Distributor Patterson Companies appointed its CIO, George Henriques, to president of its Webster Veterinary unit. Henriques succeeds Jeffrey Webster, who resigned from the position. Henriques has worked for Patterson Companies for six years. Previously, he worked for a dot-com, PharmaConnect, as a principal and VP of business development.
Bruce Higgins was promoted to SVP of business development at technology consulting firm SiloSmashers. Higgins most recently served as SiloSmashers’ vice president of IT strategy and execution. Prior to SiloSmashers, he was CIO of Michael Baker Corp., a mid-sized engineering and energy company.