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People on the move: JP Morgan Chase, Google Cloud, Flexport, and more!

By Christian Wylonis
People On The Move
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Every week we bring you an overview of the most important executive changes from the past week. This week, JP Morgan Chase named a new CFO and moved Marianne Lake, the previous CFO, into a more operational role. The change has been interpreted by some as a move that could position her to be the next CEO of JP Morgan Chase when Jamie Dimon retires. Read more about this and other notable executive changes.

JPMorgan Chase appoints Jennifer Piepszak Chief Financial Officer
In a statement, JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced that Jennifer Piepszak will be replacing Marianne Lake as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Lake will become Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Lending, which includes Card Services, Home Lending and Auto Finance. The move could be a sign that Lake is a frontrunner to replace CEO Jamie Dimon when he retires. Read more here.

Google Cloud hires former SAP executive to grow enterprise business
Robert Enslin is joining Google Cloud as President of Global Customer Operations. Enslin spent the last 27 years at SAP in leadership roles across sales and operations, most recently as the President, Cloud Business Group and Executive Board Member. He will report to Thomas Kurian who recently took over as CEO of Google Cloud from Diane Greene. Read more here.

Flexport hires Chief Data Officer from Salesforce
Flexport announced the appointment of Mehmet H. Gӧker as Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Kevin Paige as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Prior to Flexport, Gӧker was most recently Vice President of Data and Analytics at SurveyMonkey and VP of Business Data Science at Salesforce. The C-suite expansion strengthens Flexport's commitment to unlocking vital supply chain data that can help clients monitor, optimize and grow their operations. Read more here.

Corie Barry will become Best Buy's first female CEO
Best Buy has announced that Corie Barry, currently Chief Financial and Strategic Transformation Officer, will become the company's next Chief Executive Officer effective June 11, 2019. Hubert Joly, the company's current CEO, will transition to the newly created role of Executive Chairman of the Board. Barry will become the 30th female CEO in the Fortune 500. Read more here.

Scott Friedman steps down as Chief Compliance Officer at Robinhood
In a statement, Robinhood announced several changes to its management team. Most notably, Scott Friedman is stepping down as Chief Compliance Officer and taking a new advisory role as VP of Compliance Affairs. John Castelly will succeed Friedman as Chief Compliance Officer who is transitioning out of day-to-day operational management. Read more here.