Laura Desmond, 47, is the CEO of Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG), a global marketing services company, part of the Publicis Groupe. Prior to her appointment as global CEO she was CEO of SMG - Americas managing US, Canada and Latin America; CEO of MediaVest; and CEO of SMG's Latin America group.
Mercadolibre New Director is Expert on Emerging Economies
Latin Americas’ no. 1 Hispanic Website, Mercadolibre’s board appointed Susan Segal, 59 as new director. Ms. Segal, has been CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas and served as Managing Director focused on Emerging Markets Investment Banking and Capital Markets at MHT/Chemical/Chase Banks. She was actively involved in the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s and early 1990s, sitting on many Advisory Committees as well as serving as chairperson for the Chilean and Philippine Advisory Committees.
Bazaarvoice appoints TIBCO CFO to Board
Social Analytics Platform Provider Bazaarvoice announced TIBCO’s CFO Sydney Carey, 46, to its board. A seasoned corporate finance and strategy executive, prior to TIBCO, she was CFO of Vernier Networks, Pacific Broadband Communications and Entera. Carey also held a variety of positions with Network Associates, including VP of Worldwide Sales Finance and Operations.
Brooks Automation Appoints Hospital CEO as Director
Brooks Automation elected Ellen M. Zane, 59, to its Board. Ms. Zane recently retired as the President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, and currently serves on its board of trustees as Vice Chairman. Prior to joining Tufts Medical Center, Ms. Zane held the position of Network President for Partners HealthCare System. Ms. Zane was also recently named one of the ten most powerful women in healthcare by HealthExecNews.com.
Experienced Tech CEO named to Emulex board
Storage networking products company Emulex appointed industry leader Beatriz Infante, 57, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Infante is the CEO of Business Excelleration, a business transformation consultancy she founded in 2009, and also serves as director at Sonus Networks. Prior to these roles, she was the CEO and director of ENXSuite, a leading supplier of energy management solutions, until its acquisition by Infor in 2011. She also served as CEO of VoiceObjects; Interim CEO of Sychron; Chairman, President and CEO of Aspect Communications; and several roles including SVP, Application Servers at Oracle.
MobileBits Appoints Academic and Financial Expert to its Board
The Company appointed Dr. Glenda Glover, 56, to its Board. Dr. Glover has been the Dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University. She has been a Director of First Guaranty Bancshares, member of the Advisory Board of Regions Bank of Mississippi and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Jackson (Mississippi) Airport Authority. Her previous employment experience includes positions as SVP and CFO of an engineering firm, a tax manager at Potomac Electric Power Company and an accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company.
TII Network Technologies’ CFO Elected to Company Board
The network products company TII Network Technologies’ Board appointed Stacey L. Moran, 43, the Company's VP - Finance, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer, as a director, replacing Kenneth A. Paladino, 54. Most recently, Ms. Moran served as EVP and CFO of Suffolk County National Bank where she also held various financial and accounting positions. Prior thereto, she served as Corporate Controller at Excel Technology and has over six years of experience in public accounting with KPMG.
Bridgeline Digital Appoints EVP Global Services, ArcSight/HP to Board
The Web Experience Management company appointed Joni Kahn, 54, to its Board of Directors. Ms. Kahn was the EVP of Global Services for the security and compliance solutions company ArcSight, a Hewlett Packard Company. Ms. Kahn also served as EVP at BearingPoint, as Senior Group VP for worldwide professional services for Business Objects and as EVP and Partner at KPMG Consulting. She has also been a Member of the Board of Directors for MapInfo.
Date range: April 5th - May 27th