Weekly Executive & Director Moves (July 29)

by | Jul 29, 2022

Boardroom Alpha provides in-depth analytics and tracking of all public company executives and officers. Below is a rundown of people moves made at notable companies this past week. Get a demo today to see how you can receive real-time alerts and in-depth analytics.

Moves in this Issue

CEO

ATVC, AVYA, CAL, EVBG, FNHC, FXLV, HTBK, KDP, NWE, WEBR, WWE

CFO

APOG, ATVC, BY, DGX, FBIO, IRTC, KDP, LC, NEPT, OBNK, PSN, SABR, URI, WBT, WRAP

Directors

ADN, ALLK, AMAL, ATVC, AVYA, BLKB, CAMP, CDZI, CIVB, CIVI, CMTL, CNR, COFS, CPK, CSWC, CYCN, CYTR, EML, ETAC, EVBG, FARO, FNHC, FNKO, GLRE, GNTY, GOLF, GTHX, HTBK, INFA, KN, LC, LRN, NEE, NGVT, NOG, NOVT, NWE, PAA, PAGP, PGRE, PLUG, PSN, RLAY, SAH, SCKT, SDC, SIX, SKY, SLAB, SPOK, SPWR, SRRK, TERN, TRNS, USNA, VIGL, VSTO, WEBR, WRK, WST, WWE, XRX, ZTS

CEO Moves


F45 TRAINING HOLDINGS INC (FXLV)
Leaving: CEO – Adam Gilchrist ( 1.0 yrs; -76.0% TSR)
Replaced by: Ben Coates

Mr. Coates, age 52, joined the Board in August 2021. Prior to his role as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Coates was a Director of Coolgardie Investments, a private investment company that he founded in 2006. Mr. Coates has actively worked with Coolgardie since 2014 and has acted in multiple roles during this period, including as a partner with Prime Production, a global translation company b…read full bio

FEDNAT HOLDING CO (FNHC)
Leaving: CEO – Michael H Braun ( 14.0 yrs; -19.0% TSR)
Replaced by: David K Patterson

Mr. Patterson first joined the Board in August 2019 as a Board observer pending completion of regulatory reviews and was elected to the Board at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Mr. Patterson brings to the Board his more than 40 years of operational and executive leadership experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. Most recently he was Chairman and President of ESIS, Inc. (“ESIS”), the r…read full bio

KEURIG DR PEPPER INC (KDP)
Leaving: CEO – Robert James Gamgort ( 4.0 yrs; 16.4% TSR)
Replaced by: Ozan Dokmecioglu

Ozan Dokmecioglu Chief Financial Officer Mr. Dokmecioglu has served as our Chief Financial Officer since July 2018 and President, International, since November 2020. Prior to the Merger, Mr. Dokmecioglu served as the Chief Financial Officer of KGM beginning in May 2016. Mr. Dokmecioglu joined KGM from Kellogg Inc., where he served from 2012 until 2016 in the positions of Vice President Finance, Ch…read full bio


NORTHWESTERN CORP (NWE)
Leaving: CEO – Robert C Rowe ( 14.4 yrs; 10.6% TSR)
Replaced by: Brian B Bird

Brian B. Bird President and Chief Operating Officer since February 2021; formerly Chief Financial Officer since December 2003. Mr. Bird serves on the board of directors of a NorthWestern subsidiary….read full bio

TRIBE CAPITAL GROWTH CORP I (ATVC)
Leaving: CEO – Arjun Sethi ( 1.7 yrs; )
Replaced by: Sumit Mehta

Sumit Mehta was previously the Vice President of the Company. Mr. Mehta has been a Managing Director at Arrow Capital since 2019 where he heads the Special Situations Group focused on M&A Advisory, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. He has over 17 years of experience in this industry. In his previous role, starting in 2007, Mr. Mehta was the head of Deal Structuring & Advisory at Daman Investme…read full bio

WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT INC (WWE)
Leaving: CEO – Vincent K McMahon ( 12.8 yrs; 16.5% TSR)
Replaced by: Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan (Interim)

CFO Moves

BYLINE BANCORP INC (BY)
Leaving: CFO – Lindsay Y Corby ( 7.2 yrs; 4.3% TSR)
Replaced by: Thomas J Bell III

Thomas J. Bell III (54) has been Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer of Byline Bank since August 2013. Prior to joining Byline, Mr. Bell served as a consultant for and then the Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Head of Planning of Anchor Bancorp from July 2010 to August 2013 where he was responsible for treasury, finance and capital management. Prior to joining Anchor Bancorp, Mr. Bel…read full bio

IRHYTHM TECHNOLOGIES INC (IRTC)
Leaving: CFO – Douglas Devine ( 2.1 yrs; 5.2% TSR)
Replaced by: Brice Bobzien

Brice Bobzien most recently served as the Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations of Dexcom, Inc., where he was responsible for global financial planning and analysis, investor relations, operations accounting, and global pricing strategy. Brice played an instrumental role in driving revenue growth initiatives that resulted in the company growing from $700 million to for…read full bio

KEURIG DR PEPPER INC (KDP)
Leaving: CFO – Ozan Dokmecioglu ( 4.0 yrs; 16.4% TSR)
Replaced by: George Lagoudakis

Mr. Lagoudakis, 50, is currently the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance for Cold Beverages, a position he has held since July 2018. Before joining the Company, he served as VP Finance, CFO Breakfast Food EU of Kellogg Company from May 2013 to June 2018. Mr. Lagoudakis has more than 25 years of global financial management experience in related industries, including service in various financ…read full bio

PARSONS CORP (PSN)
Leaving: CFO – George L Ball ( 14.2 yrs; 8.6% TSR)
Replaced by: Matthew Ofilos

Mr. Ofilos brings more than 20 years of finance experience and a proven track record of delivering profitable growth and building high-performance finance teams to the role. As executive vice president of finance, Ofilos led the company’s financial operations, including project controls, financial planning, accounting, treasury, and financial systems. Prior to joining Parso…read full bio

SABRE CORP (SABR)
Leaving: CFO – Douglas E Barnett ( 4.1 yrs; -27.9% TSR)
Replaced by: Michael O Randolfi

Mr. Randolfi has served as Chief Financial Officer of BFA Industries, a beauty subscription business, since April 2021. From August 2019 through April 2021, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adtalem Global Education Inc., a workforce solutions provider. Prior to joining Adtalem, Mr. Randolfi served as the Chief Financial Officer of Groupon, Inc. from April 2016 to A…read full bio

TRIBE CAPITAL GROWTH CORP I (ATVC)
Leaving: CFO – Omar Chohan ( 1.7 yrs; )
Replaced by: Lisha Parmar

Lisha Parmar is a seasoned financial services professional with over 13 years of experience in Asset Management, Corporate Finance, M&A and Private Equity advisory across sectors such as high growth Technology, Consumer care, Automobile, Real Estate, Insurance and Hospitality in global markets. Lisha is currently a Vice President at Arrow Capital, where she leads origination, strategy, structuring…read full bio

UNITED RENTALS INC (URI)
Leaving: CFO – Jessica Graziano ( 3.8 yrs; 12.8% TSR)
Replaced by: Ted Grace

Mr. Grace joined United Rentals in 2016 as vice president and head of investor relations, and has been an integral leader across all aspects of the finance function during his tenure. He has built enduring relationships with the investment community over the course of his career, including two decades as an investment banker and research analyst with leading institutions….read full bio

Director Joins

ACUSHNET HOLDINGS CORP (GOLF)
Ho Yeon (Aaron) Lee

Mr. Lee has been the Chief Financial Officer of Fila Holdings Corp. (“Fila”) since September 2021 and the Head of Fila’s Corporate Strategy Office since January 2018, and held a number of other positions since joining Fila in 2016. Mr. Lee has also been the President of Magnus Holdings Corp. (“Ma…read full bio

ALLAKOS INC (ALLK)
Amy L Ladd

Dr. Ladd has spent three decades practicing orthopaedic surgery at Stanford University. She currently serves as the Elsbach-Richards Professor of Surgery, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as Professor of Medicine (Immunology & Rheumatology), by courtesy, at the Stanford Universa…read full bio

AMALGAMATED FINANCIAL CORP (AMAL)
Meredith Miller

Meredith Miller brings an extensive background in corporate governance and sustainable investment leadership with considerable board and management experience. Currently serving as Managing Member of Corporate Governance and Sustainable Strategies LLC, Ms. Miller provides consulting services in…read full bio

CADIZ INC (CDZI)
Richard Garcia Polanco

Polanco is an esteemed California political and business leader, and champion for the state’s disadvantaged communities. He brings to the Board 40 years of high-level experience in elected office and the public and private sectors with frontline expertise in public policy, economic development, risk…read full bio

CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP (CPK)
Stephanie N. Gary

In Gary’s role as vice president of finance at Delmarva-based TidalHealth Inc., she leads the organization’s finance functions, including strategic financial planning and analysis, forecasting and decision support. Prior to TidalHealth, Gary held management positions at UT Southwestern Medical Ce…read full bio

CHOICEONE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (COFS)
Bruce John Essex Jr

Essex is the managing director for Port City Ventures in Muskegon, a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in the manufacturing, financial, and real estate sectors. He is also the director and co-owner of the Core Realty Partners in Muskegon, a commercial and residential real estat…read full bio

CIVITAS RESOURCES INC (CIVI)
Christopher M Doyle

Mr. Doyle, age 49, joins the Company from Primexx Energy Partners, Ltd. (“Primexx”), a privately-held, independent oil and gas company operating in the Southern Delaware Basin where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer beginning in September 2020. Prior to joining Primexx, Mr. Doyle wa…read full bio

CORNERSTONE BUILDING BRANDS INC (CNR)
Alena Brenner

Alena S. Brenner Ms. Brenner, age 45, has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since April 2021. Before joining the Company, Ms. Brenner was employed by Ryder System, Inc., where she advanced through various leadership roles since January 2012, most recentl…read full bio

CORNERSTONE BUILDING BRANDS INC (CNR)
Jeffrey S Lee

Jeffrey S. Lee Mr. Lee, age 53, has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since June 2019. Mr. Lee has also served as interim Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer from July 2020 until February 2021, when his appointment as Chief Accounting Officer was made permanent. Mr. Lee …read full bio

CYCLERION THERAPEUTICS INC (CYCN)
Steven Hyman

Dr. Hyman’s appointment was made immediately after the Board increased the size of the Board from eight to nine members. Dr. Hyman also has been appointed by the Board to serve on the Science Committee of the Board. Dr. Hyman has served as director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at t…read full bio

CYTRX CORP (CYTR)
Cary J Claiborne

Cary Claiborne (61) has served on the Board of Directors of NeuroSense Therapeutics since December 2021, where he also serves as chair of the audit committee. Mr. Claiborne has served as the Chief Operating Officer since December 2021 and a director since November 2021 for Adi…read full bio

EASTERN CO (EML)
Mark Anthony Hernandez

Mr. Hernandez serves as Executive Vice President at Navistar Inc, where he is responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics.  Prior to Navistar, Mr. Hernandez was an Experienced Practice Expert (Manufacturing and Commercial Vehicles) at McKinsey & Company, focusi…read full bio

EMERGE TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION CORP (ETAC)
Morgan Hermand

Morgan Hermand, 40, founded Adore Me Inc. (“Adore Me”) in 2010, an e-commerce company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer since then. Prior to founding Adore Me, Mr. Hermand spent three years working at McKinsey & Company across Asia and Europe from 2005…read full bio

INFORMATICA INC (INFA)
Cesare Ruggiero

Cesare Ruggiero is a managing director with CPP Investments in the Portfolio Value Creation group. He works with portfolio companies across private equity, infrastructure and sustainable energies investments to achieve full value potential. He serves on the Real Assets Investment Committee.<…read full bio

INGEVITY CORP (NGVT)
Benjamin G Wright

Mr. Wright serves as an officer of Cummins Incorporated and president of Cummins Turbo Technologies, a global power technologies company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commercial turbochargers servicing the commercial diesel market, including in the automotive, powe…read full bio

PARSONS CORP (PSN)
George L Ball

Mr. Ball joined Parsons in 1995 and served in multiple roles before being appointed CFO in 2008. He was integral in the company going public in May 2019 and the Corporation’s transformation into a technology-driven solutions company. He has also served on the boards of directors of multiple public a…read full bio

RELAY THERAPEUTICS INC (RLAY)
Sekar Kathiresan

Dr. Kathiresan is a co-founder of Verve Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board of directors since July 2019. Dr. Kathiresan is currently an honorary physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (“MG…read full bio

SILICON LABORATORIES INC (SLAB)
Robert J Conrad

Mr. Conrad is expected to be nominated for re-election at such annual meeting. On July 21, 2022, Mr. Conrad was also appointed as a member of the Corporate Development and Finance Committee. Mr. Conrad served as Senior Vice President of the Automotive Microcontrollers and Processors business at NXP …read full bio

SKYLINE CHAMPION CORP (SKY)
Nikul Patel

Nikul Patel, recommended by a third-party search firm, is nominated to become a director of Skyline Champion. Mr. Patel is CEO of LoanGlide, Inc., an embedded financing platform for personal loans, a position he has held since November 2019. Prior to that, he was Chief Strategy Officer of Le…read full bio

SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC (SAH)
David Bruton Smith

David Bruton Smith , 47, was elected as Chief Executive Officer of Sonic in September 2018. Prior to his election as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Smith served as Sonic’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer from March 2018 to September 2018, as Sonic’s Vice Chairman from March 2013 to…read full bio

USANA HEALTH SCIENCES INC (USNA)
J Scott Nixon

Mr. Nixon will be eligible to participate in the Company’s outside director compensation plan, which consists of cash retainer fees and equity grants under the Company’s 2015 Equity Incentive Award Plan. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Nixon and any other persons pursuant to whi…read full bio

VIGIL NEUROSCIENCE INC (VIGL)
Suzanne Louise Bruhn

Dr. Bruhn has more than 20 years of biopharmaceutical experience and a proven track record in developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of serious diseases with significant unmet need. She is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Tiaki Therapeutics. Prior to tha…read full bio

VISTA OUTDOOR INC (VSTO)
Bruce Grooms

Bruce Grooms will bring extensive senior-level executive experience in both the private sector and the U.S. Navy to the Vista Outdoor Board of Directors. Mr. Grooms is a retired Navy Vice Admiral with over 30 years of successful executive leadership. Mr. Grooms is currently the Vice Presi…read full bio

VISTA OUTDOOR INC (VSTO)
Gerard Gibbons

Gerard Gibbons will bring extensive experience in global supply chain, logistics and marketing to the Vista Outdoor Board of Directors. Mr. Gibbons holds an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a BBA with a concentration in Marketing from Howard Unive…read full bio

WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC (WST)
Stephen H Lockhart

Dr. Lockhart, 64, a board-certified anesthesiologist, is the former Chief Medical Officer (“CMO”) of Sutter Health, a not-for-profit system of hospitals, physician organizations and research institutions in Northern California. Serving in this role for over seven years, he was responsible for qualit…read full bio

XEROX HOLDINGS CORP (XRX)
Philip Giordano

Mr. Giordano, 41, has served as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Livello Capital Management, a registered investment advisor, since 2018. He previously held senior positions at Goldman Sachs from 2015 to 2018 and Deutsche Bank from 2004 to 2015, where he invested across sectors …read full bio

Director Exits

ACUSHNET HOLDINGS CORP (GOLF)
Jennifer O Estabrook ( 5.8 yrs; 19.9% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

ADVENT TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC (ADN)
Christos Kaskavelis ( .3 yrs; )

AVAYA HOLDINGS CORP (AVYA)
James M Chirico ( 4.7 yrs; -38.5% TSR)

CALAMP CORP (CAMP)
Amal M Johnson ( 8.6 yrs; -17.9% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Cybersecurity, Nominating (and Governance)

CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP (CSWC)
Thomas Duane Morgan ( 10.5 yrs; 7.7% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

COMTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP (CMTL)
Fred Kornberg ( 51.5 yrs; 10.5% TSR)
Committees: Executive, Executive Compensation, Science and Technology

FEDNAT HOLDING CO (FNHC)
Michael H Braun ( 16.6 yrs; -17.1% TSR)
Committees: Business Strategy

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL RE LTD (GLRE)
Alan Michael Brooks ( 18.0 yrs; -7.5% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Nominating (and Governance), Underwriting

GUARANTY BANCSHARES INC (GNTY)
William D Priefert ( 5.5% TSR)
Committees: KSOP

INGEVITY CORP (NGVT)
J Michael Fitzpatrick ( 20.7 yrs; 15.0% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Executive , Nominating (and Governance), Nominating, Governance & Sustainability

LENDINGCLUB CORP (LC)
Thomas W Casey ( 1.6 yrs; 28.8% TSR)

NEXTERA ENERGY INC (NEE)
James L Robo ( 10.0 yrs; 19.9% TSR)
Committees: Executive

NORTHWESTERN CORP (NWE)
Robert C Rowe ( 15.0 yrs; 9.0% TSR)

NOVANTA INC (NOVT)
Ira J Lamel ( 12.0 yrs; 26.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Compensation

PLUG POWER INC (PLUG)
Kim Harriman ( 1.4 yrs; -53.0% TSR)
Committees: Audit

SILICON LABORATORIES INC (SLAB)
William P Wood ( 26.1 yrs; 2.1% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Finance, Nominating (and Governance)

SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP (SIX)
Denise M Clark ( 1.4 yrs; -33.4% TSR)

SPOK HOLDINGS INC (SPOK)
Stacia Hylton ( 7.0 yrs; -8.5% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Cybersecurity

SPOK HOLDINGS INC (SPOK)
Nathaniel Blair Butterfield ( 9.0 yrs; -3.5% TSR)
Committees: Audit, Capital Allocation, Compensation, Cybersecurity

SPOK HOLDINGS INC (SPOK)
Royce Yudkoff ( 17.7 yrs; -1.8% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

SPOK HOLDINGS INC (SPOK)
Matthew Oristano ( 17.7 yrs; -1.8% TSR)
Committees: Audit

TRANSCAT INC (TRNS)
Carl E Sassano ( 21.8 yrs; 15.1% TSR)
Committees: Compensation, Nominating (and Governance)

TRIBE CAPITAL GROWTH CORP I (ATVC)
Henry Ward ( 1.5 yrs; )

WEBER INC (WEBR)
Chris M Scherzinger ( .9 yrs; -57.0% TSR)

WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT INC (WWE)
Vincent K McMahon ( 42.5 yrs; 8.3% TSR)
Committees: Executive

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