CFO Moves this week include:
|Alation Inc.||The Priceline Group Inc.||A10 Networks, Inc.|
|Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.||Bridgestone Americas, Inc.||MiraMed Global Services, LLC|
|The Buckle, Inc.||Eos Energy Storage||Blue Jay|
|CareCloud||Yaana Technologies||Community Health Systems, Inc.|
|Catasys, Inc.||AVEO Oncology||RLI Corp.|
|TUNE||Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||LendingHome|
|twoXAR, Inc.||Radius Health, Inc.|
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Alation Inc. [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the addition of Max Ochoa as chief financial officer and general counsel. Prior to Alation, Ochoa held C-level and GC roles at multiple companies, including Turn Inc. and Adify Corporation.
The Priceline Group Inc. [Norwalk, Connecticut] announced that Daniel J. Finnegan, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer, plans to retire pending the hiring of his successor.
A10 Networks, Inc. [SAN JOSE, Calif.] (NYSE: ATEN) announced the appointment of Tom Constantino as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Before joining A10 Networks, Constantino served as vice president/head of accounting and finance operations at Western Digital. While at Western Digital, www.a10networks.comConstantino also served as chief financial officer of the HGST subsidiary. Constantino’s experience also includes the role of vice president, corporate finance at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and 16 years at Hewlett-Packard. Constantino began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. [CHICAGO] announced that Dennis M. Olis has been named interim chief financial officer. Olis will replace Melinda Whittington, who will be leaving the Company. Since November 2016, Olis has served as Allscripts Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and from November 2012 until November 2016, was the Company’s Senior Vice President, Operations. Prior to joining Allscripts in 2012, Olis worked for over 25 years in various finance roles at Motorola, most recently as Corporate Vice President Finance Operations of Motorola Mobility and before that as Corporate Vice President of Finance, Research & Development, Portfolio Management and Planning at Motorola, Inc.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. [NASHVILLE, Tenn.] announced Amanda Mathis has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Bridgestone Americas. Mathis joined Bridgestone Americas as Controller for the Consumer Tire Division in 2012. She was later promoted to Vice President, Finance for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) North America and concurrently named Acting CFO in September 2016. Prior to joining Bridgestone, Mathis served in several different leadership roles for YUM! Brands, including CFO for the Long John Silver’s and A&W Restaurants divisions. She has also held roles at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Capital Markets and Morgan Keegan.
MiraMed Global Services, LLC [JACKSON, Mich.] announced the addition of Fred Fazio as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Fazio served as Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald. Prior to joining Cantor, Mr. Fazio was a Managing Director in the Healthcare group at Jefferies, where he was employed for 11 years. He previously served in the Private Equity group at New York Life Capital Partners. Mr. Fazio began his career in the Leveraged Finance group at Deutsche Bank.
The Buckle, Inc. [KEARNEY, Neb.] (NYSE: BKE) announced that Karen B. Rhoads, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will retire from her current position with the Company. Ms. Rhoads will continue to serve as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Rhoads joined the Company in 1980. She was named Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in April 1991 and Senior Vice President of Finance in March 2014.
Blue Jay Wireless [CARROLLTON, Texas] announced the naming of Robert W. Young as Chief Financial Officer. Robert is also in direct supervision of the Finance and Human Resource departments. Previously, he served as Controller for Blue Jay.
Yaana Technologies [SAN JOSE, Calif.] announced the appointment of Jeffrey Zellmer as its new Chief Financial Officer. Jeff has held the position of CFO in multiple public and private companies, including MetricStream, Dental Technologies and Silicon Graphics.
Community Health Systems, Inc. [FRANKLIN, Tenn.] (NYSE: CYH) announced that Thomas J. Aaron has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Aaron succeeds W. Larry Cash, who retired after 20 years of service as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Aaron joined Community Health Systems in November 2016 following a 32-year career at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he retired as Tennessee Managing Partner.
Catasys, Inc. [LOS ANGELES] (NASDAQ: CATS) announced the appointment of Christopher Shirley as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Shirley succeeds Susan Etzel, who was appointed SVP of Finance and will remain a key member of the Company’s financial team. Mr. Shirley joins Catasys with approximately 20 years of finance experience, including senior leadership roles at healthcare technology and big data companies. Previously, her was CFO of GE Intelligent Platforms. Prior to GE Digital, Mr. Shirley was the Financial Integration Leader for GE Healthcare.
AVEO Oncology [CAMBRIDGE, Mass.] (NASDAQ: AVEO) announced the appointment of Matthew Dallas as chief financial officer. Mr. Dallas will also serve on the executive leadership team which governs corporate strategy at AVEO. He succeeds Keith Ehrlich, the Company’s current chief financial officer, whose retirement from the Company was previously announced. Most recently, Mr. Dallas served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of CoLucid Pharmaceuticals. Prior to CoLucid, Mr. Dallas served as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at AVEO from 2011 to 2015. He previously worked at Genzyme Corporation, NEN Life Sciences, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in finance and accounting.
RLI Corp. [PEORIA, Ill.] (NYSE: RLI) announced that Thomas L. Brown has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Brown began his career at RLI in 2011 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining RLI, he was an audit engagement partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
TUNE [SEATTLE] announced that Leila Kirske joins TUNE as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Kirske joins TUNE from Simply Measured where she served as CFO. Ms. Kirske served in chief financial roles at Bsquare, EMC Isilon and Varolii. Ms. Kirske is on the boards of PAWS and the Alliance for Pioneer Square.
Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.] (NASDAQ: EGRX) announced that Pete A. Meyers has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Meyers will also serve as the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer. Pete A. Meyers most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Motif BioSciences Inc., from May 2016 to January 2017. Prior to his role at Motif, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation from August 2013 to March 2016. Mr. Meyers also spent 18 years as a health care investment banker, most recently as Co-Head of Global Health Care Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Mr. Meyers currently serves on the Board of Directors of Prima BioMed Ltd, where he chairs the Audit Committee.
LendingHome [SAN FRANCISCO] announced Robert Stiles, former CFO of Nationstar Mortgage, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining LendingHome, he served for nearly three years as the CFO at Nationstar Mortgage. Prior to this, Robert served as the CFO and helped start Xome. Before joining Nationstar, Robert served as CFO for Altisource Portfolio Solutions and in a variety of positions at Centerline Capital, Viacom, Time Warner and KPMG.
twoXAR, Inc. [PALO ALTO, Calif.] announced the appointment of Brian Moriarty as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining twoXAR, Mr. Moriarty advised small and mid-size companies on strategic matters, led M&A activity as a corporate development executive, and advised clients as an investment banker. His 20+ year career includes: CFO of ChartOne, Vice President at Hewlett-Packard; Vice President of M&A at Sun Microsystems; and ten years as an investment banker advising clients.
Radius Health, Inc. [Waltham, Massachusetts] (NASDAQ: RDUS) announced that Jose (Pepe) Carmona has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Carmona succeeds Nick Harvey, who will continue as an advisor to the Company in the areas of Finance, Business Development and Strategy. Prior to joining Radius, Mr. Carmona was Chief Financial Officer of Innocoll Holdings PLC. Previously, Mr. Carmona served as a regional Chief Financial Officer of Alcon, a division of Novartis. During his career at Novartis, Mr. Carmona held numerous financial management positions with increasing responsibilities as Divisional CFO in North America, Latin America and other senior global financial roles.