CFO Moves this week include:
|Golden Entertainment, Inc.||NatureSweet Tomatoes||Helios and Matheson Analytics|
|Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.||Millendo Therapeutics, Inc.||NN, Inc.|
|Gap Inc.||Cambridge Bancorp||PeoplesBank|
|Zebra Technologies Corporation||Entercom Communications Corp.||Ping Identity|
|WCA Waste Corporation||RealD||Huntsman Corporation|
|Molson Coors Brewing Company||Drew Industries Incorporated||Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.|
|Black Box Corporation||Royal Financial, Inc.||Callidus Software Inc.|
|Evolve BioSystems, Inc||Snap Interactive, Inc.||Alarm.com|
|Midland States Bancorp, Inc.||Digital Map Products||IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.|
|Actuant Corporation||DSW Inc.|
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Golden Entertainment, Inc. [LAS VEGAS] (NASDAQ: GDEN) announced that Charles Protell will be named Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Protell most recently was a Managing Director of Investment Banking for Macquarie Capital. Prior to Macquarie Capital, he held similar investment banking positions with REGAL Capital Advisors, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, and CIBC World Markets. In addition, Gary Vecchiarelli will be joining Golden Entertainment as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. Mr. Vecchiarelli has over 15 years of professional experience in various senior accounting and finance roles. Since 2012, Mr. Vecchiarelli has acted as Chief Financial Officer of Galaxy Gaming. Prior to Galaxy Gaming, Mr. Vecchiarelli served in numerous public accounting roles, including with firms such as BDO USA, LLP, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP and Crawford, Pimentel & Co., Inc. Golden Entertainment’s current Chief Financial Officer, Matthew Flandermeyer, is leaving the Company on November 28, 2016, to pursue family business opportunities. Mr. Protell will begin his employment with the Company by December 1, 2016, and Mr. Vecchiarelli will begin his employment with the Company by January 3, 2017.
NatureSweet Tomatoes [SAN ANTONIO] announced Bo Meissner as its new chief financial officer. Prior to his time at NatureSweet, Meissner also served in a broad range of finance and accounting roles at Procter & Gamble in the U.S, Canada, and Europe. He also worked at Dr. Pepper Snapple where he was the commercial finance leader, and head of finance.
Helios and Matheson Analytics [MIAMI & NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: HMNY) announced that it is welcoming its new Chief Financial Officer, Stuart Benson. Prior to that, Benson served as CFO of the Sundance Channel. Benson also held leadership positions at Showtime Networks and DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group. He is currently a Board Member of the Media Financial Management Association.
Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. [FREMONT, Calif.] (NYSE MKT: AST) announced the appointment of Ryan Chavez to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Chavez will also retain the title of General Counsel. Mr. Chavez joined Asterias in July 2016 as its Executive Vice President of Finance and General Counsel. Prior to joining Asterias, Mr. Chavez was Vice President and General Counsel of Mallinckrodt’s Autoimmune and Rare Disease Division. Before joining Mallinckrodt in August 2014, he served as Associate General Counsel at Questcor. Prior to joining Questcor in October 2012, he worked at the law firms of Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth and Rutan & Tucker. Previously, Mr. Chavez served in various financial roles at General Electric Co.
Millendo Therapeutics, Inc. [ANN ARBOR, Mich.] announced the appointment of Christopher J. Seiter as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Millendo, Mr. Seiter served as a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the firm’s healthcare investment banking group. During his 17-year tenure there, Chris held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Head of Life Sciences Investment Banking. Prior to that, Mr. Seiter worked in the healthcare investment banking groups at UBS, Dillon Read and Kidder Peabody. Before his career in investment banking, Mr. Seiter served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer for five years.
NN Inc. [JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.] (NASDAQ: NNBR) announced that Thomas C. Burwell, Jr. has been promoted to senior vice president, and chief financial officer. Mr. Burwell, 47, joined NN in September 2005 as corporate controller. In 2011 he was promoted to vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller. Prior to joining NN, Mr. Burwell held various positions at Coats Viyella, PLC from 1997 to 2005, ultimately becoming the vice president of finance for the U.S. industrial division.
Gap Inc. [SAN FRANCISCO] (NYSE: GPS) announced the appointment of Teri List-Stoll as executive vice president and chief financial officer. List-Stoll will succeed Sabrina Simmons. Most recently, List-Stoll held the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Previously, she served in senior finance roles, including chief financial officer for Kraft Foods Group, Inc. List-Stoll spent almost two decades growing her career at The Procter & Gamble Company, where she ultimately served as senior vice president and treasurer. She began her career at Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Cambridge Bancorp [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] announced that Michael F. Carotenuto has been appointed the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Carotenuto will succeed Albert R. Rietheimer, who served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since 2005. Mr. Carotenuto most recently served as Senior Vice President, Director of Treasury and Internal Reporting at Belmont Savings Bank since 2011. Prior to that he worked at People’s United Financial, Inc. as an Accounting Policies Advisor and was on the Risk Advisory Services staff at Ernst & Young, LLP.
PeoplesBank [YORK, Pa.] announced that Charles T. Field has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Field will also serve as Treasurer of the Bank’s holding company, Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. Most recently, Mr. Field was employed by East River Bank in Philadelphia as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was employed in the same role by The Westchester Bank.
Zebra Technologies Corporation [LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.] (NASDAQ: ZBRA) announced the appointment of Olivier Leonetti as Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds Michael C. Smiley, who is stepping down. Most recently, Mr. Leonetti served as Chief Financial Officer at Western Digital Corporation. Prior to Western Digital, Mr. Leonetti served as Vice President, Finance – Global Commercial Organization at Amgen, Inc.
Entercom Communications Corp. [BALA CYNWYD, Pa.] (NYSE: ETM) announced that Steve Fisher will be stepping down as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Thereafter, Mr. Fisher will provide consultative services to the Company. Mr. Fisher, has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 1998.
Ping Identity [DENVER] announced the appointment of Raj Dani as Chief Financial Officer. Dani joins Ping from AVI-SPL, where he was CFO. Prior to AVI-SPL, he held leadership financial positions at Flextronics, Jabil Circuit and TeleTech.
WCA Waste Corporation [HOUSTON] announced that it has appointed Dianna Cervantes to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Cervantes joins WCA after serving as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Rockwater Energy Solutions.
Huntsman Corporation [THE WOODLANDS, Texas] (NYSE: HUN) announced the appointment of Sean Douglas to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He replaces J. Kimo Esplin, who was promoted to Executive Vice President, Strategy and Investment, and has been the company’s CFO for 17 years. Mr. Douglas joined the Company in 1990 and has held several positions, most recently Vice President, Corporate Development and Treasurer.
Molson Coors Brewing Company [DENVER & MONTREAL] (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX) announced that Tracey Joubert, current Chief Financial Officer of the Company’s US business, has been appointed as Molson Coors’ new Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Mauricio Restrepo has resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company. Joubert has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for MillerCoors since 2012. Previously, she was Vice President of finance, planning & analysis and controller for MillerCoors and before that as Director of finance and group services at Miller Brewing Company. She came to Miller from SAB Limited in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she served as financial manager, technical accounting, and was later promoted to financial manager, finance services. Prior to joining SAB Limited, she was financial manager at Barloworld, Ltd. and articled at KPMG South Africa.
Drew Industries Incorporated [ELKHART, Ind.] (NYSE: DW) announced that it has named Brian Hall as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hall has served as the Company’s interim CFO since September 26, 2016, replacing David M. Smith. Mr. Hall joined the Company in March 2013, and has served as Corporate Controller since June 2013, and interim Chief Financial Officer since September 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he spent more than 16 years in public accounting, most recently as a Senior Manager at Crowe Horwath LLP.
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. [EAGLE, Idaho] (NYSE: LW) announced that Robert McNutt has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer. McNutt currently is the chief financial officer at Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC. Prior to that he was the chief financial officer for Greif, Inc. Before joining Greif, McNutt served as chief financial officer at Boise, Inc., and spent 22 years in roles of increasing responsibility at Boise Cascade.
Black Box Corporation [PITTSBURGH] (NASDAQ: BBOX) announced that Anthony J. Massetti has joined the Company as its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. He replaces Timothy C. Huffmyer will remain with the Company as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Massetti was previously the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Avaya. Prior to joining Avaya, he was the SVP and Chief Financial Officer of NCR Corporation. Prior to joining NCR, Mr. Massetti was CFO for QLogic Corporation and served as Vice President, Finance for SanDisk Corporation. He started his career with IBM Corporation.
Royal Financial, Inc. [CHICAGO] (OTCQX: RYFL) announced that Jodi A. Ojeda will resign as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company and Bank for personal reasons. The Company also announced that Leonard Szwajkowski, President and CEO of the Company and Bank since 2007, will be appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Bank. Mr. Szwajkowski previously served as CFO and Interim CFO from 2006 to January 3, 2008.
Callidus Software Inc. [DUBLIN, CA] (NASDAQ: CALD) announced that Chief Financial Officer Bob L. Corey will retire. He will be succeeded by Roxanne Oulman, who was the company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting.
Snap Interactive, Inc. [NEW YORK, NY] (OTCQB: STVI) announced that Judy F. Krandel has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Krandel replaces Alex Harrington, who had been serving as interim Chief Financial Officer and fulfilling the duties of principal financial officer and principal accounting officer since March 15, 2014. Mr. Harrington will continue to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Snap, Ms. Krandel served as a portfolio manager at the Juniper Investment Company. Ms. Krandel joined Juniper in 2011 as Portfolio Manager for the Juniper Public Fund. Before that, Ms. Krandel was a Portfolio Manager at Alpine Woods. Prior to that, she was a Portfolio Manager from 2001 to 2009 at First New York Securities, LLC.
Alarm.com [TYSONS, Va.] (NASDAQ: ALRM) announced that Steve Valenzuela has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Valenzuela joins Alarm.com from SugarCRM, where he served as CFO since January of 2015. He has served as CFO of five different software enterprises including Apigee Corporation and served as the Vice President of Finance and Operations for the Mobile Platforms Group at Citrix following its acquisition of Zenprise, where he was CFO. Earlier in his career Mr. Valenzuela held financial management positions with Tandem Computers, Atari and Intel.
Midland States Bancorp, Inc. [EFFINGHAM, Ill.] (NASDAQ: MSBI) announced that Kevin L. Thompson has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the holding company and the bank. Mr. Thompson succeeds Jeffrey G. Ludwig in the CFO role, which follows Mr. Ludwig’s promotion to President of Midland States Bank in February 2016. Mr. Ludwig is also Executive Vice President of the holding company. Kevin Thompson joins Midland from Zions Bancorporation, where he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance since 2014. Prior to joining Zions, Mr. Thompson worked for American Express from 2006 to 2014.
Digital Map Products [IRVINE, CA] announced the addition of Tom Patterson as Chief Financial Officer. Patterson’s past experiences include executive and senior finance roles at software companies including: Kareo, Teletrac Navman, Quest Software, and Citrix.
IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. [FRANKLIN, INDIANA] (TSX VENTURE: IB) (OTCQB: IAALF) announced that David Anderson, the Company’s current Vice President of Finance, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, replacing Simon Anderson, who has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. David Anderson worked at IBC and its predecessor company since 2007, serving in a variety of accounting, human resources, and information technology roles.
Actuant Corporation [MILWAUKEE] (NYSE: ATU) announced that Rick Dillon will join the Company and become the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Actuant. He replaces Andrew Lampereur, the Company’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Dillon is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. Mr. Dillon has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. since 2014. Prior to Joy he served as Vice President-Business Planning and Analysis and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Newell Brands, and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Mr. Dillon began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP.
DSW Inc. [COLUMBUS, Ohio] (NYSE: DSW) announced the appointment of Jared Poff, Senior Vice President to Chief Financial Officer. DSW Inc. promoted Jared Poff to Senior Vice President, Finance, and interim Chief Financial Officer, on June 6, 2016. Since joining DSW on January, 2015, Mr. Poff served as Vice President of Finance, Business Development, and Treasurer of DSW. Prior to joining DSW, Mr. Poff served as Vice President, Treasurer at Big Lots, Inc. since February 2004.