Recent moves in boards and C-suites
The past few weeks have seen several new appointments in the retail and consumer goods sectors, including a new chief financial officer taking the reins at apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Scott Lipesky will also take on senior vice president duties, and comes with 20 years of industry experience.
At grocery store group IGA, John Ross has been appointed CEO. He comes from Inmar Promotion Network. The two companies plan to continue working together, and Ross will remain on the Inmar board. Faisal Masud is stepping in as a director of The Finish Line, Inc. Rather than replacing a member, the company is expanding its board to eight people.
In the technology and startup world, Shiftgig has hired former LinkedIn executive Wade Burgess as its CEO, with the current chief executive, Eddie Lou, moving into an executive chairman role. Cree, a manufacturer of light-emitting diodes and semiconductors, has chosen Gregg Lowe as its next president and CEO. Alastair MacLeod has stepped in as CEO of Teralytics, a maker of big-data analytics software.
In life sciences and pharmaceuticals, Teva has concluded its search for a president and CEO, selecting Kare Schultz for the role. Plasma-driven protein therapeutics maker Kamanda has picked Chaime Orlev to step into its CFO role as of January 1, 2018. Adherium also has its own new CFO, naming Timothy Marcotte.
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