CFOs on the Move: Week ending June 26, 2015

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06/26/2015
  • Aflac has appointed Frederick Crawford to the top finance spot, effective June 30. Previously, he headed finance at CNO Financial Group, a post he had held since 2012.
  • Frank Calderoni has been named to lead the finance function at Red Hat, effective July 13. He takes over for Charlie Peters, who will retire at the end of July. Calderoni recently left Cisco Systems after seven years as its CFO.
  • Commerce-as-a-service provider Digital River has selected Hoke Horne to head finance. Most recently he worked at Groupon, where he was finance chief of North America and vice president of global commercial finance.
  • 99 Cents Only Stores has appointed Michael Fung interim CFO and treasurer. He succeeds Bradley Lukow, who has resigned. Fung has been on the company’s board of directors since December 2013, and was interim chief administrative officer from January 2013 until September 2013. Prior to that, he was CFO of U.S. operations at Walmart Stores.
  • John Garratt has been named interim CFO of Dollar General, effective July 1 when he takes over for the retiring David Tehle. Garratt joined the firm last year, and is now senior vice president of finance and strategy.
  • Edible Arrangements International has appointed Tony DiPippa to the top finance spot, replacing George Wilson. Most recently finance chief at Cache, he is also a former CFO of WB Mason, as well as a former vice president of North American finance at Godiva Chocolatier.
  • Gordon Milne, CFO of homebuilder The Ryland Group, plans to retire upon the company’s merger with homebuilder Standard Pacific, which still must be approved by shareholders of the two firms. Jeff McCall, who heads finance at Standard Pacific, will become finance chief of the new company.
  • Mark Ohlendorf, president and CFO of Brookdale Senior Living, is stepping down from his role as finance chief, but will remain president. A search for a new CFO is under way.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. has promoted Liam Stewart to the top finance spot, effective June 30, replacing Todd Weintraub. Stewart has been asset director of the firm’s Atlantic aviation unit.
  • Greg Hazelton has been named to lead the finance function at Northwest Natural Gas (NW Natural), effective June 30. He takes over for Stephen Feltz, who is retiring. Most recently, Hazelton was vice president of finance, controller, and treasurer at Hawaiian Electric Industries.
  • LendingTree has appointed Gabe Dalporto to lead the finance function. Dalporto, who has been the company’s chief marketing officer since 2011 and president of mortgage since 2013, replaces Alex Mandel.
  • J.D. Carlson has been promoted to finance chief at Penske Automotive Group. He succeeds David Jones, who will become CFO at Iconix Brand Group. Carlson has been corporate controller since starting at the company in 2006, and was appointed principal accounting officer in 2011.
  • Brandon O’Brien has resigned as CFO at mobile-device accessory firm ZAGG. Effective July 13, he will be succeeded by Bradley Holiday, a member of ZAGG’s board of directors, who most recently led the finance function at Callaway Golf.
  • Digital media player designer Roku has named Steve Louden to the top finance spot. Most recently, he was treasurer at Expedia.
  • Multi-Fineline Electronix has appointed Thomas Kampfer to head finance. He is a former president of CohuHD.
  • National-security services provider Leidos Holdings has selected James Reagan to lead the finance function, effective July 6. Previously, he was finance chief at Vencore, a post he had held since 2012.
  • David Klein will become CFO of alcoholic-beverages company Constellation Brands following the firm’s filing of its Form 10-Q for the first quarter. He succeeds Bob Ryder, who is leaving the firm. Klein had headed finance for Constellation’s beer division.
  • Southcross Energy Partners GP, LLC, general partner of Southcross Energy Partners LP, has named Bret Allan to the top finance spot. Allan, who replaces J. Michael Anderson, formerly was treasurer and vice president, finance, at Energy Transfer Partners.
  • Medical-device provider Abiomed has named Michael Tomsicek finance chief, effective July 15. He takes over for Robert Bowen, who is retiring. Previously, Tomsicek was CFO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
  • Michael Grasher has resigned from the top finance spot at specialty workers’ compensation insurance provider Amerisafe. The company has begun a search for his replacement.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods has appointed Teri List-Stoll as its next finance chief, effective in August. She will replace Andre Hawaux, who has been serving as both chief operating officer and CFO and will remain in the COO role. List-Stoll will join the firm from Kraft Foods Group, where she headed finance from 2013 until this past February and was a senior adviser from February until May.
  • Melba Bartels has been appointed to head finance at HomeStreet, effective Aug. 3. Formerly, she was CFO of the auto finance and student lending division of JPMorgan Chase.
  • Alison Cornell has been hired to lead the finance function at International Flavors & Fragrances, effective July 8. Most recently, she held the top finance spot at Covance.
  • Flotek Industries has promoted Robert Schmitz to the top finance spot. He takes over for H. Richard Walton, who has been named CFO emeritus. Schmitz had been corporate controller since 2013 at the oilfield technologies developer and distributor.
  • Shannon Okinaka has been promoted to finance chief at Hawaiian Holdings and its wholly owned subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines. She had been interim CFO since January, when she succeeded Scott Topping, who left the company. Okinaka had also been controller of the airline since 2011.
  • Robert Mundy has been selected to head finance at Packaging Corp. of America. He will join the company on July 1 and take over as CFO from Richard West on Sept. 1. West will remain an adviser to the firm until he retires in March of next year. Mundy comes to the company from Verso, where he has led the finance function since 2006.
  • 3D Systems has promoted David Styka to the top finance spot, succeeding Ted Hull. Styka has been at the company since January, and had been chief accounting officer.
  • Freight-service provider Celadon Group has promoted Bobby Peavler to the posts of CFO and treasurer. Formerly, he was principal accounting officer.
  • Paul Korus, who heads finance at Cimarex Energy, plans to retire by Sept. 1. Mark Burford, vice president of capital markets and planning, will succeed him at that time.
  • Management and holding firm Griffon has announced that Brian Harris will take over the top finance spot, effective Aug. 1. He replaces Douglas Wetmore, who will retire as of July 31. Harris has been chief accounting officer of the company since 2009 and controller since 2012.
  • Broker-dealer LPL Financial has named Matthew J. Audette, CFO of  E*TRADE Financial, as its finance chief. He fills the role previously held by current LPL president Dan Arnold and will join the firm effective Sept. 28.

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