CFO Moves this week include:
|American Technion Society||SugarCRM® Inc||Charles Schwab Corporation|
|Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida||Differential Brands Group Inc.||OptiNose|
|Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc||Lilis Energy, Inc.||Viceroy Hotel Group|
|i2i Population Health||American Integrity||Trading Technologies International, Inc.|
|Art Van Furniture||HCP||Boku|
|Amendia, Inc||First Bancshares, Inc||StoneMor Partners L.P.|
|Black Box Corporation||Minerals Technologies Inc||Aurora Spine Corporation|
|Independence Health Group||MonoSol Rx|
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American Technion Society [NEW YORK] announced it has hired Michael Waxman-Lenz as Senior Vice President, Finance. Before joining the ATS, Mr. Waxman-Lenz was most recently at Undertone, a subsidiary of Perion, based in New York and Tel Aviv, serving as CFO. Prior to Perion, Mr. Waxman-Lenz co-founded International Education Advantage. He also served at American Greetings Corporation for a decade in various executive capacities.
SugarCRM® Inc. [CUPERTINO, CA] announced that Karen Willem has joined the company as chief financial officer (CFO). Willem joins SugarCRM from LILEE Systems, where she was CFO. Prior to LILEE, Willem also served as the CFO at iPass, and Xsigo Systems. Willem has also held executive positions at Openwave Systems, Cassatt Corporation and Brio Software.
The Charles Schwab Corporation [SAN FRANCISCO] (NYSE: SCHW) announced that Peter Crawford, Schwab’s executive vice president of finance and a 16-year veteran of the company, will succeed Joseph R. Martinetto as the company’s chief financial officer. Mr. Crawford was appointed executive vice president of finance in July 2015. He joined Schwab in 2001 after serving at McKinsey & Company, where he was an engagement manager. He also served as chief of staff to Chairman Charles Schwab.
Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida [STUART, Fla.] (NASDAQ: SBCF) announced that Charles M. (Chuck) Shaffer, executive vice president, has been appointed chief financial officer and head of strategy. Shaffer joined Seacoast in 1998 as a financial analyst, has led the Community Banking Group as executive vice president since October 2013. Previously, he served as senior vice president and controller from 2005 to October 2013.
Differential Brands Group Inc. [LOS ANGELES] (NASDAQ: DFBG) announced that Bob Ross has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, replacing Hamish Sandhu. More recently, Mr. Ross served as Chief Financial Officer of Nasty Gal, Inc. Prior to that, he held the Chief Financial Officer Position at Ideeli Inc. Previously, for more than 12 years, Mr. Ross held various financial and operational executive roles at Urban Outfitters.
OptiNose [YARDLEY, Pa.] announced the appointment of Keith A. Goldan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Goldan is an experienced CFO of private and public biopharma companies including Fibrocell, NuPathe, PuriCore (now Realm Therapeutics) and Biosyn. Goldan’s experience also includes a variety of roles with ViroPharma; Century Capital Associates; and the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice of KPMG.
Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc. [BRISBANE, Calif.] announced the appointment of William E. Picht, Jr. as chief financial officer. Most recently, he served as chief financial officer for Pearl Therapeutics. Previously, he held finance roles at Nektar Therapeutics, including head of R&D finance. Mr. Picht also conducted finance and market analytics at Syntex.
Lilis Energy, Inc. [DENVER] (OTCQB: LLEX) announced the appointment of Joseph C. Daches as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining Lilis Energy Inc., Mr. Daches held the position of CFO at Magnum Hunter Resources and was appointed Co-CEO by the new Board of Directors.
Viceroy Hotel Group [LOS ANGELES] has chosen Jeff Smith to fill the role of Chief Financial Officer. Since May 2014, Smith has served as Senior Vice President of Finance at VHG. Prior to joining VHG, he worked for Intercontinental Hotels Group, holding roles as Director of Finance and Director of FP&A for the Americas Region.
i2i Population Health [SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA] has named Cary McNamara as chief financial officer. He joins i2i from EDO Interactive. He served in the same capacity at Agilum Healthcare Intelligence. Prior to joining Agilum, Mr. McNamara was an associate at Court Square Capital. Before joining Court Square, he was at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
American Integrity [TAMPA, Fla.] announced that Cory Brown has been selected as its Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Medmal Direct Insurance Company. Cory’s experience also includes his role as CFO at Total Captive Solutions. Additionally, Cory held positions with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance in Georgia.
Trading Technologies International, Inc. [CHICAGO] announced that Michael Kraines has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining TT, Mr. Kraines spent 25 years as an investment banker. Mr. Kraines joins TT from Sandler O’Neill + Partners, as a Managing Director since 2004. Previously Mr. Kraines was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions group with Wasserstein Perella & Co. since 1992, and prior to that he practiced as a venture capital attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Art Van Furniture [WARREN, Mich.] announced that David Ladd has joined as Vice President—Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ladd joins Art Van Furniture from an executive leadership position with Sears. He started as an auditor for K-Mart and progressed throughout the Sears organization with several divisional vice president – finance roles, including home services, automotive, supply chain and corporate. Most recently, Ladd served as the vice president—finance, retail stores.
HCP [IRVINE, Calif.] (NYSE: HCP) announced that Peter Scott will join the company as Executive Vice President and CFO. Mr. Scott succeeds Tom Herzog who was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2017. Mr. Scott joins HCP following a 15-year career in real estate investment banking. He currently serves as a Managing Director in the Real Estate Banking group at Barclays. Mr. Scott also has held investment banking positions with Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers.
Boku [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the appointment of Gillian Davies as Chief Financial Officer. Ms Davies joins Boku from Banner Managed Communication, part of Adare Group, where she served as interim Finance Director. Prior to this role, Ms Davies spent 11 years as Group Finance Director of London listed 4imprint Group plc.
Amendia, Inc. [MARIETTA, GA] announced the appointment of Steven F. McAllister as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Steve began his career at Howmedica, Inc. where he served in various finance, IT, and business planning leadership roles at DePuy Spine, Biomet Spine and Bone Healing, and, most recently, InVivo Therapeutics Corporation. At InVivo Therapeutics, Steve served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Steve spent six years at Biomet as the Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Spine and Bone Healing Technologies division.
Business First Bancshares, Inc. [BATON ROUGE, La.] announced that Gregory Robertson has been named Chief Financial Officer of Business First Bancshares and Business First Bank. Mr. Robertson has been with Business First over 5 years and brings more than 20 years of diverse experience in commercial and retail banking, serving most recently as the bank’s chief banking officer.
Black Box Corporation [PITTSBURGH] (NASDAQ: BBOX) announced that Anthony J. Massetti has informed the Company of his decision to resign as its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.
Minerals Technologies Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: MTX) announced that it has elected Matthew E. Garth Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury, and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Garth will become an officer of the company and a member of the executive management committee. Mr. Garth joins Minerals Technologies from Arconic Inc. Over a 14-year period at Alcoa, Mr. Garth held various positions of increasing responsibility, including Chief Financial Officer. His most recent position at Arconic was Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations. In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Garth served as Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa’s North American Rolled Products business. From 2011 to 2013, he was Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of Alcoa Global Packaging. Earlier in his career, he worked at Thomson Financial in New York.
Aurora Spine Corporation [CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA] (TSX VENTURE: ASG) announced the appointment of Sarina Mason as their Chief Financial Officer. She replaces Former CFO Eric Fronk, who has resigned from the Company. Prior to joining Aurora Spine, Ms. Mason was Director of Accounting & Finance at International Stem Cell Corp. Ms. Mason began her career with Ernst and Young.
Independence Health Group [PHILADELPHIA, PA] announced the appointment of Gregory E. Deavens as chief financial officer. Deavens succeeds Alan Krigstein who served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer for IHG. Deavens was previously employed by MassMutual Financial Group from 2006 to 2016, where he most recently served as the company’s senior vice president and corporate controller. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for MassMutual’s U.S. Insurance Group. His earlier experience includes financial leadership roles with New York Life Insurance Company, CIGNA, GE Capital, and PriceWaterhouse. Deavens currently serves on the board of directors for Hartford Healthcare. He is also a board member for The Executive Leadership Council and The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.
MonoSol Rx [WARREN, N.J.] announced the appointment of John T. Maxwell as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining MonoSol Rx, Mr. Maxwell served as Chief Financial Officer of WIL Research Company from 2008 until its sale to Charles River Laboratories in April 2016. From 2000-2006, he served as SVP-Finance & Administration at PanAmSat. Mr. Maxwell began his career at Ernst & Young where he spent two of his seven years in the National / New York technical accounting office.