CFO Moves this week include:
|The Coca-Cola Company||Nautilus, Inc.||Virgin Galactic|
|Exterran Holdings, Inc.||The Art Institute of Chicago||Door to Door Organics|
|OpenX Technologies, Inc.||The MGIS Companies, Inc.||Kimball International, Inc.|
|Nexant||California Dairies, Inc.||Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc.|
|Solid Landings Behavioral Health||2FA, Inc.||Nucor Corporation|
|Brown & Brown, Inc.||Marvell Technology Group Ltd.||Integral Technologies, Inc.|
|Travel Advantage Network||American Homes 4 Rent||Azure Midstream Energy, LLC|
|Franchise Services of North America Inc.||Tech Data Corporation||WellCare Health Plans, Inc.|
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The Coca-Cola Company announced Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gary P. Fayard will retire in May 2014, after 20 years of service with the Company. The Coca-Cola Company named Kathy N. Waller to succeed Fayard in the role of Chief Financial Officer. Waller currently serves as Vice President, Finance and Controller. She joined the Company in 1987 as a senior accountant in the Accounting Research Department and soon became principal accountant for the Northeast Europe/Africa Group, followed by Marketing Controller for the McDonald’s Group. Since then, she has taken on a number of roles of increasing responsibility, including financial services manager for The Minute Maid Company and Corporate Director of Financial Reporting. In 2004, Waller was named Vice President and Chief of Internal Audit. In 2009, Waller was named Vice President and Controller, a role that was expanded in 2013 to Vice President, Finance and Controller, adding global accountability for Corporate Treasury, Corporate Tax and Finance Capabilities.
Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) announced that Sid Nayar has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Nayar joins Nautilus from Congoleum Corporation. Mr. Nayar joined Congoleum in 1986 and held increasingly senior accounting and finance positions, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since 1999.
Virgin Galactic announced John S. Rego has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. He joins Virgin Galactic after serving as CFO for AppSense, Inc. He spent nearly eight years as executive vice president, CFO and treasurer for Vonage Holdings Corp. Other experience includes senior leadership positions at Petra Solar, Inc., RCN Corporation and Winstar Communications, among others.
Exterran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EXH) announced that the company’s Chief Financial Officer, William M. Austin, has decided to retire effective April 4, 2014. Austin also plans to retire as Senior Vice President and director of Exterran GP LLC, the managing general partner of Exterran Partners (NASDAQ: EXLP), effective as of April 4, 2014.
The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce the appointment of Alison D. Sowden as the organization’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 28, 2014. Sowden comes to the Art Institute after 24 years at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, most recently as the vice president for financial affairs.
OpenX Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of Tom Fuelling as chief financial officer. He joins OpenX from Hulu, the online video service where he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to Hulu, Fuelling served as chief financial officer at a number of companies, including Ascent Media Network Services, a Liberty Media company; ARTISTdirect; and Village Roadshow Pictures. Fuelling began his career at PriceWaterhouse where he spent eight years in the entertainment practice.
The MGIS Companies, Inc. announced the appointment of Blaine Moon as chief financial officer.
Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) announced the appointment of Robert F. “Bob” Schneider to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Schneider currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kimball International. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of FM Global Insurance.
Nexant announced that Jonathan Foster has joined the company as chief financial officer. Previously, Foster served as CFO of LS9, Inc. Prior to LS9, he served as CFO and Executive VP of Corporate Development at Atempo, Inc. His previous positions include CFO, Keymage, Inc.; Senior VP, Corporate Development and General Counsel at 8×8, Inc.; and Deputy Director for Management and General Counsel for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Foster is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Clean Energy Fund. He also serves as vice-chair of the utilities commission in Palo Alto, California and is a member of the national advisory council for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).
California Dairies, Inc. announced that David Camp has joined its executive team as senior vice president and CFO. Camp was most recently with Roll Global, LLC, where he was the vice president and group controller. His previous experience includes CFO at Technicolor Creative Services, head of internal audit at Novartis, director of internal audit at Kellogg Company, and audit manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP.
Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTC: VEND) announced its appointment of Mark Cole as the company’s chief financial officer. His experience in the private sector includes serving as vice president and corporate controller for Crocs, Inc., and Ashworth, Inc. In addition, he has served as a director for Westbridge Research Group since 2005.
Solid Landings Behavioral Health recently appointed Kevin Gallagher, as new chief financial officer (CFO). He spent the last 10 years serving as CFO and COO of a Los Angeles based international distributor of health and wellness products and has held senior financial executive positions at Nestle USA and Witco Chemical Corp.
2FA, Inc. announced that John O’Donnell has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining 2FA, Inc., Mr. O’Donnell served as the CFO and in executive management for numerous healthcare and technology-focused organizations such as: Millcreek of Arkansas, Commonwealth Medical Group, NextCARE, EPIC Healthcare Group, Charter Medical, and Specialty Hospital Group.
Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that Gregory J. Hayes has been elected to the board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Hayes, 53, has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”), since 2008. Mr. Hayes joined UTC through the 1999 merger with Sundstrand Corporation, where he served as Vice President, Finance, for Sundstrand Aerospace. He was then appointed Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, for Hamilton Sundstrand. In 2003, he became UTC Vice President and Controller, and was appointed UTC Vice President, Accounting and Controls, in 2004. In 2006, his responsibilities were broadened to include Investor Relations.
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) announced the selection of R. Andrew Watts as Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Watts, formerly Global Head of Customer Administration for the Financial and Risk Division of Thomson Reuters, will assume the responsibilities of Executive Vice President and Treasurer effective immediately, and will replace the current Chief Financial Officer, Cory Walker, in March 2014, upon Mr. Walker’s previously announced retirement following the filing of the Company’s 2013 Annual Report on Form 10-K. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Mr. Watts was Chief Financial Officer and co-Founder of Textera, and before founding Textera, he worked as a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) announced it has named Michael Rashkin Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rashkin served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer since December of 2013. Mr. Rashkin has been with the Company since 1999 and prior to this appointment served in a variety of roles in the finance organization including as VP of Tax, VP of Strategic Development and President of the Marvell Charitable Fund. Mr. Rashkin also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Marvell from July 2007 to January 2008. Prior to joining Marvell, Mr. Rashkin spent 13 years at Apple, where he served many executive roles, including, General Manager of Asia and Latin America, Director of Marketing for Apple Japan, Director of International Business Development, Director of Taxation, Customs, and Export Licensing, and Director of International Legal.
Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC: ITKG) announced that Bart Snell has been named the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Snell succeeds outgoing CFO and Integral Co-founder William Ince. Snell began his career with IBM. More notable positions include CFO of IBM Australia and CFO of IBM’s semiconductor operations in Burlington, VT. He worked with an IBM and Apple team to explore joint ventures, and was Director of IBM’s world-wide Software Strategy. After leaving IBM, Mr. Snell founded his consulting company, PowerSource Solutions. Snell is also an experienced Board member, having served on the Boards of Mobile Satellite Ventures, Terrastar, IBM Australia Leasing Inc. and Motient Corporation.
Travel Advantage Network (TAN) announced that David E. Kasten has been appointed chief financial officer. Kasten has more than twenty years of U.S. and international hospitality finance experience with such companies as; Marriott International, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, and Greater China Hospitality.
American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) announced that Peter J. Nelson, Chief Financial Officer, will resign his position, following a transition period, to pursue other career interests. Mr. Nelson joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2012.
Azure Midstream Energy, LLC announced that it has hired industry veteran Eric T. Kalamaras as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Kalamaras most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Valerus Energy Holdings, L.P. Prior to that, he was CFO for Delphi Midstream Partners which was subsequently sold to Williams Partners, L.P. Kalamaras served in a similar capacity before that for Atlas Pipeline Partners / Atlas Energy, L.P.
Franchise Services of North America Inc. (TSX-V: FSN) announced that David Mitchell has resigned his position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Directors has appointed Ashley Chambliss as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mrs. Chambliss has served as the Company’s Controller since November 2006 and has previously served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) announced the appointments of Charles V. Dannewitz to senior vice president and chief financial officer, the Americas. Dannewitz joined Tech Data in 1995, serving as senior vice president and treasurer since 2003. Prior to joining the company, he was employed by Pricewaterhouse for 13 years.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced that Tom Tran, senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), will be leaving the company. He has agreed to help facilitate a smooth transition to a new CFO and will remain with WellCare until a successor is appointed or until November 30.