Moss Adams LLP in Los Angeles hired John Corum as property tax manager in the state and local tax group. Corum was previously property tax manager at Deloitte and Touche in Costa Mesa.
RBZ LLP, a Los Angeles accounting and business consulting firm, promoted David Lam, Elizabeth Cai and Sara Wong to senior supervisor and Michelle Escovar and Armen Gregorian to supervisor. RBZ also hired Donnie Muldrow and Sanford Anderson as supervisors. Lam, Cai and Wong were previously supervisors, and Escovar and Gregorian were staff accountants. Muldrow was previously a senior accountant at KPMG in Los Angeles and Anderson was a senior accountant at PwC Philadelphia.
Grant Thornton LLP in Los Angeles hired Douglas Nakakihara as a senior manager in the business advisory services practice and John Packwood as a partner in the assurance practice. Nakakihara was previously a senior manager at Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt in Los Angeles and Packwood was an assurance partner at Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt in Long Beach.
Banking & Finance
California Credit Union in Glendale hired George Shipman as vice president of real estate lending. Shipman was previously senior vice president of lending at Financial Partners Credit Union in Downey.
Wescom Credit Union in Pasadena hired Cindy Law as vice president and controller. Law was previously vice president and controller at Pasadena-based Engemann Asset Management.
The Phelps Group, a marketing communications firm in Santa Monica, hired Chrisie Scott as team leader, Tony Brinton as interactive strategist and designer, and Derek Mosher as an interactive developer. Scott was previously a senior account supervisor at Powerhouse in Reno, Nev.; Brinton was a creative director at Mediaweave in Woonsocket, R.I.; and Mosher was a private contractor/programmer at Chiat Day in Playa del Rey.
AlixPartners, a corporate restructuring and financial advisory firm in Los Angeles, promoted Bill Choi to director. Choi was previously a vice president.
Enterprise Financial Consulting in Los Angeles hired Sigfred Peck as a partner. Peck was previously a practice director at Parsons Consulting Group.
Fox Searchlight Pictures in Los Angeles promoted Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley to chief operating officers. Gilula was previously president of distribution and Utley was president of marketing.
Fox Filmed Entertainment hired John Hegeman as chief operating officer of its new teen and young adult-focused creative content division. Hegeman was previously president of worldwide marketing at Lions Gate Entertainment.
Numerique-USA, a Burbank-based DVD company, hired Neil J. Weiner as director/business development. Weiner was previously director of sales at Kober Post in Hollywood.
Patient Safety Technologies Inc. in Santa Monica appointed Louis Glazer to chairman and chief executive. Glazer was previously vice-chairman and chief health and science officer.
The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena hired David McIntyre as food and beverage director. McIntyre was previously executive assistant manager in the food and beverage division at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Fla.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Los Angeles hired Hydee R. Feldstein as counsel. Feldstein was previously a partner at Paul Hastings in Los Angeles.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges LLP hired Fredrick A. Lorig as a
partner and co-chair of the firm's national trial practice. Lorig was previously at Bright & Lorig.
Jones Day in Los Angeles promoted Erin L. Burke and Jason C. Murray to partners. Burke is in the civil trial practice and Murray is an antitrust lawyer.
Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan LLP promoted Daniel Fiore, Jonathan Gluck, Kevin Martin, Pauline Massih and Mark Saulino to partner. They were previously
Platinum Equity announced that William J. Milowitz was named chief executive and Richard C. Nihei was named chief financial officer of its Turf Care Supply Corp. Milowitz was previously a senior executive at Duro Industries Inc. in Fall River, Mass. Nihei was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Terry's Tire Town in Canton, Ohio.
The California Community Foundation in Los Angeles hired Linda Wong as director of civic engagement. Wong was previously a program director at the Community Development Technologies Center in Los Angeles.
Joseph J. Ward has been named director of gift planning at the Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation, which oversees fundraising for the Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Ward was previously director of planned giving at UCLA.
Accruent in Santa Monica hired Ray Rike as vice president of sales. Rike was previously senior vice president of worldwide field operations and sales at QRS in San Francisco.
Cushman & Wakefield in Los Angeles rehired Andrew B. Goodman as a director of agency leasing service. Goodman was a leasing director at Equity Office Properties in Los Angeles. Before that, he was an associate at Cushman & Wakefield for three years.
Apriso Corp., a Long Beach-based software company, promoted Yves Vergnolle to vice president and managing director of European, Middle East and African
operations. The company also hired Mark Gonia as vice president of field operations, Americas; and Chris Chung as vice president of field operations for the Asia-Pacific region. Vergnolle was previously director of product management, Gonia was managing director at Charlotte, N.C.-based Camstar
Systems Inc., and Chung held executive positions at multinational software vendors in Asia.
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