Buccino & Associates: Gerald P. Buccino,
chairman and CEO, is pleased to announce
that Harry Malinowski, a managing director in the firm’s New York office, has been
named CRO of Testwell, Inc. Testwell, Inc.
filed its voluntary Chapter 11 petition in
the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on May 17, 2009.
Malinowski, in his capacity as CRO,
will direct and oversee all business
operations and will review and develop
alternatives to maximize value for all
Clear Thinking Group LLC announced
the addition of three new professionals to its Consumer Product & Retail
Process & Performance Improvement
practice group. Bud Schulhafer joined as
a managing director based in the firm’s
Atlanta office. Schulhafer is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience
in middle-to-large consumer product
companies. As a consultant, he has managed growth and development for retail
best practices in supply chain, inventory
management, merchandise planning,
assortment planning, fashion allocation,
basic replenishment, strategic information systems planning, software as a
Matt King joined Clear Thinking
Group as a manager, and will be based in
the firm’s Portland office. With a consulting background in consumer product
and retail management delivering
design and implementation of strategy
technology and process solutions, he
has extensive experience in information
technology, team management, and
He has over 10 years of experience in the
wholesale grocery industry.
David Russo joined as a manager, and
will be based in the firm’s Atlanta office.
As a consultant, he has assisted clients
in improving business processes, reducing product-development cycles, and
management reporting and business
intelligence, while focusing on corporate
goals. Russo has a history of improving
processes, planning effective marketing strategies, enhancing customer
merchandising and service technologies,
and driving revenue for his clients.
Durkin Group announced the formation
of a dedicated Healthcare Practice Group.
Durkin Group’s Healthcare Practice Group,
which will focus on providing services to
specialty healthcare lenders as well as
financial institutions and private equity
firms with healthcare assets in their portfolios, will be led by industry veteran Thomas
J. Manna. Manna joins Durkin Group as
senior manager for this practice area.
Most recently, Manna was director-audit manager for GMAC Health Capital
where he was responsible for audit
management of a $1 billion healthcare
portfolio and oversight of a team of field
Focus Management Group is proud to
announce that it has been selected as
a Finalist in the Global M&A Network’s
Turnaround Atlas Awards in two categories, including Turnaround Consulting
Practice of the Year.