Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on at Eventbrite, Katerra, and Anaplan


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executive changes across a variety of industries. 

This week, Eventbrite hired Lanny Baker as Chief Financial
Officer who most recently served in the same position at Yelp. Read
more about this and other notable executive changes:

Eventbrite hires new Chief Financial Officer from

Eventbrite, a
global ticketing and event technology platform, has named Lanny
 as Chief Financial Officer. Baker was previously Chief
Financial Officer at Yelp where he oversaw corporate
finance, accounting, investor relations, and workplace

Paal Kibsgaard appointed Chief Operating Officer at

Katerra, a
construction technology company, announced that Paal
has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Kibsgaard
has served on Katerra’s Board of Directors for three years and was
previously Chairman and CEO of Schlumberger

Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis joins the board
of General Dynamics

 have appointed Jim
, who served as the 26th United States Secretary of
Defense from January 2017 to December 2018, to its board of
directors. Mattis previously served on the board from August 2013
to January 2017 before becoming Secretary of Defense. General
Dynamics is the fifth-largest defense contractor in the United

Grant Thornton appoints new Head of Advisory

 has been appointed Managing Principal of Grant Thornton‘s
national Advisory Services practice. He most recently served as
national managing principal of the firm’s Transaction Services
practice. Peko has nearly 30 years of experience.

Mark Anderson appointed Chief Growth Officer at

Anaplan, a pioneer
in connected planning, has appointed Mark
 as Chief Growth Officer. Anderson was most recently
at Palo Alto
, where he served as President and Chief Revenue
Officer since 2012. During his time there, he helped grow the
company from pre-IPO to one of the top companies in enterprise

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Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on at Eventbrite, Katerra, and Anaplan