CFO Moves this week include:
|Citrix Systems, Inc.||Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation||Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.|
|Prime Meridian Holding Company||HRG Group, Inc.||LSB Industries, Inc.|
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Citrix Systems, Inc. [SANTA CLARA, Calif.] (NASDAQ: CTXS) announced the election of Graham Smith, former CFO at Salesforce, to its board of directors. Mr. Smith has served as a director of Splunk since 2011 and was previously the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Salesforce, where he held other senior executive positions beginning in 2007. Prior to Salesforce, he served as chief financial officer at Advent Software. He sits on the boards of MINDBODY, Inc. and Xero, Inc. Mr. Smith, will serve on the Compensation Committee.
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation [SANTA MONICA, Calif.] (NYSE: ANH) announced that Thad M. Brown, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, will retire effective December 31, 2015. The Company also announced that Charles J. Siegel has been appointed by the board of directors of the Company to the positions of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Siegel joined the Company in October 2004 and has served as Senior Vice President-Finance since January 2005 and also as Assistant Secretary since May 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Siegel served as Chief Financial Officer with various mortgage originators for over 30 years. Mr. Siegel began his career with KPMG.
Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. [NOGALES, AZ] (NYSE MKT: APT) announced that effective January 4, 2016, Lloyd Hoffman will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and will also join the Company’s Board of Directors. Colleen McDonald will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hoffman, who currently serves as CFO, has been with the Company since 1991, two years after the Company was founded. Ms. McDonald, who currently serves as Corporate Controller, has served with the Company for 20 years.
Prime Meridian Holding Co. [TALLAHASSEE, FL] (OTCQX: PMHG) and Prime Meridian Bank have appointed R. Randy Guemple to serve as CFO and principal financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2016, coinciding with the retirement of their current CFO, Kathleen C. Jones. Guemple is Executive Vice President of PMHG’s whollyowned subsidiary, Prime Meridian Bank, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2010 and the Board of Directors of the Bank since 2007. He will continue to serve in those capacities. Guemple has worked closely with Jones since July, 2015, as part of the planned transition. Guemple was formerly Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of First Bank of Florida in West Palm Beach, Florida where he also served on both the Bank and Holding Company Boards of Directors. He is a member and Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. He is a Director Emeritus of Elder Care Services, Inc. and served as the Executive Director of the Leon County Educational Facilities Authority.
HRG Group, Inc. [NEW YORK] appointed George C. Nicholson to the additional position of Acting Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Nicholson’s appointment as Acting Chief Financial Officer will be effective as of January 4, 2015. Prior to such appointment, Mr. Nicholson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company.
LSB Industries, Inc. [OKLAHOMA CITY] (NYSE: LXU) announced that it has appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer Daniel D. Greenwell as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Greenwell has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since September 2015. Mr. Greenwell has served as a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of a private equity investment and advisory firm since September 2014. Mr. Greenwell previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sabre Industries Inc. from April 2013 until May 2014. From January 2012 until March 2013, Mr. Greenwell served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tronox Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Greenwell served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Terra Industries, Inc., from 2005 until its acquisition by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. in April 2010. He also served on the Board of Directors of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P., a Master Limited Partnership, from March 2008 until April 2010. Mr. Greenwell has held various executive leadership positions at a number of public companies, including Belden Inc., Zoltek Companies Inc., and Sigma Chemical Company.