New in the C-Suite, 2007

By Staff Report

Feb. 9, 2007

People moving into key executive positions

Ellen Finnerty has joined First Capital as senior vice president of human resources. Prior to joining First Capital, Finnerty was vice president of human resources for Fidelity National Information Services. Previously, she was senior vice president of human resources director for Palm Beach National Bank & Trust.

Paul Rowson has joined WorldatWork as general manager in the Washington office. Before joining WorldatWork, Rowson was an HR business partner with Fannie Mae. He spent 10 years at Marriott International in various human resource positions.

Rich Iorio has been appointed market leader of the Chicago office of Towers Perrin.

Jim Edwards has been appointed vice president of supply chain management at Primacy Relocation. Most recently, he was global client services director at Primacy.

Mark Starkowski has joined Buck Consultants as director in the Cincinnati office. Most recently, he was senior consultant at Mercer.

Michelle Burdi has been named regional vice president of sales for Meritain Health. Most recently, she was business development manager at Zurich North America.

Kevin Lawrence has joined Recordant as vice president of sales. He previously was vice president of enterprise sales at Megapath Networks.

Alan C. Guarino has joined Korn/Ferry as senior client partner. Most recently, Guarino founded Cornell International in 1993 and sold it to Adecco in 2003.

Alison Davis has been appointed to the board of directors at LECG Corp. Davis is general partner and managing partner of Belvedere Capital Partners.

Garry Cole has joined Buck Consultants as vice president of its sales group. Cole comes from Namco Bandai Games America, where he was executive vice president of sales.

Lance Aizen has joined Rite-Aid Health Solutions as vice president of sales. Most recently, he was executive vice president at Envision Pharmaceutical Services.

Shelia Gray has been named president of the DirectEmployers Association.

Robert John Cooper has been named regional vice president of Meritain Health. Most recently, he was in sales at Insurance Solution Center.

Rita Taylor-Rodriguez has been appointed regional pension manager of the Houston region at the Standard. Most recently, she was regional channel manager for ADP Retirement Plan Services.

Carlos Aldan has been named director of international development at Signature Worldwide. He was managing director of the World Trade Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

R. David Nelson has joined the board of directors at Censeo Consulting Group. Most recently, he was vice president of global supply management at Delphi Corp.

Peter J. Benson has been named CFO at McDonald’s Corp. Most recently, he was corporate controller at the company.

Edmund Cooke, Darlene Smith and O’Kelly McWilliams have joined Thelen as labor and employment partners in the Washington office.

John McMahon has joined the board of directors at SelectMinds. McMahon is executive vice president and COO at BladeLogic.

Nels Olson been named managing director at Korn/Ferry International. Olson joined Korn/Ferry in 1993.

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