Latest board and corporate appointments
Key C-suite and Boardroom appointments this month included the installation of a new CEO and president at national restaurant chain Potbelly Sandwich Company. New executive Alan Johnson has over 30 years’ experience in retail and food service leadership, and replaces interim CEO Michael Coyne. Coyne will remain with the company as the chief financial officer. Schwan’s, owner of several food brands, has moved recent board appointee Jeff Erickson up to the role of chairman.
In the global automotive world, Toyota is engaging in a large-scale executive reshuffle. The company is seeking to become closer to its customer base and boost innovation. One of the first round of moves is the appointment of new CFO Koji Kobayashi, formerly of Denso.
In the tech sector, Infosys has chosen its new CEO and managing director. Salil S. Parekh will step in, coming from Capgemini. PAR Technology Corporation has two new board members. The company has appointed both Douglas G. Rauch and James C. Stoffel. AstroNova has announced that Richard Warzala is joining its board. Warzala is the CEO of Allied Motion Technologies.
In the life sciences and pharmaceuticals field, Jazz Pharmaceuticals has picked Daniel Swisher as its new CEO and chief operating officer. Wavelength Pharmaceuticals has appointed Iftach Seri its new CEO. Proteros Biostructures has brought in Dave Lemus as its COO, CFO and executive vice chairman. Lemus comes from Medigene AG.
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