Commtouch Appoints Todd Thomson to Board of Directors
Commtouch announced the appointment of Todd Thomson to its board of directors, effective November 7, 2011. "Todd brings over two decades of global business strategy and operational experience to Commtouch's board," said Lior Samuelson, Commtouch's chairman of the board. "We are happy to welcome him to the team, and look forward to his positive contribution." His prior experience includes EVP Acquisitions and Strategy for GE Capital; Partner, Barents Group; and Manager at Bain & Company.
Adaptive Planning Announces New CEO John Herr, Former Executive with eBay, PayPal, Buy.com
Adaptive Planning 10/31/2011
Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in on-demand corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, announced the appointment of John Herr as the company's new CEO. Herr has an exceptional track record of driving rapid growth in emerging software as a service (SaaS) and Internet companies including eBay, PayPal, Buy.com, and EZ Shield. He also has held senior leadership roles at Softbank, Ziff Davis Media, Bain & Company, and Johnson & Johnson.
Appointment of non-executive directors
Abcam PLC 10/21/2011
Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of protein research tools, is pleased to announce the appointment of two of the UK's most successful e-commerce practitioners, Murray Hennessy and Michael Ross, as Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1 November 2011. Murray Hennessy has an impressive track record of working internationally in customer-facing industries. He is currently chief executive of thetrainline.com, the online train ticket retailer, which he joined in 2008, prior to which he was chief executive of Avis Europe plc, the car rental company. Murray began his career as a management consultant in the London, Tokyo and Boston offices of Bain & Company.
Tim Wright appointed Chief Executive Officer of Willis International
Willis International 10/20/2011
Willis Group Holdings plc, the global insurance broker, announced the appointment of Tim Wright as Chief Executive Officer of Willis International, the company's business unit serving all of Willis' retail clients around the globe outside North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Wright, joined Willis in 2008 as the Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Willis, Wright led the Financial Services practice of Bain & Company in London.
Michael Page International plc 10/10/2011
Michael Page International, the specialist recruitment consultancy, announced that Sir Adrian Montague will retire as Chairman of the Board on 31 December 2011 following the completion of a planned succession process, and Robin Buchanan, who joined the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director in August, will succeed him as Chairman. Robin Buchanan is a Senior Adviser to Bain & Company Inc ("Bain"), having been the Managing Partner and then the Senior Partner of Bain in the UK between 1990 and 2007.
HP names Meg Whitman President and Chief Executive Officer
HP announced that its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer. "We are fortunate to have someone of Meg Whitman's caliber and experience step up to lead HP," said Lane. "We are at a critical moment and we need renewed leadership to successfully implement our strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Meg is a technology visionary with a proven track record of execution. She is a strong communicator who is customer focused with deep leadership capabilities. Furthermore, as a member of HP's board of directors for the past eight months, Meg has a solid understanding of our products and markets." Whitman was a consultant at Bain & Company, one of the world's leading strategy consulting firms.
Injazat appoints Antonio Antonuccio as new Chief Operating Officer
Injazat has appointed Antonio Antonuccio as its new Chief Operating Officer. Antonio joins Injazat from HP Enterprise Services MEMA; His experience in strategy consulting and corporate transformation and extensive exposure to the Middle Eastern markets will be tapped to sustain Injazat's industry leadership. Prior to joining HP, Antonio was Associate Partner within the Italian Telecom, Technology and Media division of global management consulting firm Bain & Company. He also worked for the company's UK, Brazil, and USA offices.
BioteQ appoints Jonathan Wilkinson as CEO
BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc., a leader in the treatment of industrial waste water, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Wilkinson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer as of October 11, 2011. Mr. Wilkinson is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience in the clean technology sector and public markets, leading companies through growth and change. Earlier, Mr. Wilkinson spent several years with Bain & Company, one of the world's leading strategy consulting firms.
Advent appoints Asiff S. Hirji to Board of Directors
Advent Software 9/9/2011
Advent Software, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, announced the appointment of Asiff S. Hirji to its Board of Directors. Mr. Hirji brings more than 20 years of experience in operations and technology within the investment management industry to Advent's board. From July 2002 until April 2003, Mr. Hirji served as Vice President, Partner, of Bain & Company, a leading consulting firm.
Expedia, Inc. announces CFO transition
Expedia, Inc 9/1/2011
Expedia, Inc. announced that chief financial officer Michael Adler has decided to leave the company after six years in his position. Mark Okerstrom, currently senior vice president of corporate development, will be appointed as the company's new CFO and will assume the role after the transition period. Okerstrom joined Expedia in 2006, and currently leads the company's corporate strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions functions. Prior to joining Expedia, Okerstrom was with strategy consultancy Bain & Company in Boston and San Francisco.
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