CFO Moves this week include:
San Francisco 49ers
|VMware, Inc.||Terex Corporation|
Coherus BioSciences, Inc.
MultiCell Technologies, Inc.
|Lipinski Property Services||
Mueller Industries, Inc.
|Life Partners Holdings, Inc.||
American Financial Group, Inc.
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The San Francisco 49ers named Former Facebook VP of Finance Cipora Herman as its new Chief Financial Officer. Herman will be taking over for current CFO Larry MacNeil, who will stay on with the team as the Executive Vice President of Development.
VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced that Jonathan Chadwick will join VMware as chief financial officer (CFO) effective November 5, 2012. Most recently, he served as corporate vice president of Microsoft and CFO of Skype, following roles as EVP and CFO of McAfee and in a variety of finance leadership positions in over a decade at Cisco Systems.
Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) announced that Phil Widman will be retiring as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Widman will continue as Chief Financial Officer of the Company into the first half of 2013 to oversee the year-end accounting close and annual audit process, the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and to facilitate an orderly transition of his responsibilities.
XLA announced the appointment of Douglas K. Kollme as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kollme was most recently he was the CFO for Interactive Technology Solutions. Prior to that, he ran the M&A program for CoreNet Services, and worked in commercial banking and investment banking roles at Wachovia Securities and its predecessor banks.
Bioventus announced the appointment of David Price as its new chief financial officer. Price comes to Bioventus from EDGAR Online Inc. where he served as CFO, chief operating officer and corporate treasurer. Prior to joining EDGAR Online, Price served as CFO and executive vice president of finance, corporate treasurer for Cornerstone Therapeutics, Inc. Price had previously served as managing director in the healthcare sector at two investment banking firms – Jefferies & Company in New York, and Bear Stearns & Co. in London and New York – and worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, Arthur Andersen and Lex Service PLC.
Coherus BioSciences, Inc. announced that it has appointed George G. Montgomery as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Montgomery was a Managing Director at Sagent Advisors, LLC. Prior to Sagent, he served as a Managing Director at Montgomery & Co., LLC. Prior to Montgomery & Co., he was a Managing Director at JP Morgan H&Q. He has also been a Managing Director at Cowen & Company and started his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in 1983.
MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OBB: MCET) has added Grant G. Miller to its board of directors. Mr. Miller will replace Mr. Altig who will be stepping down to allow for this appointment. Mr. Miller currently serves as Chief Financial & Operating Officer of Sandel Avionics and has previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Rapid Bridge, LLC, General Manager & Division Controller of Scubapro, Chief Financial Officer of USA Broadband, Inc., Chief Financial Officer & Senior VP Operations of Alitum, and held several positions with WorldXchange and Time Warner Cable, including International Director of Development in Spain and Portugal, Regional Vice President Finance, Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst, Manager, Finance and Information Systems and Financial Analysis.
Lipinski Property Services announced Thomas Donnelly has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Donnelly was Vice President of Finance & Administration at USM, An EMCOR Company. Tom Donnelly’s extensive financial and operational experience includes roles in firms such as System and Computer Technology Inc., Infor Global Solutions, and Comcast Corporation.
RockPort Capital announced the promotion of Diane Yung to Partner & Chief Financial Officer. Diane Yung joined RockPort’s Boston office in 2007 as VP, Finance. Prior to joining RockPort Diane was Regional VP, Finance & Administration for Edison Mission Marketing & Trading, the trading arm of Southern California Edison.
fi360 announced that Patricia Stocke has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, she was the CFO of Management Science Associates, Inc. Prior to that, she worked for Coach USA as Controller.
SEVEN Networks announced Mark Harris as the company’s new chief financial officer. Prior to joining SEVEN, Harris served as chief financial officer at Nimsoft. Harris has held various CFO and financial management positions in telecoms and banking.
Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced that Kent A. McKee, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will step down from his positions with the Company to pursue other opportunities. Jeffrey A. Martin, Vice President – Corporate Development, will serve as interim Chief Financial Officer.
Life Partners Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPHI) announced the appointment of Colette Pieper as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Life Partners, Mrs. Pieper served as Accounting Financial Director for USAA.
American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG) announced that its Board of Directors elected Joseph E. (Jeff) Consolino as a Director, beginning December 1, 2012. The Company further announced that Mr. Consolino will join the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Consolino’s election as Executive Vice President will become effective on February 16, 2013, and his election as Chief Financial Officer will become effective after the Company files its Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2012. Mr. Consolino will will succeed Keith A. Jensen, who will retire at the end of March 2013. Mr. Consolino most recently served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Validus Holdings, Ltd. Prior to his role at Validus, Mr. Consolino served as a Managing Director in Merrill Lynch’s Financial Institutions Group. Since 2006, Mr. Consolino has served as a Director of National Interstate Corporation (NASDAQ: NATL), a property and casualty company based in Ohio, which is a 52%-owned subsidiary of AFG. It is expected that he will continue to serve in that capacity. He serves as a Director of AmWINS Group, Inc. Mr. Consolino will also serve as a Director of Validus Holdings, Ltd.