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Former Monster CIO Joins Online Community Event Publisher

Active Network announced the appointment of Darko Dejanovic, 40, to the newly created role of Chief Technology, Product, and Innovation Officer. Prior to joining Active Network, Dejanovic served as the EVP, Global CIO, and Head of Product at Monster Worldwide. Before Monster, Dejanovic was SVP & CTO at The Tribune Company for more than a decade.

New CFO at Communications Equipment and Software Developer

Dialogic has named John Hanson as the company's new EVP & CFO. Most recently, Hanson served as the CFO at One Communications. Before joining One Communications, he held senior management positions at Motorola and Worldport Communications.

Internet Application Service Provider Gets New Board Member

ChinaCache International Holdings has appointed Bin Laurence, 43, as an Independent Director on the Audit Committee. Currently, Laurence serves as CFO of China Real Estate Information, a leading provider of real estate consulting, information, and online services in China. Prior to this, she was a research analyst at SuttonBrook Capital Management. Laurence has also served as a VP at BMO Financial Group and as an analyst at Lehman Brothers.

Date range: August 30th - October 4th


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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,, 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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