Here are just a few of the interesting executive changes making headlines over the past week:
CEO Shake-up at Priceline
Online travel service provider Priceline Group named chairman Jeffrey Boyd as interim president and CEO after the resignation of Darren Huston. Boyd, a 16-year veteran of Priceline, had served previously as president and CEO from August 2002 until December 2013. He held a corporate position at Oxford Health Plans prior to joining Priceline.
Pinnacle Foods Hires Clouse as New CEO
The parent of Birds Eye frozen foods, Duncan Hines baking products, and Snyder snack foods, Pinnacle Foods has hired Mark Clouse as CEO. Clouse, recently the chief commercial officer at Mondelez, has spent 20 years at Kraft Foods and spinoff Mondelez, handling brands such as Cadbury, Nabisco, Oreo, and Trident in marketing, quality, R&D, and sales functions. He will assume the CEO role in late May.
Sherman Goes Better with Coke
Coke regional bottler Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United elected John Sherman as president and CEO. Sherman has worked for the company since 1975 in all manner of jobs and leadership positions. He has been a regional franchise manager in Alabama and Georgia, a regional marketing director, and most recently SVP and chief commercial officer.
Look for more Executives on The Move next week!