CFO Moves – week ending July 18, 2014

CFO Moves this week include:

The Western Union Company The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation dick clark productions
The Gymboree Corporation Corning Incorporated LTCG
LNB Bancorp, Inc. Alfresco Software Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Ultra Petroleum Corp. Jenne, Inc. Frank’s International N.V.
CTS Engines BookingPal Sensity Systems
John L. Scott Real Estate ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. Top Image Systems, Ltd
Repligen Corporation Iteris, Inc. Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
Meredian Inc. The Doe Fund American Fast Freight, Inc.
Zions Bancorporation Say Media Northern Trust

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The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) announced following an extensive global search, the appointment of Raj K. Agrawal as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Agrawal most recently served as Western Union Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer, after previously holding the position of President of Western Union Business Solutions from 2011 through 2013. Agrawal joined Western Union in 2006 as Treasurer and also has served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Western Union, Agrawal held senior financial roles at Deluxe Corporation and General Mills, and he began his career at General Motors and later the Chrysler Corporation.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that Chief Financial Officer Dick Henriques has decided to leave the foundation after four years of leadership. Jim Bromley, currently the foundation’s Managing Director, Financial Planning and Global Programs Operations, was announced as the new Chief Financial Officer. Bromley has held a variety of roles within the foundation’s finance and program operations teams and prior to joining the foundation in 2008 served as a consultant and the Executive Vice President and President of Nordstrom Inc. Catalog and Internet Divisions.Amy Thurlow

dick clark productions announced that Amy Thurlow, has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Thurlow most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales Strategy for TV Guide Network, a CBS/Lionsgate partnership, based in New York and Los Angeles. Prior to serving as CFO and EVP, she held several positions within the company, including Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Planning. Earlier in Thurlow’s career, she joined NBC Universal as Manager of Corporate Staff Finance in 1998 and worked her way up to Finance Director of Film and TV Distribution. She began her career at the General Electric Corporation.

The Gymboree Corporation announced that Evan Price gave notice of his resignation as the chief financial and principal accounting officer of the company. Lynda Gustafson has agreed to act as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Gustafson served as the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Controller from February 2005 through June 2014 and has been serving as a Senior Advisor to the Company since June 2014. Ms. Gustafson joined the Company in August 2001 as the Corporate Controller and was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Controller in February 2005. From January 2012 until January 2013, Ms. Gustafson also served as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer.

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) appointed Donald W. Blair, executive vice president and chief financial officer for NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), to Corning’s Board of Directors. Blair will serve on the board’s finance and audit committees. Blair has served as NIKE, Inc.’s CFO since 1999. Previously, he spent 14 years at PepsiCo, Inc. in a number of senior executive-level corporate and operating unit financial assignments, including CFO roles for PepsiCo Japan (based in Tokyo) and Pepsi-Cola International’s Asia Division (based in Hong Kong).

LTCG announced the appointment of Dean Miller as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining LTCG, Dean Miller served in various roles at AIG, including Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the global life operations and as the Chief Business and Finance Transformation Officer. Dean had previously worked for Swiss Re in senior leadership roles including Chief Executive Officer for their U.K. run-off life insurance segment and Chief Financial Officer of their global life insurance segment. He was also a partner at Ernst & Young.

LNB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNBB) announced that Gary J. Elek, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, informed the company of his decision to retire from his employment with the Company in early 2015. In connection with his retirement, Mr. Elek will step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective as of July 28, 2014, after which Mr. Elek will remain employed with the Company and transition the balance of his responsibilities over his remaining time until his planned retirement early next year. Effective July 28, 2014, the Company will appoint James H. Nicholson as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nicholson most recently served, from October 2013 to July 2014, as a Senior Financial Advisor for F.N.B. Corporation. From November 2009 to October 2013, Mr. Nicholson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PVF Capital Corp., prior to its acquisition by FNB. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Nicholson served as Regional President and Regional Operating Officer for Huntington National Bank.Bruce Felt

Alfresco Software welcomed Bruce Felt, a highly-regarded Silicon Valley CFO, to its Board. Felt is expected to lead Alfresco’s Audit Committee, a subcommittee of the Board that is responsible for the financial operations of the company. Most recently, he served in roles at Auction.com and SuccessFactors, Inc. Prior to Auction.com, Bruce spent six years as CFO at SuccessFactors, Inc. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Bruce was CFO of several other leading software companies including LANDesk Software, Integral Development Corp. and FullTime Software. He was also a founder, CFO and Director of Sales at Renaissance Software. Bruce currently serves as a Board Member of Hightail Inc. (formerly YouSendIt), Yodlee, and Answers.com.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced the appointment of Marshall D. (Mark) Smith as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for its subsidiary, California Resources Corporation. Following its separation from Occidental, California Resources Corporation will be an independent company. Mr. Smith was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ultra Petroleum. Mr. Smith served as Vice President of Upstream Business Development at Constellation Energy from 2004 to 2005. He was Vice President of Business Development at J.M. Huber Energy from 2002 to 2004, and Chief Financial Officer of Gulf Liquids, Inc., from 2001 to 2002.

Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) announced that its Board of Directors is promoting Garland R. Shaw to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2014, and that Marshall (Mark) D. Smith, the current Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is resigning to accept a new position at a larger company. Since joining Ultra Petroleum in 2006 as Corporate Controller, and was promoted to the executive leadership team as Vice President and Controller in 2013.

Jenne, Inc. announced that Anthony R. Grilli has joined the company as chief financial officer. Prior to joining Jenne, Tony served as director of financial reporting and analysis, North American Architectural Coatings for PPG Industries. He previously worked in finance and accounting positions with Penton Media, Premier Farnell Corporation and KPMG.

Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE: FI) appointed John Sinders as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Sinders succeeds Mark Margavio who is stepping down from the CFO position but will remain with the Company to assist in the transition of his responsibilities. Mr. Sinders joined the Company in 2013. In addition to the interim CFO role, he will continue as Executive Vice President, Administration. Mr. Sinders has over 25 years of experience working with management teams within the energy industry.

CTS Engines announced the hiring of Peter J. Iannone as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Iannone has held a numerous executive management positions in several industries.Stephen Ananias

BookingPal announced that Stephen Ananias has joined the team as Chief Operating Officer. Stephen joins the company from Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he served at Broadcom for more than 11 years in various finance positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Controller, Broadband Communications Group, a semiconductor division of Broadcom.

Sensity Systems announced the appointment of Phil Rehkemper as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, he was the CFO for API Technologies Corp. Previously, Rehkemper served on the management team for International Rectifier as its Vice President of Finance; was CFO and Vice President of Finance at Alliance Fiber Optic Products; and held finance executive positions at Calient Networks and Hewlett-Packard.Phil McBride

John L. Scott Real Estate announce that Chief Financial Officer, Phil McBride, has been appointed Chief Operations Officer. As the new Chief Operating Officer, McBride’s responsibility of the company’s finances will remain unchanged.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD) announced the appointment of Stephen Davis as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer. Mr. Davis most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Heron Therapeutics, Inc., which he joined in 2013. Previously, Mr. Davis served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Ardea Biosciences, Inc. from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining Ardea, Mr. Davis served in numerous executive roles at Neurogen Corporation from 1994 to 2010, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Davis currently serves on the Board of Directors of Heron Therapeutics and Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Top Image Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: TISA) announced that Lyron L. Bentovim, member of the TIS Board of Directors since 2008 and most recently serving as COO and CFO of nIT, has agreed to accept appointment to the CFO position to replace Gili Shalita, the company’s CFO since 2008, who will pursue other career opportunities. Mr. Bentovim will cease to be a member of the TIS Board of Directors and assume his position as CFO effective 1st August, 2014. Prior to his last position at nIT, Mr. Bentovim served as Managing Director and COO/CFO at Cabrillo Advisors and as COO/CFO for Sunrise Telecom Inc.  Prior to these position, for some years he held the position of Managing Director of Skiritai Capital LLC.

Repligen Corporation announced that Jon K. Snodgres has been named its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Snodgres joins Repligen from his CFO role at Maquet Cardiovascular. Mr. Snodgres previously spent eight years with Thermo Fisher Scientific where he was Vice President of Finance for the Laboratory Products Group. Mr. Snodgres joined Maquet Cardiovascular as CFO in 2009. Mr. Snodgres has also served as Vice President of Financial Operations for Newport Corporation. He began his career in finance at AlliedSignal/Honeywell International.

Iteris, Inc. (NYSE: ITI) announced that Chuck McBride has resigned from the position of vice president of finance and chief financial officer of the company. Mr. McBride served as the company’s CFO for seven months, from his original appointment in December 2013. Craig Christensen has agreed to assume the role of interim CFO. Mr. Christensen has served as the company’s vice president and controller since April 2012. Prior to joining Iteris, Christensen served as the corporate controller and director of finance and accounting at SM&A, from 2007 through April 2012.

Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE: BTN) announced that Nathan D. Legband has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective September 2, 2014. Mr. Legband, who has served as Corporate Controller for Ballantyne Strong since June 2012, will replace Mary A. Carstens, who will be retiring on September 2, 2014. Mr. Legband joined Ballantyne Strong as Corporate Controller in June 2012. Prior to joining Ballantyne Strong, Mr. Legband served in a number of finance department positions for West Corporation from 2008-2012.

Meredian Inc. announced that John A. Dowdy, III has joined their team as the newly appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Meredian team, Dowdy served in various financial and accounting positions at Yandex. During his tenure at Yandex, Dowdy was the Chief Accounting Officer from January 2008 until April 2012 and the Vice President of Finance for its international business from April 2012-2014.

The Doe Fund announced the appointment of Ernest L. Duncan, Jr.to the post of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Duncan most recently served as Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the Vera Institute of Justice with previous tenures at the Museum of African American History in Detroit and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Mr. Duncan joins The Doe Fund in August 2014.

American Fast Freight, Inc. announced that Debra L. Lorge will join the Company as a Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Ms. Lorge worked for a numbers of years for Ernst & Young Seattle, King Broadcasting Company and as the CFO for National Mobile Television.

Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION) today announced that Edward F. Murphy has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Murphy served as Chief Financial Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Executive Vice President of its Corporate Group from 2005 through 2013. He had previously served as Executive Vice President and CFO of the retail division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2002 through 2004, and in several positions with JPMorgan & Co. from 1983 through 2002, including as Chief Operating Officer of its Asia Pacific Region, and five years as the firm’s Global Audit Director.

Say Media announced Dianne Dubois has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Dubois has been a consulting CFO for the past 4 years, working with a variety of emerging and medium-size growth businesses in the technology, media, cleantech and biotech sectors. She has also been the CFO/COO of Olivia, CFO at Looksmart and eTrade North America, and has held senior finance positions at Disney, WellPoint, and PIMCO.

Northern Trust (NASDAQ: NTRS) announced that Michael G. O’Grady, Chief Financial Officer, will become President of Corporate & Institutional Services. S. Biff Bowman, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, will be named Chief Financial Officer.

CFO Moves – week ending July 11, 2014

CFO Moves this week include:

Baxter International Inc.

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.

LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C.

Cornerstone OnDemand Inc.

Healthx

PAR Technology Corporation

Compass Minerals

Leucadia National Corporation

ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Inland American Lodging Group, Inc.

Gill Holding Company, Inc.

Smartling

Capnia, Inc.

CommonWealth REIT

American Realty Capital Global Trust, Inc.

PCCI

Fiksu

Saia, Inc.

Essence

Arch Therapeutics, Inc.

Gulfport Energy Corporation

DomiKnow

Global Eagle Entertainment

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana

OFS Capital Corporation

Cosi, Inc.

 

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Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced that upon completion of the tax-free distribution of the company’s biopharmaceuticals business, Robert J. Hombach, currently chief financial officer for Baxter International Inc., will be appointed chief financial officer and will assume additional operational responsibilities for the independent biopharmaceuticals company. James K. Saccaro will rejoin Baxter August 4, 2014, and will assume the role of chief financial officer of Baxter International Inc., following completion of the transaction in 2015. Hombach joined Baxter in 1989 and has served in a number of finance positions with increasing responsibility in financial planning, manufacturing, operations and treasury. Prior to assuming his current role in 2010, he served as corporate vice president and treasurer. Hombach also served as vice president of finance, Europe, and vice president of corporate planning, where he led several enterprise-wide initiatives and served as a member of the Baxter strategy team. Saccaro joined Baxter in 2002 and held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in both finance and operations for the company’s Medical Products and BioScience businesses. He was elected corporate vice president and treasurer in 2011. Saccaro rejoins Baxter from Hill-Rom Corporation, where he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to joining Baxter, Saccaro started his career with the Walt Disney Company in strategic planning.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. announced that Jay Saccaro, Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, informed the Corporation that he was resigning to accept a position with his previous employer, Baxter International, as CFO-designate of the post-spin-off company. Mr. Saccaro ceased to be the principal financial officer of the Corporation. Michael Macek, the Vice President and Treasurer of the Corporation, assumed the additional duties of Interim Chief Financial Officer and become the principal financial officer of the Corporation pending the search for Mr. Saccaro’s replacement. Mr. Macek was elected Treasurer in March 2011. Prior to such date, he held the position of Executive Director, Treasury for Hill-Rom since 2008, and a series of financial positions with Hill-Rom since 2005. He also served as the Corporation’s Interim Chief Financial Officer from July 2013 through December 2013.

LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C. announced it has named Philip S. LeJeune as its Chief Financial Officer to replace John Newman who retired after serving as LLOG’s CFO for the last eleven years. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President, Planning & Budgeting at LLOG. During his seventeen years with LLOG, LeJeune has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the marketing, production accounting, A&D, planning and finance departments. Kristina Salen

Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) announced that Kristina Salen, chief financial officer of online marketplace Etsy, has been elected to Cornerstone OnDemand’s board of directors. Salen has served as chief financial officer of Etsy, an online marketplace, since January 2013. From January 2006 to January 2013, Salen served in several roles at Fidelity Investments.

Healthx announced the appointment of Kathy Kinder as Healthx Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Kinder was the chief financial officer and senior vice president for Consona Corporation, now Aptean.

PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR) announced that John S. Barsanti has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Barsanti is currently Chief Operating Officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse New York. Prior to that Mr. Barsanti held the roles of President of Crane Merchandising Systems, a business segment of Crane Co., and also was Chief Financial Officer of Carlisle Companies Incorporated. During his professional career Mr. Barsanti also held additional positions within Carrier Corporation, in investment management and as a business entrepreneur. Additionally, Mr. Barsanti, who qualifies as a financial expert, was named Chairman of the Audit Committee of PAR’s Board, and will be the presiding director of non-management and independent directors. Mr. Barsanti will also serve as a member of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee.

Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP) announced today that Rodney Underdown, Chief Financial Officer, will depart the company on December 31, 2014, to pursue other professional interests.

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK) announced that, effective September 1, 2014, Teresa S. Gendron will become Leucadia’s Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Joseph A. Orlando, who is retiring then for health reasons. Ms. Gendron was most recently the Vice President and Controller of Gannett Co., Inc., in which role she was Gannett’s Chief Accounting Officer from 2011. Previously, Ms. Gendron held the same position of Vice President and Controller at NII Holdings, Inc., which she joined as its Finance Director in 1998. Ms. Gendron began her career in accounting at KPMG LLC, which she joined in 1991.

ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: CTRV) announced that William Hornung has joined the Company as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to becoming CFO at ContraVir, Mr. Hornung held positions of increasing responsibility with PTC Therapeutics Inc., most recently serving as Vice President of Finance. Mr. Hornung also held positions of increasing responsibility with Elan Pharmaceuticals (formerly The Liposome Company) from 1998 through 2002.

Inland American Lodging Group, Inc. (IALG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc., announced that Andrew J. Welch has joined the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously, Mr. Welch was employed by FelCor Lodging Trust from 1998 through 2013, including as its executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2006 to 2013. Prior to joining FelCor, he served as vice president and treasurer of Bristol Hotel Company from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Welch has also held investment banking positions with Bank of America, N.A. and Citibank, N.A.

Gill Holding Company, Inc. announced that J. Timothy Gargaro has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Tim was Chief Financial Officer of Constellation Enterprises, LLC. Tim began his global career at Lear Corporation, holding several senior positions in finance. From there he served as Chief Financial Officer of Delco Remy International. Tim had CFO stints at JL French Automotive, Exide Technologies and Oxford Automotive, Inc.

Smartling announced the appointment of Adi Dehejia as chief financial officer (CFO). Prior to joining Smartling, Dehejia was the CFO for Rhapsody International Inc. Before Rhapsody, Dehejia was a managing director at private equity investment firm Sandler Capital Management. He has also held leadership positions at AirTouch Communications Inc., Hellman & Friedman and Dillon Read & Co.

Capnia, Inc. announced the appointment of David O’Toole as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Capnia, Mr. O’Toole served as Chief Financial Officer at Codexis, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, Response Genetics, Inc. from 2010 to 2012, and Abraxis BioScience, Inc. from 2008 to 2009. Prior to his Chief Financial Officer experience, David spent 16 years with the accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP, including 12 years as a partner.

CommonWealth REIT (NYSE: CWH) announced the appointment of Adam Markman as CommonWealth REIT’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Markman served as Managing Director of Green Street Advisors, Inc., where he worked from 1994 to 2014. Mr. Markman has also served as a real estate consultant at Kenneth Leventhal & Co. Mr. Markman was a member of Green Street’s Board of Directors, and currently sits on Mark IV Capital’s Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of U.C. Irvine’s Center for Real Estate. 

American Realty Capital Global Trust, Inc. announced that Patrick J. Goulding has been named Chief Financial Officer to succeed Nicholas Radesca. Mr. Goulding joins ARC Global from Morgan Stanley, where he most recently served as a managing director and global head of portfolio management for Morgan Stanley’s real estate platform. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2010, Mr. Goulding served as managing director at Strategic Value Partners.

PCCI announced the appointment of Jarred Mayrosh as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mayrosh joins PCCI from ORIX Americas. He held prior positions at ORIX as head of alternative investments in ORIX Capital Markets and global investments in ORIX Real Estate Capital. He most recently served as Managing Director in corporate development. Prior to ORIX, Mr. Mayrosh worked at Lehman Brothers in the investment banking group focused on M&A and corporate finance in the technology and industrial sectors.

Fiksu announced it has hired Ken Goldman to be the company’s first Chief Financial Officer. Ken joins Fiksu from Black Duck Software. Goldman was SVP and CFO at Salary.com from 2006 through 2008. Earlier in his career, Goldman held executive positions as Chief Financial Officer at Lodestar Corporation, Student Advantage, MediaMap, Shoplink.com, Liberty International Holdings, and Goldweitz & Company.

Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced that Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) James Darby plans to retire after a distinguished career spanning more than 30 years, including the past 14 years with Saia.Joe Tomasulo

Essence announced the hiring of Joseph Tomasulo as its global chief financial officer, and the promotion of Mark Nancarrow to global chief operating officer. Previously, Tomasulo was the global CFO for the digital agencies within Publicis Groupe, including DigitasLBi and Razorfish. Nancarrow joined Essence as CFO in 2010 and, in 2013, took on additional duties as COO. With more than 30 years of experience, Nancarrow has worked at myriad companies, including HSBC, where he ran its credit card business in the United Kingdom, and Egg, of which he was the CEO.

Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC: ARTH) has appointed Richard Davis as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Davis, who has worked as a consultant at Arch since April. The Company’s current Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Alan Barber, has resigned from his position and has become an advisor to the Company. Most recently, Mr. Davis has been an advisor to small and mid-size companies assisting them in their accounting, financial reporting, investor and banking needs. Prior to that, he was President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at NMT Medical, Inc. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Q-Peak, Inc. Earlier, he worked in a variety of senior level positions at the Coleman Company, The TJX Companies, Inc. and Wang Laboratories.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR) announced that Aaron Gaydosik has been appointed to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Gaydosik served as Vice President of Finance at Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. Prior to joining Kodiak, Mr. Gaydosik served as a Director in the Oil and Gas Group at Credit Suisse. His prior investment banking experience also includes two years in the energy group at Wachovia Securities.

DomiKnow (OTC: DMNO) announced the hiring of Mark White as CFO. Prior to joining DomiKnow, Mr. White was involved in a number of technology, alternative energy, and consumer goods companies including: President of Glen Arbor, Inc., President of Clean America Energy, Inc., Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hirsh Industries, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Design House.

Global Eagle Entertainment (NASDAQ: ENT) announced that it has appointed Dave Davis as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. A veteran of Northwest Airlines and US Airways, Davis was previously the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE). Before his appointment as CEO, Davis served as GEE’s Chief Operating Officer since January 2014, Chief Financial Officer since January 2013, and a board member of Row 44 since 2011. Davis spent a total of nearly nine years at Northwest Airlines, ultimately as EVP and Chief Financial Officer. Other positions held by Davis have included Senior Managing Director of Perseus LLC, Partner and Co-Founder of Bearpath Capital LLC and Chief Financial Officer of Kraton Polymers and US Airways. Davis will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer until after the filing of GEE’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter, at which time Mike Zemetra, currently SVP Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, will be appointed acting CFO.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HFBL) the holding company for Home Federal Bank (“Home Federal” or “HFB”), announced the appointment of Glen Brown as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Home Federal. Most recently, he served 17 years as Vice President and Controller for Teche Federal Bank in New Iberia, Louisiana, the wholly owned subsidiary of Teche Holding Company. Prior to joining Teche, Mr. Brown spent 19 years in various accounting and finance roles with First Federal Bank in Lake Charles, Louisiana. As part of the on-going transition plan reported in December 2012, the Company’s long-time Executive Vice President and CFO, Clyde Patterson will assist Mr. Brown in the transition and continue as Treasurer of the Company until retirement which is targeted for December 31, 2017.

OFS Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: OFS) announced that Jeffrey Cerny has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Cerny has served as a member of the Investment Committee of the external advisor since 2010 and replaces Robert Palmer, who has resigned from his positions as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Cerny joined OFS Management in 1999 and has been part of its leadership group since 2000. He has been actively involved in the investing and corporate activities of the firm. Prior to that, Mr. Cerny held various positions at Sanwa Business Credit Corporation, American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago and Charter Bank Group, a multi-bank holding company.

Cosi, Inc. (NASDAQ:  COSI) announced that it has hired Scott Carlock as Chief Financial Officer. Carlock joins Cosi from quick-service restaurant leader Yum! Brands, Inc. where he has been employed for the past 13 years.  He has held several senior finance and accounting roles with Yum! Brands, including Senior Manager of Finance for KFC US, Business Unit Controller and Senior Manager of KFC and Long John Silver, Associate Manager of SEC Reporting, and most recently, Tax Controller and Director. Carlock will replace Bill Koziel, Cosi’s current CFO.  Prior to joining Yum! Brands, Inc., Mr. Carlock served as Corporate Controller of PrintCafe, Inc. From October 1993 to November 2000, Mr. Carlock served in several finance and accounting roles with Mellon Financial Corporation, most recently as Vice President Controller of its eCommerce Group.  From September 1990 to October 1993, Mr. Carlock served as an auditor for KPMG, LLP.

CFO Moves – week ending July 4, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Twitter, Inc. Autodesk, Inc. Salesforce.com Cooper Tire & Rubber Company American Express Global Business Travel Bank of Bird-in-Hand Silicor Materials, Inc. Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. j2 … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending June 27, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Genpact Limited RTI International Metals, Inc. Groupon, Inc. Hillenbrand, Inc. Kolltan Pharmaceuticals Ruby Tuesday, Inc. Greenbelt Resources Corporation Health Care REIT, Inc. PIXIA … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending June 20, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Toys“R”Us, Inc. BDO USA, LLP American Apparel, Inc. Charter Communications, Inc. Diebold, Incorporated InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. OpenDNS Cal Dive International, Inc. GTIS Partners LP … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending June 13, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Amgen 3M PPL Corporation The Hartford B/E Aerospace Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. Rent-A-Center, Inc. Syros Pharmaceuticals Mattress Firm Holding Corp. Cinedigm Patterson Companies, Inc. … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending June 6, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Ulta Beauty A.T. Kearney Gartner, Inc. Visa Inc. MAXIMUS Bridge Growth Partners, LLC Intersect ENT, Inc. Unwired Planet CALIBRE Systems, Inc. Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Proteus … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending May 30, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Vendavo LoJack Corporation dELiA*s, Inc. Untangle, Inc. TIER REIT, Inc. BIND Therapeutics, Inc. Kyruus Patent Properties, Inc. Polycom, Inc. Travel Channel Heatwurx, Inc. American … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending May 23, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: Kodak Wynn Resorts, Limited Celgene Corporation Career Education Corporation Neos Therapeutics, Inc. Novatel Wireless, Inc. Civergy, Inc. Kony, Inc. Harvest Power ZaZa Energy Corporation … [Continue reading]

CFO Moves – week ending May 16, 2014

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CFO Moves this week include: The Carlyle Group L.P. NASDAQ OMX Lexmark International, Inc. Equifax Inc. Blyth, Inc. Greif Rogers Corporation Northrim BanCorp, Inc. Silicon Image Visible Measures United Online, Inc. … [Continue reading]