COO Moves this week include:
|Graphite GTC||McEwen Mining Inc.||Lumos Pharma, Inc.|
|HollyFrontier Corporation||National Storage Affiliates Trust||Anchor Loans|
|BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc.||Sixth Wave Innovations Inc.||Public Consulting Group, Inc.|
|Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc.|
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Graphite GTC [BRYN MAWR, PA& NEW DELHI, INDIA] announced that it has named Joe Grover as its Chief Operating Officer. Grover comes to Graphite GTC from his previous role as Vice President of Operations for CapGemini Invent North America.
McEwen Mining Inc. [TORONTO, ON] (NYSE: MUX) announced the appointment of Peter Mah as Chief Operating Officer. Mah has served in roles including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Luna Gold, Group Executive at Newmont Mining, General Manager at the De Beers Victor Mine, Mine Manager of Newcrest’s Kencana Mine, as well as engineering roles at Goldcorp and Placer Dome.
Lumos Pharma, Inc. [AUSTIN, TX] (NASDAQ: LUMO) announced the promotion of John C. McKew to the position of Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his current role as Chief Scientific Officer. Prior to Lumos Pharma, McKew served as V.P. of research at aTyr Pharma. McKew has also served as Acting Scientific Director for the National Center for Advancing Translational Science intramural group, a part of the National Institute of Health. Prior to his position at the NIH, McKew held a Director level position at Wyeth Research, after beginning his career at Genetics Institute, Inc., before the two companies merged. McKew is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine and has previously served as the Chair Elect, Chair and Immediate Past Chair of the American Chemical Society’s Northeastern section.
HollyFrontier Corporation [DALLAS, TX] (NYSE: HFC) announced that Timothy Go will join HollyFrontier as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective July 2020. Go currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., a position he has held since January 2016. Prior to joining Calumet, Go served as Vice President, Operations of Flint Hills Resources, LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., from July 2012 through September 2015 and as Vice President, Operations Excellence of Flint Hills Resources, LP from June 2011 through July 2013. Go served as Managing Director, Operations Excellence from August 2008 through 2011 of Koch Industries, Inc. Prior to joining Koch Industries, Go held various roles of increasing responsibility in downstream operations during his 18 years at ExxonMobil Corporation.
National Storage Affiliates Trust [GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO] (NYSE: NSA) announced that Dave Cramer, previously president and chief executive officer of SecurCare, was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NSA.
Anchor Loans [CALABASAS, CA] announced the hire of Andy Pollock as the Chief Operating Officer. Pollock brings over 25 years of successful mortgage banking and lending experience to Anchor. Most recently, Pollock served as Senior Relationship Manager with the Radian Group. Prior to Radian, Pollock was President and CEO of First Franklin, a subsidiary of Merrill Lynch. Pollock has an extensive background and experience within the broader financial services industry that includes a Managing Partner role at Global Logic Advisors, serving as Co-CEO at Rushmore Loan Management and before that, serving as the President and CAO of First California Mortgage Company.
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: BCLI) announced that David Setboun has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Setboun served as VP Corporate Development, Strategy & Business at Life Biosciences. From June 2015 to June 2018, Setboun served as President, Biogen, France. Prior to his tenure at Biogen, Setboun, served as President, AstraZeneca, Portugal from 2012 to 2015. Prior to this role, Setboun led the European Sales & Marketing function as AstraZeneca’s VP Europe.
Sixth Wave Innovations Inc. [VANCOUVER, BC] (CSE: SIXW) announce the appointment of John Cowan as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Sixth Wave, Cowan served as VP Engineering & Business Development at ATEK Metal Technologies LLC. Cowan also served in numerous senior management positions for Royal Oak Industries and Eaton Corporation in Europe and the United States.
Public Consulting Group, Inc. [BOSTON, MA] has named Gary Garofalo as its new Chief Operating Officer. Garofalo has more than 35 years of experience managing consulting services operations and facilitating growth in large organizations, most recently as Executive Vice President of MAXIMUS Inc.
Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. [BOULDER, CO] (TSX: CWBHF) announce that David Panter has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer. Panter brings over 20 years of broad global supply chain experience at leading cosmetic, agriculture, pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer packaged goods companies, including Estée Lauder Company, Luxottica Retail, Campbell Soup Company, and Tyco Healthcare/Covidien.