U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. Names Shane Evangelist Chief Executive Officer standard

CARSON, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. , a leading online provider of aftermarket auto parts and accessories, today announced that effective immediately, the Company has appointed Shane Evangelist as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Evangelist succeeds Mehran Nia, who served as President and Chief Executive Officer since founding U.S. Auto Parts in 1995. Mr. Nia will continue to serve on the Board of Directors.  The search was conducted by Taylor Winfield, Inc. Prior to joining U.S. Auto Parts, Mr. Evangelist served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Blockbuster Online where he was responsible for leading the creation, development and launch of Blockbuster’s online movie rental service. Under Mr. Evangelist’s leadership, Blockbuster grew monthly unique ...

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Ecommerce Executives Join myShape as Marketing Cornerstones of Innovative Women’s Apparel Shopping Destination standard

Foster City, CA and Pasadena, CA – October 15, 2007 – Taylor Winfield, Inc., a leading international executive search firm, announces the placement of two Consumer Internet marketing executives with myShape, Inc.  Linda Freedman joins as Vice President of Marketing; Helena Paulin joins as Vice President of Marketing Operations.  The searches were conducted by Taylor Winfield, Inc. “After an exhaustive nationwide search of marketing executives in the Consumer Internet talent market, Linda and Helena proved to have the excellent customer acquisition and management experience required by Louise Wannier, myShape’s CEO,” stated Nadine North of Taylor Winfield. Both Freedman and Paulin will focus on customer conversion, retention, and understanding to entice, secure, and delight its members.  Key aspects of the mission ...

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Startup sales guru Erik Stenson joins Bay Area online portrait company Picateers, Inc. standard

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Oct. 10, 2007 – Startup and new capital venture sales veteran Erik Stenson has joined Picateers, an innovative online portrait company, as vice president of sales. With 15 years of sales and sales management experience, Stenson is now in charge of boosting sales.  The search was conducted by Taylor Winfield, Inc. “It’s exciting to join Picateers, and I’m thrilled to be part of a team that works extremely hard, values creativity and thrives for excellence,” said Stenson. “I’m confident that with the strength of this team and our exciting and innovative solution, our sales figures will soar.” Prior to joining Picateers, Stenson was vice president of sales at San Francisco-based Papilia, Inc., BenefitPoint Inc., and InsWeb ...

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Presidio Networked Solutions Makes Two Strategic C-Level Appointments to Further Accelerate Growth standard

Greenbelt, MD – September 25, 2007 – Presidio Networked Solutions, the nation’s largest independent provider of Advanced IT Infrastructure Solutions, today named Paul Fletcher Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Mulloy Executive Vice President of Operational Strategy. Mr. Fletcher previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Trex Company, Inc., the nation’s largest manufacturer of composite decking, railing and fencing. Mr. Mulloy most recently was President at Intelsat Global Service Corporation. These staff additions are part of an aggressive hiring program that is underway throughout Presidio to fuel future growth and profitability. Since March the company has moved aggressively on a program to increase its staffing by over 15% by the end of 2007. Fletcher will report directly ...

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FWE&E Appoints Wendy Beecham as CEO and Chris Shipley as Chair of the Board standard

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ — The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives (FWE&E) today announced the appointment of Wendy Beecham as chief executive officer and Chris Shipley as chairwoman. The dynamic duo brings experience that includes corporate leadership, entrepreneurial savvy, and a passion for business success.  Both searches were conducted by Taylor Winfield, Inc. Founded in 1993, FWE&E is the only group in the Bay Area designed to empower executive level women across multiple industries and business functions in a trusted, collaborative network of peers. Together, FWE&E members have founded more than 300 companies, created over 5,000 jobs, and raised more than $1.5 billion in venture funding. As the new CEO, Beecham brings over 25 years of corporate ...

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Penrhyn International Reports Spectacular Growth, Welcomes New Members standard

Penrhyn International reports spectacular growth as the organization enters the top 20 search companies worldwide. At the 2007 AGM held in Düsseldorf during the first week of May, the Chairman of Penrhyn International, Ian Nankivell of Fish & Nankivell Australia, announced that Penrhyn now has 21 partner firms, with 80 consultants, and conducted over 700 assignments per annum. Annual fee income has increased from US$22 million to approximately US$40 million. Penrhyn International profiled as industry leader: Penrhyn International has been profiled as one of the twenty leading executive search firms worldwide in a publication from The Economist “Headhunters and How to Use Them”… Over the past year, the 6 firms that joined Penrhyn are: Foster Partners – offices in Shanghai, Beijing, ...

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Andrew Peterson Joins Xtiva as Vice President of Technology standard

NEW YORK – JULY 19, 2007 — Xtiva Financial Systems, a leading provider of enterprise sales compensation solutions for the brokerage industry, today announced that Andrew Peterson has joined the management team as Vice President of Technology. Based in Xtiva’s San Francisco location, Peterson is responsible for all technology functions including product management and development, quality assurance, data center operations, and IT/networking. The search was conducted by Taylor Winfield. Peterson brings years of experience in building and managing engineering teams in the enterprise software space. Prior to joining Xtiva, Peterson was Vice President of Engineering at Adomo where he helped grow the technology team from a small startup to a scalable organization. Prior to Adomo, he spent two years at ...

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Cenzic Names Matthew Elson Vice President of Sales as Momentum Soars standard

Santa Clara, Calif. – May 25, 2007 – Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of application security assessment and risk management solutions, today announced the appointment of Matthew Elson as the company’s vice president of sales. An accomplished leader, Elson brings more than 15 years of sales and business development experience to Cenzic where he will be responsible for the direction and management of the sales group and all sales matters at the company. “Matt brings a significant level of knowledge and experience to our company and will help to drive Cenzic’s leadership within the web application security market,” said John Weinschenk, CEO and president of Cenzic. “A proven sales executive, Matt will build on Cenzic’s successes, increase revenues and help ...

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Lawrence Lindsey Joins I-many as Executive Vice President of Product Operations standard

EDISON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 23, 2007–I-many, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMNY), the leading provider of advanced Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions for managing corporate commitments, announced the appointment of Lawrence Lindsey as executive vice president of product operations. Lindsey will be responsible for product management, development, quality assurance and product release management of the entire I-many family of products. He brings 17 years of senior management and enterprise software development experience to I-many, with extensive experience in CRM, bid-quote, healthcare and other enterprise applications.  Taylor Winfield, Inc. assisted I-many in this search. “Lawrence’s extraordinary depth of experience and knowledge in these areas rounds out I-many’s executive management team,” said John A. Rade, president and CEO of I-many. “His high-level accomplishments at Nsite and Oracle ...

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George Laplante Joins Santur as Chief Financial Officer standard

FREMONT, CA – March 22, 2007 – Santur Corporation, the leading manufacturer of reliable tunable transmitters for the global telecommunications industry, today announced the appointment of George Laplante as CFO. George is an industry veteran with over 25 years of financial leadership experience, and his expertise in successfully linking accounting and finance to business operations has driven organizational development and earnings growth in several multi-million dollar firms.  Taylor Winfield, Inc. conducted the search. Prior to his current appointment as CFO of Santur, George was CFO at 2Wire and CFO and then president of London’s Action Computer Supplies Holdings PLC, the third largest computer product reseller in the UK. George facilitated the development of financing and growth strategies and took the ...

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