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CORRECTING and REPLACING Landmark Health Names Rod Jardine as Chief Information Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 28 dicembre 2019

Landmark Health and its affiliated medical groups (Landmark), an industry leader of value-based, in-home medical care, announced today that Rod Jardine has been named its Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, Rod will be instrumental in building Landmark’s Data Management and Governance, as well as oversee application development, IT infrastructure and support teams.“As a value-based provider organization, we stay focused on optimizing patient care and outcomes, and our IT platforms play a critical role in that process,” comments Nick Loporcaro, Landmark’s Chief Executive Officer. “Rod is an innovative leader and brings experiences that will help us continue to refine our technology strategy, solutions and scalability, ultimately to reach more patients who could benefit from in-home medical care.”With a successful 27-year track record in IT leadership, Rod joins Landmark from DST Health Solutions, an affiliated entity of SS&C Technologies, a global provider of financial and healthcare services, where he most recently served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO of DST Health Solutions, he directed the global product engineering team, IT operations, robotics, EDI and automation services. Before DST Health Solutions, Rod served as the Senior Vice President and CIO for TMG Health, a Cognizant Company.“Landmark is bringing together people that are passionate about our business and mission, and who care about our patients and clients,” states Rod Jardine. “I’m excited to be a part of a company that cares about people while transforming health care to tackle its biggest issues – access, affordability, and quality – and ultimately improve the lives of our most vulnerable populations.”Landmark continues to focus on long-term growth goals, having formed four additional partnerships with renowned health plans in 2019, along with deepening relationships with existing partners. The company now serves patients in 14 states and covers 100,000+ lives.

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South Shore Bank Hires Craig Gardner as Chief Technology Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 24 dicembre 2019

South Shore Bank proudly announces the hiring of Craig Gardner as Chief Technology Officer. Gardner brings 25 years of high-level expertise and leadership in Information Technology to his new position. Craig was born and raised on the South Shore. He grew up in Braintree and currently resides in Easton. Craig’s professional experience includes senior-level technology management, systems architecture, information security, systems engineering, data center management, technology operations, and project management.After 12 years with Eastern Bank, most recently as the SVP/Director of System Engineering, Craig brings to South Shore Bank a proven ability to translate business needs into well-architected technology solutions. South Shore Bank Chief Operating Officer Pam O’Leary noted, “We’re very excited to have Craig on board. Talented people, processes, and technology are such critical components to any organization today. His depth of experience, knowledge, and management capabilities will complement our growing management team.”

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Steve Louden to Step Down as Roku Chief Financial Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 20 dicembre 2019

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Steve Louden plans to step down after helping the company hire his successor. Louden joined Roku as CFO in 2015 and played an important role in establishing Roku as a fast-growing public company. He intends to return home to the Seattle area with his family after assisting with a smooth transition.
“Steve has been a valuable member of our leadership team. He managed our finances through our transition to a public company and rapid expansion into new areas of streaming,” said Anthony Wood, Roku Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “I look forward to working with Steve during the transition as we hire our next CFO and continue to execute our strategy and build value for our customers, employees and shareholders.”“I’m very proud of Roku’s accomplishments,” Louden said. “Given the company’s strong financial position and exciting growth plans and my desire to relocate with my family back to Seattle, this is the right time for me to help Roku bring on a new financial leader.”

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World Expert in Genetics Joins Human Longevity as Chief Medical Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 17 novembre 2019

Human Longevity, Inc., an innovator in providing data-driven health intelligence and precision health to physicians and patients, announced today that C. Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP, FACMG, FRSC, will serve as the company’s Chief Medical Officer to help innovate and lead the organization in delivering genetic testing reports. Dr. Caskey is a leading expert in genetic research and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, and Molecular Genetics with 25 years of patient care experience. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (Chair, Board on Health Sciences Policy), Royal Society of Canada, past President: American Society of Human Genetics & Human Genome Organization, and Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science. Dr. Wei Wu He, Executive Chairman of Human Longevity, Inc., said, “Our clients will have the unique opportunity to connect with Dr. Caskey as he provides deep analytical dives into the whole genome sequencing we provide as part of our health assessments at the Health Nucleus center.” The Health Nucleus assessments provide clients with potential risk factors they face for cardiac, cancer, metabolic and cognitive issues. This is provided via integrated looks at the individual’s whole genome sequencing, brain and body imaging via MRI, cardiac CT scan, metabolic tests and more, using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).Over 5,000 individuals from around the world have already accessed the Health Nucleus assessment and leave with knowledge and recommendations for improving their health. With Dr. Caskey’s role as Chief Medical Officer, HLI has increased its capabilities to provide personalized whole genome genetic interpretation for an objective understanding of a client’s disease risk and its prevention.

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Bavarian Nordic Announces Appointment of Jean-Christophe May as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 16 novembre 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA, OTC: BVNRY) announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe May as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective from January 2020.In this role, Mr. May will lead the establishment of the Bavarian Nordic commercial organization and manage the commercial business going forward. He will report to Paul Chaplin, President and CEO, and will join the Company’s Executive Management Team. Mr. May brings 25 years of experience from commercial roles within GSK and most recently served as Vice President and Global Vaccines Commercialization Leader at GSK where he was responsible for global strategic leadership and performance of several lifesaving vaccines, including Rabipur®/RabAvert® and Encepur®. Mr. May is Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Lille II and holds an MBA from HEC Paris.
“I am delighted to welcome Jean-Christophe to Bavarian Nordic. He brings a wealth of commercial experience to the Company and will be an invaluable addition to the Executive Management team. He even brings significant knowledge and experience related to Rabipur/RabAvert and Encepur and his proven track record in life sciences and international business will be invaluable to us as we establish and grow our commercial franchise,” said Paul Chaplin, President and CEO of Bavarian Nordic.

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CWT appoints John Pelant as Chief Technology Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 17 ottobre 2019

Minneapolis, CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of John Pelant as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, with effect from 1 November 2019. Based in Minneapolis, John will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT, and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership Team.
Formerly CWT’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), John will oversee the continued development of CWT’s engineering and technology, innovation and IT infrastructure and operations. He will take over these responsibilities from Andrew Jordan, who has decided to leave the company at the end of 2019 to pursue other interests outside of CWT, until when he will be working with John to ensure a smooth leadership transition with customers, technology partners and colleagues.“A terrific leader who has been with CWT for many years, John brings invaluable insight and a track record of execution to our B2B4E focus. I am delighted to announce this appointment,” said Kurt. “I am also saddened to see Andrew go, and thank him for the incredible contribution he has made delivering against our digital strategy, and for helping our strategic transformation. On behalf of everyone here I wish him every success and happiness in the future.”A former Vice President (VP) of Global IT Operations, VP Global Product Development and VP Americas IT & Global Functions, John was appointed Senior Vice President and CIO of CWT in August 2016. He is also active in the non-profit sector as a Board Member of the Orphaned Starfish Foundation, a technical advisor to Thorn, and a mentor to the Genesys Twin Cities project. John is a BSc graduate of St John’s University.

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Carbonite Names Steve Munford Interim Chief Executive Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 28 luglio 2019

Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a global leader in data protection, today announced that Steve Munford, Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. This appointment follows Mohamad Ali’s decision to step down as President, CEO and member of the Company’s Board in order to pursue other professional opportunities in the media and research industry. Mr. Munford has nearly two decades of executive leadership experience in the security software industry, with a strong track record of driving operational execution. He has served as a member of the Carbonite Board since January 2014, and as Chairman of the Board since March 2016. Most recently, Mr. Munford served as Interim CEO of Absolute Software Corporation, a leading computer and network security company, where he helped refocus the company’s growth strategy and oversaw the transition to a permanent CEO. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Sophos Group plc, a developer and vendor of security software, where he led the company through a period of rapid expansion and firmly established Sophos as a leading provider of security solutions to the mid-market. Mr. Munford also served on Sophos’ Board of Directors from September 2012 to February 2019.“We are confident that Steve’s experience as a leader in the security software industry will empower him to hit the ground running as Interim CEO,” said Mr. Charles Kane, director and member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board. “Steve understands both the Carbonite data protection business and our recently acquired Webroot security business. We expect his proven executive experience will make this a seamless transition.”“I look forward to working with our talented management team to continue to advance Carbonite’s position in data protection and security software,” said Mr. Munford. “Carbonite is uniquely positioned to offer customers the integrated and robust data protection solutions they need to protect their essential business data, especially at the endpoint. The combination of Carbonite’s product portfolio and Webroot security software creates unique opportunities to deliver enhanced value to all of our stakeholders.”

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Sublime Expands US Team and Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 14 giugno 2019

Sublime, a global high-impact advertising marketplace that creates and delivers premium ad experiences, today announced the appointment of Alexx Cass as Vice President of US Publisher Partnerships, and Andrew Buckman as Global Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Cass joins Sublime with more than 10 years’ experience in digital media and is an expert in publisher development, ad tech, SaaS solutions, and audience data. Before joining Sublime, Cass worked as VP Global Publisher Solutions at Pureprofile, where he was responsible for business development, partnerships, and product strategy. Prior to this he held roles in publisher development at SAY Media and Nielsen.As well as the new hire, Andrew Buckman has been named as Global Chief Operating Officer, having joined Sublime in 2017 as Managing Director EMEA to drive developments in key European markets. As COO he will be instrumental in forming strategic partnerships and meeting Sublime’s growing global demand, working closely with Christophe Menard, Co-Founder and COO Americas.Andrew Buckman, Global COO commented: “I’m excited to strengthen our relationships with key premium publishers across the globe, as they are integral to Sublime’s journey. We instil creativity in everything we do, and this is apparent in the ad units we provide, which not only take into consideration the user experience, but the device and environment in which the ad is served. I’m also delighted to welcome Alexx, and look forward to working closely with him as we enter a new chapter.”Commenting on his appointment, Alexx Cass, VP of US Publisher Partnerships, said: “I’m excited to revamp the way we work with our publisher partners and offer solutions that are relevant to their needs, such as more seamless integrations through header bidding or ad tech solutions that help publishers scale their own high impact ad products.”These announcements follow an exciting period for Sublime, having expanded globally and locally, with new offices in Singapore, and Germany, as well as Manchester in the UK, and Lyon in France. The company also recently announced the acquisition of the global measurement company Adledge.

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CoStar Group Welcomes New Chief Human Resources Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 13 giugno 2019

CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, is pleased to announce the hire of Michael Desmarais to serve as the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Mr. Desmarais is expected to be a valuable executive team member and a trusted advisor to the CEO and other senior leadership. He will be tasked with building and growing a top performing team and with ensuring CoStar has an engaged workforce and a dynamic, collaborative, performance driven culture that evolves as the company continues to grow.“Developing the next generation of CoStar Group’s industry leading team of researchers, experts and innovators is a top priority for us,” said Founder and CEO Andrew Florance. “Michael’s expertise and leadership in human resources, finance, and strategy is expected to play a crucial role in the continued growth and success of our organization.”
With more than twenty years of experience in human resources and financial services, Mr. Desmarais boasts an impressive track record of talent acquisition, talent management and operational efficiency. As part of the human resources team at Goldman Sachs for more than 17 years, Mr. Desmarais has led large global teams and worked with the most senior executives on key strategic, transformational initiatives. Most recently, Mr. Desmarais served as Head of Human Resources for Engineering and Co-Head of Global Business Partners.
Named to Fortune Magazine’s top 100 fastest growing companies in the world in 2018, CoStar Group maintains the largest, centralized database of commercial real estate information available. Delivering comprehensive market coverage of accurate and standardized commercial real estate information, CoStar’s research contributes to arguably the most important segment of the economy, ultimately helping businesses open offices, stores, warehouses and manufacturing facilities.

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LeaseQuery Adds Industry Veteran Joe Schab as Chief Operating Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 8 giugno 2019

LeaseQuery, a leading provider of lease accounting software, has announced that Joe Schab has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Schab will be running day-to-day operations of the company as it continues its rapid growth and expansion.
Schab is a “serial operator,” having served founders, investors and entrepreneurs as their companies transitioned from startup to full-fledged, high-growth entities. Previously, Schab served as president of Cardlytics (CDLX), the leading purchase intelligence platform. There, he was responsible for the company’s operations, product, technology, and analytics functions. Schab also served as president of PlayOn Sports, and was Managing Director of LBi (now DigitasLBi).Schab will take responsibility for LeaseQuery’s software implementations, customer solutions, operations, finance, administrative and service organizations. Schab will be responsible for the alignment and prioritizations of LeaseQuery’s investments and ensuring operational excellence across the company.
Schab has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University.
LeaseQuery helps accountants and other finance professionals eliminate lease accounting errors through its CPA-approved lease accounting software. By providing specialized consulting services in addition to its software solution, LeaseQuery enables companies across all sectors to ensure compliance with the most comprehensive regulatory reform in 40 years. It is the first lease accounting software built by accountants for accountants.

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IFG Companies Hires Stephanie Winter Yocum as Chief People Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 17 Maggio 2019

IFG Companies ( is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie W. Yocum as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer. Stephanie, who will be reporting to Christopher M. Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, will join the executive leadership team and oversee all aspects of human resources for the company. Stephanie will be located in Hartford, Connecticut.”Our people have been and will always be are our greatest resource and building a world class leadership team requires attracting talent like Stephanie from outside of the insurance industry, where broad knowledge, culture, speed and agility are vital and integral to success”, said Robert D. Linton, Chairman of IFG Companies’ parent, International Financial Group, Inc. “Stephanie will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our leadership team that will be critical as we continue to build a dynamic and collaborative culture designed to compete in a fast changing economy,” said Chris Lewis.Just prior to joining IFG Companies, Ms. Yocum was the Chief Human Resource Officer for Numotion in Nashville, Tennessee. Stephanie also held key leadership positions in human resources at such companies as ISO New England, M/I Homes, Inc., The Scotts-Miracle-Gro Company and Polyone Corporation. She started her career at Accenture after graduating from Ohio State University with Masters’ Degrees in Educational Policy and Leadership and Labor and Human Resources. Prior to these, Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Duke University.

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Flex Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer and New President of Communications and Enterprise Compute

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 3 Maggio 2019

Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), announced today that Phil Ulrich has been named the Chief Human Resources Officer of the 200,000-employee manufacturing solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products, while Raejeanne Skillern has been named president of the Communications and Enterprise Compute group.“Phil is a trusted and valued colleague, known for his expertise at solving complex business challenges,” said Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex. “Raejeanne will lead efforts to create new value through design-led collaboration and more direct technical engagements. These are two dynamic executives who will help Flex grow even stronger.”Flex offers manufacturing expertise, global capabilities and supply chain agility in more than 100 locations across 30 countries. Flex builds products in more than a dozen industries, including health solutions, automotive products, consumer technology, 5G and data center devices, and offers services from initial design concept to mass scale production. By utilizing cross-industry capabilities, regional manufacturing and advanced supply chain management, Flex helps customers around the world bring unique products to market faster.

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Levi Strauss & Co. Names Chief Strategy and Artificial Intelligence Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 24 febbraio 2019

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced that Katia Walsh will join the company as senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, effective April 29, 2019. In a role designed to help the company translate data analytics into meaningful decisions that drive business value and competitive advantage, Walsh will be responsible for building the data, analytics and artificial intelligence enablers to support LS&Co.’s global business across innovation incubation, new business models and strategic growth initiatives. She will report to Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer, and will be a member of LS&Co.’s global leadership team.Walsh joins LS&Co. from Vodafone, where she was the company’s first chief data and analytics officer, responsible for the company’s success in providing a predictive, proactive, and personalized experience as part of its digital transformation. At Vodafone, Walsh also contributed to the use of data and artificial intelligence for social good. She is a member of Unicredit’s Transformation and Innovation Advisory Board and River Island’s Digital Advisory Board, as well as Strategy Advisor to, a free data science training program. Walsh was named the UK’s Data Leader of the Year for the past two years by the Women in IT Awards series.
Walsh has held strategic data analytics leadership positions at Prudential Financial and Fidelity Investments, where she drove customer-centric innovations. She is passionate about diversity and mentoring youth. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Strategic Communication with a specialization in quantitative methodology.

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NightOwl Discovery Announces Promotion of Adam Rubinger to Chief Client Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 29 gennaio 2019

NightOwl Discovery, the global leader in Discovery Management, announces today that Adam Rubinger will be assuming the newly created role of Chief Client Officer. As CCO, Adam will be the executive responsible for the overarching relationship NightOwl has with its clients. This role is strategic in that this position was developed to provide a single vision across all areas related to the client experience. Adam’s tenure, proven diplomacy skills, innovative spirit and drive for customer service excellence makes him the perfect candidate for this new role.“At NightOwl, customer satisfaction and experience is woven deeply into our culture,” says Andrea Wallack, CEO of NightOwl. “Offering executive level leadership to this core corporate value will ultimately create, what we believe, will be the strongest customer experience in the industry. While nearly every organization claims to be customer-centric, in reality very few are. As this role evolves and the company continues on its strong growth trajectory, this focus will allow interesting career opportunities to open up for many members of the team to excel in what will prove to be a process of continued process improvement, innovation in product delivery and expanded opportunity with the clients we serve both today and in the future.” “Adam is fully invested in enhancing NightOwl’s relationship with our clients,” says Tom Palladino, President of NightOwl. “He has the unique ability to understand both the needs of our clients and the capabilities of our internal client teams, and how to create harmony between them.”

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IGI Appoints Chief Executive Officer to Drive Growth in Asia

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 27 gennaio 2019

International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Nick Garrity to the role of Chief Executive Officer of IGI’s Labuan Branch. Nick will be based in the Kuala Lumpur office.In his new role, Nick will help strengthen the Group’s offering in Asia Pacific, with a planned growth strategy from IGI’s Kuala Lumpur office, which will serve as the Group’s hub, for expansion in the region.Nick has 28 years of experience in the international insurance and reinsurance industry and joins IGI from Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Singapore, where he was Head of Sales, Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Nick was Strategic Customer and Broker Relationship Director at Royal Sun Alliance, also in Singapore. Nick has also held Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles at Lockton Companies. Before then, he was at Marsh, starting his career at Willis. Since the company’s inception in Amman, Jordan in 2001, IGI has expanded beyond the Middle East and North Africa region. Today, IGI now writes specialist commercial insurance and reinsurance in over 200 countries. Registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre, IGI has offices in London, Bermuda, Amman, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Casablanca.“In Nick, IGI has identified a proven industry expert, who will be able to provide immediate strong leadership and strategic direction to the Group’s plans for growth in Asia,” said Wasef Jabsheh, Chief Executive Officer at IGI. “In the reinsurance space we have grown organically by attracting top talent, and Nick’s expertise in generating growth by creating and retaining high calibre teams in cross-cultural environments will be key to IGI further building scale in Asia.” Nick Garrity added: “IGI has a clear vision for growth on an international scale and in Asia. I’m looking forward to working with an outstanding team and helping IGI expand its profile in Asia and enhance its global and entrepreneurial operation.”

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Approda in Alfa Laval il Chief Innovation Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 24 novembre 2018

Alfa Laval annuncia la nomina di Luca Gardonio al ruolo di Chief Innovation Officer (CInO) per la regione Adriatic. Luca somma questa carica al ruolo di Energy Division Manager, che ricopre dal gennaio 2017. Genovese, in Alfa Laval dal 1992, Luca Gardonio ha ricoperto diversi incarichi di responsabilità in azienda, in particolare dirigendo la divisione Marine per diversi anni.La figura di Chief Innovation Officer è stata istituita da Alfa Laval con l’obiettivo di sviluppare e implementare una cultura dell’innovazione che coinvolga l’azienda nella sua totalità, raccogliendo input e idee da tutti i dipendenti e sviluppandoli nell’ambito di un processo strutturato, in modo da portare sui mercati un’offerta che migliori significativamente l’esperienza del cliente.
“Luca è un veterano di Alfa Laval e la sua profonda conoscenza dei mercati in cui opera Alfa Laval Adriatic, unite alla sua capacità di guidare i team di professionisti che gli rispondono lo rendono la persona più qualificata per guidare il nostro processo di innovazione”, commenta Sergio Hicke, Cluster President di Alfa Laval per il Sud Europa. “Istituendo formalmente la figura del CInO, Alfa Laval crea in azienda un punto di riferimento per le idee innovative che, sviluppate all’interno, arriveranno sui mercati rafforzando il rapporto che abbiamo con i clienti e creando le basi per conquistarne di nuovi”.
Il processo di innovazione in Alfa Laval va a incidere su varie aree della vita aziendale. Ciascun dipendente, contribuendo con la propria idea di innovazione e ascoltando attivamente le esigenze del cliente, potrà rendere più coinvolgente ed esclusiva l’esperienza che il cliente fa quando interagisce con l’azienda a ogni livello.
Alfa Laval è presente in Italia da oltre 100 anni e conta oggi circa 900 dipendenti, con sedi a Monza, Genova, Firenze, Alonte (VI), Suisio (BG), Parma, Napoli, Venezia e Roma.

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Global Payments Announces President and Chief Operating Officer to Depart

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 3 settembre 2018

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, today announced that David Mangum, President and Chief Operating Officer, intends to leave the company.“I would like to thank David for his significant contributions to the growth of Global Payments over the past decade,” said Jeff Sloan, Chief Executive Officer. “In particular, his leadership over the last five years as our President has been instrumental to our success as we have evolved our business mix and positioned the company as the leader in technology-enabled, software-driven payments globally. We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”
“I would like to thank Jeff and the entire team at Global Payments for their support and dedication,” said Mr. Mangum. “I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished together these past few years and look forward to watching the company continue to thrive.”In addition, Global Payments announced today that Mr. Sloan and Cameron Bready, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, have extended their employment agreements through August 2021. Mr. Sloan and Mr. Bready will also be assuming Mr. Mangum’s primary responsibilities.

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NinePoint Medical Appoints Eman Namati, Ph.D., to Chief Executive Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 2 luglio 2018

NinePoint Medical, Inc, a transformative medical device company pioneering the use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for gastrointestinal applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eman Namati, Ph.D., to President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Namati succeeds Christopher von Jako, Ph.D., who will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as an independent member. Dr. Namati will assume day-to-day leadership at NinePoint Medical while working in collaboration with Merit Medical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), who now manages the sales distribution and customer service for the NvisionVLE® Imaging System.”With the recent strategic partnership NinePoint entered into with Merit Medical, along with Eman’s long history with the technology, business acumen, and strong leadership, this was a natural choice for the Board and a great next step for the company” said Tom Miller, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “In addition to Eman’s product vision, he has during his tenure at NinePoint established a track record of building and successfully leading diverse and highly technical teams through the development and commercialization of complex medical instruments. As we look towards future growth opportunities and expand into new indications, his experience and vision will be key to our success.” Eman joined NinePoint Medical during its inception in 2010 as a technical co-founder and has served as the Vice President of Research and Development for the past four-years. He has overseen the development of highly complex imaging systems and single-use devices from concept through commercialization, including translation of the original academic prototype into the NvisionVLE® platform as well as the recently launched Real-time TargetingTM laser marking system. Prior to his time at NinePoint, Dr. Namati was a researcher developing optical imaging systems at Massachusetts General Hospital. He worked with Professors Guillermo Tearney, M.D., Ph.D., and Brett Bouma, Ph.D. on the OCT technology that was licensed to NinePoint Medical. Dr. Namati holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and a double undergraduate degree in Engineering (BE) and Science (BSc) from Flinders University Australia.

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Regis Corporation Appoints Chad Kapadia as Chief Technology Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 20 giugno 2018

Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, announced today the appointment of Chad Kapadia as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and Head of Product Engineering effective June 18, 2018. Mr. Kapadia will lead Regis’ Product Engineering and Information Technology departments.Mr. Sawyer, President and CEO, stated “We have discussed that a key element of our multi-year strategy is to utilize technology to transform our business. Chad has been a leader in deploying disruptive business technologies at consumer-oriented companies, and he is the right executive to drive this initiative forward at Regis. I am confident he will be able to accelerate our use of technology to support our stylists and franchisees and improve our customers’ experience.”
Mr. Kapadia brings nearly 25 years of technology experience to Regis. Most recently, Mr. Kapadia served as Head of Engineering at Target Corporation’s New Ventures and Accelerators. Prior to Target Corporation, Mr. Kapadia served in technology positions of increasing responsibility including Chief Technology Officer and Product Head at Swissclear Global, Inc. and as an Engineering Leader and founding member of Netflix, Inc.’s Content Platform Engineering and Media Pipeline. Mr. Kapadia received his BS in Business Administration with an Option in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Economics from California State University, East Bay.

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Jeff Morandi Joins Berkshire Group as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 2 febbraio 2018

Jeff MorandiBerkshire Group announced that Jeffrey Morandi has joined the company’s Legal & Compliance team as Vice President, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer. He will be based in Berkshire Group’s Boston headquarters.“We are excited to have Jeff join the team,” noted Mary Beth Bloom, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Berkshire Group. “With his extensive knowledge in the field, we are looking forward to having Jeff continue to develop Berkshire’s compliance program in connection with its registration as an investment advisor in the U.S., as well as manage ongoing compliance requirements as part of the firm’s activities in foreign jurisdictions.” Jeff joins Berkshire following four years with Arrowstreet Capital as a Compliance Associate and has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.Jeff graduated from Babson College with a B.A. in Business Administration and received his M.B.A. from Boston College.
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company primarily known for its multifamily investment and operational experience. In addition to deploying capital through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, Berkshire invests in opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors through its Venture Investments group. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience. The Company has experience in disciplines including acquisitions, portfolio and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco. As of September 30, 2017, Berkshire Group had approximately $7.2 billion in real estate assets under management. For more information on Berkshire, please visit (photo: Jeff Morandi)

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