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People on the Move

By Devin Felix

August 23, 2013

Salt Lake City — Friendemic hired STEVEN PEARSON as its chief executive officer.

Pearson joined Friendemic in June, having previously worked at Google, Vector Capital and Mckinsey & Company.

Salt Lake City — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development appointed three new people: DELYNN FIELDING is director of rural development; JAKE HARDMAN is rural outreach coordinator and DANIEL ROYAL is rural incentives analyst.

Salt Lake City—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development hired KEVIN JESSING as life science cluster director. Jessing has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Salt Lake City — Allegiance appointed ED REILLY as executive vice president of worldwide sales. Reilly was previously vice president of mid-market sales for BMC Software and vice president of EMEA sales of the Altiris business unit of Symantec.

Provo — Vivint appointed DAVID BYWATER as its new chief operating officer. He previously spent 10 years working at Affiliated Computer Services (ACS).

Provo — JEFF WILKS has been appointed as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. Wilks joined the Marriott School in 2000.


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