The two NASDAQ stocks in focus for primary appointments are here.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) appoints John Minardo as VP, chief legal officer
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD), the healthcare company focused on GI, announced on August 3, 2021, that it had appointed John Minardo as its senior vice president, chief legal officer. He will subsequently become a part of the leadership team. He is vested with the responsibility of overseeing the IP team, compliance, and corporate legal team. His reporting goes to the company’s chief executive officer, Thomas McCourt.
Commenting on the appointment, the CEO said that Mr. John brings a deep legal experience to the table. He has a proven track record, especially in context with healthcare companies. In addition, he has invaluable expertise in legal matters, which Mr. McCourt said, will benefit Ironwood in speeding up the business priorities while also reinforcing efforts in making a difference to people’s lives with GI diseases.
Ironwood is seen as a GI space leader. It is aiming to further growth. Mr. Minardo said, “this an exciting time for me to join this passionate team,.” He further stated that his role includes driving decisions that are focused on patients.
Orbital Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ: OEG) appoints two new board members; strength swells to 10
Orbital Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ: OEG), on August 3, 2021, announced that it appointed Jerry Sue Thornton and La Forrest Williams as the Board of Directors. As a result, the Board now has ten directors, out of which seven are independent members. Jerry Sue Thornton is the legendary educator, while La Forrest Williams joins with a proven track record of Chief Information Officer of the National Security Agency.
The CEO of the company, Jim O’Neil, said that Orbital Energy Group Inc is thrilled with the new addition of board members, highly experienced and qualified individuals. The two, he added, will bring invaluable experience to the Board with different topics, which include corporate governance.