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USA | CFO Moves – week ending January 9 & 16, 2015


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CFO Moves – week ending January 16, 2015

Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) announced that Leslie D. Hale, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust, has been elected to the board of directors. Hale was promoted in April 2013 to executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of RLJ Lodging Trust. Previously, she was RLJ’s chief financial officer and senior vice president for real estate and finance. Hale joined Bethesda, MD-based RLJ in 2005 after a successful career at GE Capital Corporation, a division of General Electric. She served in roles of increasing responsibility including vice president in the mergers and acquisitions group of GE Commercial Finance and associate director for GE Real Estate in its Strategic Capital Group. In addition to her experience at GE, Hale served as an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) announced that Gary W. Ferrera will become the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer by March 9, 2015. Fred Graffam, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since September 2014, will remain in that role through that time. Graffam will resume full-time responsibility for DigitalGlobe’s Financial Planning & Analysis function when Ferrera joins the company. Ferrera joins DigitalGlobe with extensive experience as a public-company CFO at multiple firms. Most recently, he served as CFO at Denver-based Intrawest Resort Holdings. Prior to joining Intrawest, Ferrera was CFO of Madison, Wis.-based Great Wolf Resorts, and before that, served as CFO of Colorado-based National CineMedia. Earlier in his career, he served in investment banking roles at Citigroup and Bear Stearns, with the latter both in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. Additionally, he served as an international tax consultant with Arthur Andersen. Ferrera currently serves on the board of directors of Colorado Public Radio.

Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW) announced the promotion of Travis Mayer to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Gary W. Ferrera has given his resignation in order to pursue another opportunity. Mr. Mayer joined Intrawest in 2007 and has served as Executive Vice President, Operations & Business Development since January 2014. Mr. Mayer has held various positions at Intrawest including Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Development, and Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis. Mr. Mayer started his career with Intrawest at the Company’s Steamboat resort. Prior to joining Intrawest, Mr. Mayer was a member of the U.S. Ski Team for eight years and represented the United States at two Olympic Games, earning a silver medal in the 2002 Olympics.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced that Price Cooper will be joining Krispy Kreme as Executive Vice President later this month. Mr. Cooper will be appointed Chief Financial Officer following the Company’s filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K in early April. Mr. Cooper will succeed Douglas R. Muir, who has served as Chief Financial Officer since June 2007 and who announced his retirement plans last year. Mr. Cooper previously served as chief financial officer of Texas Roadhouse, Inc. and prior to that was employed by Ruby Tuesday, Inc.

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH) announced that Price Cooper, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned to take on an expanded Chief Financial Officer position for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. Cooper joined Texas Roadhouse in 2006 and was promoted to CFO in August of 2011. Texas Roadhouse also announced that in addition to his role as president, Scott Colosi will also serve as CFO in the interim. Colosi served as CFO of Texas Roadhouse from 2002 until his promotion to president in 2011.

Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), has appointed Shannon Okinaka to the position of senior vice president and interim chief financial officer, filling a vacancy left by the departure of CFO Scott Topping. Okinaka has served as vice president – controller of Hawaiian Airlines since 2011. She joined the company as a senior director in charge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and special projects. Prior to joining Hawaiian Airlines, Okinaka worked for Hawaiian Electric Co. and Coopers & Lybrand/PricewaterhouseCoopers.

The Huntzinger Management Group, Inc. announced the appointment of David DiChiara as Chief Financial Officer. DiChiara joined HMG in 2010 and quickly progressed upward to the position of Controller. Prior to that, he worked for Chrysler Financial Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Business Centers, as a Dealer Relations Manager and Credit Analyst, respectively. DiChiara also developed Frozen Capital Analysis programming software utilized by a multinational company to explore and repurpose idle investment assets.

The Schwan Food Company announced that Robin Galloway has joined as its executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer. She most recently served as chief financial officer for Wells Enterprises, Inc., and has held leadership positions with companies such as Dean Foods, Restaurants Unlimited and Johnson Controls, Inc. Galloway is succeeding Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jim Dollive, who will be retiring from The Schwan Food Company after an accomplished 30-plus-year career in the food industry.

Cimarron Energy, Inc. announced that it has named Richard J. Wilkie as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wilkie was most recently a partner in the Houston law office of Akin Gump where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and financial and securities transactions.

SpareFoot announced that Mel Tang has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Tang was CFO at Demand Media Inc. Tang joined Demand Media shortly after it was founded in 2006 and was promoted to CFO in August 2012. Previously, Tang was an investment banker at UBS Investment Bank and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Corner Bakery Cafe announced the appointment of Salil Bapat as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bapat most recently served as CFO for YUM Brands’ Latin America and Caribbean region, one of many positions he has held during his 20 years of restaurant, franchise and finance experience. He previously supported YUM Brands in Thailand and South Korea in progressively larger CFO roles. Prior to his international assignments, Salil led the Financial Planning and Analysis, Development, Capital Planning and Business Analysis groups for the brand.

TigerLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: TIGR) announced Roger Rowe‘s appointment as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rowe was most recently CFO at Agilyx Corporation. Mr. Rowe has also served as Director of Investor Relations and Financial Planning and Analysis at TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., and as CFO at other technology companies including Merchandising Technologies, Inc., InFocus Corporation and Preview Systems.

The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC) announced the pending departure of its Chief Financial Officer, Robert Wilson.

Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS) announced the appointment of David Hastings as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hastings will be joining the Company on February 23rd. Mr. Hastings most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at Incyte Corporation between 2003 and 2014. During his 30 year career, including 15 years as a CFO in the biopharmaceutical industry, Mr. Hastings has held senior financial leadership roles at companies such as ArQule, Inc., Genzyme (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi), and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Dennis Pyers, who has been with Unilife since 2010 will continue to serve as interim CFO until February 23rd, 2015, and will then remain at Unilife as Senior Vice-President and Controller reporting to Mr. Hastings.

AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) announced that Michael M. Nolan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will be departing AMRI. The company also announced that Felicia Ladin will join the company in the same role, effective February 4, 2015. Ladin has spent the majority of her career in the pharmaceutical industry, most recently as Senior Vice President, CFO, Global Specialty Medicines at Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA. Between 2008 and 2014, Ms. Ladin held positions of increasing responsibility directing Teva’s financial planning and analysis operations, and from 2002 to 2008 was tax director for the U.S.

Unum Therapeutics announced that it has named Christiana Stamoulis as its Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development. Most recently, Ms. Stamoulis was the Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Prior to Vertex, she was a Managing Director in Citigroup’s Investment Banking division and a senior investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group, where she spent the majority of her investment banking career. She currently serves as a director of the Board of Hologic.

TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ: TRS) announced Bob Zalupski as the new chief financial officer of TriMas Corporation. Bob currently serves as TriMas’ vice president of finance, corporate development and treasurer. Bob joined TriMas in 2002 and has more than 30 years of business and financial management experience. From 1996 to 2002, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen. Prior to 1996, he held positions of increasing responsibility within the audit practice of Andersen. As previously announced, Dave Wathen will remain president and chief executive officer of TriMas Corporation. Mark Zeffiro, the previous executive vice president and chief financial officer of TriMas, will serve as president and chief executive officer of the new spin-off entity upon completion of the transaction. On an interim basis, Zeffiro has been named group president of Cequent, and will continue to report directly to Wathen, with the Cequent leaders reporting to him.

99¢ Only Stores announced that it has appointed Brad Lukow as Chief Financial Officer. Chris Laurence, who has served as Interim CFO since May 2014, will remain with 99¢ Only to provide oversight to the Company’s key strategic initiatives and to facilitate the transition. Mr. Lukow joins 99¢ Only Stores following a 20-year career at Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation where he served most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2009. Mr. Lukow was a key member of the management team as the company grew its store network to 1,253 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada. Prior to Shoppers, Mr. Lukow served in various roles at Loblaw, including financial reporting, budgeting and planning, taxation and internal audit from 1990 until 1994.

Gazillion, Inc. announced Eric Garay has joined the leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Garay joins Gazillion after 11 years at Electronic Arts, where he held roles as Chief Financial Officer for Maxis, the EA Play Label and The Sims Label and most recently managed the finance and accounting function for Maxis, World-Wide Customer Experience, and the Global Shared Services organization. Prior to EA, Mr. Garay served as Director of Finance and Accounting at Business.com and was a Senior Consultant in the Strategy Finance & Economics group at Arthur Andersen.

Oryzon Genomics SA announced the appointment of Gregory L. Weaver as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Weaver has served as CFO of several public biotech companies in the US, most recently Fibrocell Science. Previous to Fibrocell, Weaver was CFO at Celsion Corp, Poniard Pharmaceuticals and Sirna Therapeutics. He also currently serves as non executive director of Egalet Corporation and Atossa Genetics. Oryzon’s Enric Rello will remain as CFO in Spain and will continue as part of Oryzon’s senior management team to support the Company’s financial operations in Spain.

1to1 Card announced that Daniel P. Grotto has joined the company as member of the company’s advisory board and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Grotto’s distinguished track record of success includes his position as President of Prepaid Solutions, Inc., formerly owned by West Suburban Bank. Prior to the sale, Mr. Grotto was a senior executive of West Suburban Bank in Chicago, Illinois for almost nine years, serving as a strategist advising the President, CEO and the board of directors. Additional roles included his position as Managing Director for PNC Capital Markets and Managing Director at ABN AMRO Capital markets. He has also served as a Senior Corporate Finance Consultant and Managing Director within the Corporate Finance Group at Harris Trust and Savings Bank/Bank of Montreal.

Barney & Barney Insurance Services LLC, a division of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, announced that Steven Berk has joined the firm as its new Chief Financial Officer. Berk joined Marsh in 1980 and has held a number of different leadership positions, including 24 years serving as either a divisional or regional CFO. Berk assumes CFO responsibilities from Hal Dunning, who has served as both CFO and Chief Operating Officer of Barney & Barney since 2003. Dunning will continue to run the day-to-day operations of the firm as COO.

Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd. (OTC: ECIG) announced the hiring of Phil Anderson will be joining as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ECIG, Phil worked with the Pinnacle Family Office, a Dallas-based family office investment fund which is an investor in ECIG. Prior to Pinnacle, Phil was the director of research at SIAR Capital, a family office focused on investing in small-cap growth companies and was also a research analyst at C.E. Unterberg, and Ladenburg Thalmann.

Frisbie Memorial Hospital has appointed John Marzinzik as the hospital’s new President & CEO. Marzinzik has served as Senior Vice President & CFO at Frisbie Memorial Hospital since 1993. Marzinzik was Director of Billing & Information Systems at North Adams Regional Hospital in North Adams, Massachusetts and Vice President of Finance and Facilities at Exeter Hospital in Exeter, NH. He has also served as Comptroller for Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon, Illinois.

TD Ameritrade (NYSE: AMTD) announced that after 16 years with the Company, nine as executive vice president and chief financial officer, Bill Gerber will retire at the end of fiscal 2015. He started with TD Ameritrade in 1999 as director of finance and was promoted to CFO in 2006.

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISBC) announced that Sean Burke will join Investors Bancorp, Inc. and Investors Bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Burke has worked in investment banking since 2000, most recently as Managing Director and Head of U.S. Depository Institutions for RBC Capital Markets in New York.

USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC) announced that Matthew C. Liuzzi has assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer. Matt has served as SVP – Strategic Development since joining the Partnership in April 2013. Prior to joining the Partnership, he was a Director in the Global Natural Resources Group at Barclays and prior to that at Lehman Brothers. The Partnership accepted the resignation of former Chief Financial Officer Joseph “Jody” Tusa, Jr., for personal reasons.

RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) announced the appointment of Marjorie Thomas as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective February 4, 2015. Ms. Thomas’ career spans nearly 30 years and includes senior finance roles at Intuit, Sony, and Hewlett-Packard. Most recently, she served as VP of Corporate Finance and Treasurer for Intuit. Prior to Intuit, Ms. Thomas served as SVP, Finance and Corporate Controller of Sony Electronics where she was a member of the Sony Electronics Executive Committee. Before that, Ms. Thomas spent 20 years at Hewlett-Packard in several senior leadership positions. She began her career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen. Ms. Thomas succeeds Tim Wan, who joined RealNetworks in 2000 and has served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since April 2012.

United States Commodity Funds LLC (“USCF”) announced that Howard Mah has indicated his intention to resign. In order to provide an orderly transition, Mr. Mah has agreed to stay and remain as a Management Director and the Chief Financial Officer (Principal Accounting Officer) of USCF until the earlier of a suitable replacement is accepted by the Board of Directors of USCF or close of business July 15, 2015.

Credit Karma announced that it has appointed Joseph Kauffman, previously CFO of TAL Education Group, as its first-ever Chief Financial Officer. Before TAL, Kauffman led strategic investment for NYSE-listed New Oriental Education & Technology Group and held various management leadership roles at The Coca-Cola Company.

Coveris S.A. announced the recent installation of Richard Passov to it’s board of directors. Mr. Passov most recently served as Chief Financial Officer for Zoetis Inc. His work history includes serving as Treasurer for Pfizer, Inc. and Assistant Treasurer for Intel Corporation.

Talent Rover announced that Michael Lehman, former CFO of Sun Microsystems, has joined the Talent Rover Advisory Board and has invested in the company. A private investor and current board member at MGIC, Solera Holdings, MapR and the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Lehman joins Talent Rover with extensive experience as a chief financial officer for high tech companies. Over the past few years, Lehman has directed the IPO readiness of two companies that are now publicly traded: Arista Networks and Palo Alto Networks. Prior to entering the startup world, Lehman achieved recognition at Sun Microsystems, where he served two stretches as CFO after joining the company in 1987.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (NYSE-MKT: VISI) announced that James Whitney Mayhew, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has decided to step down from his position for personal reasons. Mr. Whitney will be leaving Volt after a 60-day transition period ending March 20, 2015.

Home Financial Bancorp (OTC: HWEN) the holding company for Our Community Bank based in Spencer, Indiana regrets to announce that Gary M. Monnett (“Mike”), the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer passed away unexpectedly on January 7, 2014. His duties will be assumed on an interim basis by Cross Financial Services until a successor is found. Cross Financial Services is based in Franklin, Indiana and provides a variety of financial services to community banks.

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced that Suresh Senapaty, the current Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, will retire on March 31, 2015, completing a distinguished career spanning over three decades with the company. Jatin Dalal, Senior Vice President – Finance will take over the role of CFO, effective April 1, 2015. Jatin Dalal joined Wipro in 2002. He has been instrumental in setting up of Wividus – the company’s shared services division besides strengthening the company’s Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations functions.

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE) announced that Carl G. Schmidt, vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has informed the company that he plans to retire July 1. Schmidt joined Lee in 2001. He previously was senior vice president and chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer of Johnson Outdoors, a publicly traded component of the SC Johnson group of companies, which he joined in 1994. He began his career in 1978 as a certified public accountant at the Big Four accounting firm of KPMG LLP, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After a series of promotions, he became a partner in 1988.

PROS® (NYSE: PRO) announced Stefan B. Schulz will join the company as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Schulz is expected to begin in his new role on or before March 16, 2015. He replaces Charles H. Murphy, who, as previously announced in February 2014, is retiring from PROS after 16 years with the company. For the past three years, Schulz has served as Chief Financial Officer at Digital River, Inc. He previously spent six years with Lawson Software. Schulz also worked for 12 years at BMC Software, where he held several leadership roles, the last as vice president, global revenue operations. Schulz began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co.

Northwest Natural Gas Company announced that Stephen P. Feltz, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, plans to retire from the Company during 2015. The Company is in the process of identifying Mr. Feltz’s successor. Mr. Feltz plans to remain in his position until his successor is engaged.

Taulia announced the hiring of its Chief Financial Officer, Rik Thorbecke. Thorbecke previously served as CFO for Meltwater Group. Thorbecke has served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and in other senior leadership roles at a range of Silicon Valley companies including Meltwater Group, Plastic Logic, Electronic Arts, Levi Strauss & Co. and Equinix. Additionally, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers for more than 17 years.

NEMUS Bioscience, Inc. (OTC: NMUS) announced the appointment of Thomas (Tom) A. George, current Chief Financial Officer of Deckers Brands, to its Board of Directors. Mr. George will also be responsible for chairing the Company’s audit committee. Mr. George joined Deckers Brands as Chief Financial Officer in September 2009. Prior to Deckers, Mr. George was with Ophthonix, Inc. where he served as Chief Financial Officer since February 2005. Prior to Ophthonix, Mr. George spent more than seven years as Chief Financial Officer for publicly held Oakley, Inc., now a division of Luxottica Group S.p.A. Earlier in his career, Mr. George held positions at Loral Corporation, International Totalizator Systems, Remec Corporation and Coopers and Lybrand.

AmnioLife Corporation announced it has appointed Andrew S. Hoover as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining AmnioLife Mr. Hoover worked at Square 1 Bank. He has also previously held positions at RS Investments and Oak Value Capital Management.

CFO Moves – week ending January 9, 2015

Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), announced the addition of Tracy Hogan as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining IVP, Ms. Hogan was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Elevation Partners for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Elevation Partners, Tracy was the Vice President of Finance at Fox Paine & Company, a private equity firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Before that, Tracy was the Vice President of Finance at Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Tracy began her finance career at Ernst & Young’s Audit Practice in Chicago and Boston.

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) announced the appointment of Andrew Miller as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective February 5, 2015. Miller will join PTC from Cepheid where he has served as Chief Financial Officer since April 2008. Miller’s career also includes financial leadership positions at Autodesk, MarketFirst Software, Cadence Design Systems, and Silicon Graphics. Miller began his career at accounting firm Deloitte and Touche. Miller also serves on the Board of Directors of United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD). Miller replaces Jeff Glidden, who announced in August, 2014 his intention to retire. Mr. Glidden will serve as a consultant to the Company for a transition period following Mr. Miller’s commencement of employment with the Company.

Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) announced that Andrew Miller, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be leaving Cepheid to pursue an opportunity with PTC Inc. Mr. Miller will continue to serve as Cepheid’s CFO through February 3, 2015. Upon Mr. Miller’s departure, Cepheid’s vice president and corporate controller, Daniel Madden, will assume the role of principal financial and accounting officer until a new chief financial officer is appointed.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) announced that Jeff Fleeher has been appointed to the newly created position of Worldwide Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A seasoned executive of NBCUniversal (NBCU), Fleeher most recently served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Strategy Content Distribution. Prior to that role, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the NBCUniversal Television Networks Distribution and Digital Distribution group. Before joining NBCU, Fleeher was a part of GE’s Corporate Audit Staff. Fleeher joined GE in 2001 as a member of the Junior Officer Leadership Program, where he completed sales and strategy roles for GE Energy.

Continental Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: CBPX) announced that it has appointed James “Jay” Bachmann to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bachmann has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since November 2014 and Chief Financial Officer since January 2014. Mr. Bachmann will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer in an interim role. Mr. Bachmann formerly served as Chief Financial Officer at Lafarge USA and Co-Chief Financial Officer of Lafarge North America from November 2012 through December 2013. He also held multiple executive responsibilities at Lafarge since 2002, including Senior Vice President Finance – Investor Relations of Lafarge SA from January 2008 through October 2012 and Senior Vice President and Controller of Lafarge North America Inc. from November 2005 to June 2006. Prior to Lafarge, he worked at Arthur Anderson from September 1990 to April 2002.

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced the appointment of Anthony F. “Toby” O’Brien vice president and Chief Financial Officer, succeeding David C. Wajsgras, who was appointed as President, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. The new appointments are effective March 2, 2015. Wajsgras joined Raytheon as senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Prior to joining the company, Wajsgras was executive vice president and CFO of Lear Corporation. Before joining Lear, Wajsgras was corporate controller for Engelhard Corporation and held numerous financial management positions with Honeywell International, Inc. O’Brien joined Raytheon in 1986, holding numerous finance positions of increasing responsibility with the company over the course of his 29-year career. He most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer for Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. Previously, O’Brien was vice president of Finance and the senior finance executive responsible for Raytheon Airline Aviation Services and Raytheon’s International Landed Companies, and Chief Financial Officer for Raytheon Aircraft Company.

West Corporation (NASDAQ: WSTC) announced the appointment of Jan Madsen as its new Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Ms. Madsen will replace Paul Mendlik, who had previously announced his plans to retire. Ms. Madsen comes to West from Creighton University, where she had overall financial responsibility for the University. Ms. Madsen previously served as the chief financial officer for the Financial Services Division of First Data Corporation.

Alorica announced that James Molloy has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment of Molloy to CFO comes on the heels of Alorica’s announced agreement to acquire West Corporation’s agent services businesses. Prior to his work at Alorica, he held positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Vanguard Logistics Services and leadership positions at BAX Global, The Brink’s Company and Deloitte & Touche.

Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE: BURL) announced the resignation and retirement of Todd Weyhrich, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Marc Katz, currently Executive Vice President of Merchandise Support and Information Technology to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Weyhrich served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2007. Previously, Marc was Executive Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation since 2009, and Chief Accounting Officer from July 2008 through December 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Katz served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. from September 2006 to June 2008. Prior to his employment with A.C. Moore, Mr. Katz held various positions with Foot Locker, Inc., including most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, from June 1997 to September 2006. Prior to his employment with Foot Locker, Mr. Katz served for eight years in various financial positions at The May Department Stores Company.

Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: NES) announced the appointment of Greg Heinlein as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Nuverra, Mr. Heinlein served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ION Geophysical. Before joining ION Geophysical in 2011, Mr. Heinlein was Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Genprex, Inc. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Heinlein held senior management positions at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., including Vice President and Treasurer from 2005 to 2008 and Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, from 2008 to 2010. Prior to joining Freescale Semiconductor, Mr. Heinlein served as Vice President and Treasurer of Fisher Scientific International Inc. and Great Lakes Chemical Company. Mr. Heinlein began his career in 1987 at The Dow Chemical Company, where he worked for more than 12 years in progressively senior financial management positions.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the appointment of Richard A. Baron as vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Prior to joining Zynerba, Mr. Baron served as senior vice president and CFO of Globus Medical. He previously served as vice president, finance and chief financial officer of Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, a biotech company sold to Eli Lilly in 2011. Mr. Baron also served as CFO for a number of life sciences companies including Animas Corporation, which was sold to Johnson & Johnson in 2007.

Goodwin Procter announced that Michael Barton has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. Barton comes to Goodwin from Rothstein Kass, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Rothstein Kass, Barton was Executive Director for Finance at Grant Thornton LLP, where he previously held the positions of Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Group Director of Finance and Administration.

Stealth BioTherapeutics (formerly Stealth Peptides) announced the appointment of Mark P. Colonnese as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Stealth, Mr. Colonnese most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Transgenomic, Inc. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Salutria Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Prior to that, Mr. Colonnese served as Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations at AtheroGenics, Inc. Prior to joining AtheroGenics, Mr. Colonnese held executive positions at Applied Analytical Industries, Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation.

Indi (Integrated Diagnostics®) announced that it has appointed Douglas Sanders as chief financial officer. Sanders is a prominent international life sciences CFO and entrepreneur who most recently served as CFO of CMC Biologics. Sanders is the co-founder of several life sciences companies. Prior to that, he spent 15 years with Hoffmann-La Roche, mainly in Europe. His most recent position at Roche was as head of business operations and CFO for Roche Consumer Health, a division of Hoffmann-La Roche based in Switzerland. Later Sanders returned from Europe to become CFO of MediQuest Therapeutics. Earlier in his career he held auditor positions at companies including Eastman Kodak Company, Hoffman, Stewart & Schmidt and Ernst and Young.

Ease Entertainment Services announced the appointment of Craig Dougherty as Chief Financial Officer. Dougherty most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of boutique asset management firm Fusion Analytics Holdings. He began his career at Union Bank, founding and building their entertainment & media finance group before serving as the President of the bank’s Private Capital Group. After 20 years at Union Bank, Craig joined ReplayTV, co-inventor of the DVR, in 1999 as CFO. He subsequently served as CFO of Silk Trading Co. and as an executive with a handful of new media start-ups. In 2008, Craig teamed with Stuart McLean to co-found Content & Company.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) announced that Chief Financial Officer Frank Wood will retire effective February 28, 2015. At that time, Alpha’s Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Philip J. Cavatoni, will assume the additional duties of the CFO. Philip Cavatoni’s role with the corporation will be expanded to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Strategy Officer. Cavatoni has been with Alpha Natural Resources since 2009. Prior to joining the company, Cavatoni held numerous positions with J.P. Morgan, beginning in 1991.

AnyPresence announced that Danielle Metzler has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. For the past seven years, Metzler served as the Vice President of Finance for Mandiant Corporation before its acquisition by Fire Eye, Inc. Prior to Mandiant, she was the CFO for Momentum Systems, Inc. which was acquired by Open Text. Previously, Metzler held senior financial positions at various technology firms, including Sybase.

Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYPR) announced that Anthony C. Allen has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Allen previously served as Vice President, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary of Sypris Solutions, Inc. (“Sypris”) since December 2004 and as Vice President of Finance and Information Systems and Assistant Secretary from 2003 to December 2004. Mr. Allen served as Vice President, Controller and Assistant Secretary of Sypris from 1997 to 2003. He served as Vice President of Finance of Sypris’ predecessor from 1994 to 1998 and as Vice President and Controller from 1987 to 1994. Prior to 1987, Mr. Allen served in a variety of management positions with Armor Elevator.

BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA) announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Ashworth retired on December 31, 2014 and Francois Laurin has been hired to succeed Andrew as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Francois was most recently the CFO of Alderon Iron Ore Corp. Francois was formerly the CFO of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines and prior to that he was the CFO of Transat A.T. Francois has also held senior financial positions at Caisse de Depot du Quebec, Bombardier and Teleglobe.

Scheck Industries announced that Kevin P. McDonnell has joined the Scheck team as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McDonnell recently served as CFO at Grenzebach Glier and Associates (GG+A). He has also held financial and operating leadership roles in public, private-equity backed, and family owned companies in the U.S. and Europe such as Sara Lee, Kraft, GG+A, WRS Compass and Kenny Construction Company.

Halfpenny Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of Carl Smith as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Smith was CFO of Airclic. Prior to Airclic, he was CFO of MEDecision.

Clustrix announced that Thomas Muise will join Clustrix as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Clustrix, Muise was CFO at PivotLink. Before that, Muise was CFO of analytics appliance leader Kickfire. Earlier in his career, Muise spent 12 years at Tandem Computers supporting a variety of business units, including the NonStop SQL database software division.

Scioderm, Inc. announced the appointment of Ian A.W. Howes to the position of chief financial officer. Mr. Howes joins Scioderm from Akebia Therapeutics, where he held the position of chief financial officer and vice president, corporate development. Prior to that, Mr. Howes was chief financial officer and vice president, corporate development of Serenex, Inc.

Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA) announced the appointment of Todd L. Phillips as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Phillips joins ISA from CRS Reprocessing, LLC, where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to CRS, Mr. Phillips was Chief Financial Officer at Genscape, Inc. Mr. Phillips has seventeen years of finance experience, including four years in public accounting.

Aptys Solutions announced that Chad Terry has been named chief financial officer (CFO).

BenefitMall announced the addition of Stephanie Bowman, Chief Financial Officer and promotion of T. Scott Kirksey, current Chief Financial Officer to President. Prior to joining BenefitMall, Bowman served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Tuesday Morning Corporation. Kirksey has served as BenefitMall’s Chief Financial Officer since December 1999. Prior to joining BenefitMall, Kirksey served as co-CFO and Vice President of Financial Planning/Reporting at Greyhound.

Senseonics, Inc. announced the appointment of R. Don Elsey as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Senseonics, Don served from May 2014 to February 2015 as the CFO of Regado Biosciences. From December 2013 to March 2014, he was the CFO of LifeCell, Inc. From June 2005 to December 2012, he served as Senior VP and CFO at Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. Don served as the Director of Finance and Administration at IGEN International, Inc. and its successor BioVeris Corporation, from April 2000 to June 2005. He also served as Director of Finance at Applera and in several finance positions at International Business Machines, Inc. Don serves on the board of directors of RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals.

Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) announced the appointment of Paul J. Clancy as Director. Paul J. Clancy is Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Biogen Idec and has served in these positions since August 2007. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Clancy held several senior executive positions with Biogen Idec and its predecessor Biogen, Inc., including Vice President of Business Planning, Portfolio Management and U.S. Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Finance. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at PepsiCo serving in a range of financial and general management positions. Mr. Clancy serves on the board of directors of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Hanger, Inc. announced that Thomas E. Kiraly, Executive Vice President, succeeded George E. McHenry as Chief Financial Officer of the Company and became the Company’s principal financial officer. As previously disclosed, Mr. McHenry retired from the Company on December 31, 2014. Mr. Kiraly joined the Company in October 2014 as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kiraly served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Sheridan Healthcare, Inc. Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., was sold to AmSurg Corporation in July of 2014. From 1999 to 2011, Mr. Kiraly served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and led the financial accounting, procurement and real estate functions of Concentra, Inc. In 2010, when Concentra, Inc. was acquired by Humana, Inc., Mr. Kiraly transitioned to the position of Vice President of Finance, responsible for corporate financial forecasting, analysis, internal reporting, and accounting operations. From 1988 to 1999, Mr. Kiraly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BRC Holdings, Inc.

People’s United Financial, Inc. announced that R. David Rosato has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Rosato has served as a Senior Executive Vice President of the Company and of the Company’s principal operating subsidiary, People’s United Bank (the “Bank”), and as Chief Financial Officer of the Bank since April 14, 2014. Prior to that date, Mr. Rosato had served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Bank and the Company since 2007.

Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ: RPTP) announced the appointment of Michael P. Smith as Chief Financial Officer. Michael Smith most recently served as Catalyst Biosciences’ Chief Financial and Business Advisor. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Business Development at iPierian and Chief Financial Officer for Memory Pharmaceuticals. Previously, Mr. Smith was Vice President of Business Development at QLT.

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) announced the hiring of Greg Hackman as Chief Financial Officer. Greg will serve in this position beginning January 26. Most recently he served as Vice President Finance, Global Controller for Claire’s Stores. Prior to Claire’s, he spent more than 20 years working with both May Department Stores and then Macy’s in various financial roles, including financial planning, reporting and analysis, expense planning, and payroll. Paul Iacono, the current CFO of Boot Barn, will redirect his efforts in a new role as Vice President, Business Development.

Brew Hub has hired Dave Winking as the company’s first chief financial officer. Winking joins Brew Hub after serving as a financial consultant to craft brewers throughout the Midwest. From 2011 through 2013, Winking served as vice president, business operations for advertising agency Momentum Worldwide. Prior to 2011, Winking spent more than 21 years in a variety of finance, marketing and media positions at Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis.

IQNavigator announced that Barry Capoot has joined the Company’s executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Company’s current CFO, Debi Srdoc, will be leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. Capoot most recently was CFO of Genesis Water. Prior to Genesis Water, Capoot served as CFO for Grant Victor. Prior to his operations roles, Capoot spent ten years in investment banking.

 
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