CFO Moves this week include:
|Ping Identity||iRobot Corp.||Natus Medical Incorporated|
|Intersil Corporation||Venari Resources LLC||Vail Resorts|
|Amedica Corporation||charming charlie||Ulta Beauty|
|Cablevision Systems Corporation||Hancock Fabrics, Inc.||Callidus Software Inc.|
|ROBLOX||CRGT Inc.||Quest Diagnostics|
|MicroTech||Flotek Industries, Inc.||Merchant Cash and Capital, LLC|
|Twin-Star International||First Choice Emergency Room||Angie’s List, Inc.|
|The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.||The Detroit Symphony Orchestra||MagicalButter.com|
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Ping Identity announced the addition of Michael J. Sullivan as chief financial officer (CFO). Sullivan recently served as executive vice president and CFO of IHS, Inc. Prior to IHS, Sullivan served as the director of financial planning and analysis for Coors Brewing Company. Sullivan spent ten years as senior manager of the M&A transaction support and audit practice for Price Waterhouse, LLP.
iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) announced the appointment of Alison Dean as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to joining iRobot, she held several senior positions at 3Com Corporation, most recently as corporate controller. Dean succeeds John Leahy, who is stepping down after four years to join a late-stage private company.
Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ: BABY) announced it has named Jonathan Kennedy, former Chief Financial Officer of Intersil Corporation, to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kennedy has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intersil Corporation since April 2009. Prior to that, he was Intersil’s Corporate Controller since 2005 and Director of Finance since 2004. Before joining Intersil, Mr. Kennedy held management roles in Finance and IT with Alcon, Inc. and Harris Corporation. Mr. Kennedy is expected to join Natus on April 8, 2013. At that time he will assume the CFO role currently held by Steven J. Murphy, who will remain with the Company as Vice President Finance, a position he has held since 2003.
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced that Jonathan Kennedy, Intersil’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the company to pursue another opportunity outside of the semiconductor industry. Mercedes Johnson will join the management team as interim CFO. Ms. Johnson, an Intersil director since August 2005, was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Avago Technologies from November 2005 until her retirement in August 2008. Prior to that, she worked for Lam Research Corporation, serving as its senior vice president of finance from June 2004 to January 2005 and its chief financial officer from April 1997 to May 2004. She has served as a member of the board of directors of Micron Technology, Inc. since June 2005 and has served as a member of the board of directors of Juniper Networks since May 2011. Ms. Johnson also served on the board of directors for Storage Technology Corporation from January 2004 to August 2005 when the company was sold to Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Venari Resources LLC announced the appointment of Bruce W. Busmire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Busmire recently joined Venari from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation where he initially started in 2006 as their Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. In 2008, he was appointed Vice President of Finance, Treasurer. Mr. Busmire also served as Vice President of Investor Relations for Ocean Energy. In the first 20 years of his career, he held various positions of increased responsibility in accounting and senior management at Amoco Corporation.
Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) announced the appointment of Michael Barkin to the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company. Mr. Barkin joined the Company on July 30, 2012 as vice president of strategy and development. Prior to joining Vail Resorts, Mr. Barkin was a principal at KRG Capital Partners, where he was a member of the investment team since 2006. Prior to KRG, he worked at Bain Capital Partners and Bain & Company.
Amedica Corporation announced that Karl Farnsworth has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer with Energy Solutions, Inc. Prior to joining Amedica, Mr. Farnsworth served as CFO for Alcan Products Corporation, part of Alcan Inc., which was acquired by Rio Tinto Corporation in 2007. Additionally, Mr. Farnsworth was appointed and served as a Director on the following corporate boards: Alcan Cable (Canada), Inc.; Stabiloy De (Mexico); EPA Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong); APC Holding Corporation (USA); and, Alcan (Tianjin) Alloy Products Corporation (China).
charming charlie announced that Tom Fitzgerald has joined the company as EVP, CAO and CFO. Tom most recently was the CAO of Sears Canada. Prior to his role at Sears Canada, Tom held several leadership positions at Liz Claiborne, Inc., was COO of Bath & Body Works, and spent the first 16 years of his career at PepsiCo.
Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) announced the appointment of Scott Settersten as Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary. Mr. Settersten has been Acting Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary since October 2012. He previously served as Vice President of Accounting since 2010. He joined Ulta Beauty in January 2005 as Director of Financial Reporting.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) announced the appointment of Gregg Seibert to vice chairman. In addition to this new leadership position, he will continue to serve as the company’s chief financial officer. Before joining Cablevision in 2009, Mr. Seibert spent two decades at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Seibert’s last position prior to joining Cablevision was senior vice president and vice chairman of Merrill Lynch, which he joined in 1989 as a managing director and head of the Global Media Group.
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (OTC: HKFI) announced that James B. Brown has joined Hancock Fabrics as Executive Vice President and CFO. Prior to joining Hancock, James was employed by Fred’s, Inc., where he served as Senior Vice President, Finance from November 2011 to March 2013, being promoted from his earlier positions of Vice President, Planning and Analysis which he held from June 2008 to November 2011 and Assistant Controller, which he held from February 2006 to May 2008.
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD) announced that Chief Financial Officer Ron Fior will be departing the Company. Mr. Fior will remain with the Company through July 31, 2013, to help ensure a smooth transition. Scott Baumgartner, the Company’s Vice President of Finance, will assume the role of interim Chief Financial Officer.
CRGT Inc. announced the appointment of Chuck Cosgrove as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Cosgrove was previously the CFO of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, and has held senior positions with several government-focused services companies, including KBR, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) and Planning Research Corporation.
Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) announced that Robert A. Hagemann , Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, plans to leave the company at the end of May 2013.
MicroTech has hired Lynn Wasylina as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Before signing on with MicroTech as CFO, Wasylina worked as the Corporate Controller for PAE, a private government contractor. Prior to that, as the Director of Finance, Accounting, Policy & Governance at BAE Systems. Her previous CFO roles include PAC, an IT consulting and staffing business, and the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles County.
Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) announced the appointment of H. Richard Walton as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Walton, named as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer in February, has spent his entire career in public accounting spanning over three decades, including 20 years as an audit partner in the Houston office of KPMG.
Merchant Cash and Capital, LLC announced the hiring of Jeffrey Beckwith to serve as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Beckwith was most recently with The Patriot Group, LLC where he was Head of Asset Funding Solutions and Senior Portfolio Manager. He began his career in finance with the Asset Backed Finance Group at Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc.
Twin-Star International has hired Peter Harper as chief financial officer, a new position at the company. He was most recently CFO at Ironshore Insurance Co. and CFO and treasurer of Scottsdale Insurance Co. and Suntron Corp.
First Choice Emergency Room announced Tim Fielding as the new Chief Financial Officer. Fielding previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Pacific Interpreters Incorporated. Fielding’s prior experience also includes serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Solis Women’s Health as well as at Snelling Staffing Services. Additionally, he was the Chief Accounting Officer at Wyndham International for over 10 years.
Angie’s List, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) announced today that Robert R. Millard will step down as Chief Financial Officer at the end of this quarter and will remain an employee through June 28, 2013. Charles Hundt, the Company’s Controller, will assume the role of interim Chief Financial Officer during the transition period and will work with Mr. Millard to ensure a smooth transition. Mr. Hundt has served as the Company’s Controller since August 2007.
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced that Robert Q. Reilly will succeed Richard J. Johnson as chief financial officer. Reilly has led PNC’s Asset Management Group (AMG), which includes its Wealth Management, Capitol Advisors and Hawthorn asset management units, since 2005. He will assume his new position upon the retirement of Johnson, who has announced his plan to leave PNC in the third quarter. Reilly joined PNC Bank in 1987 and has held numerous management positions in investment and commercial banking, including serving as executive vice president for PNC’s Corporate Banking business. Prior to assuming his current role, Reilly was deputy head of PNC Advisors. Reilly serves on the board of directors for RAF Industries, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Delaware Valley Community Reinvestment Fund Investment Committee.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra announced the recruitment of Linda Lutz as Chief Financial Officer. Lutz was previously the Finance Director at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. From 1989-1991, Lutz served as Senior Financial Analyst at Compuware before becoming Controller (and later Chief Financial Officer) of Galco Industrial Electronics. Lutz was named Manager of Business Practices at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit in 1999 and was promoted to Associate Director of Finance and then Finance Director, a position she’s held since 2004.
MagicalButter.com announced that Nick Ruggeri will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. Nick was most recently a partner in a large regional Certified Public Accounting firm for over 15 years.