People in the News
October 10, 2013
• Expanding company names its first COO
• Chevron promotes executives
• And more….
• Steve Leven
has been named chief operating officer of Revionics Inc., a Roseville-based company that sells end-to-end merchandise optimization services.
It is a new position to support the company’s growth on a global basis. Mr. Levin will report to Marc Hafner, president and CEO.
Mr. Leven most recently served as senior vice president of customer operations for Revionics.
He joined Revionics in 2011 bringing to the organization over 25 years of experience delivering software products to companies such as Walmart, JCPenney, Gap, Lowes and other retailers. Prior to Revionics, he was senior vice president of sales and account development for Fortune 500 clients of M-Factor (acquired by DemandTec).
• Jay Johnson has been named senior vice president, Upstream, for Chevron Corporation, which has a major footprint in Central Valley oil fields.
• Joe Geagea becomes senior vice president, Technology, Projects and Services in another Chevron promotion.
• Pierre Breber becomes corporate vice president and president, Chevron Gas and Midstream.
All appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2014.
Mr. Johnson, 54, currently is president of Chevron's Europe, Eurasia and Middle East Exploration and Production Company, based in London. He joined Chevron in 1981 and previously has been managing director of the Australia and Eurasia upstream business units.
Mr. Geagea, 54, who joined Chevron in 1982, will lead a new organization composed of energy and information technology, capital projects management, procurement, upstream production services and workforce development organizations.
Mr. Breber, 49, currently is managing director of the Asia South upstream business unit, based in Bangkok, Thailand. He joined Chevron in 1989.
• Brett Hunn, a 10-year Northern Nevada gaming veteran, has been appointed marketing director at Tahoe’s MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.
Mr. Hunn recently worked for M1 Gaming on the acquisition of Boomtown Casino & Hotel and as the director of marketing. The Sacramento native and Chico State grad also has held various casino marketing positions at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa and Casino.
• Margaret Tatar, 55, of Carmichael, has been appointed assistant deputy director for health care delivery systems at the California Department of Health Care Services, where she has been chief of the Medi-Cal Managed Care Division since 2012.
She was executive director of public affairs and director of compliance and regulatory affairs at CalOptima from 2003 to 2012, policy and planning manager at the Orange County Office on Aging from 2001 to 2003 and district office director for Assemblywoman Lynn Daucher from 2000 to 2001.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $128,376. Ms. Tatar is registered decline-to-state.
• David Robinson, 42, of Hanford, has been appointed to the California Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. Mr. Robinson has been the Kings County sheriff-coroner since 2011. He was an investigator in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office from 2009 to 2011 and held multiple positions at the Kings County Sheriff’s Department from 1995 to 2009, including sergeant, senior deputy and deputy. Robinson served as a Kings County correctional officer in 1995.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Mr. Robinson is registered decline-to-state.