COO Moves this week include:
|Texas Instruments Incorporated||Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||Confirmit|
|Berry Corporation||1st Capital Bank||Tilson|
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Texas Instruments Incorporated [DALLAS, TX] (NASDAQ: TXN) Announced that Haviv Ilan has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Ilan is a 21-year veteran of the company and most recently led TI’s Analog Signal Chain business. Ilan joined TI in 1999 through the acquisition of Butterfly, a wireless connectivity start-up. Prior to leading TI’s Analog Signal Chain business, Ilan led TI’s High-Performance Analog organization and was a vice president in TI’s Embedded Processing organization.
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [CHICAGO, IL] (NASDAQ: XERS) announced that it has promoted John P. Shannon to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Shannon joined Xeris in February 2017 as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Xeris, from 2015 until its acquisition in 2016, Shannon served as Chief Executive Officer and Director for Catheter Connections, Inc. Prior to that, from 2012 until its acquisition in 2014, Shannon served as Chief Commercial Officer for Durata Therapeutics. From 2002 to 2012, he held several roles at Baxter Healthcare, including Vice President and General Manager of U.S. BioScience and General Manager, Global Hemophilia and Global Commercial Excellence.
Confirmit [NEW YORK, & OSLO, NORWAY & LONDON, UK] announced that Giles Whiting joins the company as COO. Prior to Confirmit, Whiting led SoftBank Group’s Operating Team where he oversaw their portfolio of strategic and global assets. Whiting has also held executive roles at Medallia, Percepta, TTEC, and McKinsey & Company.
Berry Corporation [DALLAS, TX] (NASDAQ: BRY) announced that Fernando Araujo is joining the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to succeed retiring COO Gary Grove. Araujo joins Berry with 30 years of experience having worked for some of the most accomplished brands in the industry including Shell Oil, Repsol S.A., Apache Corporation, and Schlumberger. Araujo has most recently served as Schlumberger Production Management’s Director for Western Hemisphere Assets.
1st Capital Bank [SALINAS, CA] (OTC Pink: FISB) announced that Vida Villanueva has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank. Prior to joining 1st Capital Bank, Villanueva served in a number of senior-level positions with HSBC Financial. Villanueva has served as chief operating officer for the company’s Kuwait and Latin America operations.
Tilson [PORTLAND, MN] announced the promotion of Kelly Brewer to Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Brewer served as Executive Vice President of Telecommunications. Brewer joined the company in 2011 where she established and led Tilson’s self-performing tower construction and engineering divisions.