CFO Moves this week include:
|Planview||Persado||CC Media Holdings, Inc.|
|LHP Hospital Group, Inc.||Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC||Sabtech|
|CALIBRE Systems, Inc.||General Cable Corporation||Girl Scouts of the USA|
|Express Scripts Holding Company||MVC Capital, Inc.||Ensighten|
|True Religion Apparel, Inc.||Hepregen Corporation||CIRCOR International, Inc.|
|PharMerica Corporation||Sirona||Cache Inc.|
|Donaldson Company, Inc.||Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc.||Sonus Networks, Inc.|
|Yappn. Corp.||Cleco Corporation||Tetra Tech, Inc.|
|Support.com, Inc.||Revlon, Inc.||HCA|
|Carrollton Bancorp||Center Bancorp, Inc.||RockTenn|
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Planview announced Randy Jonkers as its Chief Financial Officer. Jonkers joins Planview from Pervasive Software® Inc., where he served as CFO for seven years. Prior to his stint as CFO of Pervasive, Jonkers served as CFO of WSNet. Before that, he was CFO for Healthway Communications International Inc. Earlier in his career, Jonkers served in various corporate accounting and reporting roles for Dell Computer Corporation; as an auditor for Coopers & Lybrand; and as a material management officer in the U.S. Army.
Persado has hired Matthew Novick as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his role at Persado, Novick is a founding board member and advisory CFO to mobile ad provider, Zettamobile. Prior to joining Persado, Novick was Chief Financial Officer for Magnetic Media Online.
CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC: CCMO) announced that Richard J. Bressler will become President and Chief Financial Officer of CC Media Holdings, Inc. and Clear Channel Communications, Inc., and Chief Financial Officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO). Bressler has served as CFO of Time Warner and Viacom and Managing Director at Thomas H. Lee Partners. In his capacity as CFO, Bressler will succeed Tom Casey, who served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CC Media Holdings, Inc., Clear Channel Communications, Inc. and Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. from 2010. Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Bressler was the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom, Inc. from 2001 through 2005. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Digital Media, and was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Time Warner, Inc. from 1995 to 1999.
Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC announced the appointment of Amy Standing as Chief Financial Officer. Concurrently, Summer Street’s current CFO, Ron Fleissner will begin his transition into retirement. Amy Standing joined Summer Street in June 2013 from Discover Financial Services. At Discover, Amy worked in Business Development and as Chief of Staff.
Sabtech announced that it has appointed Thomas Bell as CFO. Bell was the CFO for AMSI, BTL and SOS.
CALIBRE Systems, Inc. announced that Pamela A. Little has as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining CALIBRE, Ms. Little served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of ATS Corporation from January 2011 through March 2012, and as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer from May 2007 until her appointment as the Co-Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, she has held executive financial positions at Athena Innovative Solutions, ZKD, Inc. and DAI.
General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced the appointment of Sallie B. Bailey to serve as an independent director of the Company. Ms. Bailey will serve on the Board’s Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees. Ms. Bailey is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. She has served in that position since December 2011. Ms. Bailey previously served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ferro Corporation from January 2007 to July 2010. Before joining Ferro Corporation, she held senior management positions of increasing responsibility with The Timken Company from 1995 to 2006, lastly as Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller.
Girl Scouts of the USA announced the appointment of Angela Olden as chief financial officer. Olden will join the organization on Sept. 23. Olden currently serves as chief financial officer of FEGS, one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human services organizations in the United States. Previously, she served as vice president and chief financial officer for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for 11 years. She also worked as a financial executive in both the United States and Europe for FMC Corporation. Olden began her career as a staff auditor with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.
LHP Hospital Group, Inc. announced that Mark Miller has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Miller replaces LHP’s former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, William J. Hibbitt, who is retiring. Miller most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sabre Holdings. Prior finance-related work experience included The Hertz Corporation, LTV Corporation, and Ernst & Young.
Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced that it is initiating a Chief Financial Officer Transition process. As part of that transition, Jeff Hall will no longer serve in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Hall will continue his employment with the Company in a different role through September 1, 2013 in order to facilitate a smooth and orderly transition. Express Scripts also announced that effective July 30, 2013, Matthew Harper will serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Harper joined the Company in 2000 and has served as Vice President over financial planning and analysis since April 2013. Previously, Mr. Harper served in a variety of roles with the Company, including Vice President over treasury operations from 2004 until April 2013. Mr. Harper will continue in his current role as a Vice President of the Company while serving as interim Chief Financial Officer.
MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE: MVC) announced that it has appointed Scott J. Schuenke to the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective November 1, 2013. Mr. Schuenke succeeds current CFO, Peter Seidenberg, who will transition into a full-time role as a senior investment professional with MVC Capital. Mr. Seidenberg will remain CFO of MVC Capital through the end of fiscal 2013. Mr. Schuenke has served as Corporate Controller and Chief Compliance Officer of MVC Capital since 2004. Before joining MVC Capital, Mr. Schuenke was a compliance officer for U.S. Bancorp Fund Services.
Ensighten appointed Fuad Ahmad to the position of Chief Financial Officer. He was formerly Ensighten’s interim CFO. Mr. Ahmad is also a partner at FLG Partners, a leading CFO services and board consultancy in Silicon Valley. Prior to that Fuad was the CFO at Sezmi, Inc. He also brings 14 years of experience from Globalstar, Inc. where he held roles ranging from Finance Manager to CFO.
True Religion Apparel, Inc. announced the appointment of Eric Bauer as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Bauer is a seasoned finance and retail operations executive. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer at The Children’s Place Retail Stores and as Executive Vice President, Brand Operations and Chief Operating Officer of The Gap North America. As part of this transition, Pete Collins, who has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer for six years, will retire from True Religion in August, 2013.
Hepregen Corporation announced the appointment of Martin J. Joyce as Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Joyce arrives at Hepregen as a member of Danforth Advisors group.
PharMerica Corporation (NYSE: PMC) announced that it has appointed David W. Froesel, Jr. as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Froesel has served as PharMerica’s interim Chief Financial Officer since April, 2013. Mr. Froesel, age 61, was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Omnicare, Inc., from 1996 to 2009. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Finance & Administration and Corporate Controller of subsidiaries of Mallinckrodt Group, Inc.
Sirona (NASDAQ: SIRO) announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved a succession plan for the Chief Financial Officer of the company. Ulrich Michel will join Sirona as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President effective October 14, 2013 and will succeed Simone Blank, who will step down as CFO, Executive Vice President and Board member. Ms. Blank will assist to ensure a seamless transition. Most recently, Mr. Michel spent over eight years as the Chief Financial Officer of WABCO. Prior to that he was the Chief Financial Officer for American Standard’s Trane Commercial Systems’ business in Europe, Middle East, Africa & India Region. Mr. Michel joined American Standard from Honeywell International/Allied Signal where he spent six years in financial leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe.
Cache Inc. (NASDAQ: CACH) announced that Anthony (Tony) DiPippa will join the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer on August 7, 2013. Mr. DiPippa, succeeds Margaret (Maggie) Feeney. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer of W. B. Mason. Prior to W. B. Mason, Tony held the position of Vice President, North America Finance at Godiva Chocolatier.
Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) announced that it has appointed Andrew Cecere to its Board of Directors, effective September 27th. Cecere is Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Minneapolis, Minnesota-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), a position he has held since 2007. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman, Wealth Management and Securities Services of U.S. Bancorp. Prior to the merger of Firstar Corporation and U.S. Bancorp in February 2001, Cecere served as an executive officer of the former U.S. Bancorp, including Chief Financial Officer from May 2000 through February 2001
Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc. announced that Salvatore Randazzo resigned as a director and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company,, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Northeast Community Bank (the “Bank”) and Northeast Community Bancorp, MHC, the Company’s majority stockholder. The Company appointed Donald S. Hom as Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer of both the Company, the Bank and the MHC. Mr. Hom has served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company and the Bank since 2006.
Yappn Inc. announced the appointment of Craig McCannell as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McCannell has been the Chief Financial Officer of Intertainment Media, Inc. since July 3, 2013 and the Director of Finance of Intertainment Media, Inc. from January 2012 to July 2013. Mr. McCanell served as an account executive for Robert Half Management Resources from April 2011 to September 2011 and the Senior Manager of Assurance for Ernst & Young LLP from September 1999 to August 2010.
Cleco Corporation appointed Darren J. Olagues as President of Cleco Power. In conjunction with Mr. Olagues’ appointment, the Board also appointed to the Company and Cleco Power, Thomas R. Miller as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Olagues has been serving as CFO of the Company and Cleco Power since May 2009 including Treasurer from November 2011 until July 2012. Prior to becoming CFO, Mr. Olagues served as Senior Vice President of Cleco Midstream Resources LLC, the Company’s competitive wholesale generation business, from July 2007 until May 2009. Mr. Miller has been serving as the Vice President – Treasurer of the Company and Cleco Power since July 2012. Prior to becoming Vice President – Treasurer, Mr. Miller served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Solar Trust of America LLC from November 2010 until July 2012. Mr. Miller served as Vice President, Treasury, of Exelon Corporation from June 2002 until August 2010.
Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced that the Board of Directors has elected Kirsten M. Volpi to serve as a new director and a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Volpi serves at the Colorado School of Mines as Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She previously served on the U.S. Olympic Committee as the Chief Administrative Officer. In previous positions, Ms. Volpi served in various financial management roles for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the University of Colorado Foundation and the American Water Works Association.
Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT) announced that Shelly Schaffer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will leave the Company after five years to pursue an opportunity with Simply Hired. Ms. Schaffer will remain with the Company until September 2013. When Shelly departs, Controller Ido Sakal will serve as interim CFO.
Revlon, Inc. announced that Lawrence Alletto was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective upon his commencement date, which is expected to occur no later than October 31, 2013, and as Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Alletto served since 1993 as Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (and its predecessor firms), Investment Banking Department, and since 2009, as the Global Head of Financial Sponsors Group. Previously, Mr. Alletto served as Managing Director, Chemical Bank (and its predecessor firms), from 1990 – 1993, following other positions of employment in the finance sector.
HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced that R. Milton Johnson, currently HCA’s President and CFO, will be appointed Chief Executive Officer upon the upcoming transition at the end of the year of Richard M. Bracken from role as Chairman and CEO to Chairman of the Board. Johnson has been with HCA for 31 years. He was named a member of the Company’s Board of Directors in 2009 and assumed his current role as President in 2011.
Carrollton Bancorp announced that it has appointed acting chief financial officer Francis R Patryn on a permanent basis. Mr. Patryn has been filling the role since the departure of Vincent Tozzi on May 31, 2013, and prior to his appointment was chief financial comptroller — a position he held for 15 years.
RockTenn (NYSE: RKT) announced that Jenny Hourihan have been elected to the board of RockTenn. Hourihan served as chief financial officer of Pro Mujer International. Hourihan previously served as managing director and sector head of the Paper and Forest Products Group at Bank of America and in other investment roles at Merrill Lynch and the Salomon Smith Barney unit of Citigroup.
Intermolecular, Inc. appointed Reed Birnbaum, the Company’s Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller, as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Birnbaum has served as the Company’s Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller since 2013 and as the Company’s Corporate Controller since 2011. Prior to his employment with the Company, Mr. Birnbaum was the Corporate Controller at Better Place, Inc. from 2010 to 2011, BigBand Networks, Inc. from 2006 to 2010, and Cellon International from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Birnbaum began his career with KPMG LLP.