Weekly Executive & Director Moves (April 21)

by | Apr 21, 2023

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Moves in this Issue

CEO

CASS, FUV, LIVN, LYFT, MSGM, NVRO, TALS, WRAP

CFO

AFCG, AMPY, CASH, DG, DMS, EBIX, HOPE, ICAD, KAR, LOOP, MOND, NKTR, PATK, PCH, RAMP, RIBT, SEE, SLNH, SYY, TLIS, WERN

Directors

ACN, ADES, AMRN, AMTB, AON, ASLE, ATCX, BOCN, CASS, CP, CRMD, CTSO, CTV, CZNC, DOCN, ENG, EOG, FITB, FLIC, GLSH, HLVX, JWN, KALU, KROS, LAD, LIVN, MQ, MRMD, MRNS, NOV, NRXP, NTLA, NVRO, NWBI, PMT, SFBS, SLAB, SLB, SMLR, SMTC, SPLK, STSA, USNU, VIRT, VRNT, WINT, WRAP

CEO Moves

ARCIMOTO INC (FUV)
Leaving: CEO – Jesse Fittipaldi ( .7 yrs; -97.6% TSR)
Replaced by: Christopher Dawson

Mr. Dawson, 41, is the Chief Executive Officer of Nikola Tesla Co., an engineering services company with projects that include electrification, hybridization, EV charging, hydrogen powertrain development, hydrogen powered VTOL, hydrogen power systems, fuel cell and Hydrogen electrolyzer development, from November of 2021 to present. He is the Chief Technology Officer for two other companies, HN…read full bio

CASS INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC (CASS)
Leaving: CEO – Eric H Brunngraber ( 14.8 yrs; 7.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Martin H Resch

Martin H. Resch, 57, has been nominated to serve as a new director on the Board. Mr. Resch is President and COO of the Company, positions he has held since 2022 and 2020, respectively. Effective April 18, 2023 and upon Mr. Brunngraber’s retirement as CEO, Mr. Resch will become CEO, in addition to his current role as President. Prior to joining the Company in November 2020, Resch was senior executi…read full bio

LIVANOVA PLC (LIVN)
Leaving: CEO – Damien McDonald ( 6.3 yrs; -.5% TSR)
Replaced by: William A Kozy

Mr. Kozy, 71, brings a depth of corporate leadership experience in the areas of innovation systems, operations, manufacturing and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) implementation as well as broad and relevant experience in global strategy, mergers and acquisitions, technology and product development. Mr. Kozy retired from Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a global medical technology company,…read full bio

LYFT INC (LYFT)
Leaving: CEO – Logan Green ( 16.3 yrs; -40.0% TSR)
Replaced by: John David Risher

Mr. Risher co-founded Worldreader, a non-profit organization, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since November 2009 and as Board President since March 2010. Prior to Worldreader, Mr. Risher served as Senior Vice President, US Retail at Amazon.com, Inc. …read full bio

MOTORSPORT GAMES INC (MSGM)
Leaving: CEO – Dmitry Kozko ( 2.3 yrs; -82.5% TSR)
Replaced by: Stephen Hood

Stephen Hood, 45, has served as a business development consultant to Speed Capital Ltd. from October 2022 to April 2023. Mr. Hood served as the Company’s President from April 2019 to January 2022. Mr. Hood has also served as President of Motorsport Games Limited, our UK subsidiary, from February 2020 to January 2022 and as a director of 704Games from September 2018 to January 2022. Previously, Mr….read full bio

TALARIS THERAPEUTICS INC (TALS)
Leaving: CEO – Scott Requadt ( 4.5 yrs; -64.7% TSR)
Replaced by: TBD

WRAP TECHNOLOGIES INC (WRAP)
Leaving: CEO – Tj Kennedy ( 1.0 yrs; -28.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Kevin W Mullins

Mr. Mullins began serving as the Company’s President on April 18, 2022. Prior to being appointed as the Company’s President, Mr. Mullins served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Intrensic, LLC since 2015, which provides digital evidence and video management software solutions for law enforcement agencies. Mr. Mullins has also served on the board of directors of SaferMobility, LLC sin…read full bio

CFO Moves

AFC GAMMA INC (AFCG)
Leaving: CFO – Brett Kaufman ( 1.7 yrs; -22.0% TSR)
Replaced by: Brandon Hetzel

Brandon Hetzel Mr. Hetzel has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since March 2023, prior to which he served as Executive Vice President, Controller (from December 2022) and Controller (from September 2020). Mr. Hetzel has over twelve years of real estate and financial management experience focused on real estate and REITs, including multi-family properties, hotels, office building…read full bio

AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP (AMPY)
Leaving: CFO – Martyn Willsher ( .1 yrs; )
Replaced by: James Frew

James Frew, age 45, James Frew was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on April 14, 2023. Prior to joining Amplify, Mr. Frew was a partner at Sentinel Petroleum from March 2022 to April 2023. Previously, Mr. Frew served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Riviera Resources, Inc. from August 2018 to October 2020, and as Linn Energy’s Vice Pres…read full bio

EBIX INC (EBIX)
Leaving: CFO – Steven M Hamil ( 3.0 yrs; -4.4% TSR)
Replaced by: Amit K. Garg

Mr. Garg, age 53, joined EbixCash Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, in March 2022 as the Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining EbixCash, Ltd., and since May 2021, Mr. Garg served as the Chief Financial Officer at SJS Enterprise Limited, a provider of diverse products for the automotive and consumer appliance industries. Prior to this position, Mr. Garg …read full bio

ICAD INC (ICAD)
Leaving: CFO – Daniel Joseph Shea ( .3 yrs; )
Replaced by: Eric Lonnqvist

Mr. Lonnqvist has served as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis since February 2021. Mr. Lonnqvist served from July 2017 to January 2021 as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at NetBrain Technologies. Prior to that role, he served as Director of Revenue Analytics at TripAdvisor and had varying roles of increasing responsibility at software companies including Interactive Da…read full bio

LOOP INDUSTRIES INC (LOOP)
Leaving: CFO – Nicolas Lafond ( .3 yrs; )
Replaced by: Fady Mansour

Mr. Mansour, age 50, most recently served as Senior Director at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), where he utilized his financial and operational skills to grow the infrastructure portfolio through acquisitions, as well as to guide key portfolio companies through his active management and representation on their respective boards. Prior to his …read full bio

PATHWARD FINANCIAL INC (CASH)
Leaving: CFO – Glen William Herrick ( 6.5 yrs; 12.2% TSR)
Replaced by: Sonja Anne Theisen

SONJA A. THEISEN Age: 41 Executive Officer since: 2021 Sonja A. Theisen is the Executive Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Pathward Financial and Pathward, N.A. Before being appointed to her current role in November 2022, Theisen was Executive Vice President, Governance, Risk and Compliance from August 2022 to November 2022, Executive Vice President and Chief Governance, Risk a…read full bio

PATRICK INDUSTRIES INC (PATK)
Leaving: CFO – Jacob R Petkovich ( 2.5 yrs; 6.0% TSR)
Replaced by: Matthew Filer

Mr. Filer, age 50, joined the Company in November 2022 as Senior Vice President of Finance. Prior to joining Patrick, Mr. Filer worked across multiple industries, including rail, mining, defense and industrial. In 2007, he joined Caterpillar Inc. and served in a series of progressive leadership roles which culminated in his appointment to Chief Financial Officer beginning in 2019 for two separate …read full bio

POTLATCHDELTIC CORP (PCH)
Leaving: CFO – Jerald W Richards ( 9.6 yrs; 7.4% TSR)
Replaced by: Wayne Wasechek

Wayne Wasechek (age 52) has served as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer since November 2018. He previously served as Vice President and Assistant Controller of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) from 2011 to 2018 and as Senior Director of Financial Reporting of Vail Resorts from 2006 to 2011….read full bio

SOLUNA HOLDINGS INC (SLNH)
Leaving: CFO – Philip F Patman Jr ( .7 yrs; -93.8% TSR)
Replaced by: David C Michaels

Mr. Michaels has served as a member of the Board since August 2013 and as our Lead Independent Director since June 2016 and served as our Chairman of the Board from January 2017 to January 2022. Mr. Michaels served as the Chief Financial Officer of the American Institute for Economic Research, Inc., an internationally-recognized economics research and education organization, from October 2008 unti…read full bio

TALIS BIOMEDICAL CORP (TLIS)
Leaving: CFO – John Roger Moody Jr ( 2.2 yrs; -82.7% TSR)
Replaced by: Rebecca Markovich

Ms. Markovich, 50, served as the Company’s Vice President, Controller from May 2022 to present and as the Company’s Vice President, Accounting from January 2022 to May 2022. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Markovich was the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller of ApiJect, a private equity-backed start-up company focused on injectable drug delivery syste…read full bio

WERNER ENTERPRISES INC (WERN)
Leaving: CFO – John J Steele ( 27.3 yrs; 9.1% TSR)
Replaced by: Christopher D. Wikoff

CHRISTOPHER D. WIKOFF has served as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of West Technology Group, formerly Intrado Corporation, a cloud-based, global technology partner (“West”), since 2016. Prior to joining West, Mr. Wikoff served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at CommScope, a Fortune 1000 network infrastructure provider, from 2003 through 2015. Prior to his time at CommScope, Mr. Wi…read full bio

Director Joins

ACCENTURE PLC (ACN)
Alan Jope

Mr. Jope, 59, is chief executive officer of Unilever. He joined Unilever in the UK in 1985. Before being appointed as CEO of Unilever in 2019, Mr. Jope served as President of the Beauty & Personal Care Division. He also worked in leadership roles at Unilever in North America for 14 years an…read full bio

AERSALE CORP (ASLE)
Andrew C Levy

Mr. Levy is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines. He brings three decades of corporate and entrepreneurial experience in the aviation and telecommunications sectors to AerSale and has a proven track record of leading airlines to profitability from startup to scale. Prior to launching A…read full bio

AMERANT BANCORP INC (AMTB)
Ashaki Rucker

Rucker is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s Human Capital Strategy. She was instrumental in the development of its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy and is a current member of the NBCUniversal Diversity Council. Rucker was recently recognized on Ca…read full bio

AON PLC (AON)
Sarah E. Smith

Ms. Smith is a former member of the Management Committee of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Ms. Smith joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 and was named Managing Director in 1998 and Partner in 2002. During her tenure, Ms.&n…read full bio

CASS INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC (CASS)
Martin H Resch

Martin H. Resch, 57, has been nominated to serve as a new director on the Board. Mr. Resch is President and COO of the Company, positions he has held since 2022 and 2020, respectively. Effective April 18, 2023 and upon Mr. Brunngraber’s retirement as CEO, Mr. Resch will become CEO, in addition to hi…read full bio

CORMEDIX INC (CRMD)
Robert Stewart

Mr. Stewart, 55, is the current Chief Executive Officer of Theramex, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to women’s health, and has served in this role since March 2020. Prior to this, Mr. Stewart served as Chief Executive Officer of Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2018 to …read full bio

DIGITALOCEAN HOLDINGS INC (DOCN)
Christopher Merritt

Christopher Merritt , age 53, has served as a member of our Board since April 2023. From September 2013 to January 2023, Mr. Merritt worked at Cloudflare, Inc., an internet security company, where he most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer and President of Field Operations. Previously, Mr. Mer…read full bio

FIRST OF LONG ISLAND CORP (FLIC)
John Abbott Root Cooper

J. Abbott R. Cooper – Mr. Cooper is the founder and managing member of Driver Management Company LLC (“Driver”). Prior to founding Driver, Mr. Cooper was the senior portfolio manager of the Financial Opportunity Strategy at Hilton Capital Management. Prior to tha…read full bio

INNOVID CORP (CTV)
Genevieve Juillard

Ms. Juillard, age 44, is currently the President of the Experian Marketing Services and Experian Data Quality divisions of Experian North America, a division of Experian plc (“Experian”), a position she has held since September 2019. From March 2017 to August 2019, Ms Juillard was t…read full bio

INTELLIA THERAPEUTICS INC (NTLA)
Bill Chase

Mr. Chase has over three decades of strategic and financial management experience at leading life science companies. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AbbVie Inc., following the company’s successful spinout from Abbott Laboratories, in 2012…read full bio

KAISER ALUMINUM CORP (KALU)
Richard P Grimley

Mr. Grimley, 64, has been a consultant since June 2021 and previously served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations of Ball Corporation from July 2016 to June 2021. Prior to joining Ball Corporation, Mr. Grimley held various senior management positions with Rexam and its subsidiaries, incl…read full bio

LITHIA MOTORS INC (LAD)
Congdon Stacy Loretz

Stacy C. Loretz-Congdon, in 2016 and after 26 years of service, retired from Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry and a Fortune 500 company wh…read full bio

Marimed Inc (MRMD)
Kathleen Tucker

Kathleen Tucker, age 63, joined the Company’s Board as of April 17, 2023. Ms. Tucker has more than 25 years of senior executive experience in consumer marketing, product development, operations, finance, and technology with both iconic U.S. brands and cannabis companies. Since 2016, sh…read full bio

SEMLER SCIENTIFIC INC (SMLR)
Eric Semler

Eric Semler is a public and private market investor in technology and media. His long/short investment fund, TCS Capital Management, which he founded in 2001 and converted into a family office in 2017, was at its peak among the largest independent technology, media and telecom investment funds wo…read full bio

SEMTECH CORP (SMTC)
Gregory Michael Fischer

Fischer served more than 30 years in the technology industry at leading, publicly traded technology companies, most recently as senior vice president and general manager at Broadcom Inc. Prior to joining Broadcom, Fischer served in leadership roles at Conexant Systems Inc., Rockwell International…read full bio

SEMTECH CORP (SMTC)
Paul V Walsh Jr

Walsh brings more than 30 years of financial and leadership roles at numerous large, publicly traded, and private equity-backed companies primarily in the semiconductor industry, most recently as the chief financial officer, senior vice president, and treasurer at Allegro MicroSystems Inc. Prior …read full bio

SERVISFIRST BANCSHARES INC (SFBS)
Elizabeth Bugg Holloway

Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway is an accomplished global marketing executive with a long track record of innovative leadership and operational expertise in growing and improving organizations. She currently serves as Vice President for Advancement and Marketing for Samford University, where she leads al…read full bio

US NEUROSURGICL (USNU)
Lawrence William St

Mr. St. Lawrence has served a director of Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO) since May 2021 and the General Counsel and VP of Business Development at Cayster, Inc., a dental technology company, since August 2019. Prior to joining Cayster, Mr. St. Lawrence served from February 2017 to August 201…read full bio

Director Exits

ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS INC (ADES)
Taylor Simonton ( 9.0 yrs; -21.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

AERSALE CORP (ASLE)
J Zahler Eric ( 4.8 yrs; 13.7% TSR)

AERSALE CORP (ASLE)
Sai S Devabhaktuni ( 4.3 yrs; 13.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

AERSALE CORP (ASLE)
Michael Kirton ( 2.5 yrs; 23.9% TSR)

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Leonard Kyle Lemoine ( 3.2 yrs; 5.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Daniel G Weiss ( 3.2 yrs; 5.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Thomas H Henley ( 3.1 yrs; 5.7% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Brian K Ferraioli ( 3.2 yrs; 5.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Collis B Temple III ( 2.0 yrs; 11.0% TSR)
Committees: Audit

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
R Foster Duncan ( 3.2 yrs; 5.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit

ATLAS TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS INC (ATCX)
Raquel G Richmond ( 2.4 yrs; 17.9% TSR)

BLUE OCEAN ACQUISITION CORP (BOCN)
Dale Mathias ( 1.4 yrs; 3.2% TSR)

CITIZENS & NORTHERN CORP (CZNC)
Timothy E Schoener ( 3.8 yrs; -1.1% TSR)
Committees: Asset Liability, Finance and Loan , Information Technology

CYTOSORBENTS CORP (CTSO)
Al Kraus ( 20.3 yrs; -16.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

ENGLOBAL CORP (ENG)
Mark Allen Hess ( 2.1 yrs; -72.0% TSR)

EOG RESOURCES INC (EOG)
James C Day ( 14.8 yrs; 5.9% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Compensation and Human Resources, Nominating (and Governance), Nominating, Governance and Sustainability Committee

FIFTH THIRD BANCORP (FITB)
Greg D Carmichael ( 7.8 yrs; 6.4% TSR)

GELESIS HOLDINGS INC (GLSH)
Dominic Perks ( 1.3 yrs; -95.0% TSR)

HILLEVAX INC (HLVX)
Susan Michele Silbermann ( 1.0 yrs; -22.8% TSR)

LIVANOVA PLC (LIVN)
Damien McDonald ( 6.3 yrs; -.5% TSR)

NORTHWEST BANCSHARES INC (NWBI)
Sonia M Probst ( 29.3 yrs; 6.6% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

NORTHWEST BANCSHARES INC (NWBI)
William F McKnight ( 10.0 yrs; 5.2% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

NOV INC (NOV)
James T Hackett ( 7.0 yrs; -6.9% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

NRX PHARMACEUTICALS INC (NRXP)
Herbert Raymond McMaster ( 1.9 yrs; -86.6% TSR)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
John A Kollins ( 6.8 yrs; -56.1% TSR)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Ken Takanashi ( 6.8 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Michael T Riebe ( 5.5 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Compensation

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Mutya Harsch ( 1.5 yrs; -67.6% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Rajeev M Shah ( 6.3 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Nominating (and Governance)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Heath Lukatch ( 6.3 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Elisabeth Sandoval ( 3.9 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance)

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Thomas Braxton King ( 5.6 yrs; -56.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation

SATSUMA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (STSA)
Thomas P Soloway ( 2.8 yrs; -71.6% TSR)
Committees: Audit

SILICON LABORATORIES INC (SLAB)
William P Wood ( 26.1 yrs; 3.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Finance, Nominating (and Governance)

VIRTU FINANCIAL INC (VIRT)
Robert Greifeld ( 5.8 yrs; 5.4% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

WINDTREE THERAPEUTICS INC (WINT)
James Huang ( 4.3 yrs; -64.1% TSR)

WRAP TECHNOLOGIES INC (WRAP)
Tj Kennedy ( 2.0 yrs; -44.9% TSR)

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