COO Moves this week include:
|Spectral Medical Inc.||Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP||McCann Worldgroup|
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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP [CHICAGO, IL] appointed Chuck Droege as chief operating officer. Effective June 1, Droege will succeed Brandon Andries who has served as COO for more than 15 years and will now transition into a specialized role. Droege joined Baker Tilly in 1999 and has held a number of leadership roles since that time, most recently as leading partner of the professional services and technology practice.
McCann Worldgroup [NEW YORK] announced that it has appointed Bill Kolb to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Kolb, previously Global President, Diversified Agencies, and Chairman and CEO of Commonwealth//McCann, will now oversee business operations across McCann Worldgroup, including all agencies and markets. Kolb’s most recent role was Global President, Diversified Agencies. Kolb has worked with both large and entrepreneurial companies, and with multinational clients including General Motors, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Merck and Anheuser-Busch. Since joining McCann Worldgroup in 2000, Kolb has worked across Momentum, MRM and McCann and has held various top-level roles ranging from CFO to CEO.
sPower [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] announced the appointment of Michael Belikoff to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Belikoff will assume the COO role formerly held by Randall Corey, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Corey joined sPower in 2013. Corey will remain with sPower through the end of the year to support the transition to Belikoff. Most recently Belikoff was Executive Vice President of Engineering, Procurement and Construction and Operations and Maintenance at Cypress Creek Renewables. Before joining Cypress Creek Renewables, Belikoff served as Chief Operating Officer at Strata Solar. Belikoff served as Vice President of Global Power Plant Engineering at First Solar, before joining Strata Solar.