COO Moves this week include:
|HYCU, Inc.||Sonendo®, Inc.||Under Armour, Inc.|
|Aperiomics||Aerami Therapeutics||Tenable®, Inc.|
|PTW||Gracie Point Holdings, LLC||Johnson Service Group, Inc.|
|American Public Life Insurance Company||Network Data Systems||Centric Brands Inc.|
|First Majestic Silver Corp.|
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HYCU, Inc. [BOSTON, MA] announced Nathan Owen has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining HYCU, Owen was CEO at Blue Medora. Before Blue Medora, Owen was at IBM where he served in corporate and business development and was co-founder and EVP of Sales at OctetString, Inc. which was acquired by Oracle in 2005.
Sonendo®, Inc. [LAGUNA HILLS, CA] announced the appointment of Andrew Kirkpatrick as Chief Operating Officer. Immediately prior to joining the team at Sonendo, Kirkpatrick was Chief Operating Officer at Accuray. In addition, Kirkpatrick has served in leadership capacities at two semiconductor equipment companies, as Senior Director of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions at KLA-Tencor and Director of Product Marketing at GaSonics.
Under Armour, Inc. [BALTIMORE, MD] (NYSE: UA) announced that Colin Browne has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Browne previously served as the company’s Chief Supply Chain Officer from 2017 to 2020 after joining in 2016 as President of Global Sourcing. Prior to that, Browne was Vice President and Managing Director of Supply Chain at VF Corporation. Before VF Corporation, Browne was the Executive Vice President of Footwear and Accessories at Li & Fung, CEO of Pentland Brands in Asia, and held senior leadership positions at Reebok and Bally.
Aperiomics [STERLING, VA] announced the appointment of Elizabeth P. Pyle to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Aperiomics, Pyle directed the University of Virginia’s National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps Program.Pyle also founded Pyle & Associates, LLC.
Aerami Therapeutics [DURHAM, NC] announced the appointment of Timm Crowder as chief operating officer. Prior to Aerami, Crowder served as chief operating officer at SPYRYX Biosciences. Previously, Crowder was the director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology at GlaxoSmithKline. Prior to GSK, Crowder was co-founder and chief technology officer of Oriel Therapeutics.
Tenable®, Inc. [COLUMBIA, MD] announced it has appointed Mark Thurmond as Chief Operating Officer. Thurmond joins Tenable from Turbonomic where he served as COO. Prior to Turbonomic, Thurmond was Executive Vice President at Qlik Technologies where he led Worldwide Sales and Services. Thurmond also held multiple global sales and operations leadership positions for divisions of Dell EMC, including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at VCE and RSA.
PTW [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced the appointment of Andy Emery to their C-Suite. Emery has been with PTW for five years and is stepping into the role of Chief Operating Officer. Andy joined PTW in 2015 through the acquisition of his company SIDE. In 1997, Emery founded SIDE in London. Emery’s most recent role included managing the entire European region as President of Europe for PTW.
Gracie Point Holdings, LLC [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Joseph Sevely as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently Sevely was Chief Financial Officer of Aspen Group, Inc. Previously Sevely was Chief Financial Officer of Cutwater Asset Management, which was sold to BNY Mellon. Earlier in his career he was Treasurer and Head of Market Risk at MBIA Inc.
Johnson Service Group, Inc. [WESTMONT, IL] announce the appointment of Greg Thullner to Chief Operating Officer. Thullner has been with the company for 6 years. Thullner brings over 30 years of experience in the Engineering and IT Services.
Network Data Systems [SCHAUMBURG, IL] announced the recent promotion of Wayne Dumas to Chief Operating Officer. Dumas has been a member of the NDS team for nine years, most recently holding the position of Vice President of Service Delivery. Prior to joining NDS, Wayne spent 30 years in engineering and operations leadership positions at various Managed Service Providers including Ameritech, Verisign and Syniverse.
Centric Brands Inc. [NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: CTRC) announced the appointment of Laura Ritchey as Chief Operating Officer. Ritchey has more than 20 years of experience leading retail, manufacturing, distribution, and business operations. Most recently Ritchey worked at FullBeauty Brands as Chief Operating Officer. Ritchey began her career in accounting at Arthur Andersen where she worked for seven years before joining Cardinal Health in positions of increasing responsibility in the tax and treasury departments.
First Majestic Silver Corp. [VANCOUVER, BC] (NYSE: AG) announced the appointment of Steve Holmes to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Holmes is a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience. Prior to joining First Majestic, Holmes held the position of Vice President, Joint Venture Portfolio at Barrick Gold Corporation. Holmes previously served as the COO for KGHM International, Operations Vice President at the Sierra Gorda copper mine in Chile and has acted in general management roles at Asarco, the Mine Technology Group, Chino Mines Company and Freeport-McMoRan.