CFO Moves this week include:
|United States Steel Corporation||J. C. Penney Company, Inc.||Lazard Ltd|
|J M Smith Corporation||Veson Nautical||Providence St. Joseph Health|
|Change Healthcare||MariMed Inc.||Notal Vision, Ltd|
|TruGreen||Dimension Therapeutics, Inc.||Duluth Holdings Inc.|
|Applied Materials, Inc.||Perfecto||Neology, Inc.|
|Promethean||MHVC Acquisition Corporation||First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.|
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United States Steel Corporation [PITTSBURGH] (NYSE: X) announced the appointment of Kevin P. Bradley as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Bradley served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Terex Corporation. Prior to his tenure as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, he served as President of Terex Cranes. He began his career with the Terex Corporation as President of Terex Financial Services. He has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, including positions with GE Commercial Finance, where he served as Chief Asset Management Officer, and with AT&T Capital, in several finance and asset management positions.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. [PLANO, Texas] (NYSE: JCP) announced that Jeffrey Davis is joining the Company as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will succeed Andrew Drexler, who has been serving as interim chief financial officer. Davis most recently served as chief financial officer at Darden Restaurants. Prior to Darden, Davis served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Walmart U.S. stores. Upon joining Walmart in 2006, he served as vice president of finance for its U.S. specialty division before assuming positions of increasing responsibility, including senior vice president of finance and strategy, followed by a promotion to senior vice president and treasurer. Before Walmart, Davis held multiple finance-related positions with Lakeland Tours, McKesson Corporation and The Hillman Company.
Lazard Ltd [NEW YORK] (NYSE: LAZ) announced that Evan Russo, Managing Director and Co-Head of Lazard’s Capital Markets and Capital Structure Advisory practice, will become Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lazard. He is replacing Matthieu Bucaille, CFO of Lazard since 2011, who will become Chief Executive Officer of Lazard International and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Financière Lazard Frères and Lazard Frères Banque in Paris. Prior to Lazard, Mr. Russo worked in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs and at Barclays Capital.
J M Smith Corporation [SPARTANBURG, S.C.] has confirmed Philip J. Ryan, III as Chief Financial Officer. Ryan will also assume the role of Treasurer following the retirement of James C. Wilson, Jr. on October 1, 2017. Wilson has been employed with the company since 1987, serving first as controller before being elected Treasurer and then being named CFO. Ryan joined J M Smith Corporation in 2011, following a successful career with Sealed Air Corporation.
Veson Nautical [BOSTON] announced Tim Strudwick as its new Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Veson, Strudwick was the Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis for Dynatrace. Previously, he was the Director of Finance & Operations for PTC and served as the Planning and Operations Senior Manager for BT Conferencing and the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at BT Group. Concurrently, Strudwick volunteers as the Head of Finance/CFO for the Many Brains Project.
Providence St. Joseph Health [RENTON, Wash.] announced the selection of Venkat Bhamidipati as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer. Bhamidipati previously served as managing director for business development and growth strategy at Microsoft.
Change Healthcare [NASHVILLE, Tenn.] announced the appointment of Samuel Allen (Al) Hamood as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He will succeed Randy Giles, who will retire from Change Healthcare following a transition period. Mr. Hamood joins Change Healthcare from TransUnion Corporation, where he has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since February 2008. Prior to joining TransUnion, he was Senior Vice President and CFO for the U.S. Region of Electronic Data Systems, as well as Vice President of Investor Relations, and Senior Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hamood spent six years in a variety of finance and strategy roles at the Walt Disney Company, and started his career with the audit practice of Deloitte and Touche.
Notal Vision, Ltd. [MANASSAS, Va.] announced the appointment of Jim Long as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Jim was Interim Chief Financial Officer at MDLIVE. Prior to MDLIVE, he held several key leadership positions at Empresario Partners, Lakeview Health Systems, First Med, MEDai, and CoreSource.
TruGreen [MEMPHIS, Tenn.] announced Brian Hamm will be joining the company as chief financial officer. Hamm joins TruGreen from Energizer Holdings, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Brian brings a wealth of experience from a number of global companies including Energizer, PepsiAmericas and Price Waterhouse.
Dimension Therapeutics, Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] (NASDAQ: DMTX) announced that Jean Franchi, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned. Mary Thistle, who has served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, will serve as the Company’s principal financial and accounting officer.
Duluth Holdings Inc. [BELLEVILLE, Wis.] (NASDAQ: DLTH) announced that Dave Loretta has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Loretta will succeed retiring CFO Mark DeOrio and will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Duluth Trading, Dave Loretta served four years as President and Chief Financial Officer of Nordstrom Bank. Previously at Nordstrom, Inc., he served as corporate Vice President and Treasurer overseeing treasury, investor relations and corporate development. Before his 13 years with Nordstrom, Loretta was Director of Planning and Analysis for Restoration Hardware, Inc. Following his time at Nordstrom, Loretta launched and operated his own company, Pacific Time, LLC, from 2014 to 2016.
Applied Materials, Inc. [SANTA CLARA, Calif.] announced that Dan Durn will join the company as senior vice president and assume the role of chief financial officer. Mr. Durn is currently CFO of NXP Semiconductors. He joined NXP in 2015, having served as CFO of Freescale up until the merger with NXP. Prior to Freescale, he was CFO and executive vice president of finance and administration at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Previously, he was head of M&A and strategy at Advanced Technology Investment Company, and he also served as vice president in technology investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Company and was a member of its merger leadership group.
Perfecto [BOSTON, MA] announced the appointment of Michael Carus as Chief Financial Officer. Michael Carus is the former President and COO of RedVision. Before leading the sale of RedVision to First American at the end of 2016, he served as General Partner, COO and CFO of Jerusalem Venture Partners, and COO and CFO of Fundtech. Prior to that, he was Finance VP of Geotek and Business Assurance Manager at PWC.
Neology, Inc. [SAN DIEGO] announced that Frank Hettmann has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hettmann previously served as Director of Finance and in various Group and International Controller roles for Microsemi Corporation during the past seven years. Prior to that he held executive roles with small to mid-sized semiconductor and technology companies.
Promethean [Atlanta, Ga.] announced the appointment of Sue Choe as the business’ new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Choe succeeds Louise Ward, who has been with Promethean for the past eight years and served as the CFO since 2015. Recently, Choe served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Account Officer of RealNetworks, Inc. Before RealNetworks, she held leadership roles with Cardiac Science, Microsoft, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP.
MHVC Acquisition Corporation [HERNDON, Va.] has named John C. Pitsenberger as chief financial officer. Pitsenberger most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of Sotera Defense Solutions. He previously served as vice president and corporate controller of Pacific Architects and Engineers and Apptis. Previously, he worked at Deltek. Pitsenberger began his career in public accounting at Beers & Cutler, PLLC.
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. [MELBOURNE, Fla.] (OTCQB: FCHS) announced that it has appointed Phillip J. Keller as its Chief Financial Officer. From 2014 through 2015, Mr. Keller served as SVP of Finance and CFO of RehabCare Inc. Prior to joining RehabCare Inc. in 2014, Mr. Keller served as SVP of Finance of PharMerica, Inc. Other previous executive posts have included SVP of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer of BioScrip, Inc.
Istation [Dallas, TX] announced the appointment of Monika Flood as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, Flood was SVP of Finance and Strategy for a restaurant-chain holding company.