Piero Broccardo has joined SYSPRO USA as CFO, North America. Broccardo will be responsible for all financial-related activities of SYSPRO regions in the USA and Canada. He has more than 20 years of experience working in finance, manufacturing, and technology industries. Broccardo comes to SYSPRO from MavenLink, where he led the worldwide organization from an accounting, strategic planning, treasury, and overall business operation perspective. Previously he was CFO at Accurate Background. He earned an MBA in International Business and Finance and a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
uShip CTO Kris Lamb has been named the company’s new CEO, replacing Mike Williams. The company has also promoted EVP of operations Heather Hoover-Salomon to chief operating officer. Lamb joined uShip in December 2017 as CTO. Before uShip, Lamb was vice-president and general manager of cloud security at Austin-based Forcepoint, and has held leadership roles in engineering, product management, enterprise software, security, cloud/hosting, SMB, and mobility at public and private companies. Williams, who joined uShip in February 2017, is leaving to pursue a new leadership opportunity. Hoover-Salomon has served as EVP of operations since 2017. As COO, she continues to oversee human resources, recruiting, facilities, customer operations, member support, legal, trust and safety, and uShip’s on-site kitchen operation, which serves lunch to over 200 employees daily. Hoover-Salomon began her uShip career in 2005 as a PR and customer service intern.
Dematic’s Bernard Biolchini has recently been appointed EVP and CEO for the Americas Region, covering the company’s operations in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Biolchini joined the company in 2014 and previously held the position of managing director, Dematic Southern Europe. Before joining Dematic, Biolchini was general manager for AMD in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Before that, he was president of Invensys Controls Europe and senior sales director for Hewlett-Packard Europe. He holds an MBA from IAE Aix en Provence Business School.