September 15, 2000
Former Disneyland President Jack Lindquist has joined Driving Concepts Inc., an Irvine provider of high-performance and safety-awareness programs, as chairman of the board of directors. He is founder and chairman of the board of the Lindquist Group. * Paul Rodeno has been appointed chief administrative officer of Eldorado Bank, headquartered in Tustin. He has been with the bank and its predecessors since 1986.
August 5, 1999
* Sabrina Rokos has joined 76 Lubricants Co. in Costa Mesa as marketing/advertising coordinator. She was formerly assistant account executive at MLS Marketing Group in Irvine and, before that, account manager with Sportswear International magazine in Los Angeles. * Adrian Joseph has been appointed chief executive of Nurescell Inc. in Newport Beach. Joseph founded the company, which develops a shielding technology for nuclear reactor facilities, and is the majority shareholder.
April 9, 2000
John Kao has been named president and chief executive of Santa Ana-based PacifiCare Health Systems Inc.'s Specialty Services unit and new E-commerce company, PacifiCare Ventures. Kao succeeds the interim head of Specialty Services, Jeff Folick, who retired. Kao had been chief financial officer of PacifiCare's Secure Horizons USA unit. * Marwan Zreik has been named vice president, research and development and quality control, at Naturade Inc. in Irvine.
April 27, 1997
* David C. Mercer, president and chief executive of Interpore International in Irvine, has been named to the additional post of chairman. He succeeds George W. Smyth Jr., who remains a board member. * Garry D. Rooney has been appointed divisional vice president of 76 Lubricants Co. in Costa Mesa, a division of Tosco Corp. He was previously general manager of lubricant sales. * Katie Ward has been named district manager at Merit Property Management Inc. in Mission Viejo.