IBM Veteran Joins as Director of Energy Company PPL
Global energy company PPL Corporation appointed Rodney C. Adkins, 55, an executive with more than 30 years of service at IBM, to board. Adkins, who will retire from IBM at the end of this year, is currently serving as SVP with a focus on special corporate projects and key client relationships. Until few months ago, he was SVP of Corporate Strategy for IBM. Prior, he served as SVP of the Systems and Technology Group, GM of the Pervasive Computing division, and in many other roles. He also serves on the boards of UPS and W.W. Grainger, the national board of the Smithsonian Institution, and the board of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.
Illumina Appoints Google SVP as Director
Illumina, the developer and manufacturer of life science tools and integrated systems, appointed Jeff Huber, 46, to its Board. Huber is SVP at Google which he joined in 2003 and led development for Google Maps (2011-2013), Google Apps (2005-2010), and Google Ads (2003-2011). Prior to Google, he was VP of Architecture and Systems Development at eBay, and SVP of Engineering at Excite@Home. Huber is also a member of the board of d Electronic Arts.
Arch Capital Group appoints New Board Member with Financial Expertise in Technology Biz
Insurance company Arch Capital Group appointed Louis J. Paglia, 56, to the Company’s Board of Directors. Paglia founded Customer Choice in April 2010, a data analytics company serving the electric utility industry. He previously served as EVP of UIL Holdings Corporation, an electric utility, contracting and energy infrastructure company. Paglia also served as UIL Holdings’ CFO and as President of its investment subsidiaries. Prior to joining UIL Holdings, he was EVP and CFO of eCredit.com, a credit evaluation software company. Prior to that, he served as the CFO for TIG Holdings and Emisphere Technologies. He is currently a member of the boards of NorthStar Realty Finance and NorthStar Asset Management Group.
Digital Media Professional Joins D&B Board
Dun & Bradstreet appoints L. Gordon Crovitz, to the Company’s Board. The former Publisher of The WSJ and EVP of Dow Jones and President of its Consumer Media Group, Crovitz has been active in digital media since the early 1990s. He led the growth of The WSJ Online, making it the largest paid news site on the Web. While at Dow Jones, he launched the Factiva business-search service and led the acquisition of the MarketWatch Web site, VentureOne database, Private Equity Analyst newsletter and online news services VentureWire (Silicon Valley), e-Financial News (London) and VWD (Frankfurt). In 2009, Crovitz co-founded the Press+ software company, later acquired by RR Donnelley in 2011.
Health IT Exec Joins Patient Care Services Company’s Board
Hanger, leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care, elected Asif Ahmad as a director. Ahmad is the CEO and a director of Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, one of the largest independent providers of IT and business process services to hospitals and other healthcare providers. Ahmad has served as a SVP and GM of Information and Technology Services at McKesson Specialty Health, VP of Diagnostic Services for the Duke University Health System and Medical Center, and Administrator and CIO, CTO and the Chair of the Clinical Technology Council at Duke University.
Date Range: July 4th - August 17th