Apr 03, 2020
Business intelligence platform developer Pyramid Analytics hired Spencer Johnson as vice president of North America sales. Johnson has over 25 years of experience selling and managing sales teams, from small startups to large enterprises. He was senior vice president of sales and marketing at GoodData and led teams at Couchbase and Oracle. Pyramid is based in Amsterdam and its U.S. headquarters is in Seattle. Pyramid enables large companies to analyze data in a modular, easy and fast way.
Bellevue-based Paccar extended the closure of its truck and engine production lines worldwide to April 20. The company initially said the closure would last until April 6. The latest move comes in response to recent changes in customer demand and a weaker outlook for the global economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 02, 2020
Menlo Park, California-based Bordeaux Wealth Advisors named Jon Snare as managing partner of its newly opened Bellevue office. Snare has nearly 30 years of financial advisory experience, lastly as senior investment strategist at Wells Fargo Private Bank. Bordeaux is a boutique investment advisory and wealth management firm. It opened the Bellevue office and expanded its senior leadership in a strategic growth initiative.
Chicago-based Boeing received a $1.5 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for 18 Poseidon aircraft, which are made in Renton. The contract includes eight of the P-8A models for the U.S. Navy, six for the Republic of Korea Navy and four for the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Poseidon is the military version of the 737 Next-Generation airplane.
Los Gatos, California-based Procurant Partners formed a partnership with Cropland Audits, an Idaho-based food safety consultant to the agriculture industry. Under the partnership, Cropland Audits becomes a reseller of Procurant's SureCheck, a food safety and task management app that provides growers and shippers with checklists, documented procedures and food safety program support.
Portland-based Standard Insurance Co. (The Standard) is contributing $250,000 to the Oregon Community Recovery Fund in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Standard is donating the funds through its charitable foundation. The recovery fund is run by Oregon Community Foundation and fills gaps in funding not covered by the public or private sectors. During the outbreak, it is targeting child care, small businesses, seniors and education.
JLL announced the recent hiring of Matt Skally, who'll become senior VP of project and development services in Seattle and Portland. He makes the move from Nordstrom, where he oversaw store design. JLL's Jacqueline Dompe said in a statement, “Matt brings a high level of energy and progressive thinking to our business. His passion and experience enable him to be laser focused on supporting the ambitions of our teams and clients.”
Kidder Mathews has hired John Cha as director of research, the company announced. He makes the move from Direct Access Capital. The 15-year industry veteran will be based in KM's Seattle office.
Davis Property & Investment has elevated its Lisa Rowe to asset manager. In her new capacity she'll oversee about 5 million square feet of industrial space extending from Seattle to Portland. The industry veteran will also continue with leasing and communications for the company, which she joined two years ago.