Hotel Industry, Real Estate Exec Joins Board of Ashford Hospitality Trust

by | Jun 14, 2024
Dave Johnson is the co-founder and managing director at Horizon Capital Partners, a commercial, residential, and mixed-use land acquisition and development company in McKinney. He previously was CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality, which he founded, and served as president of Wyndham Hotels.
Plano-based Pizza Hut Names President of Pizza Hut U.S
by | May 10, 2024
Juan Carlos "Carl" Loredo—the former global CMO for Wendy's—will assume responsibility for driving overall performance of Pizza Hut's U.S. business.
Texas Women’s Foundation Names Veteran Exec as New President and CEO
by | Apr 19, 2024
The search for a new leader has been a significant focus for Dallas-based Texas Women’s Foundation since 2023. The appointment of Karen Hughes White, a veteran nonprofit executive, as the new president and CEO of the organization marks the conclusion of its extensive search process. 

Fort Worth’s Elbit Systems of America Names New President/CEO

by | Feb 2, 2024
Luke Savoie succeeds Raanan Horowitz, who served Elbit America, a global source of innovative, technology-based systems for diverse defense and commercial applications, for two decades.
Körber Appoints CEO/Region President of Its Business Area Supply Chain in Dallas
by | Jan 26, 2024
The Germany-based company said that Islam will strengthen its ambitious North America growth strategy for the mail and parcel business, ensuring that the Business Area Supply Chain continues to expand its positioning for market leadership.
Dallas-Based Nonprofit Education Is Freedom Names New CEO
by | Dec 14, 2023

Dallas-based Education is Freedom (EIF), a college access advocate serving 25% of the public school students within Dallas County, has hired Dr. Susanna Russell as its new CEO....


Acquisition of Irving-Based JPI Completed by Japan-Based Company

by | Dec 7, 2023

Irving-based multifamily community developer JPI announced that the acquisition of its operating platform by Sumitomo Forestry America Inc. has been completed.

We first told you about the deal in October. No financial details were released.

“This partnership marks a pivotal moment for JPI and I’m very excited for two primary reasons,” JPI Chief Executive Officer Payton Mayes said in a statement....

TA Digital Elevates Veteran Company Exec to President/CEO
by | Nov 10, 2023
Dr. Ali Alkhafaji succeeds co-founder and CEO Rajiv Rohmetra, who announced his retirement. In 2022, TA Digital was acquired by Omnicom Group Inc. and integrated into the Credera Network of agencies within the Omnicom Precision Marketing Group.
Kubota Names New CEO for Kubota North America and Makes Other Leadership Changes
by | Nov 10, 2023

Nobuyuki Ishii has been appointed CEO of Grapevine-based Kubota North America and senior managing executive officer of Kubota Corp. (KBT), and Todd Stucke has been named president of Kubota Tractor Corp....

Dallas Arboretum Goes Gardening in San Antonio for New Incoming President and CEO
by | Oct 12, 2023
In her new role, Sabina Carr will oversee strategic vision and direct all operations of the 66-acre garden. The Dallas Arboretum welcomes more than 1 million visitors from across the country and approximately 70 countries worldwide each year. The organization has nearly 45,000 member households.

Canyon Ranch Taps Veteran Executive as New Chief Executive Officer

by | Sep 29, 2023

Canyon Ranch, a Fort Worth-based innovator in destination wellness, has appointed Mark Rivers as its new chief executive officer, looking to his leadership as they grow their emerging ecosystem of properties in Texas and beyond.

Canyon Ranch announced in July with VICI Properties Inc. an expansion of the Canyon Ranch brand, and the company said Rivers played a pivotal role in executing that partnership....

Keurig Dr Pepper Appoints Veteran CPG Exec as COO, Says He’ll Assume CEO Role in Q2 2024
by | Sep 22, 2023
The company, with headquarters in Frisco and Burlington, Massachusetts, said Tim Cofer will join KDP on Nov. 6 and will work alongside current Chairman and CEO Bob Gamgort while in a COO capacity, with a planned transition to CEO in the second quarter of 2024.

After the transition, Gamgort will become executive chairman of Keurig Dr Pepper.
Arlington-Based Homebuilding Giant D.R. Horton Names New President/CEO
by | Sep 21, 2023
D.R. Horton has been the nation's largest homebuilder by volume since 2002 and has closed more than 1 million homes in its 45-year history. The company's Co-COO, Paul J. Romanowski, has been promoted to president and CEO, replacing David V. Auld, who will transition to executive vice chair of the board.
GDS Link Appoints New Chief Executive as Part of Leadership Succession
by | Sep 15, 2023

Dallas-based GDS Link has appointed Lisa Bonalle as its new CEO, succeeding co-founder and former president Paul Greenwood who will continue his role as a member of the board....