An investment group that pledged to oust Shirley Singleton, CEO of Edgewater Technology, has kept its promise. The board of directors has named one of its members, Jeffrey L. Rutherford, as chairman, interim president and CEO. An investor group, which had vowed to replace Singleton and the company's chief technology officer David Clancey, won a proxy fight in February.
A Brooklyn parking garage space recently sold for $300,000. Unfortunately, it's metered and requires almost 3,300 quarters daily. ... ... A news report the FDA failed to seize 300,000 pounds of rat meat being marketed as chicken wings turned out to be a hoax. However, the FDA continues to receive reports of diners reporting their wings occasionally have tails.
Sage's description for what it wants it in a new chief marketing officer has some interesting phrases. According to the job posting on the company's website, the person Sage hopes to replace departing Santiago Solanas is supposed to "Transform Sage's brand position so it is positioned as "cool" and innovative and seen as a thought leader in its target geographies".
Sage has confirmed that Jacqueline de Rojas, managing director of Sage U.K., Ireland and Northern Europe, is leaving the company. That comes on the heels of the move by global chief marketing officer Santiago Solanas to Cisco this month. While Solanas was a 10-year employee of the software company, de Rojas had taken her position only in July.
FinancialForce has named two senior vice presidents as part of its global field organization. The company hired Kevin McKay as SVP of customer success, and Susie Sedlacek as SVP of global professional services. The company said the hirings consolidate all customer-facing functions, including sales, professional services, alliances, customer success and support, under the new organization.