COO Moves this week include:
|Cupertino Electric, Inc.||Vecima Networks Inc.||Kalera|
|Pershing||Hartman||Channel Key, LLC|
|DecisionPoint||Kronos Bio, Inc.||IntelliDyne, LLC|
|Hercules Investments||Giga-tronics Incorporated||Navy Federal Financial Group|
|PhyMed Healthcare Group||Latham Pool Products Inc.|
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Cupertino Electric, Inc. [SAN JOSE, CA] announced that former Senior Vice President of Operations Brett Boncher has been promoted to chief operating officer. Since joining the company in 1995, Boncher has held a variety of project management, divisional and executive roles at CEI. Boncher has overseen the company’s San Jose Commercial, Renewable and Data Center Divisions.
Vecima Networks Inc. [VICTORIA, BC] (TSX: VCM) announced that Clay McCreery has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. McCreery previously served as Chief Revenue Officer for Vecima, as well as managing operations for the Content Delivery & Storage business unit. McCreery joined Vecima through the acquisition of Concurrent Technology in 2017. Prior to joining Concurrent, McCreery was Senior Vice President of Sales of North America at ARRIS for 14 years.
Kalera [ORLANDO, Fl] announced Austin Martin as Chief Operating Officer. Martin brings nearly two decades of executive experience in both large public and private companies, including Target, Aldi, Delek US, and Shamrock Foods.
Pershing [JERSEY CITY, NJ] announced that Emily Schlosser has been named the company’s new chief operating officer. Schlosser joins Pershing from Goldman Sachs, where she was head of change for the Global Markets Division. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Schlosser served as COO of Corporate Services at E*TRADE.
Hartman [HOUSTON, TX] announced the promotion of Mark T. Torok to Chief Operating Officer, and he will retain his duties as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Hartman more than 5 years ago, Torok founded The Torok Law Firm P.C. Before starting his own law firm, Torok served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) and has held similar positions with Argonaut Insurance Group and Erie Indemnity Company.
Channel Key, LLC [LAS VEGAS, NV] announced that Ryan Rollo has been named Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Channel Key, Rollo led catalog growth and was part of the marketplace launch strategy team for Loblaw Digital.
DecisionPoint [GAITHERSBURG, MD] with its wholly-owned subsidiary CORTEK, has appointed Darin Stolte as Chief Operating Officer. Stolte joins DecisionPoint | CORTEK from Knight Point Systems, recently acquired by Perspecta, where he served as Vice President of Service Delivery. Prior to that, Stolte enjoyed eleven years in a variety of senior roles at STG, Inc., including Vice President of Civilian Programs.
Kronos Bio, Inc. [SAN MATEO, CA & CAMBRIDGE, MA] announced the appointment of Barbara Kosacz as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. Kosacz served most recently as international head of Cooley LLP’s Life Sciences Practice. Kosacz is a member of the Board of Directors of XOMA Corporation and is on the Board of Trustees of the Keck Graduate Institute.
IntelliDyne, LLC [FALLS CHURCH, VA] has announced the appointment of Harry Bartel to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Bartel accepts this position from his predecessor Ed Abner, who has announced his retirement from the company .
Hercules Investments [LOS ANGELES, CA] has announced the hire of Loreal McDonald as Corporate Counsel and Interim Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Hercules Investments, McDonald was Of Counsel to the Stuart, Florida-based Law Firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, P.L.LC. Prior to Gary, Williams, McDonald was a corporate securities attorney with a premier law firm in New York City.
Giga-tronics Incorporated [DUBLIN, CA] (OTCQB: GIGA) announced that it has appointed Lutz P. Henckels Chief Operating Officer. With this new appointment, Henckels now serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Henckels has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of public and private technology companies, including HiQ Solar, SyntheSys Research, LeCroy Corporation and HHB Systems.
Navy Federal Financial Group [VIENNA, VA] announced the hiring of Diane Young as Chief Operating Officer. Young joins NFFG following the retirement of Patricia Wood, who had been at the organization’s helm since 2015. Prior to joining NFFG, Young was vice president at the Goldman Sachs Private Bank.
Latham Pool Products Inc. [LATHAM, NY] announced that Jeff Leake has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer and officially joined the executive leadership team on June 29, 2020. Leake most recently served as the EVP Integrated Supply Chain at Curt Holdings.