Movers & Shakers Featured

4:47pm EDT July 6, 2011

Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC elected Azim Nakhooda as the firm’s managing principal. He previously served as the chief investment officer. He co-founded the wealth management firm after serving as director of investments for Cleveland Financial Group. There, he managed investment processes for a $1 billion private client group. He also previously worked for Fidelity Investments in Boston.

Cedar Brook also promoted Peter Franz to chief investment officer.

KeyCorp hired Johnni Beckel as its chief human resources officer. Beckel has 25 years of human resources experience in the health care, financial services and hospitality industries. Beckel will be a member of Key’s executive team, management committee and executive council, and she will lead the human resources organization for Key’s 15,300 employees. She comes to Key from Cardinal Health Inc., where she was senior vice president, talent management and total rewards, accountable for the company's enterprisewide human resources strategies and core processes.

Moen Inc. promoted Mike Bauer to the newly created position of president, U.S. businesses. In Bauer’s new position, he will assume responsibility for Moen’s U.S. business units including wholesale, retail, commercial, bath accessories and bath safety. Prior to this position, Bauer served as Moen’s senior director of wholesale marketing, where he led the development and execution of the Wholesale Business Unit’s product, brand and channel strategies.

Moen also promoted Steve Janas to vice president and general manager of its retail business unit. In his new role, Janas will lead the strategic vision and development of products for Moen’s national retail partners. He joined Moen in 2007 as vice president of retail sales.

Additionally, Moen promoted Tim McDonough to vice president, global brand marketing. McDonough has been with Moen for more than 13 years, most recently serving as vice president of wholesale marketing and brand development for Moen Canada. 

Rebecca O. Bagley, president and CEO of NorTech, was appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce Innovation Advisory Board by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke. The new board will guide a study of U.S. economic competitiveness and innovation to help inform national policies at the heart of U.S. job creation, competitiveness and global strength.

Roetzel & Andress LPA hired Sarah J. Moore as a partner. Moore previously worked with Britton, Smith, Peters & Kalail Co. LPA. 

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