CFO Moves this week include:
|Netflix Inc.||The Hershey Company||Silverline|
|Select Interior Concepts, Inc.||Sure Shot Holdings||AIVITA Biomedical|
|SQUAN||FAT Brands Inc.||Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company|
|VBI Vaccines Inc.||Basic Energy Services, Inc.||C&J Energy Services, Inc.|
|Kennametal Inc.||Destination Maternity Corporation||BloomReach, Inc.|
|Landmark Health||IAP||Intelligent Waves LLC|
|Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.||TriCo Bancshares||W&T Offshore, Inc.|
|JDA Software, Inc.||Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc.||Inspira Financial Inc.|
|Advance Auto Parts, Inc.||RH||Energy Recovery, Inc.|
|SpyCloud||PM Environmental, Inc.||Excelsior Mining Corp.|
|Continental Mills, Inc.||United Way of New York City||Resonant, Inc.|
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Netflix Inc. [LOS GATOS, Calif.] (NASDAQ: NFLX) announced that Chief Financial Officer David Wells plans to step down after helping the company choose his successor. Wells, who joined Netflix in 2004 and has served as CFO since 2010, intends to stay until his successor takes the role to ensure a smooth transition.
The Hershey Company [HERSHEY, Pa.] (NYSE: HSY) announced that Patricia A. Little, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, intends to retire from the company in the spring of 2019. Little has served as the company’s CFO since joining in 2015.
Select Interior Concepts, Inc. [ANAHEIM, Calif.] (NASDAQ: SIC) announced that Nadeem Moiz has been appointed as its new Chief Financial Officer. Moiz was most recently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Superior Industries International, Inc. Moiz will replace Kendall Hoyd, who will assume the role of President—RDS of SIC. Prior to Superior Industries, Mr. Moiz served as the Chief Financial Officer of DCLI and held leadership positions in Finance and Operations at Graphic Packaging International and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Sure Shot Holdings [DENVER] announced that Michael Walker joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Michael joins Sure Shot from Great Western Oil & Gas where he served as the company’s Vice President of Finance from 2012 to 2018.
AIVITA Biomedical [IRVINE, Calif.] announced the addition of Scott Burell joins the company as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining AIVITA, Scott served as Chief Financial Officer of CombiMatrix Corporation.
SQUAN [ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY] announced that they have appointed John C. Ferrara as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ferrara has 30 years of experience guiding top financial companies’ initiatives including as CFO for TheStreet, Inc. and SPACE.com. Ferrara has held several other CFO positions including EDGAR Online, Inc.
FAT Brands Inc. [LOS ANGELES] (NASDAQ: FAT) announced the hiring of Rebecca D. Hershinger as Chief Financial Officer. Ron Roe will continue as Senior Vice President of Finance for the Company. Hershinger most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for Genius Brands International, Inc. She gained her experience through roles at JP Morgan Chase & Co., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., SpectrumDNA, Inc., and Genius Brands as well as CFO Advisory Services, Inc.
Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company [GLEN ALLEN, Va.] (NYSE: HBB) announced that James H. Taylor, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will retire at the end of 2018 after 35 years of dedicated service. Taylor joined the Company’s subsidiary, Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., in 1983 as manager of corporate taxation and rose through a number of key accounting and finance roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Taylor was elected to his current position with the Company in 2017, following the completion of the spin-off of the Company from its former parent NACCO Industries, Inc. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Taylor had served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., since 2013.
Alorica Inc. [IRVINE, Calif.] welcomes KJ Tjon as Chief Financial Officer, who replaces newly retired Chief Financial Officer Cindy Fiorillo. Previously, she was COO and President at Scientific Games and served as the CFO and EVP at EPIQ Systems.
VBI Vaccines Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] (NASDAQ: VBIV) announced the appointment of Christopher McNulty as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development. Prior to joining VBI, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations, of Invivo Therapeutics. He also served as the Senior Director of Business Development for Repligen Corporation. Other prior management positions include Director, Corporate Development at Seventh Sense Biosystems, and Associate Director, Business Development at Genzyme Corporation.
Basic Energy Services, Inc. [FORT WORTH, Texas] (NYSE: BAS) announced the appointment of David Schorlemer as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Schorlemer’s appointment will be effective August 27, 2018. Mr. Schorlemer is replacing Alan Krenek, who retired as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, effective August 15, 2018.
C&J Energy Services, Inc. [HOUSTON] (NYSE: CJ) announced that Jan Kees van Gaalen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and he is expected to join C&J on September 17, 2018. Mike Galvan, who has served as C&J’s Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 2018, will continue in his position as Senior Vice President – Chief Accounting Officer. Jan Kees van Gaalen served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kennametal, Inc. since September 2015. Prior to joining Kennametal, Inc., Mr. van Gaalen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Dresser-Rand Group Inc., and he previously held several financial leadership positions including Vice President and Treasurer for Baker Hughes, Inc. and Vice President Financial and Chief Financial Officer for PT Vale Inco TBK (formerly PT Inco TBK), in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Kennametal Inc. [PITTSBURGH] (NYSE : KMT) announced that it appointed Damon Audia to the position of vice president and chief financial officer effective September 24, 2018. Audia will succeed Jan Kees van Gaalen, who served as chief financial officer for three years and announced his retirement in June 2018. Audia most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Carpenter Technology Corporation. Prior to Audia’s role at Carpenter Technologies Corporation, he spent ten years in various roles at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, most recently serving as senior vice president of finance for the company’s North America division. He also led the finance group of Goodyear’s Asia Pacific region business unit while based in Shanghai, China and was senior vice president of corporate business development. In addition, Audia previously served as Goodyear’s vice president and treasurer and held various financial roles at Delphi Corporation and General Motors.
BloomReach, Inc. [MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.] hired Dave Pomeroy as Chief Financial Officer. Pomeroy comes to BloomReach from BDNA, following its acquisition by Flexera. He has experience from his CFO roles at BDNA, Symphony Communications and Rhythm NewMedia. In addition, he has held finance leadership positions at Apple, Yahoo! and Microsoft. He began his finance career as an audit supervisor for Ernst & Young in Palo Alto.
Landmark Health [HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.] announced that Brandon Kerns has been hired as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Brandon most recently served as Vice President at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2010, Brandon was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley.
IAP [ALEXANDRIA, Va.] hired Charles “Chuck” Cosgrove to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining IAP, Chuck served as Chief Financial Officer at STG. During his career, Chuck has worked with several Government Services companies including CRGT (currently Salient CRGT), Comtech Mobile Data Corp., KBR, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) and Planning Research Corp.
Peloton Therapeutics, Inc. [DALLAS] announced the appointment of Alan A. Musso as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 4, 2018. Musso joins Peloton from Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he served as CFO and Treasurer since November 2014. Prior to Bellicum, he was CFO at Targacept. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of key managerial positions in finance and accounting at Osiris Therapeutics, Cato Research, Duramed Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer.
TriCo Bancshares [CHICO, Calif.] (NASDAQ: TCBK) the holding company for Tri Counties Bank, announced that Peter Wiese has been named the Company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wiese replaces Thomas J. Reddish, whose employment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer terminated. Wiese was previously with the Sacramento, California office of the public accounting firm Crowe Horwath LLP, where he was a partner since 2011 specializing in the financial services and banking industries.
W&T Offshore, Inc. [HOUSTON] (NYSE: WTI) announced the retirement of J. Daniel (“Danny”) Gibbons, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The Company has appointed Janet Yang as acting Chief Financial Officer. Janet Yang joined W&T in 2008 as Finance Manager and in 2012 became Director, Strategic Planning & Analysis, a position she held until being appointed Vice President, Corporate & Business Development in 2017. Ms. Yang has over 15 years of finance, investment and strategy experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining W&T, Ms. Yang held positions in research and investment analysis at BlackGold Capital Management, investment banking at Raymond James and energy trading at Allegheny Energy.
JDA Software, Inc. [SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.] announced the appointment of Kevin Moriarty as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He most recently served as CFO at Avnet. Moriarty spent more than 10 years at Honeywell. Prior to Honeywell, he held accounting and corporate development roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb and was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. [RICHMOND, Calif.] (NASDAQ: EKSO) announced that John (Jack) Glenn has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Glenn replaces Max Scheder-Bieschin, who, as previously announced, is leaving the company. Previously, Mr. Glenn served as Chief Financial Officer for Sonendo, Inc. His prior experience also includes serving as Chief Financial Officer, at several other companies, including Armetheon Corporation; Solta Medical; Cholestech; and Invivo Corporation.
Inspira Financial Inc. [BOCA RATON, Fl.] (TSX-V: LND) announced it has promoted Rodrigo Mera as Chief Financial Officer in advance of a potential sale of its billing company.
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. [ROANOKE, Va.] (NYSE: AAP) announced the appointment of Jeffrey W. Shepherd to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Since April, Shepherd served as Advance’s interim CFO in addition to his responsibilities as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He joined Advance during the first quarter of 2017 from General Motors where he served most recently as Controller for General Motors Europe. Prior to that role, Shepherd served in various accounting and finance leadership roles at General Motors.
RH [CORTE MADERA, Calif.] (NYSE: RH) announced the appointment of Ryno Blignaut as President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Karen Boone has decided to step down from her current role to spend more time with her family. Mr. Blignaut most recently served as the Chief Business Officer of Wheels Up. Prior to that, Mr. Blignaut served in various roles at Xoom Corporation, from May 2005 until December 2015. Mr. Blignaut’s roles at Xoom included Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer through its initial public offering and at the time of its sale to PayPal.
Energy Recovery, Inc. [SAN LEANDRO, Calif.] (NASDAQ: ERII) announced the appointment of Josh Ballard as Chief Financial Officer. Ballard most recently held the position of Operating Partner at Orox Capital Management. Additionally, he served as the CFO for Southwest Spirit and Wines. Prior to joining Orox Capital Management, Mr. Ballard was the Managing Director of Lanterne Advisors, LLC, where he held multiple CFO roles with venture-backed companies. He also served as Executive Director of Finance and Investor Relations for SigmaBleyzer Investment Group. Ballard started out his career working on multiple international oil and gas projects, most notably with Fluor Corporation.
SpyCloud [AUSTIN, Texas] announced that it has appointed Jennifer Parker-Snider as chief financial officer. Prior to SpyCloud, she held the post of CFO at NSS Labs. Parker-Snider previously served in leadership finance roles with HP’s Enterprise Security Products Group and other publicly-traded, multinational organizations including Apple and Arthur Andersen.
PM Environmental, Inc. [LANSING, Mich.] announced the promotion of Patricia Perry to Chief Financial Officer. Perry has been with PM for the last five years, having previously spent 20 years as a financial executive for a large, national consulting firm, working out of PM’s Mid-South region.
Excelsior Mining Corp. [Phoenix, Arizona] (TSX: MIN, OTCQX: EXMGF) announced the appointment of Barry Dahl as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Dahl has replaced Carlo Valente who had served as the Company’s Interim CFO. Dahl spent the past five years as the CFO of Klondex Mines. Prior to that Mr. Dahl was CFO of Argonaut Gold.
Continental Mills, Inc. [TUKWILA, Wash.] named Rachel Ruggeri as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. Prior to joining Continental Mills, Ruggeri spent over 16 years at Starbucks Coffee Company, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Finance, Americas.
United Way of New York City [NEW YORK] named Gina Goodenow as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Gina joined United Way of New York City in 2016 as the Vice President and Controller of Finance. Gina most recently worked as Controller of the March of Dimes.
Resonant, Inc. [GOLETA, Calif.] (NASDAQ: RESN) announced that Michael Seifert will join the company as Chief Financial Officer on September 4, 2018. Seifert was most recently at Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. Prior to Analogix, Seifert served as CFO at multiple companies, including Multigig, Inc., Decarta, Inc., Xceive Corporation, Southwall Technologies, Inc., Sitesmith, and Virage Logic Corporation. Seifert also served in senior finance roles at Compression Labs, Inc. and PMC-Sierra, Inc. He started his career at Ernst & Young. Seifert replaces Jeff Killian who will retire.