CFO Moves – week ending October 17, 2014

CFO Moves this week include:

Marsh B&G Foods, Inc. XL Group plc
Percona Incyte Corporation Kosmos Energy Ltd.
Apache Corporation Moon River Studios, Inc. Corporate Office Properties Trust
Associated Materials, LLC TravelClick MedMen
PDI, Inc. Linear Technology Corporation Rogers Corporation
Invaluable Watts Water Technologies, Inc. MicroSeismic, Inc.
Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc. B2R Finance Kochava
Encore Capital Group, Inc. Schechter Wealth eSurface® Technologies
Red Lion Hotels Corporation State Bank Financial Corporation Birch Communications, Inc.
InterCloud Systems, Inc. US Nuclear Corp

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Marsh, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), announced that Courtney Leimkuhler will assume the role of chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1, 2015. She will succeed CFO Paul Malvasio, who is retiring in March. Ms. Leimkuhler, who has served as CFO of Marsh’s US and Canada Division since December 2013, will continue to be based in New York. Prior to joining Marsh, Ms. Leimkuhler spent nine years at NYSE Euronext. She also spent several years at Goldman Sachs in the equities and principal investing divisions.

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) announced that it has appointed Robert C. Cantwell as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Cantwell currently serves as B&G Foods’ Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cantwell joined B&G Foods in 1983 as the Assistant Vice President of Finance. Mr. Cantwell was promoted to his current position in 1991. Prior to joining B&G Foods, Mr. Cantwell spent four years at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Cantwell has served on the Board of Directors of B&G Foods since 2005.

XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) has named Michael Garceau as its new Chief Financial Officer of its global insurance operations, succeeding Chris Dougherty who now assumes the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Underwriting and Ceded Re.  Mr. Garceau is promoted to the CFO position from his previous position as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of XL Group’s North America Property & Casualty business.

Percona announced the appointment of Will Eglin as chief financial officer. Before joining the team at Percona, Eglin was the CFO at IEM. He has also served as the CEO and CFO of MD Technologies. Eglin also held financial roles in fast-growing private equity-backed businesses, and began his career on the audit staff at KPMG.

Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) announced the appointment of David Gryska as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 31, 2014. Mr. Gryska will succeed David Hastings, who has served as Incyte’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2003. Mr. Hastings, who is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Gryska brings over 30 years of finance experience to Incyte from his tenures at Celgene and Scios and through his work with a number of publicly traded biotech companies. He is a three time public company Chief Financial Officer and has substantial experience as an audit committee chair.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS) announced that Thomas P. Chambers will join the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective November 5, 2014. Greg Dunlevy, who has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2003, will retire from the company at the end of June 2015 as part of a mutually agreed succession plan. Mr. Dunlevy will serve in an advisory role to the chairman and chief executive officer until his retirement to ensure a smooth transition. Mr. Chambers joins Kosmos most recently from Apache Corporation, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer from November 2010 to February 2014, where he held a variety of leadership roles with his 20 years with the company. Prior to joining Apache, he served in the international business development group at Pennzoil Exploration and Production Company, and held a range of management positions with the BP plc group of companies.

Apache Corporation (NYSE, NASDAQ: APA) announced that Alfonso Leon, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Executive Vice President P. Anthony Lannie will serve as interim chief financial officer as the company conducts a search for a new chief financial officer. Prior to joining Apache as general counsel in 2003, Lannie served as president of Kinder Morgan Power Company and president of Coral Energy Canada, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company.

Moon River Studios, Inc. (PINK: MDNT) announced the appointment of Steven Bahlmann as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Secretary and Treasurer. Prior to joining Moon River Studios, Bahlmann was CFO for Markmann Nutraceuticals, Inc. Markmann was a startup contract nutraceutical manufacturer that Bahlmann co-founded. Prior to that, Bahlmann was CFO for the private equity owned Junior Sports Corporation.

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC) announced that Stephen E. Riffee, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will fulfill his employment contract term through March 31, 2015 and then pursue other interests. As part of a planned succession, the Company appointed Anthony Mifsud, Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2015. Mr. Mifsud joined the Company in 2007 and has served as its Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer since January 2011. Mr. Mifsud spent fifteen years in various corporate finance functions at The Rouse Company, the last five years of his tenure there serving as its Vice President, Finance.

Associated Materials, LLC announced the appointment of Scott Stephens as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Stephens served the past six years as Chief Finance Officer and Treasurer at A.M. Castle (NYSE: CAS). Prior to joining A.M. Castle, Scott was CFO for Lawson Products. Scott was also CFO at Wormser Company an importer and manufacturer of children’s sleepwear. Scott began his career with Ernst and Young and was also Corporate Controller for Old World Industries.

TravelClick announced the appointment of David Obstler as its Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Obstler was Chief Financial Officer at OpenLink Financial.  Prior to that, Mr. Obstler was Chief Financial Officer of MSCI Inc.  Mr. Obstler assumed the role after MSCI acquired Risk Metrics in June 2010, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to MSCI Inc., Mr. Obstler acted as Chief Financial Officer at Pinnacor Inc. In addition, he previously held investment banking roles at JP Morgan & Co., Lehman Brothers and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

MedMen announced the addition of Michael Reifsteck as Chief Financial Officer. Reifsteck recently served as Corporate Controller of Chobani Yogurt.

PDI, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDII) announced the appointment of Graham G. Miao as its new Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). From 2011 to 2014, he was the EVP and CFO and later added additional roles as interim Co-President & Co-CEO of Delcath Systems, Inc. Prior to Delcath, Mr. Miao served as Chief of Staff for the Global CFO organization at Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and EVP and CFO at Pagoda Pharmaceuticals. He has also held various finance positions of increasing responsibility at leading global pharmaceutical and finance companies, including Schering-Plough Corporation, Pharmacia Corporation and J.P. Morgan & Company. Mr. Miao replaces former EVP and CFO Jeffrey Smith.

Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC) announced that Paul Coghlan, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, plans to retire at the end of the current fiscal year in July 2015. Donald Zerio, the current Linear Technology Corporate Controller and a thirteen year Linear veteran will be promoted to CFO on June 29, 2015. Mr. Coghlan will continue to work for the Company on a part time consulting basis until June 30, 2016. Mr. Zerio has been Corporate Controller for eleven years and prior to that, International Controller at Linear.

Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Helene Simonet to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. This addition fills a vacancy on the Board due to a recent director retirement. Ms. Simonet will be a member of the Audit Committee. Since April 2002, Ms. Simonet has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR). Prior to joining Coherent in 1999, Ms. Simonet had previously spent more than twenty years in senior finance positions at Raychem Corporation.Bill Burke

Invaluable announced the appointment of Bill Burke as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Burke served as Chief Financial Officer at Ensyn Corporation, following more than five years as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at SiGe Semiconductor. Before SiGe Semiconductor, Burke held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Riverdeep Interactive. Prior to that, Burke held the role of Vice President of Finance at Computron Software.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) announced that Dean P. Freeman, its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has left the Company. Robert J. Pagano, Jr., the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will be acting as Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis. Rick Luke

MicroSeismic, Inc. announced that Rick Luke has been appointed the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Rick succeeds Ron Mogul in this position, who retired this year. Rick has spent more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry and over 10 years in the role of CFO. He comes to MicroSeismic from Seismic Equipment Solutions (SES). Prior to SES, Rick was CFO for Well Dynamics. Rick has also held both domestic and international positions with Halliburton, serving as Vice President Europe/Africa for three years.

Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc. named Stan A. Huffman as their new Chief Financial Officer. Stan served as Chief Executive Officer of a non-profit senior housing and nursing home provider. Prior to becoming the CEO of the company, Stan served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Stan had been the Chief Financial Officer of a privately owned long term care provider in North Carolina with multiple locations in three states, and also served as the company’s president for three years. Stan succeeds Beth Fariss who served as Chief Financial Officer of CCR from its inception in 2001 to 2014. B2R Finance CFO Evan Lorch

B2R Finance has named Evan Lorch its new chief financial officer. Prior to joining B2R, Lorch served as CFO at CoreOne Technologies. He previously served as CFO at the international trading company BIDS Trading LP.

Kochava announced the appointment of Douglas Lieuallen as Chief Financial Officer. Lieuallen joins Kochava from Coldwater Creek where he held multiple finance and accounting management roles, most recently as Senior Director of Treasury Operations. His 20-year career includes financial and accounting leadership positions at the renowned global advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy, Inc. and visual systems integrator Comp View, Inc.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG) announced that Jonathan Clark has been appointed to serve as Chief Financial Officer of Midland Credit Management, Inc., Encore’s domestic operating subsidiary. Clark is expected to succeed Executive Vice President Paul Grinbergas Chief Financial Officer of Encore in February 2015. Clark’s most recent role was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SLM Corp., also known as Sallie Mae, from 2008 until 2013. Prior to joining Sallie Mae, Clark served as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Securities from 2000 to 2007, after having served in various executive roles at Prudential Securities, The First Boston Corporation, and a variety of other companies during his career.

Schechter Wealth announced the appointment of Michael Lee as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Schechter, Michael was Vice President Finance at MXM Health.  Prior to that, he served nearly twenty years as Director of Finance at Carlson Marketing Group’s automotive operations in Troy.

eSurface® Technologies (DBA of EarthOne Circuit Technologies Corporation, a privately-held corporation) announced the appointment of Michael Corrigan as President and Chief Financial Officer. Corrigan, who has served eSurface in an advisory role, now takes on the roles of eSurface President and CFO. Mike Corrigan is currently an advisor to a number of privately-held entities and investors in the entertainment, media and technology sectors. Corrigan was most recently Interim Co-CEO of Sonar Entertainment (formerly RHI Entertainment). He was also a key member of the Board of Managers which oversaw the successful restructuring of Tropicana Entertainment. He has previously held a number of significant positions in the entertainment and media sector, including serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc. Corrigan was also previously a senior partner in the Entertainment, Media and Communications practice at Price Waterhouse LLP. He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors and Boards of Advisors of a number of privately held entities.Jim Bell

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) announced it has appointed Jim Bell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Bell joins RLHC from Coldwater Creek, where he was most recently Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, having also served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his experience at Coldwater Creek, Bell was Senior Vice President of Finance and Planning for Harry & David Holdings, Inc. Previously, he worked for Gap, Inc. as Senior Director of Finance.

State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STBZ) announced that Thomas L. Callicutt, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board of Directors of his intention to retire from his employment with the Company and State Bank and Trust Company (the Bank) effective September 30, 2015. Mr. Callicutt will step down from his positions as Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank effective as of January 1, 2015, after which Mr. Callicutt will remain employed with the Company and the Bank as a senior advisor to support the new CFO and transition the balance of his responsibilities over his remaining time until his planned retirement. Effective January 1, 2015, the Company and the Bank will appoint Sheila E. Ray as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining State Bank, Ms. Ray most recently served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Atlanta Bancorporation, Inc. and Bank of Atlanta, which were merged into the Company and the Bank, respectively, on October 1, 2014. Ms. Ray`s experience includes employment with Wachovia Corporation, First National Bank of Gainesville, Tucker Federal Bank and RBC Centura Bank.

Birch Communications, Inc. announced the appointment of Edward James, senior vice president and chief financial officer, following its acquisition of Cbeyond on July 18, 2014.

InterCloud Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICLD) announced that it has hired Timothy A. Larkin as its new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining InterCloud Systems, Mr. Larkin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Warren Resources, Inc. for 19 years. Dan Sullivan, InterCloud’s CFO for the past three years, will transition to his new role as Chief Accounting Officer.

US Nuclear Corp announced that Rachel Boulds has been appointed to Chief Financial Officer, effective October 31, 2014, and that current CFO, Darian B. Andersen has resigned to pursue interests related to his legal practice. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Boulds has been engaged in private practice as an accountant and consultant. From August 2004 through July 2009, she was employed as an audit senior for HJ & Associates, LLC.

CFO Moves – week ending October 10, 2014

CFO Moves this week include:

Yext J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Post Holdings, Inc.
Avvo, Inc. Theravance, Inc. Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT I, Inc.
WealthEngine Mondelez International Ultrasolar Technology
Freeman VeriStor Systems 8×8, Inc.
Aasonn, LLC Oiltanking Partners, L.P. Logicalis
Lumos Networks Corp. B/E Aerospace, Inc. Solazyme, Inc.
Asure Software Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Doral Financial Corporation
Myriad Genetics, Inc. Sizmek Inc.

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Yext announced that Steve Cakebread is joining the Yext team as Chief Financial Officer. Cakebread was Chief Financial Officer of Salesforce.com from 2002 to 2009, in addition to serving as the President and Chief Strategy Officer. More recently Cakebread served as Chief Financial Officer of Pandora Media Inc. He previously held senior management roles at Autodesk, Silicon Graphics World Trade, and Hewlett Packard.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced that B. Craig Owens has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Owens recently retired from his post as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of Campbell Soup Company. Prior to joining Campbell Soup Company, Mr. Owens was executive vice president and CFO of the Delhaize Group. Earlier in his career, he held leadership and senior financial positions with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola bottlers.

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POST) announced that Robert V. Vitale has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Vitale has served as Post’s Chief Financial Officer since its formation in October 2011. Mr. Vitale has also been named to Post’s Board of Directors.

Avvo, Inc. announced the appointment of Monica Williams as Chief Financial Officer. Monica most recently served as Vice President of Finance & Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Allrecipes.com for seven years.  She previously held several senior finance roles at Getty Images, including positions in financial planning, financial analysis, and treasury.

Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced the appointment of Eric d’Esparbes as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently Mr. d’Esparbes served as the Chief Financial Officer of Joule Unlimited. Prior to Joule Unlimited, Mr. d’Esparbes was the Vice President, Finance of AEI. Mr. d’Esparbes has also served in senior financial management roles at Meiya Power Company Limited (a former subsidiary of PSEG Global) and Hydro-Québec International.

Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT I, Inc. announced that Lisa Ross has been elected as chief financial officer. Ross will continue to serve as senior vice president and treasurer, positions that she has held since October 2013 and January 2012, respectively. Ross has been the company’s principal accounting officer since January 2012. She began her tenure with the company in January 2011 as senior controller and director of financial reporting. Before joining Behringer, Ross served from 2006 to 2010 as the controller for a private real estate development project and managed the accounting and reporting for a private family wealth office with investments in real estate, oil and gas, and other financial investments. From 1996 to 2005, Ross was partnership controller for The Hampstead Group. From 1989 to 1995, Ross served in multiple capacities for McNeil Real Estate Management, including partnership controller.

WealthEngine announced the appointment of Dawn Orr as Chief Financial Officer. Dawn has been a member of senior and executive management at companies such as SAGA Software, Legent Corporation and BRIDGEWERX and as a Senior Manager with KPMG. Mondelez International Brian Gladden

Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ) announced that Brian Gladden is joining the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Dec. 1. He will succeed David Brearton who will assume a new role that focuses primarily on the establishment and launch of the joint venture with D.E Master Blenders 1753 to form Jacobs Douwe Egberts. Brearton will remain CFO through Dec. 1. Gladden’s first day at Mondelez International will be October 13, and he will work closely with Brearton to ensure a smooth transition. Most recently, Gladden was Senior Vice President and CFO of Dell, Inc. Previously, he was the president and CEO of SABIC Innovative Plastics, the successor company to General Electric Company’s Plastics business, after spending almost 20 years in senior financial and operational positions at GE. Brearton will assume his new position as EVP, Strategic Initiatives on Dec. 1. Brearton has been CFO of Mondelez International since it was launched in 2012. He was named CFO of Kraft Foods Inc. the prior year and helped to lead its successful division into two separate companies. Brearton began his career with the company in 1984 in his native Canada. Before being named CFO, he held a series of senior finance roles, including SVP, Finance at Kraft Foods International, and Corporate Controller.

Ultrasolar Technology announced the appointment of Lali Nathan as the CFO. Ms. Nathan brings experience as an Associate Director at Barclays Capital (London/Singapore/Mumbai), VP Finance at Calpine, CFO/VP Finance at US Biodiesel, Oski Energy, Simbol, and recently in the Solar Energy Space, Meridian Energy.

Freeman announced that Julio Ramirez has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of the company. Prior to joining Freeman, Ramirez was vice president and treasurer, global tax and strategic planning at Molson Coors Brewing Company. He was a former certified public accountant and served as an Audit and Consulting Partner with KPMG.

VeriStor Systems announced that Bob Necessary has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. He assumes the new role in addition to his current position as VeriStor Capital’s President and CEO. Necessary joined VeriStor in 2010 and has led the inception of VeriStor Capital as the division’s President and CEO. Prior to his positions at VeriStor, Necessary was President of Presidio Technology Capital following previous positions as Vice President of Finance and sales management for the company. Necessary also served in financial management roles for Memorex and in corporate banking for what is now Bank of America.

8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) announced the appointment of Mary Ellen Genovese as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Genovese replaces Dan Weirich who announced he will be stepping down after ten years of service to accept a position at a privately held company with a cloud service in the big data space. Mr. Weirich will remain in his role through Friday, October 31, 2014. Thereafter, he will continue as an employee with the Company in an advisory capacity through December 31, 2014 to facilitate a smooth transition. Ms. Genovese most recently served as 8×8’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources and, prior to that, was a consultant to the Company and an advisor to the Company’s Board of Directors Compensation Committee. Prior to joining 8×8, from 2008 to 2011, Ms. Genovese served as a consultant to a Fortune 50 global security. From 2004 through 2006, she was the CFO of Savi Technology. Prior to Savi, from 2000 to 2004, Ms. Genovese was Chief Financial Officer at Trimble Navigation. Between 1992 and 2000, Ms. Genovese worked at Trimble in a succession of other increasingly responsible executive positions, including vice president of finance, corporate controller, business unit controller and controller of manufacturing operations.

Aasonn, LLC announced that John Ciardiello has been named Chief Financial Officer. Previously John was CFO of Alma Lasers, Ltd. and has held senior financial roles with CorSolutions Medical, Inc. and Navigant Consulting.

Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT) announced that Donna Y. Hymel has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Partnership’s general partner. Ms. Hymel previously served as Controller and principal accounting officer of the Partnership’s general partner since March 2011. She has also served as Controller of Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc. (“OTA”) since January 2001. Mrs. Hymel joined OTA in April of 1995 as the Controller for Oiltanking Houston L.P. Since that time, she has served as Corporate Secretary and Treasurer for various OTA and Partnership entities. Prior to joining OTA, she worked at BDO USA, LLP from January 1988 to April 1995 as an audit manager. Jonathan Z. Ackerman has resigned as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Logicalis US Rich Pirrotta CFO

Logicalis announced the appointment of Rich Pirrotta to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the United States.

Lumos Networks Corp. (NASDAQ: LMOS) announced that it has appointed Johan G. Broekhuysen, currently Interim Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, to serve as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. He remains the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Broekhuysen joined the Company in November 2012 as Vice President and Corporate Controller and was appointed Chief Accounting Officer in January 2014 and interim Chief Financial Officer in March 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Broekhuysen was Senior Vice President, Assistant Treasurer and Corporate Controller of GlobalLogic, Inc., from 2009 to January 2012 and Vice President and Corporate Controller of GlobalLogic, Inc. from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Inc., Mr. Broekhuysen was Director, Financial Reporting and Consolidation of AOL, LLC, from 2007 to 2008 and Director, Service Revenue Accounting of AOL, LLC from 2004 to 2007.

B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV) announced the appointments of Joseph T. Lower as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of B/E Aerospace, Inc. and Michael F. Senft as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of KLX Inc. Mr. Lower will initially join B/E Aerospace as Vice President, Finance and be appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer upon the effectiveness of the separation of KLX Inc. from B/E Aerospace, Inc. Mr. Lower most recently was Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for The Boeing Company, where he spent the last twelve years. Prior to joining Boeing in 2002, among other finance positions, Mr. Lower spent 6 years with Credit Suisse in various investment banking roles including positions in Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Finance. Mr. Lower will be joining B/E Aerospace on November 1, 2014. Mr. Senft most recently was a Managing Director of Moelis & Company. He has been a member of the B/E Aerospace, Inc. Board of Directors since February 2012, a position he will cease to serve on the effective date of the separation of KLX Inc. from B/E Aerospace, Inc. Mr. Senft has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker, including prior roles as Global Head of Leveraged Finance at CIBC, and Global Co-Head of Leveraged Finance at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Senft has served on the Board of Directors of Moly Mines Ltd. and he served on the Board of Directors of Del Monte Foods.

Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) announced that former E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) CFO Gary Pfeiffer has joined the Solazyme Board of Directors. Mr. Pfeiffer has also joined Solazyme’s Audit Committee. Brad Wolfe

Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR) announced that Brad Wolfe has been named as the company’s CFO. Most recently, Wolfe spent most of the last 14 years with DCI Group and their related entities, a private equity and investment organization, where he served in consulting, office and executive finance and operational goals for the firm’s subsidiary and portfolio companies to promote their growth and profitability. Before that, he was CFO and EVP at AON Corporation. Asure’s previous CFO, Jennifer Crow, left in June.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) announced that Cary J. Claiborne, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), is leaving Sucampo to pursue other interests. Mr. Claiborne will continue in his current role through November 7, 2014.

Doral Financial Corporation appointed Nancy Reinhard as Acting Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Reinhard also remains the Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Ms. Reinhard initially joined the Company as Principal Accounting Officer in July 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Reinhard served as the Chief Accounting Officer of ING Bank, FSB from 2010 to June 2012 and was the Controller of ING Bank, FSB from 2007 to 2010. During 2007 Ms. Reinhard was Global Controller of the Equipment Services group of General Electric, and during 2006 and 2007 she was Controller of the Trailer Fleet Services and Modular Space group of General Electric. Ms. Reinhard served in various positions from 1995 to 2006 with Bank of America, N.A. (formerly MBNA America Bank, NA), including Financial Reporting Manager (2004 to 2006), Chief Accounting Officer of MBNA Spain (2002 to 2004), Regulatory Reporting Manager (2002) and SEC Reporting Manager (1996 to 2002). David E. Hooston, the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, was placed on paid administrative leave to attend to personal family issues unrelated to his functions as Chief Financial Officer or the financial matters of the Company.

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) announced the appointment of R. Bryan Riggsbee as executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. Jim Evans will continue in his role as Chief Financial Officer through the transition to Mr. Riggsbee. Mr. Riggsbee most recently served as the senior vice president, Corporate Finance at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings. Previously, he served in various finance positions of increasing responsibility at General Electric Company. Mr. Riggsbee began his career in the audit division of KPMG.

Sizmek Inc. (NASDAQ: SZMK) announced that it has appointed Ken Saunders as Chief Financial Officer. Saunders is currently a Partner at Black Dragon Capital, where he serves as CFO of two portfolio companies he helped establish: Fortress Risk Management and Payveris. Prior to those roles, he was CFO of BeyondTrust Software. Saunders joined BeyondTrust from Bazaarvoice, Inc. (NASDAQ: BV), where he became the company’s first CFO. Earlier in his career as CFO, Saunders helped lead Peregrine Systems, Inc., and he was also instrumental at Open Solutions, Inc. Saunders’ longest tenure was with a series of companies that ultimately merged into FICO, where he was CFO.

CFO Moves – week ending October 3, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Autodesk, Inc. GLG EMC Corporation VF Corporation CEC Entertainment, Inc. Mercer Munich Re NewLink Genetics Corporation Charles River Associates Graphic Packaging Holding Company Press … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending September 26, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Revlon Johnson Controls FinancialForce.com Omnicom Group Inc. State Compensation Insurance Fund Ventas, Inc. Willis Group Argan, Inc. LENSAR Inc. Airgain, Inc. Overture SUNZ Insurance … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending September 19, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Microsoft Corp. RadioShack Corporation Proformative AMD Arizona Coyotes Recyclebank Kadant Inc. OvaScience NOXXON Pharma Rowan Companies plc SRA International, Inc. RMG Networks Holding … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending September 12, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Coach, Inc. Baker Hughes Incorporated Avon Products, Inc. hhgregg Inc. The Dow Chemical Company Hanger, Inc. Summit Hotel Properties Recommind Cardinal Health Saia Inc. First … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending September 5, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Amazon.com, Inc. The Hershey Company DigitalGlobe Novotus Summit Healthcare REIT, Inc. Intevac, Inc. EXIGER Command Center, Inc. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Millennial Media Epizyme, … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending August 29, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Bacardi Limited HeartFlow, Inc. WiTricity ArborGen Atigeo Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC Centaur Guernsey L.P. Inc. MRV Communications … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending August 22, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Dropbox DISH Network VMware, Inc. DreamWorks Animation YapStone Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc. AXT, Inc. Highwoods Properties, Inc. Vector Capital Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending August 15, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Zoetis Inc. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Newell Rubbermaid Dollar General Corporation Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores LRES Cohu, Inc. Nuverra Environmental Solutions Energizer Holdings, Inc. … [Continue reading]