CEO / CFO / Director Resignations & Appointments | Jan 28, 2022

by | Jan 28, 2022

Every week we bring you the latest CEO, CFO, and director resignations and appointments across US public companies.

Moves in this Issue

CEO: BLL, FLDM, HD, HONE, NEE / NEP, NI, WRAP
CFO: CXM, FPH, GPC, ICFI, LHX, NEP, WDC
Directors: ADAL, AMTI, AOMR, BDX, BF.B, BMRC, BX, CFR, CFV, CHRW, CIR, CNX, CUBI, DCI, EPAC, ETD, EVRI, FFIN, FIAC, FLDM, FLEX, HCA, HD, HGSH, HMST, IDXG, IKNA, IQV, J, KAHC, LULU, LVRA, MDC, MNRL, NBTB, NI, NJR, OMF, ORN, PEBO, PVBC, RCII, REPX, SBRA, SKYH, SPWR, STX, TFSL, TLS, TRTX, TRU, TVTY, V, VC, VEEV, VIVO, WAFD, WBA, WETF, WRAP, XM

CEO Moves

BALL Corp (BLL)
Leaving: CEO – John A Hayes ( 11.3 yrs; 17.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Daniel William Fisher

Mr. Fisher, who was promoted to President in January 2021, will retain the title of President as he assumes the Chief Executive Officer role. He has 12 years of executive leadership experience at Ball in a variety of positions, including senior vice president and chief operating officer of the global beverage packaging business from 2016 to 2021, and president of the North and Central America beve…read full bio

Fluidigm Corp (FLDM)
Leaving: CEO – Stephen Christopher Linthwaite ( 5.6 yrs; -16.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Michael Egholm

Michael Egholm, Ph.D., age 58, has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Biotools, LLC since October 2021. He previously served as the Chief Technology Officer of Danaher Life Sciences, the life sciences arm of Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company, from 2017 to September 2021. Prior to that, he served as President, Biopharmaceuticals at Pall Corporation, a gl…read full bio

HarborOne Bancorp Inc (HONE)
Leaving: CEO – James W Blake ( 27.3 yrs; 14.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Joseph F Casey

Joseph F. Casey joined HarborOne Bank in 2004. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of HarborOne Bancorp, Inc. since May 2018 and was previously Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company from 2016 until 2018. He was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of HarborOne Bank in February 2017. Prior to his current…read full bio

Home Depot Inc (HD)
Leaving: CEO – Craig A Menear ( 7.3 yrs; 24.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Edward P Decker

Mr. Decker, age 58, has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2020. Mr. Decker previously served as Executive Vice President – Merchandising of the Company from August 2014 to October 2020. From October 2006 through July 2014, he served as Senior Vice President – Retail Finance, Pricing Analytics, and Assortment Planning. Mr. Decker joined The Home Depot in 2000 and held va…read full bio

NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) / Nextera Energy Partners Lp (NEP)
Leaving: CEO – James L Robo ( 4.6 yrs; 21.5% TSR)
Replaced by: John W Ketchum

Mr. Ketchum has a diverse business, finance and legal background with a broad range of experiences across key leadership roles at NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (NEER). Since being appointed a NextEra Energy Partners’ board director in 2016, he served for three years as NextEra Energy Partners’ CFO and three years as its president. Mr. Ketchum holds a Master of Laws degr…read full bio

Nisource Inc (NI)
Leaving: CEO – Joseph Hamrock ( 6.6 yrs; -4.7% TSR)
Replaced by: Lloyd M Yates

Mr. Yates, 61, most recently served as Executive Vice President, Customer and Delivery Operations, and President, Carolinas Region, since 2014 at Duke Energy Corporation (“Duke Energy”), until his retirement in 2019. In that role, he was responsible for aligning customer-focused products and services to deliver a personalized end-to-end customer experience to position Duke Energy for long-term gro…read full bio


CFO Moves

Five Point Holdings LLC (FPH)
Leaving: CFO – Erik R Higgins ( 5.8 yrs; -17.9% TSR)
Replaced by: Leo Kij

Mr. Kij, 57, has served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company since 2016. From 2009 to 2016, he served as Controller of the Company’s subsidiary, Five Point Communities Management, Inc…read full bio

Genuine Parts Co (GPC)
Leaving: CFO – Carol B Yancey ( 9.2 yrs; 11.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Herbert C. NappierMr. Nappier, age 48, has served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at FedEx Corporation (“FedEx”) since June 2020, where he led teams responsible for corporate finance, cash management, global tax planning and strategy, risk management and corporate development. Prior to that date, Mr. Nappier served in various other roles at FedEx, including as President, FedEx Ex…read full bio


ICF International Inc (ICFI)
Leaving: CFO – Bettina Garcia Welsh ( 1.7 yrs; 33.4% TSR)
Replaced by: Barry Broadus

Mr. Broadus has extensive experience as an executive and senior financial officer with almost 30 years’ experience in the U.S. Government services sector. He was recently Chief Financial Officer of Dovel Technologies. He has also served as CFO of SRI International, Constellis, and Alion Science and Technology, and held senior financial leadership positions with SAIC and EDS along with U.S…read full bio

L3Harris Technologies Inc (LHX)
Leaving: CFO – Jesus Malave Jr ( 2.6 yrs; 8.9% TSR)
Replaced by: Michelle L. TurnerMs. Turner, age 48, joins L3Harris from Johnson & Johnson, where she served since 2017 as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain. She served as Vice President, Petroleum for BHP Billiton from 2016 to 2017. From 2007 to 2016, Ms. Turner was with Raytheon Company in roles of increasing responsibility, including as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Space a…read full bio


Nextera Energy Partners Lp (NEP)
Leaving: CFO – Rebecca J Kujawa ( 3.0 yrs; 28.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Terrell Kirk Crews II

Mr. Crews has served in his current role as Vice President, Business Management of NEER since March 2019. From April 2016 until March 2019, he was NEE’s Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. It is anticipated that Mr. Crews will succeed Mr. Ketchum as one of the directors on NEP’s Board designated by NEP’s general partner, effective as of the annual meeting date. As of the date …read full bio

Sprinklr Inc (CXM)
Leaving: CFO – Christopher Mark Lynch ( .6 yrs; -52.2% TSR)
Replaced by: Manish Sarin

Prior to joining Sprinklr, Mr. Sarin served as the Chief Financial Officer of Exabeam, Inc. from October 2018 to November2021. Prior to that, Mr. Sarin served as an Executive Vice President of Finance at Proofpoint, Inc. from October 2012 to September 2018. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sarin advised technology companies on corporate finance matters while serving at Merrill Lynch an…read full bio


Director Joins

Anthemis Digital Acquisitions I Corp (ADAL)
Bruce Aust

Mr. Aust will serve as a Class III director for a term expiring at the Company’s annual general meeting of stockholders to be held in 2024, until his successor is duly elected and qualified or his earlier death, disqualification, resignation or removal. Our board has determined that Mr. Aust is an i…read full bio

Brigham Minerals Inc (MNRL)
Gayle Burleson

Ms. Burleson currently serves on the boards of Select Energy Services, Inc (NYSE: WTTR) and privately held Chisholm Energy Holdings, LLC. Ms. Burleson was most recently with Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE: CXO) as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Land and held that position until C…read full bio

Brigham Minerals Inc (MNRL)
Stacy Hock

Ms. Hock is a private investor and currently serves on the boards of Aminex Therapeutics, a privately held clinical stage drug development company, the African Dream Initiative and the Texas Public Policy Foundation. She also serves on the Blanton Museum of Art National Leadership Board, The Un…read full bio

Casper Sleep Inc (CSPR)
Michael Monahan

Michael Monahan has served as Casper Sleep Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2020. Previously, Mr. Monahan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Nutrisystem, Inc., a weight-loss company, from 2013 to 2019 where he oversaw the growth of the company’s market capitalization and subsequentl…read full bio

China Hgs Real Estate Inc (HGSH)
Mr. Qingfeng Zhou

Mr. Qingfeng Zhou , has served as the owner of Cangze Consulting & Co. since March 2018. Since April 2016 and March 2016, Mr. Zhou has served as an overseas director of Engas Australasia Pty….read full bio

CNX Resources Corp (CNX)
Robert O. Agbede

Mr. Agbede currently serves as a member of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Environmental, Safety, and Corporate Responsibility committees. He is the Chairman and CEO of Chester Group Inc., a holding company for technology, engineering, and energy related investments and…read full bio

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc (ETD)
María Eugenia (Gina) Casar

Ms. Casar recently served as Assistant Executive Director for United Nations World Food Programme, and was responsible for Human Resources management, Wellness, Workplace Culture, Ombudsman and Ethics. Prior to that, Ms. Casar was Executive Director for AMEXCID Mexican Agency for International Co…read full bio

Everi Holdings Inc (EVRI)
Paul Finch JrMr. Finch is an accomplished entrepreneur and corporate leader. He was the chief executive officer of Early Warning Services, LLC from 2003 to 2019 and successfully guided Early Warning through several transformations, begin…read full bio

First Financial Bankshares Inc (FFIN)
Eli Jones

Jones is a professor of marketing and the Lowry and Peggy Mays Eminent Scholar at Texas A&M University. He recently served for six years as dean of Texas A&M’s prestigious Mays Business School, one of the nation’s top …read full bio

HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA)
Andrea B Smith

Ms. Smith most recently served as Bank of America’s chief administrative officer (CAO) and was a member of the company’s executive management team, reporting to the CEO, for more than a decade. Previously, she led Global Human Resources, managing a global workforce of more than 2…read full bio

Home Depot Inc (HD)
Edward P Decker

Mr. Decker, age 58, has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2020. Mr. Decker previously served as Executive Vice President – Merchandising of the Company from August 2014 to October 2020. From October 2006 through July 2014, he served as Senior Vice President – Retail Finan…read full bio

Iqvia Holdings Inc (IQV)
Leslie Wims Morris

Wims Morris is a former Vice President of Executive Partnerships at American Express, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Broadridge Financial Solutions and Senior Vice President at Jefferies & Company. She began her career as a Technology M&A Banker at Broa…read full bio

KKR Acquisition Holdings I Corp (KAHC)
Stephanie Plaines

Ms. Plaines will serve as a Class A director whose term will expire at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders. In addition, the Board appointed Ms. Plaines to serve on the Company’s audit committee in place of Glenn Murphy, who stepped down from the audit committee. Following these change…read full bio

Mdc Holdings Inc (MDC)
Janice Sinden

Ms. Sinden is the President & CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (“DCPA”). Prior to joining the DCPA, she served as Chief of Staff for Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock where she managed 60 appointees, 26 departments and the day-to-day complexities of running a…read full bio

Nbt Bancorp Inc (NBTB)
Heidi M. Hoeller

Ms. Hoeller, age 52, is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) with over 25 years of experience as a leader in audit and financial services. Ms. Hoeller held numerous positions at PwC from November 1993 until her retirement in June 2019.  She spent most of her …read full bio

Peoples Bancorp Inc (PEBO)
Kevin R. Reeves

Mr. Reeves is Head of US Markets in Zero Carbon Energy for BP’s Gas & Low Carbon Energy Group in Columbus, Ohio. Kevin has worked for BP PLC, one of the world’s leading integrated oil and gas companies, from 2014 to present. In this role, which he assumed on January 17, 2022, he…read full bio

Qualtrics International Inc (XM)
Omar Johnson

Mr. Johnson founded OPUS Intelligence, an enterprise software company, in October 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson founded OPUS United, a professional services company, in June 2017. Prior to founding OPUS United, Mr. Johnson served as Vice President of Marketing at Apple Inc. from July 2014 to Octo…read full bio

Qualtrics International Inc (XM)
Ritu BhargavaMs. Bhargava has served as the Chief Product Officer of SAP SE (“SAP”) Customer Experience since November 2021. Prior to joining SAP, from December 2011 to October 2021, Ms. Bhargava held various technology leadership positions at salesforce.com, inc., most recently serving as Head …read full bio

Seagate Technology Holdings plc (STX)
Yolanda Lee Conyers

Ms. Conyers brings more than 30 years of broad, international experience in roles spanning technology, global operations, and talent management. Ms. Conyers spent 14 years with Lenovo, including three years based in Beijing, where she most recently served as …read full bio

Seagate Technology Holdings plc (STX)
Yolanda Lee Conyers

Ms. Conyers brings more than 30 years of broad, international experience in roles spanning technology, global operations, and talent management. Ms. Conyers spent 14 years with Lenovo, including three years based in Beijing, where she most recently served as president of the Lenovo Foun…read full bio

Sky Harbour Group Corp (SKYH)
Lysa Leiponis

 Since January 2021, Ms. Leiponis has served as an Independent Senior Advisor at Ferrovial Airports U.S., where she advises senior executive leadership of one of the world’s leading developers and operators of airport infrastructure and provides counsel on strategic direction and growt…read full bio

Sky Harbour Group Corp (SKYH)
Walter Jackson

Since April 2016, Mr. Jackson has been a Portfolio Manager and Head of Direct Lending at Onex Credit, a middle market lending platform. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Mr. Jacksonread full bio

Sky Harbour Group Corp (SKYH)
Nick Wellmon

Since January 2020, Mr. Wellmon has served as the Founder and Managing Partner of Due West Partners, a private investment firm/family office with a differentiated and collaborative approach to investing and legacy creation. Focusing on investments in Aerospace & Defense, Diversified Industria…read full bio

Sky Harbour Group Corp (SKYH)
Tal Keinan

 Mr. Keinan assembled and has led the Sky team since its inception in October 2017. Mr. Keinan has served as Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Clarity Capital KCPS Ltd., a global asset-management firm, since September 2005. He has served as the chairman of Koret Israel Economic Developmen…read full bio

Sky Harbour Group Corp (SKYH)
Robert S Rivkin

Since March 2019, Mr. Rivkin has been senior vice president and general counsel for United Airlines, where he leads United’s Legal Department, including the corporate, securities, finance, commercial, litigation, government contracts, intellectual property, antitrust, environmental, employm…read full bio

SolarWindow Technologies Inc (WNDW)
John Rhee

Mr. John Rhee previously served as the Company’s President and Director and now additionally assumes roles of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. Last month, through Light Quantum Energy Holdings, Mr. Rhee and his immediate family acquired nearly 72% of shares of…read full bio

Sunpower Corp (SPWR)
Vincent Stoquart

Mr. Stoquart is a Class II director, to serve until the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2022. Mr. Stoquart has served as senior vice president, Refining and Petrochemicals Americas, and president and chief executive officer of Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc. since Oc…read full bio

Telos Corp (TLS)
Derrick DockeryA former NFL offensive lineman, Derrick Dockery holds a wealth of knowledge working with advocacy groups, corporations, government and non-government agencies. Currently, Dockery is the co-founder of Yellow Ribbons United, a nonprofit focused on bridging the gap between military service a…read full bio

Telos Corp (TLS)
Bradley W. JacobsBradley Jacobs currently serves as a consultant on Department of Defense and federal agency bid protests, adjunct professor at Rollins College and board member of two nonprofit organizations, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando….read full bio

Tivity Health Inc (TVTY)
Stephanie Davis Michelman

Michelman was also Vice President, Global and North America Marketing at AHAVA Dead Sea Laboratories, a privately held skincare company. She started her career at L’Oréal where she held marketing and sales leadership roles. In March 2020, Essence magazine recognized Michelman as a ch…read full bio

Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV)
Tina Hunt

Tina Hunt, Ph.D., is the executive vice president and general manager of point of care diagnostics, and worldwide operations at IDEXX, a global leader in pet healthcare innovation….read full bio

Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV)
Timothy S Cabral

Timothy S. Cabral has served as our Chief Financial Officer since February 2010. Prior to joining Veeva, Mr. Cabral served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer for Modus Group, LLC, a wireless solutions and services company, from February 2008 to February 2010 and served as Chief …read full bio

WisdomTree Investments Inc (WETF)
Harold Singleton III

Mr. Singleton, 59, an executive with more than 30 years in the investment management and financial services industry, was most recently Vice President, Managing Director/Head of Manager Selection and Portfolio Construction of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC), which operates multiple insur…read full bio


Director Exits

Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC)
Leslie E Murphy ( 5.0 yrs; 4.1% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)
Rebecca W Rimel ( 9.5 yrs; 15.8% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Science, Marketing, Innovation and Technology

Blackstone Inc (BX)
Hamilton E James ( 14.8 yrs; 15.9% TSR)
Committees: Executive

Brigham Minerals Inc (MNRL)
W Howard Keenan Jr ( 2.8 yrs; 10.1% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

China Hgs Real Estate Inc (HGSH)
Yuankai Wen ( 12.0 yrs; -4.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW)
Wayne M Fortun ( 21.3 yrs; 2.9% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW)
Brian Short ( 19.4 yrs; 12.9% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (CFR)
Ida Clement Steen ( 26.3 yrs; 9.4% TSR)
Committees: Compensation and Benefits, Nominating (and Governance), Technology

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (CFR)
Karen E Jennings ( 21.3 yrs; 9.4% TSR)
Committees: Compensation and Benefits, Nominating (and Governance), Risk

Everi Holdings Inc (EVRI)
Ronald V Congemi ( 8.9 yrs; 11.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Fluidigm Corp (FLDM)
Ana K Stankovic ( 1.4 yrs; -41.8% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

Fluidigm Corp (FLDM)
Nicholas Barthelemy ( 5.2 yrs; -12.9% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Fluidigm Corp (FLDM)
Stephen Christopher Linthwaite ( 5.6 yrs; )

Interpace Biosciences Inc (IDXG)
Eric B Lev ( 2.6 yrs; 1.2% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (J)
Linda Fayne Levinson ( 26.0 yrs; 13.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, ESG and Risk, Nominating (and Governance)

Levere Holdings Corp (LVRA)
Ingo Hueck ( .9 yrs; -3.0% TSR)

Meridian Bioscience Inc (VIVO)
David Phillips ( 22.0 yrs; 12.4% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

New Jersey Resources Corp (NJR)
M William Howard Jr ( 9.7% TSR)
Committees: Executive, Leadership Development and Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Nisource Inc (NI)
Joseph Hamrock ( 7.1 yrs; -2.7% TSR)

Orion Group Holdings Inc (ORN)
Richard L Daerr ( 15.0 yrs; -9.6% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (SBRA)
Ronald G Geary ( 4.4 yrs; -3.3% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

TFS Financial CORP (TFSL)
Ben S Stefanski III ( 11.9 yrs; 6.0% TSR)
Committees: Executive, Nominating (and Governance)

Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV)
Ronald E F Codd ( 6.0 yrs; 45.3% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation

Visa Inc (V)
Suzanne Nora Johnson ( 14.3 yrs; 21.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit and Risk, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)
James A Skinner ( 16.5 yrs; 3.0% TSR)

Washington Federal Inc (WAFD)
Barbara Smith ( 15.8 yrs; 5.0% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Regulatory Compliance

Washington Federal Inc (WAFD)
Thomas J Kelley ( 16.8 yrs; 5.0% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Executive, Nominating (and Governance), Regulatory Compliance

Wrap Technologies Inc (WRAP)
Jeff Kukowski ( .8 yrs; -36.0% TSR)

Wrap Technologies Inc (WRAP)
Patrick Kinsella ( 3.2 yrs; -6.2% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

Wrap Technologies Inc (WRAP)
Thomas P Smith ( .6 yrs; -55.5% TSR)

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