COO Moves this week include:
|Prime Therapeutics LLC||Crew Metrics Inc.||Habitat for Humanity International|
|Catasys, Inc.||Wells Fargo & Company||Alteryx|
|Markforged||Dell Technologies||Orb Health|
|Herc Holdings Inc.||Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.||Flipside Crypto|
|Magellan Health, Inc.|
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Prime Therapeutics LLC [EAGAN, MN] has named Christine Bent as its chief operating officer. Bent comes to Prime after serving as senior vice president of operations at Allina Hospital and Clinics. Prior to that, Bent held executive operational roles at Minnesota-based Minneapolis Heart Institute and Atrius Health in Massachusetts. Bent currently serves on the board of the Women’s Health Leadership TRUST and was the past board chair for the Minnesota chapter of the American Heart Association.
Crew Metrics Inc. [ASHEVILLE, NC] announced that Bill Donohue has joined the team as Chief Operating Officer. Donohue has served as a consultant for numerous health, fitness, tech, and medical device companies, including Nautilus Fitness Equipment, Kool Smiles Dentistry, Cayfour Digital Security Services, Rock My World, and GI-Logic. In 2011, Donohue was hired by Mindbody Inc. There he served as CIO for 4 years. In 2018, Donohue was hired as CIO of Digital West.
Habitat for Humanity International [ATLANTA, GA] announce the appointment of Patrick Canagasingham as its new chief operating officer. Canagasingham, who currently serves as CEO of Canadian nonprofit Children Believe, will join Habitat in March 2020. Canagasingham previously served as COO of Oxfam International. Prior to his time with Oxfam, Canagasingham held senior leadership roles with World Vision in Canada and East Asia from 2007 through 2015.
Catasys, Inc. [SANTA MONICA, CA] (NASDAQ: CATS) announced the appointment of Curt Medeiros as President and Chief Operating Officer. In his previous roles at Optum, he lead the Optum Life Sciences business. Prior to Optum, Medeiros was a Senior Director at Merck Research Laboratories.
Wells Fargo & Company [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] (NYSE: WFC) announced that Scott Powell has been named chief operating officer. Powell most recently was CEO of Santander Holdings USA, Inc. as well as CEO of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Prior to Santander, Powell held a number of senior roles at JPMorgan Chase, including head of consumer banking, lending operations and consumer risk management. Powell also was CEO of consumer lending at Bank One, and he spent 14 years at Citi in various risk management roles.
Alteryx [IRVINE, CA] (NYSE: AYX) announced that Scott Davidson has joined the company as chief operating officer. Most recently, Davidson served as COO and chief financial officer at Hortonworks. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Davidson held a variety of financial leadership roles at Quest Software and Citrix Systems.
Markforged [WATERTOWN, MA] announced that it has appointed Shai Terem to be its President and Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Terem served as President of the Americas region at Kornit Digital. Before that, Terem spent four years with Stratasys.
Herc Holdings Inc. [BONITA SPRINGS, FL] (NYSE: HRI) announced that Aaron Birnbaum will succeed J. Bruce Dressel as chief operating officer effective January 1, 2020. Dressel will leave his position as senior vice president and chief operating officer on December 31, 2019. Birnbaum currently serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President.
Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. [BOSTON, MA] (NASDAQ: AKCA) announced that Alex Howarth has joined the company as chief operating officer. Howarth has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and financial advisory roles at various companies. Prior to Akcea, Howarth served as president at Lycera Corp. Before that, Howarth served as chief financial officer of moksha8. Prior to joining moksha8, Howarth was chief business officer at Vitae Pharmaceuticals and previously spent over ten years at GSK. Prior to joining GSK, Howarth worked at KPMG in London where he qualified as a chartered accountant.
Flipside Crypto [BOSTON, MA] announced the appointment of Matt Bridges to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Bridges joins Flipside Crypto from Accenture, where he ran their Digital Products business as Managing Director for the Boston studio. Prior to that role, Bridges was the CTO at Intrepid.
Magellan Health, Inc. [PHOENIX, AZ] (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced that the Company has appointed James Murray as president and chief operating officer of Magellan Health. Murray will join Magellan Health after serving as president of PrimeWest Health. From 2017-2019, Murray served as chief executive officer of LifeCare HealthPartners. Prior to these roles, Murray held significant leadership roles at Humana over a career spanning nearly three decades.