Alumni on the Move
Acxiom Corp.: Dana Hayes Jr., ’96, has been named group vice president of partner development. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, the company offers technology and marketing services.
AGF Investments Inc.: Maksim Piskunov, ’12, has joined as global equity analyst. The asset management firm is headquartered in Toronto.
BTU International Inc.: Peter Tallian, ’82, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief operating officer. The company supplies advanced thermal processing equipment to the electronics manufacturing company and alternative energy markets. It is headquartered in North Billerica, Massachusetts.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board: Karen Sheriff, ’84, has been named a member of the board by the Canadian federal government. Sheriff is president and CEO of Bell Alliant, a Canadian internet, television, and phone service company. The Toronto-based pension plan oversees funds supplied by 18 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin: Tricia Geraghty, ’01, has been named corporate vice president for marketing and public relations. The hospital has locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wisconsin.
Columbia St. Mary’s: Allan Spooner, ’94, has been appointed president of Columbia St. Mary’s hospital division, including Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee, Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee, Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Institute, and Columbia St. Mary’s Women’s Hospital.
Eaton Vance Management: Eric Stein, ’07, has been appointed codirector of the global income group. The Boston-based investment management company is a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp.
Fathom: Jeff Herrmann, ’04, has been named chief revenue officer. The digital marketing and analytics firm is headquartered in Valley View, Ohio.
General RE-New England Asset Management Inc.: Christopher Myers, ’03, has joined as head of enterprise risk management. The investment advisor offers capital and investment management services primarily to the insurance industry. It is based in Farmington, Connecticut.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.: Joseph Braik, ’06, and Sameer Ralhan, ’04, have been promoted to managing directors at the New York–headquartered financial services firm.
John Buck Co.: John Buck, ’02 (XP-71), is branching off from John Buck Co., a real estate development firm, to start an affiliated company.
Kforce Inc.: David Kelly, ’93, has been promoted to CFO from senior vice president of finance and accounting and corporate assistant secretary. The Tampa, Florida–based staffing company provides flexible or permanent employees in technology, finance, accounting, and health information management.
Mars & Co.: Calin Crisan, ’06, has been promoted to project manager from senior consultant. Headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, the management consulting company specializes in business strategy and operational improvements for large corporations. Crisan has worked on a broad range of complex problems for global clients including in the consumer packaged goods, industrial products, and retailing industries.
Mirabaud Asset Management: Andrew Lake, ’04 (EXP-9), has joined as global high yield manager. The firm is the asset management arm of Geneva-based private bank, Mirabaud & Cie.
Monroe Capital LLC: Aaron Peck, ’98, has joined as managing director. He also is CFO, chief investment officer, and chief compliance officer for the firm’s new publicly traded company, Monroe Capital Corp., which recently undertook its initial public offering.
Orbitz Worldwide Inc.: Mitchell Marcus, ’96, has been appointed CFO of the Chicago-based online travel company.
Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc.: Steven Roberts, ’90, has been named president, business and government services. The Norfolk, Virginia–based company purchases consumer debt and offers collection services and other business services to local governments, auto lenders, law enforcement, institutional investors, manufacturers, retailers, and UK banks and creditors.
Printing.com PLC: Pavel Begun, ’03, has been appointed a member of the board of directors. The print company is headquartered in Manchester, England. Begun is managing partner of 3G Capital Management LLC, which has offices in Toronto and Chicago.
Ramius LLC: David Richard Dowdle, ’96, will help manage funds under the name Orchard Square Partners in partnership with global investment business Ramius. Since joining the New York–based Ramius in September 2008, Dowdle has served as managing director and co-portfolio manager in the credit trading group.
Telstra Global: Timothy Chen, ’91 (XP-60), has been named president and group managing director of Telstra International Group. Telstra is one of the leading telecommunication companies in the Asia-Pacific region. Telstra Global is a division of Telstra Corporation Ltd., headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Valence Health: Eric Mollman, ’85, has joined as CFO. Based in Chicago, the company offers to hospitals and other health-care organizations such services as data collection, consulting, clinical integration, medical claim payment, and analytics.
WAN-IFRA: Thomas Jacob, ’04 (AXP-3), has been promoted to the new position of chief operating officer from deputy CEO. The world association of newspapers and new publishers has headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany, and Paris; with subsidiaries elsewhere in Paris and in Singapore, India, Spain, and Sweden.
Z Capital Partners LLC: Rahul Sawhney, ’10, has been promoted to senior managing director and partner from senior managing director and member of the investment team. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, the private equity firm focuses on revitalizing businesses.
Zimmer Custom-Made Packaging: Colleen Bohn, ’01 (XP-70), has been named interim president. She was a member of the board of directors. The flexible packaging supplier is based in Indianapolis.