Weekly CEO & CFO Moves – January 26, 2024

by | Jan 26, 2024

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Weekly CEO & CFO Move Wrap

ADM Stock Tanks after CFO Put on Administrative Leave

Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) headlines this week’s CEO and CFO moves after putting its CFO Vikram Luthar on administrative leave following an U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and internal investigation.  ADM stock quickly dropped to $51.69 — a 24% 1-day drop — and now faces a class-action lawsuit from shareholder Raymond Chow, who alleges that the company misled investors about the profitability of its nutrition segment. The lawsuit claims that executive stock awards linked to the segment’s performance incentivized top executives, including CFO Vikram Luthar, to make false statements. The lawsuit seeks damages for investors who purchased ADM shares between April 30, 2020, and that date.

For readers of this blog, of special interest will also be Heidrick & Struggles (HSII) getting a new CEO as long-time CEO Krishnan Rajagopalan steps down. The CEO change is coming at an important time as HSII stock has dropped -30% over the past year.

CEO Moves

CALAMP CORP (CAMP)
Leaving: CEO – Jason Cohenour ( .4 yrs *interim; -78.8% TSR)
Replaced by: Christopher R. Adams
Mr. Adams currently serves as VP/GM of the Automotive Sensing Division of onsemi, a semiconductor manufacturing company, a position he has held since May 2020. Prior to onsemi, from October 2019 to May 2020, Mr. Adams served as the Chief Operating Officer at SafeAI, an autonomous mining and construction company. From September 2015 to October 2019, Mr. Adams served as a General Manager of BAE Syst…read full bio

HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL INC (HSII)
Leaving: CEO – Krishnan Rajagopalan ( 6.7 yrs ; -.2% TSR)
Replaced by: Thomas L Monahan
Mr. Monahan, 56, currently serves as the Managing Partner of Norton Street Holdings, a private investment vehicle that engages with organizations that leverage property, data, and technology to lift the performance of outstanding professionals, which he founded in 2017. Mr. Monahan was the Chief Executive Officer of DeVry University, a private predominantly online college with undergradu…read full bio

JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES INC (JKHY)
Leaving: CEO – David B Foss ( 8.0 yrs ; 6.5% TSR)
Replaced by: Gregory R Adelson
Adelson joined Jack Henry in 2011 as Group President of iPay Solutions™ and was promoted to General Manager of JHA Payment Solutions™ in 2014. He became Jack Henry’s COO in 2019 and was named President in 2022. He is responsible for all business lines, technology, infrastructure, and sales….read full bio

LANTHEUS HOLDINGS INC (LNTH)
Leaving: CEO – Mary Anne Heino ( 8.6 yrs ; 27.8% TSR)
Replaced by: Brian A Markison
Mr. Markison has 40 years of healthcare experience, including executive roles at King Pharmaceuticals, Fougera Pharmaceuticals and RVL Pharmaceuticals plc, as well as senior level roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Mr. Markison has maintained a steadfast focus throughout his career on oncology, virology, and diagnostics, leading the successful commercial introduction of numerous therapeutics…read full bio

NBT BANCORP INC (NBTB)
Leaving: CEO – H Watt John Jr ( 7.4 yrs ; -8.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Scott Allen Kingsley
Mr. Kingsley, age 59, has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since July 6, 2021. Prior to joining the Company, he was a member of the leadership team at Community Bank System, Inc., where he served as Chief Operating Officer and prior to that as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kingsley started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was employed ther…read full bio

SIGA TECHNOLOGIES INC (SIGA)
Leaving: CEO – Phillip Louis Gomez III ( 7.3 yrs ; 9.8% TSR)
Replaced by: Diem Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen, age 52, joins the Company from Xalud Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing treatments for inflammatory diseases, including pain associated with osteoarthritis, and neurodegenerative diseases, where she served as Chief Executive Officer.  Prior to Xalud Therapeutics, Dr. Nguyen served as executive vice president of biopharma at PPD Inc., a leading global c…read full bio

TILLY’S INC (TLYS)
Leaving: CEO – Edmond Thomas ( 8.3 yrs ; -.5% TSR)
Replaced by (interim)Hezy Shaked
Hezy Shaked co-founded the Tilly’s concept in 1982 and formed our company in 1984. He currently serves as our Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Strategy Officer. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception and has served as our Chief Strategy Officer since February 2011. From September 2008 to February 2011, Mr. Shaked served as our President and Ch…read full bio

CFO Moves

AMERICAN COASTAL INSURANCE CORP (ACIC)
Leaving: CFO – Brad Martz ( 11.3 yrs ; 5.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Svetlana Castle
Ms. Castle has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, in addition to vast experience across shared services operations, enterprise risk management, financial reporting and forecasting, and auditing. Most recently, Ms. Castle held the position of Chief Accounting Officer and Enterprise Risk Management Lead at Bankers Financial Corporation (“Bankers”) from 2015 to July 2023. While at Bank…read full bio

ANALOG DEVICES INC (ADI)
Leaving: CFO – James Mollica ( .3 yrs *interim; )
Replaced by: Richard C. Puccio, Jr.
Mr. Puccio, 56, most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at Amazon Web Services, Inc. (“AWS”), a leading global cloud and technology services provider, from May 2021 to January 2024. Prior to his role at AWS, Mr. Puccio was at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a professional services firm, for nearly 29 years, serving as a Partner for 21 years….read full bio

ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO (ADM)
Leaving: CFO – Vikram Luthar ( 1.8 yrs ; -35.1% TSR)
Replaced by (interim)Ismael Roig
Ismael Roig, age 56, most recently served both as President of EMEA at the Company, where he had oversight of all of the Company’s business activities in EMEA, and as President of Animal Nutrition, a position he was appointed to in late 2022. His previous roles include serving as President of Carbohydrates Solutions International and establishing Global BioSolutions. He also served as SVP, C…read full bio

INOGEN INC (INGN)
Leaving: CFO – Michael K Sergesketter ( .5 yrs *interim; )
Replaced by: Michael J Bourque
Most recently, Mr. Bourque, 60, served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Chase Corporation (NYSE: CCF) since February 2021. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Dental, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Analogic Corporation from 2014 to 2018 and as Vice President of Finance for Axcelis Technologies from 2011 to 2014. Bourque received a bache…read full bio

MANNATECH INC (MTEX)
Leaving: CFO – David Allen Johnson ( 7.8 yrs ; -11.7% TSR)
Replaced by: Landen Granvel Fredrick
Landen Fredrick, age 51, has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since June 7, 2023. He is the son of J. Stanley Fredrick, the Chairman of the Board and a major shareholder. He previously served as the Company’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Global Chief Sales Officer and President, North America. Mr. Fredrick joined Mannatech in 2006 and has played a key role in developing …read full bio

NBT BANCORP INC (NBTB)
Leaving: CFO – Scott Allen Kingsley ( 2.8 yrs ; -25.9% TSR)
Replaced by: Annette L Burns
Ms. Burns, age 51, has served as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company since November 2019. Ms. Burns served as Senior Corporate Controller of the Company from June 2019 to November 2019.  Prior to that, Ms. Burns was the Company’s Corporate Controller from September 2013 to June 2019.  A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Burns has over 25 years of experience in accounting an…read full bio

ONDAS HOLDINGS INC (ONDS)
Leaving: CFO – Eric A Brock ( .3 yrs *interim; )
Replaced by: Yishay Curelaru
Yishay Curelaru, 41, has served as Chief Financial Officer for Airobotics Ltd. (“Airobtoics”), since February 2021 and has led the financial management of the Ondas Autonomous Systems (“OAS”) business unit since the acquisition of Airobotics, which closed in January 2023. Since joining Airobotics in 2018, Mr. Curelaru led multiple financings which included an initial public offering in Tel Aviv in…read full bio

PHOTRONICS INC (PLAB)
Leaving: CFO – John P Jordan ( 6.4 yrs ; 21.5% TSR)
Replaced by (interim)Eric Rivera
Mr. Rivera, 47, has served as the Company’s vice president, corporate controller since April 2016, and served as the principal accounting officer since 2020. Mr. Rivera will retain the role of corporate controller and principal accounting officer during the interim appointment….read full bio

SCHOLASTIC CORP (SCHL)
Leaving: CFO – Kenneth J Cleary ( 6.3 yrs ; -2.2% TSR)
Replaced by: Haji L. Glover
Haji Glover, age 50, brings over twenty seven years of finance and analytical experience in a variety of industry segments with both publicly traded and privately held companies. From September 2022 to January 2024, he served as Director of Finance at Amazon, New York City, responsible for leading the finance organization supporting the People Experience and Technology (PXT) division. From January…read full bio

SONOS INC (SONO)
Leaving: CFO – Eddie Lazarus ( 1.3 yrs *interim; -7.5% TSR)
Replaced by: Saori Casey
From July 2011 to December 2023, Ms. Casey, age 56, served as Vice President of Finance at Apple Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Casey held various roles as a finance executive at Cisco Systems Inc. for fifteen years. She has served on the board of directors of Houzz Inc. since 2019, and also serves as the Chair of its Audit Committee and on its Compensation Committee. Ms. Casey holds a B.A. in Economics …read full bio

TARGET HOSPITALITY CORP (TH)
Leaving: CFO – Eric Kalamaras ( 4.3 yrs ; 7.0% TSR)
Replaced by: Jason Paul Vlacich
Mr. Vlacich brings a wealth of financial experience, with over 20 years in finance, public accounting and hospitality accounting. The promotion expands on his continuing role as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer since 2018, where he has made significant contributions to the finance, accounting, tax, and other key financial functions, as well as leading the implementation of transformati…read full bio

Top Executive Searches

Here are some of the top executives searches via Google over the past week.

Matthew C Diamond

Snapshot: Previously CEO: ALLOY INC from Jan 1999 to Nov 2010

Biography
MATTHEW C. DIAMOND, 53, Former Chief Executive Officer, Defy Media, LLC. Mr. Diamond has been an operator, investor, and entrepreneur in digital media and retail for over 25 years and is a pioneer in digital commerce and media. Since January 2013, Mr. Diamond has actively managed a portfolio of private investments, including Motom, LLC, a social shopping platform, which he founded in April 2019 and to which he continues to provide leadership and strategic advice. He co-founded Alloy, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: ALOY) in 1996, a privately-held marketing and media company focusing on the youth demographic through television, film, and digital media, which merged with Break Media in October 2013 to form Defy Media. From 2010 to 2013, he led the successful sale of over eight Alloy businesses to a combination of strategic and private equity buyers. He served as chief executive officer of Defy Media, LLC from October 2013 until November 2018.
-> See Matthew C Diamond’s Profile & Track Record

Terry Gohl

Snapshot: Previously CEO: HORIZON GLOBAL CORP from Sep 2019 to Nov 2022

Biography
Mr. Gohl was appointed to our Board and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gohl served as Chief Operating Officer of International Automotive Components (“IAC”) Group, a supplier of automotive components and systems, from February 2017 to June 2018. From March 2009 to January 2017, Mr. Gohl served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Key Plastics L.L.C. (“Key Plastics”), a global manufacturer and supplier of injection molded plastic components to automotive OEMs. Prior to joining Key Plastics, from 2004 to March 2009, Mr. Gohl served in various executive management and corporate officer roles with Visteon Corporation, a global automotive leader in cockpit electronics . From 1995 to 2005, Mr. Gohl held executive positions with Tower Automotive, an automotive manufacturer, and Lear Corporation, a global leading supplier of automotive seating and e-systems. Mr. Gohl brings extensive automotive industry leadership to the Horizon Board, with deep expertise in manufacturing, operations and turnaround situations.
-> See Terry Gohl’s Profile & Track Record

Christopher L Winfrey

Snapshot: CEO: CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC since Dec 2022

Biography
Mr. Winfrey was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in December 2022. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer since 2021, where he oversaw all cable operations, including marketing, sales, field operations and customer operations, as well as Spectrum Enterprise. Mr. Winfrey joined Charter as Chief Financial Officer in 2010 responsible for Charter’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, procurement, real estate, tax and treasury functions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, capital structure activities and investor relations. Charter added oversight of its fiber-based Spectrum Enterprise business to his CFO responsibilities in 2019, and operational leadership of the residential and SMB Sales and Marketing organization, and Spectrum Community Solutions in February of 2021. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Winfrey served as Chief Financial Officer of Unitymedia GmbH, Germany’s second-largest cable operator, and as Managing Director for Unitymedia’s cable operations, broadcasting and satellite entities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Winfrey served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Development at Cablecom, GmbH. He was previously a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and Director of Operations Services of NTL Incorporated’s continental European operations, and a senior associate in the private equity group at Communications Equity Associates. Mr. Winfrey has spent nearly 25 years in the cable industry, and in 2015 received The Internet & Television Association’s (NCTA) Vanguard Award for Young Leadership. He received a B.S. in accounting and an MBA from the University of Florida.
-> See Christopher L Winfrey’s Profile & Track Record

Thomas W Purcell Jr

Snapshot: Previously a Director at EASTERLY ACQUISITION CORP

Biography
Mr. Purcell is currently establishing his family office, Lake Trail Capital, which will invest in public securities as well as private businesses. Mr. Purcell was a Portfolio Manager at Viking Global Investors from 2003 until 2014, where he was responsible for managing a team of analysts and a diversified portfolio with a primary focus in financial services as well as business devices, energy and other industries. While at Viking Mr. Purcell served as the firm’s Co-Chief Investment Officer from 2012 until June 2014, as a member of the Management Committee from 2005 until March 2015 and as a member of the Executive Committee from July 2007 until March 2015. From October 1999 until becoming a Portfolio Manager in 2003, Mr. Purcell was responsible for researching investment ideas in financial service companies. From May 1998 until September 1999, Mr. Purcell worked for Tiger Management on a full time and consulting basis where he was responsible for researching investment ideas among chemical, paper, general industrial companies and Japanese banks. From 1995 until 1997, Mr. Purcell worked for ING Equity Partners as an associate responsible for identifying, researching and executing private equity investments. From 1993 until 1995, Mr. Purcell worked in Mergers and Acquisitions at Salomon Brothers Inc. Mr. Purcell is a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and of Georgetown University.
-> See Thomas W Purcell Jr’s Profile & Track Record

Carol Flaton

Snapshot: Director at CANO HEALTH INC

Biography
Ms. Flaton, age 59, has provided financial advisory services and served as an independent director for both public and private companies since 2019. From 2014 to April 2019, she was a Managing Director at AlixPartners LP. From February 2016 to June 2016, Ms. Flaton served as Strategic Director of Finance for Cetera Financial Group and from March 2015 to October 2016, she served as the Chief Restructuring Officer of Doral Financial Corporation, the NYSE-listed parent company of Doral Bank. From 2008 to 2013, Ms. Flaton was a Managing Director at Lazard Freres & Co. LLC. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Flaton was a Managing Director at Citigroup Inc. and from 1995 to 2006, was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston. Ms. Flaton has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Genesis Care Finance Pty, Ltd. since May 2023; as Independent Manager of Matterhorn Parent, LLC (d/b/a Hearthside Food Solutions) since December 2023; as a member of the Board of Directors of Hornblower Holdings LLC since November 2023; and as a member of the Board of Directors of Resolute Investment Managers, Inc. since December 2022. Ms. Flaton previously served on the Board of Directors of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) from January 2023 to September 2023; as Independent Manager of National CineMedia, LLC (NASDAQ: NCMI) from March 2023 to August 2023; as Independent Manager of Talen Energy Supply, LLC from November 2021 to May 2023; on the Board of Directors of Altera Infrastructure GP, L.L.C. from March 2022 to January 2023; on the Board of Directors of TPC Group, Inc. from December 2021 to December 2022; on the Board of Managers of CHC Group, LLC from April 2022 to August 2022; on the Board of Directors of Speedcast Americas, Inc. and as a member of the Restructuring Committee of Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) from April 2020 to March 2021; on the Board of Directors of EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE) from May 2019 to October 2020; on the Board of Directors of MCS, LLC from March 2020 to October 2020; and on the Board of Directors of Jupiter Resources, Inc. from August 2018 to December 2018. Ms. Flaton earned her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware and her M.B.A from the International Institute of Management Development.
-> See Carol Flaton’s Profile & Track Record

Bernard J Zovighian

Snapshot: CEO: EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP since May 2023

Biography
Select Professional Experience and Highlights: * Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, since 2015 – Chief Executive Officer, expected May 2023 – President, since January 2023 – Corporate Vice President, Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT), from January 2018 to January 2023 – Vice President then Corporate Vice President, Surgical Structural Heart, from 2015 to January 2018 * Johnson & Johnson – Held a variety of roles with increasing levels of responsibility for nearly 20 years, in roles such as regional leadership outside of the United States and Worldwide President of Sterilization & Infection preventions division Select Skills and Qualifications: Mr. Zovighian has a nearly 30-year career in medical technology, including 12 years leading three different global businesses across two world-class medical technology companies. He has lived in several countries and, as a senior leader, led teams globally and blends this global mindset and a team-based approach to leadership with his strengths in strategy development, the innovation and adoption of disruptive technologies that elevate the standard of care and establishing trusted partnerships. As the global leader for TMTT at Edwards the last five years, Mr. Zovighian established a global organization focused on developing and delivering a portfolio of therapies designed to change the standard of care for mitral and tricuspid patients.
-> See Bernard J Zovighian’s Profile & Track Record

Thomas R Knott

Snapshot: Previously CEO: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES INC from Jun 2020 to Oct 2021

Biography
Tom Knott has been our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and one of our directors since June 2020 (previously serving as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of Directors in April and May 2020). Mr. Knott has served as the head of the Permanent Capital Strategies (PCS) Group in the Consumer and Investment Management Division (CIMD) of Goldman Sachs since March 2018. Mr. Knott led all aspects of Goldman Sachs’ co-sponsorship of GSAH I from its initial public offering in June 2018 to its merger with Vertiv in February 2020. Prior to his role in the Permanent Capital Strategies Group, Mr. Knott worked within the Credit Alternatives Group in the Consumer and Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs beginning in 2014. Mr. Knott earned a B.A. in history from Wake Forest University in 2009 and a MA in Management from Wake Forest University in 2010.
-> See Thomas R Knott’s Profile & Track Record

Martin D McNulty Jr

Snapshot: CEO: ACACIA RESEARCH CORP since Oct 2022

Biography
Martin McNulty, Jr. has served as our Interim Chief Executive Officer since October 2022. Mr. McNulty joined Acacia as Chief Operating Officer and Head of M&A on March 10, 2022. Prior to joining Acacia, Mr. McNulty was the Chief Executive Officer of Starboard Value Acquisition Corp (“SVAC”), where he led the transaction through which SVAC combined with Cyxtera Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CYXT) from June 2020 until August 2021. Mr. McNulty also served as a Managing Director of Starboard from June 2020 until joining Acacia. From September 2013 until May 2020, Mr. McNulty was a Managing Director and member of the investment committee at Starr Investment Holdings LLC, the direct private equity investment arm for C.V. Starr and Co., where he was responsible for sourcing, execution and portfolio management of investment opportunities in the business services and healthcare sectors with a focus on supporting market leading companies with superb leadership teams grow their businesses. Mr. McNulty has also served as Vice President at Metalmark Capital Holdings, LLC, a value-oriented middle market private equity fund focused on making investments in the healthcare, industrial, and energy sectors. From 2004 until 2007, Mr. McNulty was a Senior Associate at Sum Capital Partners, a value-oriented middle market private equity fund focused on making investments in business where its operational expertise could drive meaningful value in underperforming and turnaround situations. Mr. McNulty began his career in the Deals practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has served as a director or board observer of several private companies throughout his career. Mr. McNulty holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
-> See Martin D McNulty Jr’s Profile & Track Record

Christine Zhao

Snapshot: CFO: EDOC ACQUISITION CORP since Sep 2020

Biography
Ms. Zhao has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2023 and as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of our predecessor company Tiedemann Advisors since July 2021. Ms. Zhao has been a Board member of Jaguar Global Growth Corp I (Nasdaq: JGGC), a property tech focused special purpose acquisition company since February 2022. Most recently, she was Audit Committee Chair of D and Z Media Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: DNZ), a media and ed-tech focused special purpose acquisition company from January 2021 to February 2023, Governance & Nomination Committee Chair of bio-pharmaceutical company BeyondSpring Inc. (Nasdaq: BYSI), which develops innovative immunooncology cancer therapies, from October 2016 to January 2023, and CFO of Edoc Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ADOC), a healthcare focused special purpose acquisition company, from November 2020 to October 2022.
-> See Christine Zhao’s Profile & Track Record

Omeed Malik

Snapshot: CEO: COLOMBIER ACQUISITION CORP. II since Oct 2023

Biography
Omeed Malik has been a member of our Board since July 2023. Mr. Malik has served as the Founder and CEO of Farvahar Partners, a boutique investment bank and broker/dealer which acts as an advisor and liquidity provider to high growth venture backed companies and institutional investors since 2018. Omeed is also the President of 1789 Capital, an investment firm that provides financing to companies in the budding Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Growth economy. Mr. Malik has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Colombier Acquisition Corp
-> See Omeed Malik’s Profile & Track Record

Thien Su Gerald Lim

Snapshot: Previously a Director at EUDA HEALTH HOLDINGS LTD

Biography
Mr. Thien Su Gerald Lim has over 40 years of expertise in the insurance and financial services industry. For the past 6 years, he has served as Chairman of Phillip Insurance Investments. From 2012 until 2016, Mr. Lim worked with Marsh & McLennan Companies in senior management roles. He served as CEO of Marsh Southeast Asia and concurrently as CEO of Marsh Credit Political Financial Risks for Asia. At Marsh & McLennan, Mr. Lim had been closely involved with insurance backed structured finance solutions for the region. From 2000 to 2012, he served as the CEO of Aon Trade Credit for Asia Pacific, where his responsibilities included establishing the credit financial political risk practice group for the region. Concurrently, he served as CEO of Aon Taiwan and CEO and Chairman of Aon Singapore. Mr. Lim has also contributed significantly to corporate boards and the community. He served on the Board of Hambrecht & Quist’s venture capital fund in Singapore. In the aftermath of the late 1990’s Asian financial crisis, he was instrumental in bringing together foreign investors and local partners for the development of the Daejon Riverside Expressway project, South Korea’s first foreign direct investment infrastructure project, for which Euromoney awarded it as Asia’s project finance “Deal of the Year”. For his contributions, he was accorded a personal citation by the Mayor of Daejon Metropolitan City. His community involvement includes serving as president of the Singapore Insurance Brokers Association; Honorary Chairman of Tampines Central Citizens’ Consultative Committee and the Council on Education of the Methodist Church in Singapore. He was also former president of Rotary Club of Singapore, and on the supervisory panel of government feedback unit, REACH. Additionally, Mr. Lim is a Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia and is a recipient of the Public Service Medal and Public Service Star from the President of Singapore. Mr. Lim received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the National University of Singapore, and his Master’s Degree in Education from George Washington University.
-> See Thien Su Gerald Lim’s Profile & Track Record

Riaz Valani

Snapshot: Director at 2 companies: BETTER HOME & FINANCE HOLDING CO, OUSTER INC

Biography
Riaz Valani has served as a member of our Board since February 2023. Mr. Valani has served as a General Partner and founder at Global Asset Capital, a private equity investor with diversified interests in venture capital, structured finance, and real estate, since 2015. He previously served as Chairman of Viventures Partners SA, a global venture capital firm, President of IMDI/Sonique, and a member of Gruntal & Co.’s asset securitization group. Mr. Valani has 20 years of experience as an investor and director of early stage and growth technology companies, from inception to IPO. Mr. Valani serves on the boards of several private companies. Riaz also serves on the board of Pratham USA, a charity that supports the work of Pratham, an innovative learning organization created to improve the quality of education in India. Mr. Valani’s experience as an early investor in our Company and on numerous boards of directors are expected to bring valuable perspective to our Board.
-> See Riaz Valani’s Profile & Track Record

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