CFO Moves this week include:
|CDW||ChromaDex Corp.||Imperva, Inc.|
|Digital Power Corporation||Aceable||MONI Smart Security|
|Global Net Lease, Inc.||RizePoint||Wedbush Securities|
|Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.||Consulate Health Care||Balchem Corporation|
|Novavax, Inc.||Associated Capital Group, Inc.||Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc.|
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CDW [LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.] (NASDAQ: CDW) announced the planned retirement of its chief financial officer (CFO), Ann E. Ziegler, after nearly 10 years of service to the company. Collin B. Kebo, currently vice president, financial planning and analysis and CFO for international operations, will be promoted to CFO. Kebo joined CDW in 2008, as vice president, financial planning and analysis and assumed CFO responsibilities for the company’s growing international operations in 2016.
ChromaDex Corp. [IRVINE, Calif.] (NASDAQ: CDXC) announced that it has appointed Kevin Farr as new Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Thomas Varvaro, who is retiring. Farr is joining ChromaDex from Mattel, Inc., where he was Executive Vice President and CFO since 2000. Farr brings extensive global experience in building iconic consumer brands, including American Girl, Barbie, Fisher-Price, Hot Wheels and Thomas & Friends.
Imperva, Inc. [REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.] (NASDAQ: IMPV) announced that Aaron Kuan, the company’s Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, has been named interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kuan will replace Terry Schmid, who resigned. Mr. Kuan has served as Imperva’s Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis since 2012. He also held similar roles at ArcSight, Nielsen and Lockheed Martin Space Systems.
Digital Power Corporation [FREMONT, Calif.] (NYSE AMERICAN: DPW) announced that William B. Horne, a member of the Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Horne will remain a member of the Board of Directors and replaces Amos Kohn who served as interim Chief Financial Officer.
MONI Smart Security [DALLAS] (NASDAQ: ASCMA) announced that Fred Graffam will succeed Mike Meyers as Chief Financial Officer. Last July, Graffam was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ascent and its wholly owned subsidiary, MONI, and has since relocated to Dallas to join the company.
Global Net Lease, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: GNL) announced the appointment of Christopher J. Masterson as GNL’s chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer. Mr. Masterson will replace the current chief financial officer, Nicholas Radesca. Mr. Masterson joined AR Global Investments LLC (“AR Global”) in February 2013, and has held several senior accounting positions, most recently as GNL’s chief accounting officer. His previous positions also included chief accounting officer for both American Finance Trust, Inc. and American Realty Capital – Retail Centers of America, Inc. Prior to his work with AR Global, Mr. Masterson held accounting positions for several years with Goldman Sachs & Co. and KPMG LLP.
RizePoint [SALT LAKE CITY] announced the appointment of Dan Strong as Chief Financial Officer. Strong most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Health Catalyst. Prior to Health Catalyst, Strong spent eight years as the Chief Financial Officer of Control4. Previously, Strong spent five years as the Chief Financial Officer at iBAHN, and 14 years at Iomega Corp as vice president of financial planning and analysis, vice president and corporate controller, and interim CFO. Strong has also held executive-level corporate finance positions at Campus Pipeline, Inc., and Pro Image Corp.
Wedbush Securities [LOS ANGELES] announced the appointment of Dan Billings as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined Wedbush in 2015 as the firm’s Senior Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining Wedbush, Dan served as Vice President, Treasury, and Senior Vice President, Legal Entity and Product Controller. He eventually took on the role of Senior Vice President, General Ledger Controller. Preceding this, Dan served as Audit Manager at KPMG US.
Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. [LAKEVILLE, Conn.] (NASDAQ: SAL) announced that Donald E. White will resign as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank to pursue another career opportunity. Mr. White has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2013. The company also announced that Peter Albero was appointed to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Albero, previously served as Director, Financial Services Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York, NY since September 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Albero spent 27 years at Morgan Stanley, New York, NY most recently serving as Managing Director, Head of SEC Reporting and Disclosure from June 2014 to July 2015. He served as Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Reporting from September 2012 to May 2014 and prior to that, as Managing Director, Head of Corporate Reporting and Analysis from December 2007 to August 2012.
Consulate Health Care [MAITLAND, FL] announced the appointment of Steve Van Camp as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Van Camp succeeds Russell Ragland who announced his desire to retire earlier this year. Mr. Van Camp was most recently the CFO of Confluent Health. Prior to that, he was CFO at National Church Residence. Mr. Van Camp spent over 10 years with Trilogy Health Services. He started his health care career working at Health Care REIT as an investment officer.
Balchem Corporation [NEW HAMPTON, N.Y.] (NASDAQ: BCPC) announced the appointment of Terry Coelho as Chief Financial Officer. Coelho will succeed William A. Backus in the CFO role. Coelho joins the Company from Diversey, Inc., where she was Chief Operating Officer since September 2017. Prior to that role, Coelho was Vice President Finance & Global Commercial Excellence for Diversey Care. Coelho also held positions of increasing responsibility at Mars Inc. and Novartis before joining Sealed Air.
Novavax, Inc. [GAITHERSBURG, Md.] (NASDAQ: NVAX) announced that Barclay A. “Buck” Phillips has submitted his resignation as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. Stanley C. Erck, President and CEO of Novavax, will act as the interim CFO pending completion of a search for a new Chief Financial Officer.
Associated Capital Group, Inc. [RYE, N.Y.] (NYSE:AC) announced that Francis J. Conroy will join the Company as interim CFO. He replaces Patrick Dennis. Fran Conroy is currently with GGCP, the privately-held parent of AC, as special assistant to the CEO. Mr. Conroy has an extensive career in finance and accounting with firms including Mezzacappa, Lazard, McKinsey and Catalyst Energy and was most recently with KKR Prisma from 2004 through 2016. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co.
Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] (NASDAQ: EBIO) announced the appointment of Richard F. Fitzgerald as Interim Chief Financial Officer. John McCabe, who currently holds that position, will be stepping down. Most recently, Mr. Fitzgerald served as a consultant to private life science based companies from July 2017 through October 2017. Before that, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Chief Financial officer of Pavmed Inc. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Techprecision Corporation and Nucleonics Inc., and in several financial and business development positions of increasing responsibility at Exelon Corporation.