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Industrials - 25 Open CEO Roles and 90 CEO Appointments Featured

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Compilation of Open CEO Roles and Placements in the Industrials Sector in the 45 days ended October 26, 2015
PREPARED BY: Vell Executive Search
DATE: September 11 to October 26, 2015

Industrials - CEOs Wanted 

Eiffage
Ile-de-France  
$15.55B          
October 2015  
Eiffage announced the demise of its chairman and CEO, Pierre Berger.
Pepco Holdings
Washington, DC
$5B
January 2014
Pepco Holdings announced that Chairman, President and CEO Joseph M. Rigby has notified to retire from PHI in 2015. To provide for a smooth transition, Rigby will step down as CEO near the end of 2014, following the selection of his successor.
Loomis
Sweden
$1.6B
June 2015
Jarl Dahlfors, President and CEO of Loomis AB, has chosen to leave his position at Loomis. The recruitment process to appoint a new CEO has begun. Dahlfors remains in his position until the end of the year at the latest. Lars Blecko, EVP and Regional President USA will, in addition to his position in the US, assume the position as CEO of Loomis until a new CEO has been recruited.
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust      
West Midlands 
$1.06B
October 2015  
Dame Julie Moore, currently CEO at UHB, has been appointed interim CEO of trust, replacing Andrew Foster whose secondment finishes at the end of October. Dame Julie Moore will spend the vast majority of her time at Heart of England while fulfilling the Interim CEO role. Jacqui Smith will continue in her role as Chair at UHB alongside her work at Heart of England.
Pella Corporation      
Iowa    
$665.3M          
October 2015  
Pella  announced that the company's CEO is stepping down. The company said Pat Meyer would be temporarily replaced by board chairman Adam Farver as the search for a permanent CEO begins. Meyer worked for Pella for twenty five years and was named CEO in 2009.
Volex plc
Greater London
$423.4M
September 2015
Volex plc announced that its CEO, Christoph Eisenhardt, has informed the board that he intends to step down as CEO for personal reasons. Geraint Anderson, the former CEO of TT Electronics plc, who has been a non-executive director of Volex since 2013, has agreed to step into the role of interim CEO and will assume all executive responsibilities with immediate effect.
Fuel Systems Solutions California
$339.1M
May 2015
Mariano Costamagna, CEO of Fuel Systems Solutions, plans to retire from this position by the end of 2015 after ten years of service to the Company. The Board has appointed a search committee to commence a search for a new CEO.
COMCOR OAO
Russia
$174.7M          
October 2015  
Nikolay Kuzmenko has been appointed acting CEO and president of Akado Telecom. Kuzmenko earlier woprked as the company's first deputy CEO.
Warisan TC Holdings Bhd
Selangor         
$114.6M
October 2015
Warisan TC Holdings Berhad announced resignation of Mr. Ngu Ew Look as Director and CEO to pursue his personal goal upon retirement from employment with the company. The effective date is October 01, 2015.
TMG Health    
Pennsylvania   
$110.2M          
October 2015  
TMG Health announced that Founder, President and CEO John (Jack) T. Tighe III will retire from the company in early 2016. The Board will name Susan Rawlings Molina Interim President effective October 12, 2015. Susan is an experienced health care executive with extensive experience with government health programs; her experience includes senior leadership roles with Aetna, Anthem, Triple S Management and most recently as CEO of Florida HealthCare Plus.
Sacramento Regional Transit District
California
$29.8M
October 2015
Sacramento Regional Transit District, general manager Mike Wiley announced his retirement. Wiley, who became the agency's CEO in 2007, said he will help his board a successor over the next year. He will officially step down at the end of 2016. Wiley said health issues played a part in his decision; over the last two years his wife overcame a cancer scare. Wiley expects to remain on call through Nov. 2017, which will allow continuing involvement on executive committee of the California Transit Association.
Stone Master Corporation Berhad
Perak   
$20.8M
September 2015
Stone Master Corporation Berhad announced the resignation of Prof. Dr. Wong Kong Yew @ Leong Kong Yew as CEO and Executive Director of the Company with effective from September 30, 2015.
FTS International
New York
$7M
October 2015
Greg Lanham is stepping down as CEO of FTS International. The company said that Lanham was leaving his post and will be replaced in the interim by Michael J. Doss, previously was CFO.
UQM Technologies Colorado
$4M
July 2015
UQM Technologies has promoted Joseph Mitchell to the position of COO with additional responsibilities of interim President and CEO, as the board sets out to identify a permanent CEO through a disciplined search process. Eric Ridenour, UQM’s former CEO, President and Director, has left the company to pursue other interests.
American Frozen Food Institute
Virginia
NA
October 2015
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz informed on October 1, 2015 the AFFI Board of Directors at its fall meeting in Washington, D.C., of his intent to resign at year’s end. AFFI EVP of Public Affairs Joseph Clayton will serve as interim president pending the national search and selection of a successor to Naasz.
Edgewood Center For Children And Families
California
NA
September 2015
Edgewood Center for Children and Families announced that it has hired an Interim CEO, Nancy Rubin. Ms. Rubin will assume the role effective September 30, 2015. Edgewood's current CEO, Matthew Madaus leaves after 5 years at the helm and has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children, youth and families in the Bay Area.
Queenstown Airport Corporation Limited
New Zealand
NA
September 2015
Queenstown Airport Corporation CEO Scott Paterson has died following a short battle with cancer. He was 54. No replacaments announeced yet.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
New York
NA
September 2015
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has named Ralph Craviso as its interim president and CEO - but it's not his first experience with the RPO. In early 2012, Ralph P. Craviso's Manhattan-based Craviso & Associates was hired by the RPO to assess the hostile standoff between then-music director Arild Remmereit and current RPO President and CEO Charles Owens.
Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane S.p.A.
Rome
NA
September 2015
Alitalia said CEO Silvano Cassano has quit after less than a year in the job. The company said that Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo will take up the role on an interim basis until a new CEO can be named.
Pittsburg State University Foundation
Kansas
NA
September 2015
Portland State University President Wim Wiewel and PSU Foundation Board Chair Mark Rosenbaum announced that Constance French has been tapped to serve in the capacity of interim CEO and President for the PSU Foundation and will begin September 21. Stewart accepted the temporary interim role after the departure of Ms. Francoise Aylmer, past President and CEO, who resigned earlier September.
International Franchise Association
District Of Columbia
NA
September 2015
International Franchise Association announced that after five-and-a-half years as President and CEO, Steve Caldeira, CFE, has tendered his resignation. The Board of Directors has formed a search committee to immediately begin the process of identifying and recruiting a new President and CEO.
Vu1 Corporation
California
NA
July 2015
Vu1 corporation Chair/CEO William B. Smith resigned. The Board of Directors is actively seeking a replacement for the positions of Chairman and CEO.
Centuri Construction Group
Nevada
NA
September 2015
James P. Kane plans to retire as President and CEO. Heidrick & Struggles has been retained to assist in the search for Kane's successor.
Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board
Manitoba
NA
September 2015
The Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board has named Darren Rainkie as interim President and CEO as the Board continues its search for a new permanent President and CEO.

 

Industrials - CEOs Appointed

Avis Budget Group
New Jersey
$8.452B
September 2015
Avis Budget Group announced that Larry D. De Shon as its new CEO. De Shon is succeeding Ronald L. Nelson who has been CEO since 2006. Nelson will continue to serve as executive chairman. De Shone will become CEO effective October 1, 2015 and was also named to the board.
SNC-Lavalin Group  Quebec
$7.48B
September 2015
SNC-Lavalin announced that, effective October 5, 2015, COO Neil Bruce will become President and CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors, succeeding Robert G. Card.

Terex Corporation
Connecticut    
$6.75B            
October 2015  
Terex Corporation named John L. Garrison, Jr. CEO and President effective November 2, 2015. He will also become a member of the Terex Board of Directors effective November 2, 2015.
Oshkosh Corporation
Wisconsin
$6.19B
September 2015
Oshkosh Corporation announced a planned succession of the Company’s senior executive leadership. Charles L. (Charlie) Szews, CEO, has decided to retire, effective December 31, 2015. Oshkosh Corporation Board of Directors elected Wilson R. Jones as CEO, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Jones has been with the company since 2005 and is currently Oshkosh Corporation president and COO.
Wärtsilä Oyj Abp
Finland
$5.58B
October 2015  
The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Jaakko Eskola as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 November 2015, succeeding Mr. Björn Rosengren who leaves the company to become the CEO of Sandvik.
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
Singapore
$4.79B
September 2015
ST Engineering announced that Tan Pheng Hock has informed the Board of his plan to retire as the President & CEO of
ST Engineering next year. As part of the Group's CEO succession plan, the Board has selected Vincent Chong Sy Feng, Deputy CEO (Corporate Development), to succeed Hock as CEO.
SPX Corporation
North Carolina
$4.47B
September 2015
SPX  announced that its board of directors appointed Gene Lowe as president and CEO. Lowe, who joined SPX in 2008 and has held multiple strategic leadership positions with the company, most recently served as the President of SPX's Thermal Equipment and Services segment.
Fastenal Company
Minnesota       
$3.87B            
October 2015  
Fastenal Company announced that on October 12, 2015, its Board of Directors elected Mr. Daniel Florness as the company's president and CEO effective January 1, 2016.
Galliford Try plc
Middlesex
$3.693B
October 2015
Galliford Try plc confirmed that Peter Truscott has joined the group as CEO.
EnerSys
Pennsylvania
$2.44B
September 2015
EnerSys announced that John D. Craig retiring as CEO effective from March 31, 2016. David M. Shaffer has been named President, CEO and COO effective April 1, 2016. Mr. Shaffer will become a member of the board of directors of the company on April 1, 2016. Mr. Shaffer joined EnerSys in 2005 serving most recently as President and COO since November 2014.
Konecranes   
Finland
$2.37B
October 2015
Konecranes Plc announced that Panu Routila will start as the new President and CEO of the company on November 1, 2015. CFO Teo Ottola will continue as the Deputy CEO. The Deputy CEO uses the powers of the CEO if the CEO position is not filled or in situations when the CEO is incapacitated to fulfill his duties.
Hsin Chong Construction Group
Kowloon
$2.022B
September 2015
The board of directors of Hsin Chong Construction Group  announced that Mr. Joseph CHOI Kin Hung has been appointed as the CEO Designate with effect from 11 September 2015. He is expected to take the full role of CEO with effect from 1 November 2015.
Transaero Airlines
Russia 
$1.85B            
October 2015  
Transaero's board of directors has chosen a new CEO. Instead of Dmitry Saprykin appointed by Aeroflot, Transaero will be headed by its Deputy Flight Director and Pilot Valery Zaytsev.
Volt Information Sciences
New York         
$1.56B
October 2015  
Volt Information Sciences Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Michael Dean to serve as the company's President and CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Dean has served as the company’s Chairman of the Board since May 2015 and as interim President and CEO since June 2015.
AF Gruppen ASA
Oslo
$1.406B
September 2015
AF Gruppen ASA has appointed Morten Grongstad as new group CEO. Grongstad, currently EVP of AF Bygg, will take on his new position 15 October 2015. At the request of incoming CEO Morten Grongstad, Pål Egil Rønn will act as an advisor to Mr. Grongstad in a transition period.
Edenred SA
Ile-de-France
$1.13B
September 2015
The board of directors of Edenred appointed CEO of Cromology Bertrand Dumazy as the Group's chairman and CEO.
Nav Canada
Ontario
$1.023B
September 2015
Nav Canada announced the planned retirement of John W. Crichton as president & CEO. Neil R. Wilson, current EVP, Administration & General Counsel, will become President & CEO, effective January 1, 2016.
Qatar Navigation
Qatar
$793.3M
September 2015
Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has appointed Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai as its new president and CEO. He will succeed Khalifa Ali Al Hetmi, who had previously announced his plan to retire. Al-Mannai brings with him extensive experience in LNG, gas-to-liquids, condensates, shipping and commercial marketing, and has demonstrated a strong record of success.
AirAsia X Berhad
Selangor
$779.8M
September 2015
AirAsia X Berhad announced the confirmation of Mr. Benyamin Bin Ismail as CEO. The Board approved on September 22, 2015 and the letter of appointment also dated on September 22, 2015 which specified that the CEO's appointment to take effect from September 1, 2015.
Bell Helicopter Textron
Texas  
$567.1M          
October 2015  
Textron Inc. has appointed Mitch Snyder as president and CEO of Bell Helicopter. Mitch Snyder will succeed John Garrison, who is joining Terex Corporation as its new president & CEO.
Hellaby Holdings Limited
New Zealand
$498.7M
September 2015
Hellaby Holdings Limited appointed Alan Clarke as its new CEO. He joins the company in November 2015 and will also be appointed to the Hellaby board. Alan Clarke has been CEO and Managing Director at Abano Healthcare Limited, a role he has held for 15 years.
HSS Hire Group
Surrey
$472.8M
September 2015
HSS Hire Group plc announced that Chris Davies, CEO, after nine years at HSS is stepping down. John Gill, the current COO will assume the CEO role immediately.
Far East Global
Hong Kong
$247.7M
September 2015
Far East Global Group Limited announced that the following changes will take effect as of 21 September 2015: Mr. Zhang Yifeng will resign as an executive director and CEO of the company due to reaching retirement age; Mr. Zhu Yijian will be appointed as CEO of the company.
Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery
Japan
$234.2M
October 2015
Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co. announced that Mr. Katsumi Tottori is appointed CEO and President (formerly President of Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co., Ltd).
Sun Hydraulics  
Florida
$218.2M
September 2015
Allen J. Carlson, who currently serves as the company's President and CEO, as well as a member of the Board of Directors, will retire as the company's President and CEO on March 31, 2016. In connection with the announced retirement of Mr. Carlson, the Board of Directors appointed Wolfgang H. Dangel, who currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board, as Mr. Carlson's successor.
HL Display Holding AB
Stockholm County
$216M
September 2015
HL Display announced that it has appointed Nina Jonsson as new CEO. Nina Jonsson has extensive experience of international retail, most recently as the SVP Category & Purchasing for ICA Sverige.
Avon Rubber p.l.c.
Wiltshire
$187.4M
October 2015
Avon Rubber p.l.c.'s board appointed Rob Rennie as CEO, with effect from 1 December 2015. Rob joins Avon having held a number of senior positions at Invensys plc. His most recent role was president of the Energy Controls group.
Crayola
Pennsylvania
$176.2M
September 2015
Crayola named Smith Holland as president and CEO. Holland succeeds Mike Perry, who has led Crayola for six years and was named president of Hallmark Greetings, another company within corporate parent Hallmark.
Design Studio Group
Singapore         
$158.9M
October 2015
Design Studio Group has appointed Ku Wei Siong as its new CEO. He will be responsible for the operations and strategic direction of DS, while also being part of Depa's Executive Management team in charge of the Far East /Asia region.
Martela Oyj
Finland
$138.6M
October 2015
Martela Corporation announced that CEO, Heikki Martela begins as a Chairman of the Board and at the same time Matti Rantaniemi starts as a new CEO at the company. Previous Chairman of the Board Heikki Ala-Ilkka will continue as a Board member.
Asian Granito India
India   
$135.3M          
October 2015  
Asian Granito India Limited appointed Mr. Tapan Jena as Group CEO of the company with effect from 20 October 201 5. He is a professional with 28 years of experience in Strategy planning, Sates and Service Operations, Business Development as well as Team Management.
Intraco          
Singapore         
$104.9M          
October 2015  
The Board of Directors of Intraco Limited announced that Mr. Hoon Wee Teng, Will (Mr. Will Hoon) will be appointed as CEO Designate with effect from November 1, 2015 and Mr. Foo Der Rong (Mr Foo) will cease to be Managing Director and CEO with effect from December 31, 2015.
Siemens (Pakistan)
Pakistan
$89.8M
September 2015
At the Board meeting held on Sept. 22, 2015, the BOD of Siemens (Pakistan) Engineering Co.  approves the appointment of Helmut von Struve as CEO. effective Oct. 1, 2015 for a period of three years in place of Guenter Zwickl.
PrimeSource Building Products
Texas
$74.4M
September 2015
PrimeSource Building Products reported the appointment of George Judd as CEO. The company announced that Judd will join on Oct. 5. He takes over from Bryan Kelln, a Partner at Platinum Equity who has been serving as PrimeSource's Interim President and CEO.
Tengbomgruppen AB
Stockholm County
$64.4M
September 2015
Johanna Frelin has been appointed as the new CEO of Tengbom. She served most recently as CEO of Hyper Island. Johanna will assume her duties as CEO of Tengbom in early 2016. Until then, Gunilla Haglund will continue to serve as acting CEO.
Vepica C.A.
Distrito Federal
$56.4M
September 2015
Vepica Grupo Internacional named former Wood Group executive, Derek Blackwood O.B.E., as its new CEO. Blackwood takes over for Miguel Bocco, Jr. who will continue to serve as chairman of Vepica's Board of Directors.
Alpha Pro Tech  
Ontario
$48.2M
September 2015
Alpha Pro Tech  announced that the company's CEO and co-founder, Sheldon Hoffman, has decided to retire as CEO and as a director of the company, effective as of September 21, 2015. Effective immediately, Al Millar will assume the role of CEO in addition to his current role as President of the company.
FCX Performance
Ohio
$39.9M
September 2015
FCX Performance appointed Thomas Cox as CEO. Mr. Cox, who became a Director of the company earlier this year, will continue to serve on FCX's board of directors.
SRF Consulting Group
Minnesota       
$36M
October 2015  
On October 1, Dave Montebello became SRF’s President and CEO, following the retirement of Randy Geerdes. Dave and Randy have shared leadership of SRF since 2012.
LERETA           
California         
$30.4M            
October 2015  
LERETA appointed current president, John Walsh, to the role of CEO. He assumed responsibilities earlier in September 2015 and succeeded Jim Thornton as he retires after 25 years with the company.
KLW Holdings            
Singapore         
$30.1M
October 2015  
KLW Holdings has appointed Quek Chek Lan as CEO effective October 16, 2015.
Freed Maxick & Battaglia, CPAs
New York
$27M
October 2015
Freed Maxick CPAs announced that Timothy J. McPoland, CPA/ABV, CFE, CVA has succeeded Ronald J. Soluri, Sr., CPA as the Firm's Managing Director, and Robert M. Glaser, CPA as Chairman of the Board.
GS-Hydro Oy 
Uusimaa          
$24.2M            
October 2015  
GS-Hydro announced that Juha Silvennoinen has been appointed the new CEO. Juha most recently worked as President, Services in Metso Minerals, responsible for one of three global divisions. He will start on 16 November and will succeed Pekka Frantti, who has chosen to resign after five years in the position.
Denton Vacuum        
New Jersey     
$19M   
October 2015  
Denton Vacuum named Frank Cumbo as its new President and CEO effective October 5, 2015. Most recently, Cumbo served as Global Director of Sales and Marketing, EDAX Ametek Materials Analysis Division. Cumbo also served in various capacities at VEECO during a 20-year career there, last as Senior Director Business Development and Product Launch.
Distilled Spirits Council Of The United States
District Of Columbia
$15.6M
October 2015
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz, after nearly seven years at the helm of AFFI, will accept the role of president and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).
Niraj Cement Structurals 
India
$14.7M
September 2015
Niraj Cement Structurals  announced that the shareholders approved the re-designation of Mr. Gulshan Chopra as Managing Director of the company at the AGM held on Sep. 30, 2015.
Veljan Denison
India
$11.3M
September 2015
Veljan Denison appointed Mr. K. HarisChandra Prasad as CEO (Key Managerial Personnel) of the company with effect from August 27, 2015 under Section 203 of the Companies Act, 2013.
Oman Ceramics Company
NA
$10.9M
October 2015
The board of directors of Oman Ceramics Company SAOG has appointed Mr. Chaker Sakr as the CEO of the company with effect from October 4, 2015. The present CEO Mr. Vish Natrajan will continue as advisor to the board to ensure smooth hand over of responsibilities.
MClean Technologies
Malaysia          
$10.6M            
October 2015  
MClean Technologies Berhad appointed Mr. Lim Han Kiau as the Group CEO of the company. Assuming the position as of October 12, 2015, Mr. Lim has extensive experience in both precision cleaning as well as surface finishing.
Nicco   
India
$9.5M
September 2015
Nicco has approved the appointment of Mr. Kartick Kumar Chatterjee as Managing Director & CEO of the company to fill up the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Swapan Kumar Mukherjee.
Quantum Windows & Doors 
Washington     
$9.3M  
October 2015  
Swiftsure Capital announced that it has acquired Quantum Windows and Doors. As part of the acquisition, Jeff Klein has been appointed CEO of Quantum. Klein, a leading senior executive in the window manufacturing industry, was previously Senior Vice President of Ply Gem Industries Inc. and President of several window companies owned by Ply Gem.
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions
Alberta
$6.57M            
October 2015  
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions announced changes to its executive management team. Mr. Tom Schmutz, MEng, MBA, has been appointed the new CEO. Mr. Bill Tempany is retiring from his role as CEO, but will remain on the board of directors and has been appointed the chairman of the board.
Hindustan Everest Tools
India
$5.98M
September 2015
Balgopal Mandelia, Vice-Chairman & Jt. Managing Director of the company has been elevated to the post of Chairman & Managing Director in place of Shravan Kumar Mandelia, who shall continue to be a Managing Director of the company.
Oy Halton Group
Uusimaa
$4.37M
September 2015
Halton Group announced that Kai Konola will be joining the company as CEO. Kai Konola, EVP, Weather Business Area and member of Vaisala's management group.
M Line Holdings
California
$4.22M
September 2015
On September 28, 2015, the board appointed Mr. Alan Greenstadt as CEO and a director of the company. Mr. Greenstadt has considerable experience both in the aerospace industry as well acting as CEO for various Public Companies. He has been the CEO of EnCompass Knowledge Systems since 2006.
Strat Aero Plc
West Sussex
$1.26M
September 2015
Strat Aero plc appointed Mr. Tony Dunleavy to the Board as CEO with immediate effect. Mr. Dunleavy is an international accountant with over 30 years' experience in senior management and advisory roles across a range of global industries including aviation, where he acted as an adviser to Milestone Aviation which was later subject to a $2 billion buy-out by General Electric.
America Greener Technologies
Arizona
$0.751M
September 2015
On August 31, 2015, Mr. Michael Boyko resigned as President, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of America Greener Technologies and from all positions with the company's subsidiary corporations. Immediately following his resignation, the Board appointed Ms. Carrie Borgen, then the company's CFO, to the Board to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Boyko's resignation. Ms. Borgen was also appointed interim President and CEO.
Xeros Technology Group
South Yorkshire
$0.602M
September 2015
Xeros Technology Group plc announced appointment of Mark Nichols as CEO with immediate effect. He takes over from Bill Westwater, who has decided to step down after seven years in the role.
Balance Labs
Florida
$0.19M
September 2015
On September 11, 2015, Raphael Perez tendered his resignation as the President, CEO, CFO and Director of Balance Labs, by providing a notice to the Board of Directors of the company. Effective September 11, 2015, the Board appointed Michael D. Farkas, company's Chairman of the Board, as the President, CEO and CFO of the company.
Style Limited
Australia
$0.082M
September 2015
Style Limited announced the appointment David Lock as CEO and Managing Director. Mr. Lock joins Style from Craig Mostyn Group, where he has worked for the past 19 years.
Rajasthan Petro Synthetics
India
$0.017M
October 2015
Rajasthan Petro Synthetics Limited announced that the Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held on September 28, 2015, has appointed Shri. Rishabh Goel, a director of the Company, as the Managing Director of the Company for a period of 5 years.
Fischer Chemic  
India
$0.003M
September 2015
Fischer Chemic  announced at the annual general meeting held on September 23, 2015. The company appointed Mr. Vinay Mehta as a managing director of the company and Mr. Arthi Khandelwal and Mrs. Ashishkumar Dhakkan as a director of the company.
PuroSystems
Florida
NA
October 2015
Metro Detroit property restoration business owners Mark Davis and Frank Torre have acquired PuroSystems. In the acquisition, Mark Davis and Frank Torres purchased 80% of PuroSystems stock with 20% remaining with existing shareholders. Davis will become PuroSystems CEO and chairman and current CEO and chairman David McKinnon will step down, but will remain as a minority shareholder.
Scholarship America
Minnesota
NA
October 2015
Scholarship America announced the hiring of its new President & CEO, Robert C. (Bob) Ballard, effective September 21, 2015. Mr. Ballard has more than 30 years of higher education financing experience, most recently having served as SVP of Philanthropy at USA Funds.
Altair Nanotechnologies
Nevada
NA
October 2015
Effective September 23, 2015, Mr. James Zhan resigned as CEO and Director of Altair Nanotechnologies and from positions with its subsidiaries. The Board appointed Guohua Sun to CEO.
SPRING Singapore
Singapore
NA
October 2015
SPRING Singapore has appointed Mr. Poon Hong Yuen as its CEO. Mr. Poon, currently the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Law (MinLaw), will take over SPRING's Acting CEO Ted Tan with effect from November 1, 2015.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Maryland
NA
October 2015
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation appointed Preston W. Campbell III, M.D., as president and CEO, effective October 1, 2015. Dr. Campbell succeeds Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., who served as president and CEO of the Foundation for 21 years.
Encore Associates
California
NA
October 2015
Encore Associates’s announced that Linda Nordgren has been appointed President & CEO, effective October 1, 2015. Linda will succeed Gary Smith, the company’s current CEO, who will remain with Encore Associates as Chairman of the Board.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Mississippi
NA
September 2015
Gulf Coast Community Foundation named Mark Pritchett, previously SVP for community investment, as president and CEO, effective September 28, 2015. Pritchett has been serving on a four-person management team overseeing the day-today-day operations of the foundation since former President and CEO Teri A. Hansen resigned in June.
The Environment Agency
UK
NA
September 2015
Environment Agency appointed new CEO. Sir James has had a long career in government and will leave his current role as the UK's High Commissioner to India to take up the role of CEO on 30 November. David Rooke, the Environment Agency's current executive director for flood risk management, will act as CEO until Sir James takes up his new role.
Ambant Underwriting Services Limited
Greater London
NA
September 2015
Ambant Underwriting Services has announced Chris Butcher's appointment as CEO. Butcher comes from a insurance and reinsurance background. He was formerly a board director at Cooper Gay and previously held director level posts with AXA and Navigators Group.
Telamon Corporation
Indiana
NA
September 2015
Telamon Corporation announced that CEO and Chairman of the Board Albert Chen will retire as of October 1, 2015. Albert will continue to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board. Current COO Stan Chen, representing the second generation of the Chen family, will assume the role of CEO.
McConnell Dowell
Victoria
NA
September 2015
McConnell Dowell Corporation appointed Mr. Scott Cummins as CEO. He replaces outgoing CEO David Robinson, who will retire at the end of October, 2015 after a managed transition.
Swiss International Air Lines AG
Basel-Stadt
NA
September 2015
Thomas Kluhr is to succeed Harry Hohmeister as CEO of Swiss in February 2016, as part of a broader realignment of the Lufthansa Group. Harry Hohmeister, who is already a member of the Lufthansa Group Executive Board, will take charge of the newly-created position of Hub Management thereon in January 2016. The position of COO Rainer Hiltebrand is to be integrated into the CEO's remit.
Hyperloop Technologies
California
NA
September 2015
Hyperloop Technologies announced that Rob Lloyd will join the company as CEO. Lloyd is a 20-year networking technology veteran who was most recently President of Cisco Systems.
Lucid Energy
Oregon
NA
September 2015
Lucid Energy announced that Bill Kelly will join the company after the departure of Gregg Semler, who plans to pursue other opportunities. Kelly previously served as president of Isle Utilities.
Habitat For Humanity In Atlanta
Georgia
NA
September 2015
Habitat for Humanity Atlanta appointed Lisa Gordon as president and CEO. Lisa Gordon Joins Habitat for Humanity Atlanta from Atlanta BeltLine were Lisa was its COO.
GE Energy Management
Georgia
NA
September 2015
GE announced a series of key leadership changes. Mark Begor is retiring from GE. Russell Stokes will succeed Mark at GE Energy Management. All of these changes are effective October 1, 2015. Stokes, an 18-year GE veteran, most recently led Transportation through paramount shifts as they launched revolutionary products ahead of the competition and outperformed the market.
GE Transportation
Illinois
NA
September 2015
GE announced a series of key leadership changes. Jamie Miller will succeed Russell Stokes as the president and CEO of Transportation.
Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited
India
NA
October 2015
Alkesh Kumar Sharma joined as the new CEO and Managing Director of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Development Corporation. Sharma was serving as the Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. DMIC is at present chaired by Amitabh Kant, who is in addition the Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
LeadingAge Washington
District Of Columbia
NA
October 2015
Katrinka Smith Sloan was named as the new President and CEO of LeadingAge. She succeeds William Larry Minnix, who announced in February that he will be retiring at the end of the year.
The Center for Innovative Technology
Virginia
NA
October 2015
Center for Innovative Technology's new president and CEO is Ed Albrigo, succeeding current CEO Peter Jobse. Albrigo will assume the CIT CEO role Nov. 2, 2015.
Go Green Global Technologies  Connecticut
NA
October 2015
The Board of Directors of Go Green Global Technologies  announced new CEO Jeffrey M. Prisco will be taking over the company's leadership duties immediately. Mr. Prisco brings to the company over 30 years of banking, financial services and real estate industries experience in diverse executive capacities.
Landis Construction
Louisiana
NA
October 2015
Landis Construction announced their new senior executive team: Anne Teague Landis, CEO; Christian Generes, president; Kyle Condon, chief construction officer; Sarah Busch, vice president of operations; George Voss, senior vice president of purchasing and Gary Melerine, general superintendent.
Constellis Group
Virginia
NA
October 2015
The Board of Directors of Constellis announced that Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon will be stepping down from his role as the CEO of the company. The Board also announced that Jason DeYonker will assume the role of CEO and Dean Bosacki will assume the role of president.
Clune Construction
Illinois
NA
October 2015
Clune Construction announced that Bill Abromitis assumed the position of CEO as of October 1, 2015.
NATS (En Route)
Hampshire
NA
October 2015
NATS (En Route) Plc announced that its Board announced the permanent appointment of Martin Rolfe as its new CEO following a full selection process. Martin has led the company since May 2015.
Yanex Group
California
NA
October 2015
Leonardo Correa Rodriguez was appointed as the President, CEO, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer and Director of the company.
Aktsiaselts Nordic Aviation Group
Estonia
NA
October 2015
Jaan Tamm, managing director of the holding company AS Infortar, became the chairman of the management board of AS Nordic Aviation Group. Jaan Tamm becomes CEO of Nordic Aviation Group.
Trexel
Massachusetts
NA
October 2015
Trexel announce the appointment of Brian Bechard as President & CEO. Mr. Bechard has held senior positions at Synventive Molding Solutions since 2008, where he was most recently Vice President and General Manager of Europe living in Germany.
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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults, garage.ca, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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