Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on executive and leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied to innovation and technology in the region.
OrderMyGear appoints Wade Williams as new chief technology officer
OrderMyGear, a Dallas-based provider of e-commerce software for apparel and gear, has named Wade Williams its chief technology officer, the company announced in its blog.
Formerly, Williams was chief technology officer at Paylease, and he brings more than two decades of tech experience to his new position.
“Wade is known as a proven technology leader that has taken organizations and their products to the next level, and I have every confidence he’ll do the same here,” CEO Dave Dutch said in a statement.
As CTO, Williams will lead OrderMyGear’s engineering and IT teams, and will play a key role in its goal of achieving $1 billion in gross merchandise value, the company says.
Hyphen Solutions taps Ballard as president of supply chain solutions
John Ballard has been appointed president of supply chain solutions at Addison-based Hyphen Solutions, a cloud-based construction management software provider.
Hyphen Solutions has more than 12,000 companies subscribing to its comprehensive Home Builder and Supply Chain platform.
Ballard brings over 20 years of sales, strategic alliances, and leadership expertise to his new role at Hyphen. Previously, he was director of national accounts at Interior Logic Group.
Hypen says in his new role, Ballard will create strategic plans to assist in supplier sales, SKU mapping renditions, and SPConnect development, and build relationships with current customers and enhance the SupplyPro User Group.
Brian Tyler officially takes command at McKesson
Brian Tyler officially became McKesson’s chief executive officer on Monday, succeeding John Hammergren, who served as CEO since 1999. McKesson recently relocated its headquarters from California to Irving, and Tyler’s appointment was announced last year.
“McKesson will continue to innovate in this changing healthcare environment, always focused on providing exceptional value to our customers and patients,” Tyler said in a statement.
Most recently, Tyler was COO and president of McKesson. He also joins the company’s board of directors.
Tyler is a 22-year veteran of McKesson who has headed up nearly every major business within the company as well as McKesson’s corporate strategy and business development unit, the company says. Hammergren will remain board chair for Change Healthcare and will continue to support Change Healthcare and McKesson as an adviser.
THEO Executive Group taps Henkel as president of healthcare transformation
Irving-based The THEO Executive Group LLC, a healthcare transformational advisory firm, appointed Robert J. Henkel, LFACHE, president of healthcare transformation.
His appointment was effective at the beginning of the year.
The healthcare industry is undergoing major change, and THEO says it is facilitating a movement to engage C-suite leaders to proactively drive true transformation. It says Henkel’s appointment is a major step in enabling a movement intended to deliver that transformation in healthcare.
Primoris Services Corp. makes two executive announcements
Dallas-based Primoris Services Corp. announced that Tom McCormick has been appointed president of the publicly traded specialty construction and infrastructure company and that John F. Moreno, Jr. has been hired to take over McCormick’s former role as chief operating officer.
David King will continue in the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Moreno has more than 25 years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry and has extensive experience in energy-related markets, the company says. He will report directly to McCormick.
Grant Wood named president of Green Brick Title
Plano-based Green Brick Partners Inc. has appointed Grant Wood as president of Green Brick Title, a subsidiary of Green Brick Partners.
The company says Wood will expand the Green Brick Title brand into the luxury urban core of Dallas County, complementing the brand’s presence in the Dallas metroplex.
“Green Brick Partners is committed to providing our homebuyers with a streamlined purchase process. An efficient title company, working in conjunction with Green Brick Mortgage, is integral to the success of this process,” Jim Brickman, CEO and co-founder of Green Brick Partners, said in a statement.
Dougherty’s Pharmacy names three new board members
Dallas-based pharmacy chain Dougherty’s Pharmacy announced three new members have been added to its board of directors.
They are: Joseph J. Flynn, president and CEO of Vereco Inc.; Joshua Womack, principal and investment manager of Womack Financial; and Stewart Edington, president and CEO of Dougherty’s.
Dougherty’s Pharmacy Inc. is an investment firm focused on acquiring, managing, and growing community-based pharmacies in the Southwestern United States.
Texas Health Aetna names Scott as new chief executive
Corey Scott has been named chief executive officer of Arlington-based Texas Health Aetna, the joint venture health plan between Texas Health Resources and Aetna.
Most recently, Scott led the middle market and small group segments for Aetna’s Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi markets.
In his new role, Scott also will lead Aetna’s North Texas and Oklahoma regions.
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