LA Tech ‘Moves’: FaZe Clan Boosts Its Leadership Team With New Hires

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is a reporter at dot.LA. Prior to that, she was an editorial fellow at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

LA Tech ‘Moves’: FaZe Clan Boosts Its Leadership Team With New Hires
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Media company Archer Gray promoted Vinay Singh as chief executive officer. Prior to this role, Singh served as the company’s COO and vice-chair.

Fast casual restaurant platform Modern Restaurant Concepts hired seasoned restaurant executive John Cywinski as chief executive officer and board member. Cywinski held leadership roles at Applebee's, McDonald’s, Chili’s, KFC and Burger King.

FaZe Clan, an esports team owner named former chief of staff Rana Kaplan as general manager, Summer Martin as vice president of content operations and Vera Salamone as vice president of talent. Martin previously managed the company’s production operations, while Salamone served as an artist manager at Dare Mighty Entertainment. The company also hired former general manager Brooke Grant as head of Web3.

Allen Media Group promoted Andrew Temple from president of domestic television distribution to chief operating officer of broadcast sales and syndication.

Private investment firm Angeles Equity Partners added Elizabeth Crowe as vice president of operations. Prior to joining, Crowe served as a project leader at Boston Consulting Group.

Doug Williamson joined biotechnology company Acadia Pharmaceuticals as executive vice president of head of research and development. Most recently, he served as CMO at Avadel Pharmaceuticals.

CRISPR QC, an analytics platform intended to simulate the gene editing process before introduction to cells, welcomed George Bonaros to its board of directors. Bonaros currently serves as the senior director of business development at Biocom.

Bioscience company ChromaDex appointed leading aging and neurodegenerative disease researcher, Dr. Vilhelm Bohr, to its scientific advisory board.

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