outpatient healthcare services. Most recently Montgomery was a Senior Vice President in the Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA Healthcare in Dallas. Prior to that Montgomery was Vice President, Corporate Development – Ambulatory Surgery Division for HCA. Before joining HCA Montgomery was Regional Vice President of Amsurg.
ASRC Federal [BELTSVILLE, MD] announced that Jennifer Felix has joined as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining ASRC Federal, Felix held senior executive management positions at SAIC, Vencore, Sotera and General Dynamics.
Horizon Global Corporation [TROY, MI] (NYSE: HZN) announced that the Company has appointed Matthew Pollick as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Horizon Global, Pollick served as Executive Vice President of Industrial Management for Gestamp North America. From April 2014 to September 2016, as General Manager of Bowling Green Metalforming, a subsidiary of Magna International. Prior to joining Magna, from April 2002 to April 2014, Pollick held roles of increasing responsibility at Tower International.
BFS Capital [CORAL SPRINGS, FL] announced the appointment of Brian Simmons as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining BFS Capital Simmons held senior leadership roles at several hospitality, automotive and financial services companies. Simmons most recently served as co-founder and COO of Tursas Enterprises. Earlier, Simmons was head of product at Wonga Digital Finance and held executive roles at Openlane.
Redwood Logistics [CHICAGO, IL] announced the appointment of David Rowe as Chief Operating Officer. Over the last decade Rowe served as Chief Technology Officer for both XPO Logistics and Echo Global Logistics.
ARC Group, Inc. [JACKSONVILLE, FL] (OTCQB: RLLY) announced the appointment of Joseph J. Dominiak as Chief Operating Officer. Rick Akam, who previously served as Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Chief Brand Officer and President of the Dick’s Wings & Grill® restaurant franchise. Dominiak previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Buffalo Wings and Rings. Prior to that, Dominiak served as the Executive Vice President of Operations and Managing Partner for Skyline Chili. Dominiak has also served as Chief Operating Officer for Camp Bow Wow Corporation and Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Miracle Restaurant Group, and held senior roles at Yum Brands/Taco Bell.
Draganfly Inc. [VANCOUVER, BC] (CSE: DFLY) announces the appointment of Patrick Imbasciani as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Imbasciani was Director of Health and Education Programs for the United Nations Pan American Health Organization Foundation in Washington DC and serves as Senior Director of international Business Development for PrecisionHawk.
Parallel [ATLANTA, GA] announced that Kevin Fisher has been named Chief Operating Officer. Fisher is an industry pioneer in the regulated medical and adult-use cannabis industry, and co-founder and former CEO of New England Treatment Access and Molecular Infusions. Prior to his transition to COO, Fisher has served as Executive Director of Operations at Parallel.
Aflac Incorporated [COLUMBUS, GA] (NYSE: AFL) announced that Frederick J. Crawford, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be promoted to president and chief operating officer of Aflac Incorporated. Crawford joined Aflac in 2015 as executive vice president and chief financial officer, bringing 20 years of industry leadership experience to Aflac, including his role as chief financial officer of CNO Financial Group, and prior to that, he spent more than a decade at the Lincoln Financial Group serving in roles of progressive responsibility including chief financial officer.
MSH International [TORONTO, ON] has appointed Guillaume Deybach as Chief Operating Officer of its North America division and General Manager for the United States market. Deybach most recently served as President and CEO of GeoBlue. Prior to his role with GeoBlue, Deybach served as President and CEO of Europ Assistance North America for 14 years.
Turning Point Brands [LOUISVILLE, KY] (NYSE: TPB) announced the promotion of Graham A. Purdy to Chief Operating Officer.
Old Republic International Corporation [CHICAGO, IL] (NYSE: ORI) announced that Frank Caballero will join its Old Republic Home Protection Company home service contract subsidiary as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. This appointment takes effect on November 25, 2019.