Leadership

Executive Reshuffle: Toyota Motor North America Taps Execs for New Roles as COO and Chief Strategy Officer

by | May 1, 2024
The changes are designed to "drive continued growth, advance its commitment to vehicle electrification, and prepare for the future of mobility."
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RAVE Restaurant Group Announces Leadership Moves
by | Mar 29, 2024

Dallas-based RAVE Restaurant Group has undertaken what it called a strategic reshaping and significant upgrade of its executive team, signaling investors and franchisees alike that RAVE is focused on the continued expansion and development of its Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza brands....

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The Last Word: Jacobs’ Sindhu Avalokita on Women Taking the ‘Driver’s Seat’
by | Mar 27, 2024
NTXIA's new Urban Resilience Fellowship Program, launched in partnership with UT Arlington and UT Dallas, connects students from universities and higher education institutions across Dallas-Fort Worth with community and industry partners. The pioneering initiative "aims to nurture emerging leaders and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to address critical challenges facing the North Texas community."
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Brinker International CFO Joe Taylor to Retire; New CFO and CIO Named Amid Executive Leadership Transition
by | Mar 8, 2024

Brinker International Inc., a Dallas-based restaurant company, has announced changes to its executive leadership team.

The updates include the retirement of Joe Taylor as EVP and chief financial officer, the appointment of Mika Ware as SVP and chief financial officer, effective June 27, and the appointment of Chris Caldwell as SVP and chief information officer....

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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. and executive officer of KBT, effective Jan. 1.

The appointments were announced following the company’s board of directors meeting in Japan....

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Boyden Names New Managing Partner to Lead Dallas Office
by | Nov 10, 2023
San Francisco-based global leadership and talent advisory firm Boyden United States has named Issy Perez as a managing partner. He'll head the firm's Dallas office and serve as leader of the firm’s global consumer & retail practice.
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UNT Dallas Gets $651K TI Foundation Grant to Fund STEM School Principals Master’s Program
by | May 23, 2023
Beginning this fall, the grant will cover tuition and fees for candidates entering the rigorous, two-year Master of Educational Leadership program with a STEM concentration. Candidates will be drawn from Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster independent school districts.
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How UT Southwestern Medical Center Nurtures Next-Gen Health Care Leaders
by | Dec 30, 2022
As one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, nurturing employees for management and leadership roles is mission critical. The medical center, with its workforce of nearly 23,000, received the 2022 BOLD award for its leadership development. “As we do with our scientific, medical, and training missions, we apply data-driven strategies to nurture leaders who contribute to our institution’s culture of integrity, inclusiveness, and collaboration, and extend those qualities throughout the organization,” Holly Crawford said.
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DI People: Kimberly-Clark, Fossil Group, Care Continuity, and More Make Moves

by | Dec 10, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Thryv Holdings, Ryan, Texas Capital Bancshares, Populus Financial Group, Bedrock Manufacturing Company, TearLab Corporation, Texas Instruments, KIS Technologies, Ventra Health, and more.
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DI People: McLaren, Cyber Defense Labs, ResMan, and More Make Moves
by | Dec 3, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from ClubCorp, Excellarate, Dallas College, Arlington Economic Development Corporation, 5G LLC, Envy Gaming, Alpine Advanced Materials, Ryan, StatLab, and more.
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DI People: Masterplan, MediaKind, Neurolens, and More Make Executive Moves
by | Sep 17, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from GivingDNA, Hospice Source, Simmons Bank, Kimberly-Clark, Salesmanship Club of Dallas, Improving, Vinli, Independent Bank Group, and more.
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DI People: Wingstop, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Robin Autopilot, and More Make Moves

by | Aug 20, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from RumbleOn, Valify, Kibo, Duane Morris, Credera, Safe Conversations, Employer Direct Healthcare, Elevate Credit, Unitek, Ryan, and ReCode Therapeutics.
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DI People: projekt202, Neiman Marcus Group, Ryan, and More Make Moves
by | Aug 13, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Elara Caring, Ecobat, Dallas Regional Chamber, HALL Group, VERTESS, Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation, GlobalStep, and more.
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Brinks Home Refreshes its Brand to Continue Revolutionizing the Smart Home Security Industry
by | Mar 8, 2021
Dallas-based Brinks Home Security is dropping the "security" from its moniker, releasing a new logo, and implementing a total brand overhaul to "set a new standard for the smart security industry."
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Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: Deloitte
by | Jan 25, 2021
As Deloitte's Kevin Knowles puts it, "Organizations face a choice between returning to a post-COVID world that is simply an enhanced version of yesterday OR building one that is a sustainable version of tomorrow. The risk is more than that of falling behind—it’s the possibility of never catching up at all."
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