CFO Moves this week include:
|Inteliquent, Inc.||Fibrocell Science, Inc.||Blackbaud, Inc.|
|SBT Bancorp, Inc.||E*TRADE Financial Corporation||ALLETE, Inc.|
|Stratose||Accretive Health, Inc.||Mansfield Energy Corporation|
|Life Time Fitness, Inc.||ImmunoGen, Inc.||bioTheranostics, Inc.|
|Bramasol, Inc.||J-W Measurement Company||Open English|
|NeoPhotonics Corporation||Intcomex, Inc.||LKA Gold Incorporated|
|Hyperdynamics Corporation||Heartland Financial USA, Inc.||Museum of Fine Arts, Houston|
|Trade Street Residential, Inc.||Key Property Solutions, LLC||Mindseye|
|Electronics For Imaging, Inc.|
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Inteliquent, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) announced that David Zwick, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, decided to step down to pursue other personal and career opportunities. Eric Carlson, Inteliquent’s Controller, has been appointed to serve as interim principal financial officer and interim principal accounting officer. Mr. Carlson joined Inteliquent in May 2004 and has served as Controller since that time.
Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NYSE: FCSC) announced the appointment of Greg Weaver as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Weaver replaces Declan Daly, who will leave the company to reside full time in Ireland. Weaver joins Fibrocell from oncology drug development company Celsion Corp. where he served as chief financial officer after serving six years on Celsion’s board of directors. Prior to Celsion, Weaver served as CFO for six other biotechnology companies, including Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Talyst, Inc., Sirna Therapeutics, Nastech Pharmaceutical Co., Ilex Oncology and Prism Technologies and consulted for countless others.
Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) announced that Anthony Boor, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Blackbaud, has been named interim president and chief executive officer until a permanent CEO is appointed. Mr. Boor will also maintain his responsibilities as CFO. Mr. Boor, age 50, joined the Company as senior vice president and chief financial officer in November 2011. Prior to joining the Company, he served as an executive with Brightpoint, Inc. beginning in 1999, most recently as its executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Prior to joining Brightpoint, Mr. Boor was employed in various financial positions with Macmillan Computer Publishing, Inc., Day Dream Publishing, Inc., Ernst & Young LLP, Expo New Mexico, KPMG LLP and Ernst & Whinney LLP.
SBT Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: SBTB), the holding company of Simsbury Bank, announced that Richard J. Sudol has joined its team as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both the Bank and SBT Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Sudol was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Florida Shores Bank. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sudol was 13 years with Webster Financial Corporation serving in a variety of financial roles.
E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) announced that Richard J. Carbone has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Carbone is Executive Vice President at Prudential Financial, Inc. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Prudential for 16 years before retiring from that position this year. Mr. Carbone brings 37 years of experience in financial services, having held senior finance office positions in both the banking and securities industries, including Managing Director and Controller of Salomon Brothers and Senior Vice President and Controller of Bankers Trust Company. He began his career at Price Waterhouse & Co.
ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE) announced the planned retirement of Chief Financial Officer Mark Schober. As part of an orderly transition, Schober will remain at the company until mid-year 2014. Schober joined ALLETE in 1978. He was named Director of Internal Audit in 1989 and Company Controller in 1993, before being named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006.
Stratose announced the addition of Stephen Rubio as Chief Financial Officer. Rubio joined Stratose on May 28th, 2013. He has previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, MCI Communications, Affiliated Computer Services/Xerox, and most recently OPTUMInsight, a UnitedHealth Group company.
Accretive Health, Inc. (NYSE: AH) announced the appointment of Sean F. Orr as its new chief financial officer and treasurer. John Staton, who has served in those positions since 2005, has taken the position of senior vice president, provider business solutions, with the company. Previously, Mr. Orr served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Maxum Petroleum. Mr. Orr has also served as president and chief financial officer at Dale and Thomas Popcorn; executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Interpublic Group of Companies; senior vice president and controller at PepsiCo and executive vice president and chief financial officer of its Frito-Lay division; and as an audit partner at KPMG. Since June 2011, Mr. Orr has served as a director of Value Vision Media, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit Committee and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Mansfield Energy Corporation announced it has named Michael Jasperson as its Chief Financial Officer. Jasperson succeeds John Byrd, who will now serve as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Jasperson held the position of Global General Manager of Finance at Royal Dutch Shell. Prior to his time with Shell, Jasperson held various leadership positions at organizations including Precision Castparts, Fisher Scientific and Engelhard Corporation.
Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: LTM) announced that Michael R. Robinson plans to retire as executive vice president and chief financial officer in early 2014. Robinson’s nearly 12-year tenure with Life Time began in March 2002 when he was elected executive vice president and CFO. Previously, he served as executive vice president and CFO of Next Generation Network, Inc. from April 2000 to March 2002. Over a 17-year period prior to that, Robinson served in multiple senior management and financial roles with Honeywell International, Inc.
ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMGN) announced that Gregory D. Perry, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has provided notice of his intention to resign to pursue other interests. In the interim, Daniel M. Junius, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be the Company’s acting chief financial officer.
bioTheranostics, Inc. announced that Gail Sloan joined the company as chief financial officer. Sloan was chief financial officer and vice president of finance at La Jolla Pharmaceutical. Sloan also was assistant controller at Affymax Research Institute. Sloan started her finance career at Ernst & Young.
Bramasol, Inc. announced that Mina Farahmand has joined Bramasol assuming the role of chief financial officer. Farahmand has served in leadership positions for several high-tech companies, including chief financial officer for Xeralux, Inc., and international chief financial officer for Ultratech, Inc. Additionally, she has held management positions at AMD, Infineon Technologies and Deloitte. Farahmand is replacing Jonathan Bell, who has been with Bramasol since early 2001.
J-W Measurement Company has named Mark B. Newman as Chief Financial Officer.
NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN) reported that James D. Fay, its Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, has announced his resignation in order to pursue another career opportunity. Mr. Fay will remain an employee until November 11, 2013 and remain as a consultant through March 15, 2014. The Company also announced that it has retained Cal Hoagland as the interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Hoagland is a principal of FLG Partners, LLC. Mr. Hoagland will serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer until the Company completes its search for a new Chief Financial Officer.
Intcomex, Inc. announced the departure of Juan Carlos Riojas as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately following the filing of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2013.
LKA Gold Incorporated (OTC: LKAI) announced that Michael Hess will be assuming the role as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hess will be replacing Nanette Abraham who has served as the Company’s CFO for the past 10 years. Mr. Hess has worked with LKA over the past five years as a contract audit and internal control consultant responsible for overseeing the Company’s financial reporting, audit preparation and periodic SEC filings. Nanette Abraham will continue to assist in project and administrative cost control. Mike has over sixteen years of private industry and public accounting experience, holding positions such as Corporate Controller at Medicity as well as Director of Administrative Services and Technical Accounting Consultant at PacifiCorp Energy.
Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) announced the resignation of Paul C. Reinbolt, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Reinbolt will remain with the Company through December 31, 2013.
Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced that Bryan McKeag will join the company as Chief Financial Officer on September 23, 2013. McKeag succeeds John K. Schmidt, who resigned effective July 15, 2013. Most recently, McKeag served as Executive Vice President – Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer for Associated Banc-Corp. His experience includes executive positions in finance with JP Morgan Chase & Co. as well as accounting and audit positions with KPMG LLP.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston announced the appointment of Eric O. Anyah as the Museum’s Chief Financial Officer. Anyah comes to the Museum from the Art Institute of Chicago, where he was most recently Executive Vice President and CFO. Anyah joined the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003 as Vice President of Budget, Financial and Strategic Planning, following positions in finance and budget with, among other organizations, the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, the University of Chicago and the U.S. offices of software-solutions company Pindar Systems. Anyah begins his new role in October 2013. He succeeds Gwendolyn H. Goffe, who retired in June after 25 years at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Trade Street Residential, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRE) announced the appointment of Richard H. Ross Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ross is the founder and owner of Chiron Consulting, LLC. Prior to that, Mr. Ross served as Chief Financial Officer for 13 years at Branch Properties, LLC. Previous to Branch Properties, LLC, Mr. Ross had a 20 year finance and accounting career with several companies, including his last position with Gearon Communications, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. The Company concurrently announced that Bert Lopez has stepped down as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lopez will remain as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer.
Key Property Solutions, LLC announced that it has hired Simon Frost as its Chief Financial Officer. Frost was previously the CFO and Founding Partner of The American Home (TAH). Prior to TAH, Frost was the Treasurer of Goal Financial, served as the CFO of Taylor Development and Land Company, and spent several years in public accounting with PWC and Smith & Williamson.
Mindseye announced that Bill Truchan has joined the company as chief financial officer. Truchan most recently served as chief financial officer and then chief operating officer of the private equity-backed OnSite, acquired by Integreon where he served as a senior vice president. Prior to OnSite, he was at Ikon, where he served as chief financial officer of the company’s largest territory – the Mid-Atlantic region.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFII) announced that Vincent Pilette has resigned as Chief Financial Officer to pursue another opportunity. The company intends to appoint Marc Olin, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI Productivity Software, as interim Chief Financial Officer. Marc was previously CEO and co-founder of Printcafe Software, a public company EFI acquired in 2003.