CFO Moves – week ending July 25, 2014

CFO Moves this week include:

Rite Aid Corporation Roundy’s, Inc. Music In Schools Today
NJOY xMatters, inc. Extended Stay America, Inc.
TVGN eASIC Corporation Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
Athene Holding Ltd. Invacare Corporation NEWSCYCLE Solutions
AuraSense Therapeutics Gigamon Inc. Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Zynex, Inc. VIA Motors MuleSoft
EZCORP, Inc. Layne Christensen Company BSQUARE Corporation
Life Time Fitness, Inc. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Digital First Media
Infogroup

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Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced that Darren Karst is joining Rite Aid as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Aug. 20. Karst succeeds Frank Vitrano, who has announced he will retire in September, 2015. Until then, Vitrano retains the chief administrative officer responsibilities. Karst joins Rite Aid from Roundy’s, Inc. where he has been the executive vice president, chief financial officer and assistant secretary since 2002. Prior to that, Karst was a partner at the Yucaipa Companies, a private equity investment firm. He also held executive financial positions within several Yucaipa portfolio companies, including Chicago-based Dominick’s, where he served as the chief financial officer and a director.

Roundy’s, Inc. (NYSE: RNDY) announced that Darren Karst, Roundy’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be leaving the company to join Rite Aid Corporation as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Karst will remain with Roundy’s through August 9, 2014. Michael Turzenski, currently Roundy’s Group Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, has been appointed Group Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Karst has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 2002. Mr. Turzenski has served as Group Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer since February 2012. Mr. Turzenski joined Roundy’s in 2007 as Vice President, Controller.

Music In Schools Today (MUST) announced the appointment of Arista Networks chief financial officer Kelyn Brannon as board chair. Brannon is a 20-year veteran in financial services and former CFO of Amazon’s international division. MUST is also proud to announce that their newest board member, Steve DiNardo, vice president of sales and market manager for Entercom Communications in San Francisco, is taking on the role of CFO.

NJOY announced the appointment of John Bax as the company’s chief financial officer (CFO). Mr. Bax was most recently the CFO of LivingSocial. Prior to LivingSocial, he was the CFO of RecycleBank. He also served as Vice President of Planning and Analysis for Wal-Mart Stores and CFO of Walmart.com.

xMatters, inc. announced the appointment of Mark Westover as chief financial officer (CFO). Prior to joining xMatters, Westover served as senior vice president of corporate development and finance at LiveOps. He also served as vice president of corporate development at Sybase, which went on to be acquired by SAP.

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE: STAY) announced that Peter Crage, Chief Financial Officer since 2011, has notified the Company of his intentions to leave for personal reasons as of July 31, 2014. Jonathan Halkyard has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2014. Mr. Halkyard will continue in his current role as Chief Operating Officer during this interim period. Mr. Halkyard has been with STAY for nearly a year and served as the Chief Financial Officer of both NV Energy and Caesars Entertainment Corporation prior to his arrival. Debra Wichser

TVGN, a CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) partnership, announced thatDebra Wichser has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Wichser served as Vice President, Corporate Development for CBS Corporation in New York. Previously at CBS, Wichser served as Vice President, Investor Relations. Prior to CBS, Wichser was Director, Investor Relations for Viacom. Earlier in her career, she worked as an associate at Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking division. She also held strategic analyst positions at 20th Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company.

eASIC Corporation announced the appointment of Richard Deranleau as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Deranleau was recently SVP, Finance and CFO for a North American operating company of Fujitsu, Ltd. and was previously CFO of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Mr. Deranleau was also Vice President of Finance at Polycom, Inc.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA) announced that Dirk Montgomery, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January of 2013, has accepted a position with a healthcare-related company based in Florida. Mr. Montgomery has agreed to remain through the end of the summer. Randy Pearce, a member of Ascena’s Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit Committee, and former Chief Financial Officer of Regis Corporation from 1998 to 2011, will increase his involvement in the stewardship of the Company’s finance department during the transition.

Athene Holding Ltd.announced it has promoted Brenda Cushing to Chief Financial Officer of Athene. Ms. Cushing assumes the role held by David Johnson, who is stepping down as CFO of Athene to accept a position as CFO of a public company located closer to his home and family in Washington D.C. Ms. Cushing currently serves as CFO of Athene USA, a role she has held since Athene’s acquisition of Aviva USA in 2013. Ms. Cushing served as CFO of Aviva USA prior to its acquisition by Athene and also held senior finance roles within AmerUs, a publicly traded company which was acquired by Aviva PLC in 2006. Mr. Johnson will continue his service as CFO of Athene until August 20, 2014, when Ms. Cushing will assume his responsibilities.

Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) announced that Robert K. Gudbranson, Invacare’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been named interim President and Chief Executive Officer, while retaining his role as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gudbranson has served as Invacare’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Gudbranson was Vice President of Strategic Planning and Acquisitions for Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining Lincoln Electric, he held various financial roles of increasing responsibility for Invacare including: Director, Business Development and Investor Relations; Assistant Treasurer; and European Finance Director.

NEWSCYCLE Solutions announced the appointment of Lynn Danko as its new chief financial officer. Danko joins the NEWSCYCLE executive team from Ecolab, Inc. where she served as vice president of finance for technology. She held the role of CFO at Amcom Software, and spent over seven years with Lawson Software. Danko served in various finance leadership roles at Lawson, including international controller in Stockholm, Sweden and leading global strategic planning in St. Paul, MN.

AuraSense Therapeutics announced that David Snyder has joined AuraSense Therapeutics’ executive leadership team as chief financial officer. Prior to joining AuraSense Therapeutics, Mr. Snyder was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cellular Dynamics International Inc. He previously served as senior vice president of finance, site vice president and chief financial officer of Roche NimbleGen from 2007 to 2008. From 2006 to 2007, he served as vice president and chief financial officer of NimbleGen Systems, Inc. Prior to NimbleGen, Mr. Snyder held various leadership positions in software, real estate, and diversified manufacturing industries. He has served as a director of Invenra, Inc. since 2012. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of Ottawa University since 2012.

Gigamon Inc. (NYSE: GIMO) announced the appointment of Mike Burns as chief financial officer. Before joining Gigamon, Burns served as chief financial officer of Volterra Semiconductor.  Prior to Volterra, Burns spent fifteen years at Intel Corporation where he held several senior financial positions.

Hunt Consolidated, Inc. announced the addition of Brant Meleski as the new Chief Financial Officer of Hunt Utility Services.  Mr. Meleski will also serve as the Chief Financial Officer of InfraREIT, LLC. Brant Meleski comes to Hunt Utility Services from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), where he served as Managing Director of Energy and Power Investment Banking. Brant has extensive experience working with Hunt and its affiliates on its power and infrastructure growth ambitions.  Meleski will be succeeding Greg Wilks, who will now serve as CFO of Sharyland Utilities, L.P. Meleski will join in early September.

Zynex, Inc. (OTC: ZYXI) announced the appointment of Brian Alleman as its new chief financial officer. Mr. Alleman most recently served as managing director at Alleman & Associates. Anthony Scalese, serving CFO of Zynex, has resigned to pursue other opportunities.

VIA Motors announced that it has appointed Wayne Oliver, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this appointment, Oliver served as former CFO & VP Administration of Minth Americas. Prior to Minth, Mr. Oliver was CFO & VP Business Systems at Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Inc. Mr. Oliver also served as VP Operations Finance for Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc.

MuleSoft announced that it has appointed Steve Collins to its board of directors. Steve comes to MuleSoft from his previous role as CFO of ExactTarget. Prior to ExactTarget, he served as senior vice president and CFO of NAVTEQ Corporation. He has also held financial leadership positions at The Walt Disney Company, co-founded a technology-focused venture capital firm, and is an acting board member for several leading technology-focused startups.

EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ: EZPW) announced that Mark Kuchenrither, Chief Financial Officer of EZCORP, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer and President Mr. Kuchenrither will remain Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kuchenrither joined EZCORP as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development in March 2010. In May 2012, Mark was promoted to Executive Vice President and in October of the same year, he assumed the additional role of Chief Financial Officer. He recently assumed operational responsibility for EZCORP’s Financial Services business. Prior to joining EZCORP, Mark served as Vice President of Operations for private equity firm Sun Capital Partners where he was responsible for overseeing 10 portfolio companies with an emphasis on profit improvement. Mark has also held executive leadership positions at Arch Aluminum & Glass Co. and Peavey Electronics Corporation.

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) announced that Andrew Atchison has been named Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2014. Mr. Atchison will succeed James R. Easter, who resigned from Layne effective August 1, 2014 to pursue other interests. Mr. Atchison returns to Layne after having served as Controller from 1997 to June 2012, and assisting with various accounting functions during the Company’s relocation to The Woodlands until July 2013. Since that time, Mr. Atchison has provided financial and accounting consulting services to other companies. Prior to joining Layne, Mr. Atchison had a 12-year career at Deloitte and Touche.

BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR) announced that Scott C. Mahan, Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer, has tendered his resignation, effective August 15, 2014, in order to accept a position with another company.

Life Time Fitness, Inc. appointed Eric J. Buss to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Buss was previously appointed Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective March 2, 2014.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. announced that Corey Whitely, currently Executive Vice President, Administration, Treasurer and interim Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Corey Whitely joined the Company in 1988 and has previously served as Executive Vice President, Operations since October 2007 and Executive Vice President of our subsidiary, Ethan Allen Operations, Inc., since 2005.

Digital First Media announced Barbara Bennett, Chief Financial Officer of Digital First Media, is leaving the company at the end of the month. SVP and Chief Accounting Officer, Michael Koren, who has been with the Company and MediaNews Group since 2001, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to being appointed SVP & CAO of the company, Michael Koren was VP and Controller since joining the company. Prior to MediaNews Group, Michael spent the first 11 years of his career with the CPA firm Ernst & Young.

Infogroup announced John Hofmann was named to its executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Hofmann comes to Infogroup from Silver Lake Sumeru. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Hofmann was Vice President at GTCR Golder Rauner. Previously, Hofmann was at McKinsey & Company. He also served on the boards of Syniverse Technologies, Medseek and National Processing Company.

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

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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 … [Continue reading]

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]