Baker & Taylor, which is backed by Castle Harlan, has hired George Coe as CEO and president. Prior to joining Baker & Taylor, Coe worked at Broadart Book’s library automation and K-12 software management divisions, where he served as vice president and general manager. Coe replaces Arnie Wright, who becomes non-executive chairman of the board. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Baker & Taylor is a distributor of books and entertainment products.
Clementia Pharmaceuticals, a privately held clinical stage biotechnology company, has appointed three key executives with rare disease and orphan drug expertise: Donna Grogan, M.D., as chief medical officer, Jeff Packman as chief development officer and Eric Grinstead as chief commercial officer. The company is backed by OrbiMed Advisors and BDC Venture Capital.
Condor Resources has named Francisco de Undurraga to its technical advisory board. The founder and chairman of FIP Ariston Cima, a private investment fund in Chile, de Undurraga is also a member of the board of Sundance Investment LLC, which is backed by Citigroup Venture Capital International. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Condor is a mineral exploration company focused on South America.
DentalPlans, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has hired Bob Harris as CEO. Prior to joining DentalPlans, Harris worked at WhiteFence.com, where he served as CEO. Based in Plantation, Florida, DentalPlans is a provider of dental savings plans.
Findly, a portfolio company of Symphony Technology Group, has named James Killian as vice president of assessment sales. Previously, Killian worked at Chally Group Worldwide, where he served as vice president of research and advisory services. Based in San Francisco, Findly is a talent platform.
FirstLight Fiber, a portfolio company of Boston buyout firm Riverside Partners, has hired Gary Kraemer as its new chief financial officer and senior vice president. Kraemer previously worked at Fidelis Security Systems, where he served as vice president and CFO. Based in Albany, New York, FirstLight Fiber is a provider of telecommunication services operating fiber networks in upstate New York and northern New England.
GlobalLogic, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, has hired Vasu Sarangapani as senior vice president and general manager of its communications business. Sarangapani previously worked at Wipro, where he served as vice president and the global sales head for product engineering services across all industry domains. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, GlobalLogic is offshore software R&D services company.
Mformation Software Technologies, a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital Partners, has expanded its leadership team with four new hires. Joining Mformation are Christine Bolles as vice president of marketing and product management; Richard Barton as vice president of operations; Luca Ferrari as vice president of sales, EMEA; and Gabriel Camarena as regional vice president of sales, Latin America. Bolles was most recently a principal at inCode, a division of Ericsson that develops technology strategies for wireless providers. Barton held a variety of leadership positions at from Comverse, a developer of wireless technologies. Ferrari joins from Giesecke & Devrient. where he most recently served as the global head of device management, SIM sales and customer solutions. Camarena has held a variety of positions positions in Latin America and Europe with several telecom providers. Headquartered in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Mformation is a provider of management solutions for wireless devices.
Snacks maker Mondelez International has named Nelson Peltz to its board of directors. Peltz is the CEO and founding partner of Trian Fund Management.
Nellson Nutraceutical, which is backed by Kohlberg & Company, has hired Scott Greenwood as its CEO. Greenwood is replacing Allan Lutz, who will be retiring. Prior to joining Nellson, Greenwood worked at Associated Brands, where he served as its president and CEO. Headquartered in Irwindale, California, Nellson is a provider of nutraceutical branded and private-label nutrition bar and powder products.
TrackX has named Robb James as chief marketing officer and vice president of sales. James serves as a principal and founder of tech-focused private equity firm RCG Group. Headquartered in Denver, TrackX is a provider of radio frequency identification-enabled asset tracking and supply chain technologies.
Traeger Pellet Grills, which is backed by Trilantic Capital Partners, has appointed Jeremy Andrus as CEO. Andrus previously worked at headphone maker Skullcandy, where he most recently served as president and CEO. Based in Wilsonville, Oregon, Traeger Pellet Grills is a producer of wood pellet grills, wood pellets, sauces and spices and grilling accessories.