December 6, 2017, Minneapolis, Mn., USA - Piper Jaffray Companies, an investment bank and asset management firm, has announced that it has elected Chad Abraham as chief executive officer and Deb Schoneman as president, effective January 1, 2018.
December 5, 2017, Columbus, Oh., USA - Big Lots, a retailer, announced that David Campisi, its president and CEO, took medical leave after he was hospitalized on December 1, 2017.
December 5, 2017, London, United Kingdom - Rio Tinto, a mining group, has appointed Simon Thompson as chairman from March 5, 2018.
December 5, 2017, Glasgow, United Kingdom - The Weir Group, an engineering company, announced that Stephen Young, chief executive of Meggitt, will join the board as a non-executive director and member of the audit committee from January 1, 2018.
December 5, 2017, London, United Kingdom - Totally, a provider of a range of out-of-hospital services to the healthcare sector in the UK, announced that Gloria Cooke has been appointed to the board as clinical quality director.
December 5, 2017, Indianapolis, In., USA - Outpost Medicine, a biopharmaceutical company, announced the appointment of Ian Mills as chief medical officer.
December 4, 2017, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom - Carillion, a support services company, announced that Justin Read has been appointed a non-executive director of the company.