CFO Moves this week include:
|Kellogg Company||US Foods Holding Corp.||Rocky Brands, Inc.|
|Universal Corporation||Cars.com||Mill Creek Residential|
|Pareteum Corporation||MetricStream||Appvion, Inc.|
|PaySimple||AnaptysBio, Inc||Rockwell Automation Inc.|
|AC Lordi||Retail Solutions, Inc.||Agari|
|Bluestem Group Inc.||Providence Medical Technology, Inc.||BIOLASE, Inc.|
|Global Net Lease, Inc.||Huron||American Campus Communities|
|RealBiz Media Group, Inc.||Progyny|
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Kellogg Company [BATTLE CREEK, Mich.] (NYSE: K) announced that Fareed Khan will join the company and will be named as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Principal Financial Officer. Khan will succeed current CFO Ron Dissinger, who will remain with the company in 2017 to ensure an orderly transition. Khan joins Kellogg from US Foods Holding Corp. where he has held the CFO position since 2013. Prior to US Foods, Khan served as Senior Vice President and CFO at United Stationers and spent 12 years at USG Corporation in a variety of roles, including Executive Vice President of Finance and Strategy, President and CEO of USG Building Systems, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Khan’s experience also includes several years at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant in the U.S. and Europe.
US Foods Holding Corp. [ROSEMONT, Ill.] (NYSE: USFD) announced that Dirk J. Locascio will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer. Locascio replaces Fareed Khan who is leaving. Locascio has served in a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles with the company since 2009. He currently serves as Senior Vice President, Financial Accounting and Analysis. Prior to joining US Foods, Locascio held senior finance roles with United Airlines and in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP.
Rocky Brands, Inc. [NELSONVILLE, Ohio] (NASDAQ: RCKY) announced that Mike Staude, Vice President of Finance, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer following the resignation of James E. McDonald as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Staude joined the Company in August 2007 and has served as Senior Vice President of Finance since January 2015. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Accounting from January 2010 until January 2015 and as Director of Accounting from August 2007 until January 2010.
Universal Corporation [RICHMOND, Va.] (NYSE: UVV), announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Moore will be on a temporary medical leave of absence. During the leave of absence, other executive officers of the Company will assume Mr. Moore’s management duties while remaining in their current positions. George C. Freeman III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, will also act as the Company’s principal financial officer.
Cars.com [CHICAGO] announced the appointment of Becky A. Sheehan as the company’s chief financial officer. Sheehan joins Cars.com from her role as executive vice president and chief financial officer for FTD Companies, Inc., where she also served as a member of the office of the chief executive officer. In addition to her public company experience as a CFO, Sheehan spent 19 years in public accounting, most recently as an audit partner with Deloitte LLP. At Deloitte, she served as the leader of the Manufacturing and Consumer audit practice for the Chicago office. Prior to joining Deloitte, she was a partner with Arthur Andersen.
Mill Creek Residential [DALLAS] announced the hiring of David L. Reynolds as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Mill Creek, Reynolds worked in real estate private equity for 14 years, most recently at Five Mile Capital Partners (FMCP). Reynolds also spent 14 years in real estate investment banking at UBS Warburg and its predecessor companies, Kidder Peabody and PaineWebber, beginning as an associate and ultimately achieving the position of managing director. Reynolds started his career at Arthur Andersen in its audit division.
MetricStream [PALO ALTO, Calif.] announced the appointment of Steve Springsteel as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Springsteel joins MetricStream from Actian, where he was CFO. Prior to that, he was CFO for MarkLogic, and he also served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for U.S. Venture Partners. Springsteel also held President and CEO positions at software firms including Chordiant Software, Verity and Sagent Technology.
Appvion, Inc. [APPLETON, Wis.] announced that Carl J. Laurino has been elected to its board of directors. Laurino served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. from 2004 until June 2016. He joined Manitowoc in January 2000 as assistant treasurer. In 2001, Laurino was appointed treasurer and served in that capacity until his promotion to senior vice president and chief financial officer in May 2004. Prior to his joining Manitowoc, Laurino worked for 15 years in commercial banking in a variety of management and executive positions with Firstar Bank Wisconsin, Associated Bank, N.A., and Norwest Bank.
PaySimple [DENVER] has announced that Marc Thompson has joined the team as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Marc was Co-Head of Investment Banking at Oppenheimer & Co. Prior to Oppenheimer, he was a Managing Director at CIBC Capital Partners.
AnaptysBio, Inc. [SAN DIEGO] announced the appointment of Dominic Piscitelli as chief financial officer. Prior to joining AnaptysBio, Mr. Piscitelli served as vice president of finance, strategy and investor relations at Medivation, Inc. Between 2011 and 2012, Mr. Piscitelli served as senior director of collaborations and operations finance at Astellas Pharmaceuticals. From 2001 to 2011, Mr. Piscitelli served in various roles of increasing responsibility culminating as the vice president, treasury & management finance at OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Rockwell Automation Inc. [MILWAUKEE] (NYSE: ROK) has named Patrick Goris senior vice president and chief financial officer. Goris succeeds Theodore Crandall, who has been appointed senior vice president, Control Products & Solutions (CP&S). Goris currently serves as Rockwell Automation’s vice president, investor relations and vice president, finance, of the Architecture & Software segment. He has held roles of increasing responsibility within finance since joining Rockwell Automation in 2006. He has over 20 years of experience, including 10 years with Graphic Packaging International before joining Rockwell Automation.
AC Lordi [MALVERN, Pa.] announced that Steve Gambone has been named Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO). Gambone has served as interim controller/CFO for numerous organizations. Prior to joining AC Lordi, he was CFO for a private company, as well as controller for an international manufacturing company.
Agari [SAN MATEO, CA] announced that Raymond Lim has joined the company as chief financial officer. He brings expertise from his experience at Jigsaw. Lim was most recently the chief financial officer for Rafter. Prior to this, he was chief financial officer for Saisei Networks, and Badgeville.
Bluestem Group Inc. [EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.] (OTC: BGRP) announced the intention of its Chief Financial Officer, Mark Wagener, to retire. Mr. Wagener will remain with Bluestem until July 3, 2017 to help ensure an orderly transition to his successor.
Providence Medical Technology, Inc. [WALNUT CREEK, Calif.] announced the hiring of Gregory S. Curhan as Chief Financial Officer and SVP of Corporate Development. Prior to joining Providence Medical Technology Mr. Curhan served as a founder and past President of Merriman Curhan Ford.
BIOLASE, Inc. [IRVINE, Calif.] (NASDAQ: BIOL) announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Dreyer has decided to resign for personal reasons. The Company is conducting a search for a new Chief Financial Officer. Until a replacement is named, Dreyer’s day to day finance responsibilities will be handled by its long-tenured Finance leadership.
Global Net Lease, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: GNL) announced that its board of directors has appointed Nicholas Radesca to serve as GNL’s chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary. Mr. Radesca is replacing Timothy Salvemini, who will be leaving GNL to pursue other opportunities.
Huron [CHICAGO] (NASDAQ: HURN) announced Gordon J. Mountford will step down as leader of the healthcare practice, and John D. Kelly has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kelly has held a variety of roles at Huron since he joined the firm in 2006. He served as Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer of Huron since his appointments in 2016 and 2015, respectively. Prior to his role as Chief Accounting Officer, Kelly served as Controller and Assistant Controller. Prior to joining the Corporate team, he was a Director in Huron’s Disputes and Investigations practice. Kelly joined Huron from Deloitte & Touche.
American Campus Communities [AUSTIN, Texas] (NYSE: ACC) announced that Jon Graf will step down as Chief Financial Officer. Graf joined the company in 2004; initially serving as Corporate Controller, being promoted to Chief Accounting Officer in 2005, and ultimately serving as Chief Financial Officer since 2007. Daniel Perry, EVP of Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, will be promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Perry joined the company in 2005 from Citigroup.
RealBiz Media Group, Inc. [NEW YORK, NY] (OTC: RBIZ) announced that the Company named Mark B. Lucky as its acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Recently, he served as a consultant to RealBiz, NuState Energy Holdings, Inc., Intelligent Living America, Inc., and Ronn Motor Group, Inc., and was CFO for IceWeb Inc. from March 2007 to May 2014. During his career, he was also employed at Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLC, and KPMG.
Progyny [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of former WebMD CFO, Peter Anevski, as its Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Pete joined WebMD in 1999 and served as senior management in a number of finance and operations roles, becoming the company’s CFO in 2013. Prior to joining WebMD, Pete was in corporate accounting at Toys “R” Us and a CPA with Wiss &Co, LLP.