CFO Moves this week include:
|Inseego Corp.||Domino’s Pizza, Inc.||Owens Corning|
|Upwork Inc.||WW International, Inc.||Thumbtack|
|Marcus & Millichap, Inc.||FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc.||Karmak|
|Cutera, Inc.||AtriCure, Inc.||Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.|
|LevelTen Energy||Sauer Brands Inc.||Anika Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Caladrius Biosciences, Inc.||radius financial group inc.||Fox Factory Holding Corp.|
|Validity||GCP Applied Technologies Inc.||Ansira Partners, Inc.|
|Prometheus Biosciences, Inc.||Ribometrix||Continental Mills, Inc.|
|Service Express||OpenGate Capital||Punchey, Inc.|
|Liberated Syndication Inc.||Bold Penguin||VelosBio Inc.|
|Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp.||Humanigen, Inc.||Elior North America|
|Gold Resource Corporation|
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Inseego Corp. [SAN DIEGO] (NASDAQ: INSG) announced that Craig Foster has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 17, 2020. Foster will succeed Stephen Smith, who will be stepping down from the CFO role to pursue other interests. Foster most recently served as CFO at Bright Machines. Prior to his role at Bright Machines, Foster served as CFO of Financial Engines. In addition, Foster was the CFO of Amobee, and CFO of Ubiquiti Networks. Previously to his executive roles, Foster served as a Director in the Investment Banking Group focused on technology infrastructure at Credit Suisse and earlier he worked at UBS Securities as the Co-Head of the Software Investment Banking Group. Prior to banking, Foster held various management positions at RBC Capital Markets, LoudCloud, Deloitte Consulting, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Domino’s Pizza, Inc. [ANN ARBOR, MI] (NYSE: DPZ) announced the appointment of Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Services, Stu Levy, as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Jeffrey Lawrence, who earlier announced his intention to retire from the Company this year. This change will be effective August 20, 2020. Levy joined Domino’s in 2019 after serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer for Republic Services, Inc. Prior to joining Republic, Levy spent 13 years with Bain & Company, and served as a partner from 2008-2014.
Owens Corning [TOLEDO, OH] (NYSE: OC) announced the appointment of Kenneth Parks as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 8, 2020. Parks will join Owens Corning from Mylan, where he served for four years as CFO. Before joining Mylan in June 2016, he was CFO at WESCO International. Prior to WESCO, Parks spent the majority of his career at United Technologies Corporation in a variety of U.S. and international finance roles. During that time, he led Investor Relations, was CFO of its Fire and Security division, and held multiple financial leadership roles at its Carrier Corporation division, including working four years in Europe.
Upwork Inc. [SANTA CLARA, CA] (NASDAQ: UPWK) announced that Jeff McCombs joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. McCombs will succeed current CFO, Brian Kinion. Kinion will continue with Upwork as an advisor through October 2020 to assist with a smooth transition. McCombs joins Upwork from Doctor On Demand, where he has served as CFO since 2018. Prior to that, Jeff served as the CFO of OpenTable from 2016 to 2018, and the CFO of Flipboard from 2014 to 2015. He was also the Head of Global Business Operations at Facebook from 2010 to 2014.
WW International, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: WW) announced the appointment of Amy O’Keefe as Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Nicholas Hotchkin, who has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2012, head of North American operations since 2019, and President of Emerging Markets, to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. O’Keefe will officially join the company on October 1, 2020. O’Keefe brings more than 25 years of financial expertise, joining the company after three years as CFO of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. Before assuming that position, she held CFO positions at Savant Systems and D&M Holdings. Prior to her CFO roles, O’Keefe held several corporate finance positions with increasing responsibility at The Black & Decker Corporation. O’Keefe started her career at Ernst & Young.
Thumbtack [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the appointment of Larry Roseman as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Roseman joins Thumbtack following over six years in senior finance leadership positions at eBay including regional and divisional CFO roles at eBay Classifieds in both the United States and Europe. Prior to eBay, he spent 12 years as an investment banker at Guggenheim, J.P. Morgan, and Bear Stearns following more than five years working as an accountant at Ernst & Young.
Marcus & Millichap, Inc. [CALABASAS, CA] announced the appointment of Steve DeGennaro as Chief Financial Officer effective August 17, 2020. DeGennaro will succeed Marty Louie, Chief Financial Officer since 2010. Louie will remain with the Company in the role of SVP of Corporate Initiatives. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, DeGennaro most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of InTouch Technologies, which was acquired by Teladoc Health, Inc.
FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. [ATLANTA] (NYSE: FLT) announced that Charles Freund – executive vice president for strategy – has been named chief financial officer effective September 1, 2020. Eric Dey, the Company’s current chief financial officer, will retire but will remain on as a senior advisor at the Company through the end of the year. Freund joined FLEETCOR in December 2000 as director of business development and was most recently executive vice president for strategy. During his tenure with the Company, Mr. Freund has also served as executive vice president of global sales, president of developing markets, and vice president of UK card issuing. Prior to joining FLEETCOR, Freund was a consultant at Sibson Consulting, a member of The Segal Group.
Karmak [Carlinville, IL] announced that Tim Ward joined as Chief Financial Officer. Ward has more than 30 years of experience in Software, Services, Distribution and Manufacturing in both PE backed companies as well as privately held organizations.
Cutera, Inc. [BRISBANE, CA] (NASDAQ: CUTR) announced the appointment of Rohan Seth as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, he served as VP of Finance, Global Orthopaedics Franchise at Smith & Nephew. Prior to that, he served as the Head of Finance, U.S. Surgical at Alcon Labs. Prior to his time at Alcon, Seth spent nine years at Stryker Corporation where he served in various roles across the business, including as Controller of the company’s European Division.
AtriCure, Inc. [MASON, OH] (NASDAQ: ATRC) announced that Andy Wade is stepping down from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for personal reasons and moving into an advisory role through March 5, 2021. Angie Wirick, current Vice President of Finance, has been promoted to CFO. Wirick joined AtriCure in July 2014. Before AtriCure, Wirick spent 12 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP in managerial roles and began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. [INDIANAPOLIS] (NASDAQ: CLMT) announced that H. Keith Jennings notified the Board of Directors of Calumet that he plans to resign as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective August 31, 2020 to pursue other interests closer to his family in Texas.
LevelTen Energy [SEATTLE] announced that appointment of Major Horton as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to LevelTen, he served as CFO at AbacusNext, Nirvanix (merged into Oracle), and Rackspace Managed Hosting, among others.
Sauer Brands Inc. [RICHMOND, VA] announced that David Starr has joined as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Starr joins the company from Chicago Custom Foods, a recent acquisition of Sauer Brands, based in Elk Grove Village, IL. Starr has over 17 years’ experience as a Chief Financial Officer in the food ingredient and medical services industries, as well as extensive prior experience in public accounting.
Anika Therapeutics, Inc. [BEDFORD, MA] (NASDAQ: ANIK) announced the appointment of Michael Levitz as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Levitz succeeds Sylvia Cheung, who will continue with the Company in an advisory capacity for a period following the succession effective date to assist with a smooth transition. Prior to joining Anika, Levitz served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Insulet Corporation. Prior to Insulet, from 2009 to 2015 he was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Analogic Corporation. Previously, during his seven years with Hologic, Inc. and Cytyc Corporation (which merged with Hologic in October 2007), Levitz served in various capacities including Vice President and Corporate Controller. Levitz began his career in the high technology audit practice at Arthur Andersen.
Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. [BASKING RIDGE, NJ] (NASDAQ: CLBS) announced that Joseph Talamo, Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), has tendered his resignation in order to explore opportunities outside of Caladrius. To ensure a smooth transition, Talamo plans to continue to serve as CFO until August 21, 2020.
radius financial group inc. [NORWELL, MA] announced Michael Wilberton is joining as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective August 1, 2020. Wilberton held various positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Harbor One Bank, Santander Holdings, WG Financial LP, Credit Renaissance Partners, Descap/First Albany Securities and Citizens Financial Group.
Fox Factory Holding Corp. [BRASELTON, GA] (NASDAQ: FOXF) announced that Scott Humphrey was promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Humphrey will succeed interim CFO, John Blocher, who will reassume the role Senior Vice-President of Finance. Humphrey, previously FOX’s Senior Vice-President of Finance, has over 20 years of experience in finance and operations management and provides the Company with a depth of experience in equity and debt financing, budgeting and forecasting, and execution of mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining FOX, Humphrey was the interim Chief Financial Officer of Hibbett Sports, Inc. and he served as Chief Financial Officer of Ciner Resources LP.
Validity [BOSTON] announced it has appointed Gary Hall as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining Validity, Hall was CFO of Casa Systems, Inc. Before Casa Systems, Hall was CFO of eCopy, which was purchased by Nuance Communications in 2009. Previous to eCopy, Hall served as both controller and later CFO at MatrixOne.
GCP Applied Technologies Inc. [CAMBRIDGE, MA] (NYSE: GCP) announced that Craig A. Merrill has been appointed as the Company’s permanent Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Merrill has served as GCP’s Interim CFO since October 2019. Merrill begun his career at W.R. Grace & Co. in 1990. Merrill joined GCP as Vice President & General Manager, Global Cement and Emerging Markets following the Company’s separation from W.R. Grace & Co. in 2016. Prior to being named Interim CFO, Merrill also held roles as Vice President, Global Marketing and Vice President, Finance, Analytics and Strategy at GCP. Previously, at W.R. Grace & Co., he served as Vice President & General Manager in the Specialty Construction Chemicals.
Ansira Partners, Inc. [ST. LOUIS] announced that Matt Neisler has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Neisler served as CFO of Trustwave. Neisler has also previously served as Senior Vice President, Americas CFO at DXC Technology. During his tenure at Hewlett Packard Enterprises and its predecessors, Neisler held several leadership roles in finance and strategy. He held the role of Vice President, Finance Lead of Divestiture & Integration Management Office. Earlier in his career, Neisler held leadership roles in corporate strategy consulting with Deloitte and PwC.
Prometheus Biosciences, Inc. [SAN DIEGO] announced the appointment of Keith Marshall as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Prometheus, Marshall was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Conatus Pharmaceuticals since 2017. Prior to Conatus, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development at Torque Therapeutics (now Repertoire Immune Medicines). Marshall also served as Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking at GCA Savvian Advisors, Managing Director, Co-founder, and Chief Financial Officer at Montgomery, Marshall Healthcare Partners, and Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Banking at Montgomery & Co. He began his career in investment banking at JP Morgan.
Ribometrix [DURHAM, NC] announced the appointment of Barclay “Buck” Phillips as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. In his most recent role, Phillips served as chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate development at G1 Therapeutics. Prior to G1 Therapeutics, Phillips served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Novavax. Prior to Novavax, Phillips was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Micromet. Earlier in his career, Phillips served as managing director at Vector Fund Management, and as a biotechnology analyst and director of Venture Investments at INVESCO Funds Group.
Continental Mills, Inc. [TUKWILA, WA] named Robert Dilworth as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. Dilworth has also been appointed to Continental Mills’ Board of Directors. Dilworth joins Continental Mills after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Nestle Coffee Partners, a division of Nestle USA that was formed upon the acquisition of Starbucks’ global CPG and Foodservice rights in 2018. Prior to Nestle, Dilworth spent 12 years at Starbucks in a variety of financial leadership roles, including Channel Development (CPG & Foodservice), Digital Ventures, Store Development, and Corporate Development. Prior to Starbucks, Dilworth worked as an investment banker at Bear Stearns focused on consumer and retail sectors.
Service Express [GRAND RAPIDS, MI] welcomed its new Chief Financial Officer, John C. Madden, to the organization. Madden’s background includes executive roles for global enterprise organizations including, Dell, Inc., DJO Global, a medical device provider and Tesla Energy.
OpenGate Capital [LOS ANGELES] announced that their senior leadership team has expanded with the addition of Heather Malloy who joined the firm today as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining OpenGate, Malloy was a management consultant at Riva Ridge Management, and she previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Strattam Capital for six years.
Liberated Syndication Inc. [PITTSBURGH] (OTCQB: LSYN) announced the appointment of Richard P. Heyse as Chief Financial Officer. Heyse takes over for Gabriel Mosey, who has served as interim Chief Financial Officer since October 2019 and will remain with the Company as Corporate Controller. Most recently, Heyse served as an interim CFO or consultant for a number of private companies. Previously Heyse served as Chief Financial, Risk and Compliance Officer at Wesco International, Inc.; Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer at Innophos Holdings, Inc. (IPHS); and as Business CFO – Chemicals Division at Eastman Chemical Company (EMN).
Bold Penguin [COLUMBUS, OH] announced Dan Gifford as its chief financial officer. Gifford comes to Bold Penguin with 30 years of experience in both public and private companies such as KPMG, Nationwide, Progressive Medical and DASCO Home Medical Equipment. Gifford succeeds Seth Metcalf who will remain at Bold Penguin in the role as General Counsel.
VelosBio Inc. [SAN DIEGO] announced the appointment of Dr. Enoch Kariuki as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining VelosBio, Dr. Kariuki served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Synthorx, Inc. Prior to joining Synthorx, Dr. Kariuki was Vice President at H.I.G. Capital, where he led investments into, and served on boards of, several life sciences companies. His roles prior to H.I.G. include Senior Associate at Leerink Partners and Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank.
Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp. [ANN ARBOR, MI] (NYSE American: ZOM, TSX-V: ZOM) announced that Shameze Rampertab has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective August 14, 2020. Ann Cotter will act as interim CFO. Cotter has served as the Vice President of Finance for Zomedica from August of 2018. She has held various consulting, controllership and CFO roles for both private and publicly held companies and has public accounting experience in both audit and tax services.
Humanigen, Inc. [BURLINGAME, CA] announced the appointment of Timothy E. Morris to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Morris most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Iovance. Morris has been a member of the Humanigen Board of Directors since 2016. In connection with this appointment, he has stepped down from his Board position at the company.
Elior North America [CHARLOTTE, NC] named Jeff Hunt as chief financial officer. Most recently, Hunt served as global head of finance for Sodexo SA’s Universities and Seniors segments, where he had geographic responsibility for operations in Europe, South America and North America.
Gold Resource Corporation [Colorado Springs, CO] (NYSE American: GORO) announced the appointment of Kimberly Perry to succeed John Labate as Chief Financial Officer, who is retiring from the Company. Perry, a current member on the Board of Directors, will move into the CFO position and step down from her board seat effective August 14, 2020. Perry has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since April 11, 2019. She has held senior executive positions including most recently at Alacer Gold Corporation as Treasurer & Vice President, and prior to that as Chief Compliance Officer & Director, Internal Audit (2012 to 2019). Prior to her tenure at Alacer Gold, Perry held increasingly senior positions at Newmont Mining Corporation including Director Finance Solutions, Compliance Audit Executive, and North America Internal Audit Manager (2005 to 2012).