CEO’s on the Move: April 2024

Apr 30, 2024 | CEO Insights, CEOs on the Move

Quarter two is just getting started. There are many corporations that have made the leap in hiring new Chief Executive Officers. Today, Chief Executives Council will focus on 13 CEOs that have accepted new positions in April 2024.

Fortune Names Anastasia Nyrkovskaya as New CEO

Anastasia Nyrkovskaya

Fortune named Anastasia Nyrkovskaya as its next chief executive on Tuesday, making her the first woman to lead the 95-year-old business publication. She takes over from Alan Murray, who announced in October that he would step down in 2024 after nearly 10 years at Fortune. Ms. Nyrkovskaya had been the chief financial officer and chief strategy officer since 2019.

Planet Fitness Names Colleen Keating as New CEO

Colleen Keating

Planet Fitness names Colleen Keating as its new CEO. Keating joins Planet Fitness as the company faces headwinds, including the growing popularity of weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy, as well as controversy surrounding its locker room policy.

Vimeo Names Philip Moyer as New CEO

Philip Moyer

Video-hosting platform Vimeo announced it has named Philip Moyer as its new CEO. Moyer has been vice president of the Strategic Industries unit at Alphabet’s Google Cloud since July 2019. Prior to Alphabet, Moyer also served as Director of Financial Services at Amazon Web Services.

Ganni Names Laura du Rusquec as New CEO

Laura du Rusquec

Ganni, the clean-cut Danish hipster label, has named the former Balenciaga executive Laura du Rusquec to be its new CEO in a significant shift of emphasis at the brand.

SixGen Names Jack Wilmer as New CEO

Jack Wilmer

SixGen has made its biggest move to-date after being acquired by private equity group Washington Harbour Partners – the hire of a new chief executive. stepped into the CEO role and joins from his old company Core4ce. Ethan Dietrich, SixGen’s founder and now-former CEO, has moved into an advisory role.

Kevin’s Natural Foods Names Roxanne Bernstein as New CEO

Roxanne Bernstein

Kevin’s Natural Foods, a nutritious meal company, today announced that Roxanne Bernstein has been named Chief Executive Officer to support the brand’s continued growth. This transition comes at an exciting time for Kevin’s Natural Foods, following its acquisition by Mars and a period of record sales and exponential growth.

Airbus Names Robin Hayes as New CEO

robin hayes

Former JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes has been named as the new head of Airbus’ operations in North America, the European planemaker. Airbus said C. Jeffrey Knittel is retiring as chairman and CEO of Airbus Americas. Hayes will take over after he stepped down in February after nine years as CEO of JetBlue.

Oceana Names James Simon as New CEO

James Simon

Oceana’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has appointed James (Jim) Simon as the next Chief Executive Officer of Oceana. This announcement follows an extensive eight-month global search and the upcoming retirement of Andrew Sharpless, Oceana’s longtime CEO.

World Business Chicago Names Philip Clement as New CEO

Philip Clement

World Business Chicago, the city’s nonprofit economic development agency, has named Philip Clement as its president and CEO to help champion Chicago as a destination for businesses. Clement previously served as global chief marketing officer at Johnson Controls, maker of building equipment and technology.

Aculys Pharma Names Hidemasa Tanigaki as New CEO

Hidemasa Tanigaki

Aculys Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing innovative treatments for neurological conditions, today announces the appointment of Hidemasa Tanigaki as Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director. Hidemasa has an outstanding track record and has been a leader in the pharmaceutical sector for over the last 30 years.

Corporate Visions Names Emily DiMiceli as New CEO

Emily DiMiceli

Corporate Visions, a leading provider of revenue growth insights, services, and technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily DiMiceli as its new Chief Executive Officer. DiMiceli brings with her deep strategic leadership experience and a proven track record of success in senior executive roles within the business services, information services, and fintech sectors.

Swiss Re Names Andreas Berger as New CEO

Andreas Berger

Reinsurance company Swiss Re announced it would appoint its corporate solutions boss Andreas Berger as its group chief executive from July, replacing long-serving CEO Christian Mumenthaler. The announcement follows a strong recovery by the firm in 2023 after a challenging 2022, which has helped to push the company’s stock to its highest level in several years. Net profit at Swiss Re surged 580% in 2023.

Golden Valley Health Centers Names David Quackenbush as New CEO

David Quackenbush

Members of the Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of David Quackenbush as the new Chief Executive Officer. After an extensive search process, Quackenbush was selected for the top leadership role and will become CEO effective May 1.

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