Leadership

The Planet Interactive leadership team is composed of proven senior executives with extensive industry knowledge and experience.

Mike Stomberg, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stomberg is the founder and CEO of The Planet Group of Companies which includes Planet Pharma, Planet Forward, Planet Healthcare, PFES and UXFactory.

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Mike Stomberg, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stomberg is the founder and CEO of The Planet Group of Companies which includes Planet Pharma, Planet Forward, Planet Healthcare, PFES and Planet Interactive. Michael has over 20 years of experience developing and leading global organizations. Michael is skilled at organizational development, leadership development, budgeting, streamlining operations, technology integration, team development, and global business strategy.

Tim Bauwens, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Bauwens is the CFO of The Planet Group of Companies and is responsible for accounting and reporting, financial planning, cash management, human resources and risk management.

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Tim Bauwens, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Bauwens is the CFO of The Planet Group of Companies and is responsible for accounting and reporting, financial planning, cash management, human resources and risk management. He has over 25 years corporate accounting and finance experience, having spent the early part of his career focused on mergers & acquisitions, mostly in the service and utilities sectors. Tim has spent the last ten years in the professional services and construction industries working with publicly traded and privately held companies with an emphasis on accelerated topline growth, improved cashflow, and maximizing return on investment. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Augustana College, and holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

Carolyn Durham, Chief Operating Officer

Carolyn Durham brings a unique blend of experience in account management, business development and corporate operations to lead the direction of our client services, business development and administrative functions.

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Carolyn Durham, Chief Operating Officer

Carolyn Durham brings a unique blend of experience in account management, business development and corporate operations to lead the direction of our client services, business development and administrative functions. Carolyn brings over 12 years of experience in the professional staffing and consulting industries primarily supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device organizations. Her experience has encompassed sales, recruitment, business development, commercial operations and project management. Carolyn has a bachelor’s degree in communications and culture with a minor in business and sociology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

Bill Rourke, Vice President

Bill Rourke has been involved in the creative, media and digital space for over 18 years.

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Bill Rourke, Vice President

Bill Rourke has been involved in the creative, media and digital space for over 18 years. He has a wealth of experience from working in some of the largest media organizations such as NBC Universal, CBS Corporation and Crain Communications. Bill has worked with clients and agencies on a national basis and now maintains a key role in business development and client satisfaction. His goal is to provide each client the best possible candidates, with the best customer experience.

Keith Jervis, Sr. Director of Operations, EU

Keith Jervis is the Operational Head for Europe. He joined the business in August of 2013 working with the ownership and leadership of the organisation to plan the expansion of our operations in to the UK and Europe.

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Keith Jervis, Sr. Director of Operations, EU

Keith Jervis is the Operational Head for Europe.  He joined the business in August of 2013 working with the ownership and leadership of the organisation to plan the expansion of our operations in to the UK and Europe.  He has both a corporate background and indeed an entrepreneurial spirit covering disparate market sectors of IT and Property Development, as well as a sporting background.  Significant success and experience in building and leading teams, business development and customer satisfaction, with a focus on trust and long standing relationships.  Keith is responsible for overseeing all internal appointments, opening of required office locations, business vendor relationship management and development, legal oversight, day-to-day operational and back office oversight and communication to the business as to the ongoing progress and needs of the region.