Musical Instrument Manufacturer Selects Tech CFO for Board
Steinway Musical Instruments announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Greg Wood to fill a newly created director position. He will also serve on the company's Audit Committee. Currently, Wood serves as the EVP & CFO of Actian, a provider of software that enables organizations to take rapid action on large data sets. Prior to joining Actian, he was the CFO of Silicon Graphics, Liberate Technologies, and InterTrust Technologies.
Telecom Exec on Real Estate Board
Parkway Properties announced that Charles Cannada, 52, has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. He has earlier served as a director for Parkway and is currently a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Currently, Cannada is a private investor and advisor. Earlier in his career, he held various executive management positions at MCI (previously WorldCom and earlier LDDS Communications), including CFO and SVP in charge of Corporate Development. Cannada serves on the board of directors at Nanoventions, First Commercial Bank, and Stadium Wrap America.
Unitary Thrift Holding Company Hires Former Yahoo! Head
First Pactrust Bancorp has appointed Jeff Karish as the company’s newest director. He will also join the company's Audit Committee. Karish currently serves as EVP and Acting General Counsel of Windsor Media. Prior to Windsor Media, he served as the Head of Strategy and M&A at Yahoo! Media Group and as an Associate Principal for McKinsey & Company.
Former IBM Exec on Mobile Social Advertising Company Board
Blue Calypso announced that it has appointed Richard Fennessy, 46, to the company's Board of Directors. He currently serves as the Chairman & CEO of PeopleJar, a software company which specializes in digital marketing platforms and tools. Before joining PeopleJar, Fennessy served as President and CEO of Insight Enterprises, a Fortune 500 public company providing global IT solutions. Earlier in his career, he led marketing and brand management activities for IBM's personal computer business.
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