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Innophos Holdings, Inc. [CRANBURY, N.J.] (NASDAQ: IPHS) announced that Mark Feuerbach, the Company’s current Vice President, Investor Relations, Treasury, Financial Planning and Analysis, has been named interim Chief Financial Officer, replacing Han Kieftenbeld. Feuerbach has 30 years of experience in financial roles at Innophos, including serving as interim CFO on four prior occasions.
Swagelok Company [SOLON, Ohio] announced that John Hund has joined the company as its vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO). Hund succeeds James Cavoli, who will now oversee Swagelok’s global sales organization as vice president, distributor support services. Hund joins Swagelok from Hillenbrand Inc., where he served as group CFO for the company’s Industrial Products business. Prior to Hillenbrand, he held roles of increasing responsibility with IDEX Corp. and Hawker Beechcraft.
Element Solutions Inc. [WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.] (NYSE: ESI) announced the promotion of Carey J. Dorman to Chief Financial Officer. Dorman joined Element Solutions in 2015 and has served in a number of corporate finance and other leadership roles. He has served as Element Solutions’ Corporate Treasurer since February 2018. Prior to joining Element Solutions, Mr. Dorman held investment and corporate finance positions at Taconic Capital Advisors and Goldman Sachs.
SentryOne [CHARLOTTE, N.C.] has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Lang Leonard as CFO. Leonard joins SentryOne from LevelUp. Previously in his career, Leonard also served as CFO at Affinnova and Ipswitch, and as Corporate Controller at RSA Security.
Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. [MCLEAN, Va.] announced that it recently appointed Dan Muse as CFO. Muse previously served as the CFO for FCI Enterprises LLC and Sevatec. Before joining Sevatec, Mr. Muse spent over a decade as an investment banker with Stifel’s Aerospace, Defense and Government Services group. Earlier in his career, he worked for industry leaders including Goldman Sachs and Arthur Andersen.
Lancaster Colony Corporation [WESTERVILLE, Ohio] (NASDAQ: LANC) announced that the Company’s Vice President, Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Douglas A. Fell, has chosen to transition from his current position effective April 1, 2019 to lead as Transformation Program Officer. The Company also announced today the appointment of Thomas K. Pigott as Vice President, Assistant Secretary and CFO effective April 1, 2019. Pigott served as Vice President and CFO for MGP Ingredients for the past three years. His prior experience includes Vice President Finance roles for Kraft Foods Group’s Meal Solutions Division, Kraft’s Meals and Desserts Business Unit and Nestle USA’s Pizza Division.
Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. [FLINT, Mich.] (NYSE: DPLO) announced that the company appointed Dan Davison as chief financial officer and treasurer effective April 8, succeeding Atul Kavthekar. Davison most recently served as senior vice president of PBM Finance of CVS Health. Before CVS, Davison held leadership roles at Medco Health Solutions, including senior vice president of financial and strategic planning and chief financial officer of the health plan division.
U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. [CARSON, Calif.] (NASDAQ: PRTS) appointed David Meniane to COO, a newly created position, as well as CFO, succeeding Neil Watanabe. Meniane previously served as executive vice president of L.A. Libations, an incubation partner to the Venturing & Emerging Brands group at the Coca-Cola Company. Prior to L.A. Libations, Meniane founded Victoria’s Kitchen. Meniane also previously served as chief financial officer at Aflalo & Harkham Investments. Meniane currently serves on the board of directors for Space Shake and Relentless Trade Solutions.
Meritor, Inc. [TROY, Mich.] (NYSE: MTOR) announced that Carl Anderson, group vice president, Finance, has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer. Anderson’s appointment follows Kevin Nowlan‘s decision to resign from his role as senior vice president and president, Trailer and Components and chief financial officer to accept a chief financial officer position with another company to be announced in the near future. Anderson has served as Meritor’s group vice president, Finance, since March 2018. Anderson joined Meritor in 2006 as the director of capital markets, holding positions of increasing responsibility. Before joining Meritor, he held a variety of finance and treasury roles at First Chicago NBD Bank and GMAC for more than 10 years.
WorldVentures [PLANO, Texas] announced the appointment of Chris Gobalakrishna as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Chris began his career at BMG/Sony Music and has worked in leadership positions at companies including Beachbody LLC, Tone It Up, Inc., Arista Records and Univision Digital.
TrueMotion [BOSTON] announced that Roger Colvin has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining TrueMotion, Colvin was CFO & President at ZeroTurnaround. Colvin was also co-founder and CFO of BullHorn.
21st Century Oncology (21CO) [FORT MYERS, Fla.] announced the hiring of Todd Higgins as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Higgins, whose career has spanned two decades in healthcare services, joins 21CO after recently serving as Chief Financial Officer at Confluent Health, LLC and Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Realogy Holdings Corp. [MADISON, N.J.] (NYSE: RLGY) announced the appointment of Charlotte Simonelli as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, effective March 25, 2019. She joins Realogy from Johnson & Johnson where she most recently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Medical Devices.
Professional Diversity Network, Inc. [CHICAGO] (NASDAQ: IPDN) announced the appointment of Xin (Adam) He as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. He was a Director of the Company and he replaces Gary Xiao, the Company’s former CFO. Mr. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Wanda America Investment Holding Co. and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. He also served as an independent board director at iFresh Inc. and Energy Focus Inc. He also served as Financial Controller of a NYSE listed company, Xinyuan Real Estate Co.
MGP Ingredients, Inc. [ATCHISON, Kan.] (NASDAQ: MGPI) announced that Brandon Gall, corporate controller, will be appointed vice president of finance and chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2019. Gall’s appointment follows Tom Pigott’s decision to resign from his role as vice president of finance and chief financial officer to pursue other career opportunities. Gall has served as MGP’s Corporate Controller since June of 2018. During his seven-year tenure with the Company, Gall has advanced through a steady progression of leadership roles, including Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Director of Supply Chain Finance, Director of Business Development and most recently, Corporate Controller.
ZAGG Inc. [SALT LAKE CITY] (NASDAQ: ZAGG) announced that Brad Holiday intends to step down as Chief Financial Officer and transition to the role of Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategic Projects of ZAGG effective March 31, 2019. Taylor Smith, currently Vice President, Finance & Accounting of ZAGG, has been appointed Mr. Holiday’s successor. Prior to his promotion to Vice President, Finance & Accounting in January 2013, Mr. Smith served as Director of SEC Reporting of ZAGG.
ANGI Homeservices [GOLDEN, Colo.] (NASDAQ: ANGI) announced the promotion of Jamie Cohen, Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting, to Chief Financial Officer. Glenn H. Schiffman, CFO of IAC, had previously held a dual role as CFO of ANGI Homeservices. Cohen served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting at the company since its formation as a public company in 2017. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Cohen served in the same role for IAC’s HomeAdvisor from January 2017; prior to that time, she held several financial leadership positions with HomeAdvisor since joining the company in 2011.
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. [WYOMISSING, Pa.] (NASDAQ: GLPI) announced that Steven T. Snyder has been appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Snyder has served as GLPI’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Interim Chief Financial Officer since May 4, 2018, and prior to that was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development from the time of GLPI’s spin-off from Penn National Gaming (“Penn National”) in November 2013. Prior to GLPI’s spin-off from Penn National Gaming, Mr. Snyder served as Penn National’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from 2003 and was responsible for identifying and conducting internal and industry analysis of potential acquisitions, partnerships and other opportunities. He joined Penn National as Vice President of Corporate Development in May 1998 and held that position until his appointment to Senior Vice President in 2003.
10Pearls [VIENNA, VA.] welcomes Peter Niestroy as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining 10Pearls LLC, Niestroy founded Envision Business Solutions, LLC. Prior to starting his advisory firm, Mr. Niestroy began his career as a CPA with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP.