Here are just a few of the interesting executive changes making headlines over this past week:
Bronczek To Deliver for FedEx
FedEx Corporation, a multinational air courier and delivery service provider, announced David Bronczek will become president and COO this February. Bronczek has 17 years’ experience with FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express and will transition to the parent organization. Equally notable, David Cunningham will assume Bronczek’s current post as CEO of FedEx Express. Cunningham has over 30 years of industry experience, with his most recent duties including EVP and COO of FedEx Express. His background in finance along with domestic and international coverage makes him a strategic fit to succeed Bronczek.
CECO Announces Resignation
Global technology company CECO Environmental recently announced that CEO, president, and director Jeffrey Lang will step down on February 1. Although progress was made over Lang’s seven-year tenure with the company, CECO will be looking for a new perspective to lead into a growth phase. In the interim, the board has appointed current member Dennis Sadlowski while the search is on to find a replacement. Sadlowski has held senior leadership positions at Siemens, LSG Sky Chefs, and International Battery, and will focus on driving financial performance during the transitional phase.
Microsoft Creates CTO Role
Microsoft, the leading multinational technology and software maker, named Kevin Scott to fill the newly created role of CTO. Scott is currently the SVP of infrastructure for subsidiary LinkedIn and will maintain this role while holding the new post at Microsoft. His primary focus will be on joining LinkedIn’s network with Microsoft’s cloud. Scott brings to Microsoft 20 years of industry experience, with leadership roles at Google and AdMob in addition to his current LinkedIn post.
Look for more Executives on the Move next week!
Laurie Rahn works on the Global Customer Experience team with a primary focus on ensuring data quality and maintaining key business relationships by supporting high-profile accounts within the telecommunications, technology, and strategic national industries. She holds a BA in journalism with a minor in public relations from the University of Texas at Austin. Laurie has been with Dun & Bradstreet for six years and has also worked for IBM and Sears Holdings.