ON Partners Celebrates International Women’s Day

Mar 9, 2020

At ON Partners, we have the privilege to partner with and place women leaders across a range of industries.  Today, we celebrate the women executives who made big moves this year.


March 9, 2019 – International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of female leaders.  Today, we’d like to introduce and celebrate a few of the women leaders we placed this past year in high level, executive roles for leading organizations.

Bettina M. Cockroft, MD, MBA – SVP and Chief Medical Officer

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO), a genomic medicine company, announced the appointment of Bettina M. Cockroft, MD, MBA, as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cockroft will oversee all clinical development activities and operations and will report to the Executive Vice President of Research and Development.  Read more about Dr. Cockroft’s new role.

Jacqueline C. Hinman – Board of Directors

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a Fortune 500 premier infrastructure firm, announced the appointment of Jacqueline C. Hinman to the AECOM Board of Directors.  Hinman is a former chief executive of CH2M Hill Cos. Ltd., a Denver-based environmental and engineering firm that was purchased in December 2017 for $3.3 billion by Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.  Read more about Hinman’s new role.

Aditi Agarwal – Chief Technology Officer

Pizza Hut Digital Ventures, an in-house startup of Pizza Hut, appoints Aditi Agarwal to Chief Technology Officer.  Prior to joining the Pizza Hut Digital Ventures leadership team, Aditi Agarwal was Chief Technology Officer of LiveStyled.  Read more about Agarwal’s new role.

Ehrika Gladden – Head of Global Video Collaboration, Sales and Marketing

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI), a multi-brand company designing products that bring people together through music, gaming, video, and computing, appointed Ehrika Gladden Head of Global Video Collaboration, Sales and Marketing.  Ehrika comes to Logitech with over two decades of experience leading global businesses and go-to-market organizations.  Most recently, she was the head of Cisco Refresh, a multi-million dollar line of business for Cisco Capital Corporation. Read more about Gladden’s new role.

Darcy Simonis – President

Hanna Instruments USA, Inc. (Hanna USA) is excited to welcome Darcy Simonis as President. She joins Hanna USA with 20+ years of industry knowledge and expertise.  In her new role, Simonis will lead the business operations for Hanna USA.  Prior to Hanna USA, Simonis was the Group Vice President for the Food and Beverage segment at ABB.  Read more about Simonis’ new role.

Carol McNerney – Chief Marketing Officer

Information Builders (IBI), the leading data and analytics company, announced the appointment of Carol McNerney as chief marketing officer (CMO). Reporting to CEO Frank J Vella, McNerney will drive the organization’s marketing and communications strategy.  With nearly 30 years of experience, McNerney will focus on driving greater brand awareness, scaling a global demand-generation organization, and mobilizing a community of passionate customers and partners that rely on the IBI platform.  Read more about McNerney’s role.


Happy International Women’s Day to all the women executives driving meaningful change and leadership within their organizations.



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