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USA | CFO Moves – week ending May 31, June 7 - 14 - 21 - 28, July 5 - 12, 2013

Tracking CFO movement across the USA.


CFO Moves – week ending July 12, 2013

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) announced that Michael P. Huseby has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of NOOK Media LLC and President of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Mr. Huseby joined Barnes & Noble as Chief Financial Officer in March 2012. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation. Mr. Huseby also served in leadership positions at Charter Communications, Inc., as well as AT&T Broadband. The Company announced that Allen Lindstrom, Vice President and the Company’s Corporate Controller, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Mr. Lindstrom joined Barnes & Noble in November 2007 as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, Mr. Lindstrom was Chief Financial Officer at Liberty Travel, Inc. Kanuj Malhotra, Vice President of Corporate Development, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of NOOK Media LLC. Mr. Malhotra joined NOOK Media in May 2012 and in his role as Vice President of Corporate Development has been responsible for developing strategic priorities for growth and profitability. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Affinion International.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) announced that Garry E. Menzel, Ph.D., is to join the company in mid-September and become its Chief Financial Officer. He will start as Senior Vice President, Finance, and begin officially serving as the Chief Financial Officer the day after the company files its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Menzel was most recently held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Regulus Therapeutics Inc. Prior to joining Regulus in 2008, he had a 14-year career on Wall Street where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Life Sciences for Credit Suisse and a Managing Director and Global Head of Biotechnology for Goldman Sachs. Menzel also spent several years as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company. Jim Hilger, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since 2012, and Acting Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2008, will continue in his role as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer, a position he has held since 2010.

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced the appointment of Christopher Reidy as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration. Mr. Reidy joins BD from ADP Corporation, where he served as Corporate Vice President and CFO for six years. Prior to ADP, Mr. Reidy’s more than 30 years of experience includes serving as CFO at NBA Properties, Inc.; Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer and division CFO roles at AT&T Corporation; and Audit Partner at Deloitte & Touche. Suketu (“Suky”) Upadhyay, who has been serving as Acting Chief Financial Officer since November 2012, will have expanded responsibilities across BD’s finance organization and will serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer in his new role as Senior Vice President, Finance.

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Gretchen R. Haggerty has informed the company of her plan to retire in 2013 after 37 years with the company, including a decade as its chief financial officer. Haggerty began her career with U. S. Steel in the company’s tax division in 1976. In 1991, she was elected vice president and treasurer of USX Corporation, becoming the first female executive in the company’s history. In 1998, she was named vice president – accounting and finance for U. S. Steel and assumed the position of senior vice president and controller in January 2002. In May 2002, she was elected senior vice president and treasurer, and in March 2003, she was promoted to executive vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer. In October 2004, she relinquished the title of treasurer and has continued as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Additionally, Haggerty is chairman of the United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund and is a member of the Investment Committee of the fund. She serves on the board of directors of USG Corporation, the Strategic Investment Fund, the Pennsylvania Business Council and the United Way of Allegheny County. Last month, she completed her term as president of The Duquesne Club, the first female president in the club’s history.

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. announced that Jeffrey E. Young, Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to take a new position. John Golubieski will serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Golubieski most recently served from July 2011 to October 2012 as Chief Financial Officer of Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining Fougera, from October 2005 to June 2011, Mr. Golubieski served as Senior Vice President — Financial Planning and Analysis of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From August 1989 until October 2005, Mr. Golubieski served in a number of capacities of increasing responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Larry Rieger

Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB) appointed Lawrence A. (Larry) Rieger its acting chief financial officer (CFO). Rieger succeeds Tom Minichiello, who resigned to become chief financial officer at Westell. As a partner with Crowe Horwath LLP, Rieger has worked closely with Tellabs since 2003. At Crowe Horwath since 2002, Rieger previously served as the managing partner and CEO of Crowe Horwath Global Risk Consulting Service.

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) announced that Richard A. Lechleiter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will retire from the Company effective January 15, 2014.

First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIBK) announced the appointment of Kevin P. Riley as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 15, 2013. Riley will replace Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Terrill R. Moore, who is retiring as Chief Financial Officer, on August 15, 2013. Riley most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, since 2007. Prior to 2007, he served in various executive-level positions with KeyCorp.

Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced that Scott D. Beamer has joined Stepan Company and will become Vice President, Chief Financial Officer succeeding James E. Hurlbutt who plans to retire after 31 years with the Company. Mr. Beamer joins Stepan after a 16 year career at PPG Industries, Inc., most recently as Assistant Corporate Controller. Prior to that position, Scott was Chief Financial Officer of the European Region for PPG, after progressing through a variety of positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Beamer will assume the position of Vice President & Chief Financial Officer on August 15, 2013

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) the parent company of Berkshire Bank, announced that Kevin P. Riley, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be resigning to pursue another opportunity. Mario L. Solari, CPA, Audit and Accounting Partner, Financial Institutions Group at Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C., has been retained to provide interim oversight for the Chief Financial Officer position. Mr. Solari has 28 years of experience in public accounting, primarily with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and has been serving as a consultant to Berkshire since 2012.

Kinex Pharmaceuticals has appointed Flint D. Besecker to its Executive Team as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Flint has been an investor and Board Director of Kinex since 2011. Mr. Besecker currently runs Firestone Asset Management He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Ameris Acquisitions, LLC a private Nashville Tennessee hospital company. His previous roles included CEO of the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Founder of Care Investment Trust, founder of CIT Healthcare, Managing Director of GE Healthcare Financial Services and Chief Risk Officer of Heller Healthcare.

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced that Matt Langdon, TIBCO’s senior vice president, strategic operations, has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer. Mr. Langdon joined TIBCO in 2003 and most recently was responsible for corporate development, investor relations, marketing, and the TIBCO Loyalty Lab business. Before joining TIBCO, Mr. Langdon worked in product management at Siebel Systems, investment management at an affiliate of Bass Brothers Enterprises, and investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC: ARTH) announced that it has appointed Alan Barber as CFO. Mr. Barber was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective June 26, 2013, and has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Arch Biosurgery, Inc. (“ABS”) since August 2008. Since September 2005, he has been and continues to be an independent consultant on financial matters. Prior to that, Mr. Barber was the Chief Financial Officer for a number of technology and life science start-up companies including Biotrove, Inc. from April 2004 to September 2005, Omnisonics Medical Technologies, Inc. from October 2001 to April 2004, Innovation Chain, Inc. from October 2000 to September 2001, MyWay.com from December 1999 to October 2000, Medical Foods, Inc. from November 1997 to October 1999 and Ergo Science, Inc. from October 1993 to November 1997. Previously, Mr. Barber was a Partner with the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) from July 1979 to October 1993, where he was elected as a Partner in the firm in July 1986.

Warren Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: WRES) announced the promotion of Timothy A. Larkin to Executive Vice President-Mergers and Acquisitions and Stewart P. Skelly to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Larkin has served as Warren’s Chief Financial Officer since 1995 and was appointed as an Executive Vice President in March 2004. Mr. Skelly has served as Warren’s Corporate Controller since 2002 and was appointed as a Vice President in March 2004. From 2000 to 2002, he served as the company’s Assistant Controller.Nancy Ellefson

MedSys Group announced the designation of Nancy A. Ellefson as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining MedSys, Ellefson served as CFO of Preferred Restaurant Services and APEX Restaurant Group, Vice President of Finance for Furr’s Restaurant Group and Pizza Inn, Controller for numerous public and privately held companies, as well as a financial analyst with two major healthcare systems, Barnes Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

MTBC announced that Bill Korn has joined its executive team as chief financial officer. Bill served as CFO and COO of INFONXX, an Inc. 500 company, and spent ten years as CFO of Antenna Software, a leader in enterprise mobility, which was ranked as the fastest growing business in New Jersey in 2006. He was also the President of Telelogue – a speech recognition startup – and currently serves on SnapOne’s Advisory Board.

Geeknet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKNT), the parent company of online retailer ThinkGeek.com, announced the appointment of Julie Pangelinan as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 12, 2013. Pangelinan was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Inc. and Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. Prior to joining Sunrise, Pangelinan worked for Marriott International, Inc. as vice president, accounting policy.

Tapjoy, Inc. announced that Matthew Service joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Service, was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer titles at blinkx plc . Prior to blinkx, Service worked at Autonomy, Inc. and Regent Pacific Management Corporation.

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) announced that Bren Higgins has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of the company. Higgins will assume the CFO duties the day after KLA-Tencor files its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mark Dentinger, who had notified the company of his intent to resign as CFO, will continue to serve as KLA-Tencor’s CFO through the filing date of the company’s fiscal year 2013 Form 10-K. Higgins has been vice president of corporate finance since January 2012, and as senior director of corporate finance from August 2011 to January 2012. Before that, he served as KLA-Tencor’s senior director of financial planning and analysis from August 2008 to August 2011. Higgins has also held various financial and investor relations positions since joining the company in 1999, including multiple product division controller assignments and serving as group controller for KLA-Tencor’s Wafer Inspection and Lithography Groups from 2006 to 2008.

NordAq Energy Inc. announced that it has appointed Paul L. Devine, currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to the role of Chief Executive.

Spherix Incorporated announced that Robert Clayton resigned from his position as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary and all positions held with the Company’s subsidiaries.

Performance Marketing Brands announced the appointment of David Oppenheimer as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Oppenheimer served as CFO for ServiceSource (NASDAQ: SREV). Companies he worked with in the past include Digital Impact, Mindjet, Hands-On Mobile, Autodesk, AlliedSignal, and United Airlines.

AGY Holding Corp. and KAGY Holding Company, Inc., the direct parent company of AGY announced that Jay Ferguson has been named Chief Financial Officer of each of the Companies on a permanent basis. He has been serving as our Interim Chief Financial Officer for the past 14 months. Mr. Ferguson has over 30 years of experience, including 20 years with General Electric and 9 years serving various portfolio companies of private-equity-owned organizations.

CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP) announced it has named veteran food industry financial leader Timothy Skidmore as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Aug. 19, 2013. Skidmore most recently was vice president, financial planning and analysis at Campbell Soup Company. Previously, Skidmore served as vice president of finance and strategy for Campbell North America, Campbell’s largest operating division. Skidmore will succeed David Kastelic, CHS executive vice president and chief financial officer, who in January announced his retirement effective Sept. 3, 2013. Prior to joining Campbell, Skidmore spent 15 years at DuPont Co.Steven Rasche

The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) following last week’s announcement that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark D. Waltermire will retire at the end of the current fiscal year, September 30, named Steven P. Rasche as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective October 1. Mr. Rasche is currently the chief financial officer for Laclede Gas Company and senior vice president of finance and accounting for The Laclede Group. Mr. Rasche has nearly 30 years financial management and executive leadership experience and joined Laclede in 2009 from TLC Vision Corporation, where he held the position of chief financial officer. Prior to TLC Vision, he was a senior vice president and chief financial officer of Public Safety Equipment, Inc.

STWA, Inc. (OTC: ZERO) announced that Mark Stubbs has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Stubbs will also serve as Chair of STWA’s Audit Committee. Mr. Stubbs currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for London Stock Exchange listed BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services Division. Prior to joining BBA in 2012, Mr. Stubbs served as Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer for CallWave, Inc. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Stubbs was Chief Financial Officer of Sound ID. Prior to Sound ID, Mr. Stubbs held a number of executive positions including Vice President Global Supply Chain and Vice President and Managing Director EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at Somera, Inc. Previously, Mr. Stubbs held a number of financial management positions at Kinko’s Inc.

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) announced that Ryan J. Faulkingham, Director of Financial Reporting, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective November 30, 2013. He will succeed James J. Bottiglieri, who will retire as of the same date. Mr. Bottiglieri has served as CFO since CODI’s inception in 2005 and will remain a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining CODI in 2008, Mr. Faulkingham served as a Vice President at Merrill Lynch & Co. From 2003 to 2006, he was Manager, Accounting and External Reporting at WebMD Health Corp. Leslie Hyland

Broadcasting Board of Governors announced that Leslie Hyland has been named Chief Financial Officer and will start work July 29. Since 2011, Hyland has served as the Director of Audit and Risk Management at The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. Previously, she was the Director of Financial Policy with the U.S. Department of Energy. From 2006 to 2009, Hyland was the Director of Financial Management for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Her credentials include leadership roles in finance and accounting for the International Trade Administration, and the U.S. Department of State in Washington, Tokyo and Kiev.

Energy Focus, Inc. (OTC: EFOI) announced the promotion of Frank Lamanna as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lamanna joined Energy Focus in 2008 as Corporate Controller. Prior to his role at Energy Focus, Mr. Lamanna served as Corporate Controller for Technical Consumer Products and as Chief Financial Officer of Avalon Holdings Corporation. Lammana replaces Mark J. Plush.

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BAGL) announced that Chief Financial Officer Manny Hilario will be named Chief Operations Officer.

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR.PRC) announced that the Company has appointed Joseph C. Daches as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective July 22, 2013. Ronald Ormand, the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer, will continue with the Company as Executive Vice President-Finance and assume an additional role as Head of Capital Markets. Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Daches served as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Energy & Exploration Partners, Inc. since September 2012 and became a Director of that company in April 2013. He previously served as Partner and Managing Director of the Willis Consulting Group, LLC, from January 2012 to September 2012 and from October 2003 to December 2011, Mr. Daches served as the Director of E&P Advisory Services at Sirius Solutions, LLC.

AIP Aerospace announced the appointment of Steve Littauer as Chief Financial Officer. Littauer most recently served as VP – Finance for Eaton Aerospace. Previously, Littauer worked for Smiths Aerospace Group (later GE Aviation) as Vice President of Finance and Contracts. He has also worked on the Space Shuttle program earlier in his career with Thiokol Corporation, managing Contracts and Finance.

immixGroup, Inc. announced the appointment of Noel N. Samuel as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Samuel served most recently as Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Spear Incorporated. Before Spear Incorporated, Mr. Samuel was the CFO of Dell’s public services business unit. He also served as the CFO, a member of the executive team, and a corporate officer of PSGS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perot Systems Corporation.

Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE: HUSA) announced the resignation of James “Jay” Jacobs as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jacobs indicated that he had been offered, and accepted, a position as Vice President – Corporate and Business Development at a larger oil and gas company.

GreenHunter Resources, Inc. (NYSE: GRH) announced that its current Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David Krueger, will retire upon the filing of the Company’s Form 10-Q for the 2nd quarter ending June 30, 2013. Mr. Krueger will also assist the Company in effecting a smooth transition to a new CFO.

American Community Development Group, Inc. (OTC: ACYD) appointed Alan Bailey as its new Chief Financial Officer to replace the outgoing David Gray. In connection with entrepreneurial opportunities in Asia, Alan is an operating partner of Transworld Capital Group. Previously, Alan was a Senior Financial Executive with Paramount Pictures for 35 years, including being its Senior Vice President and Treasurer.

CFO Moves – week ending July 5, 2013

iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced that Karen Willem has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Ms. Willem was CFO of Xsigo Systems (which was purchased by Oracle). Before her role as CFO of Xsigo, Ms. Willem was CFO and EVP of Openwave Systems (now Unwired Planet). Previously, she served as EVP and CFO of Cassatt Corporation. She also served as CFO and senior vice president of Brio Software (now Oracle). Ms. Willem’s other leadership roles have included president and CEO of Viewcentral, and executive sales and finance positions at Network General Corp., Gupta Inc., Avantek, Inc. (now Agilent), and Ford Motor Company. Travis Lamb

Maryland Live! Casino announced that Travis G. Lamb has been named Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Maryland Live! Casino, Mr. Lamb was the Vice President of Finance at Harrah’s Chester Casino Racetrack in Pennsylvania. He also spent six years as Harrah’s Eastern Division Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis.

U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW) announced the resignation of Catherine Rademacher as Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Lisa Callicotte, Controller, to CFO. Lisa Callicotte joined U.S. Global as Controller in 2009 after working at Ernst & Young LLP for 12 years, leaving as a senior manager.

SM&A announced that its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be Al Maguire.

Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced that Jeffrey W. Church, Senior Vice President, will resume the role of Chief Financial Officer, a position he held prior to his promotion to Senior Vice President in July 2011. Mr. Church joined Celsion in July 2010 as Vice President and CFO. This announcement follows the resignation of Gregory Weaver, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.

First Acceptance Corporation (NYSE: FAC) announced the appointment of Brent J. Gay as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gay served as the Chief Financial Officer of Titan Insurance, the non-standard automobile insurance division of Nationwide Insurance since December 2011. Mr. Gay joined Nationwide in 2006 and held various financial planning and analysis roles of increasing responsibility within Nationwide’s property & casualty operations. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Gay held several finance leadership roles at General Motors Corporation in various divisions.Steve Selcer

Guckenheimer named Steve Selcer as chief financial officer. In 1999, Selcer became CFO for Worldwide Restaurant Concepts. Selcer joined Oakwood Worldwide in 2000 as SVP and CFO, where he later served as chief operating officer. Most recently, Selcer was Managing Partner at SelWeis.

Kruckeberg Enterprises announced the addition of Christopher P. Thorpe “CT” as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Thorpe will also serve as Chief Financial Officer of Spray Control Systems, Inc. DBA Minimizer. Prior to joining Kruckeberg Enterprises Mr. Thorpe was Vice President of Financial Services for Kemps, LLC. Before this he worked as a senior auditor for Pannell Kerr Forster, a UK Chartered Accounting firm from 1986-1990, as a Financial Director (UK CFO) for Hi-Tec Integrity Castings from 1990-1992, as Vice President of Finance for Unitcast from 1994 to 1996 and as an activity based costing and general financial consultant for various organizations from 1994-1996.

Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSX-V: PTG) announced that Warren Barnes has been appointed CEO. Mr. Barnes will be succeeded as CFO by Kerri Brass, an internal appointment. Warren Barnes joined ACS in 2006, where he was CFO when it was acquired by Pivot, and has served as the Company’s CFO since July 2012. Prior to joining ACS, Mr. Barnes served for six years as Chief Financial Officer at GKN Aerospace and for two years as Finance Director at Science and Applied Technology. Mr. Brass has been Pivot’s VP of Corporate Finance for the past 2 years. Prior to joining Pivot, he held various senior roles at Symcor Inc., one of Canada’s largest financial processing outsourcers.

The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) announced that Mark D. Waltermire will retire from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective at the end of the company’s current fiscal year on September 30, 2013. Succession planning has been in place at Laclede and an announcement regarding a CFO successor is expected prior to Mr. Waltermire’s retirement.

ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VPFG), the holding company for ViewPoint Bank, N.A., announced that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Patti McKee will resign from the Company effective July 31, 2013. McKee will provide the Company with consulting services through December 31, 2013 in order to assist in the transition of her responsibilities. She served as Chief Financial Officer since 1997, and has been employed by ViewPoint since 1983. Kari Anderson, the Company’s Senior Vice President and Controller, has been promoted to the position of Chief Accounting Officer, and will assume interim responsibilities during McKee’s transition, including responsibility for serving both as the Company’s principal accounting officer and principal financial officer. Anderson joined the Company in 1993 and has served 11 years in her current position

Xenetic Biosciences plc (LSE: XEN.L) announced that it has appointed Robert Gagnon as Chief Finance Officer of Xenetic Biosciences Inc., the company’s US subsidiary. In 2005, joined Biogen Idec Inc.. He progressed rapidly through this global organisation from Associate Director of a small group of business units to Vice President of Finance, Business Planning and Chief Accounting Officer for his final two years at the company. Robert left Biogen in 2012 to join Clean Harbors, Inc. as Executive VP, CFO and treasurer.

Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) announced that the Company has appointed Kerry Carr as Chief Financial Officer, replacing James Christl, who resigned. Ms. Carr has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kid Brands since September 12, 2012, and served as an operational consultant to the Company for several months prior thereto. Prior to joining Kid Brands, Ms. Carr served in various senior executive positions for almost a decade at Avon Products, Inc., most recently as Group Vice President – Long Range Business Review Initiative. Preceding her tenure at Avon, she was Vice President – Internal Audit and Security at AT&T (2001-2003), and served in various capacities at the Walt Disney Company (1996-2001), including her latest position there as Senior Vice President and CFO – ABC Broadcasting.

Kitson Boards welcomed Renee Butler as their new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the company, Butler spent five years as a financial analyst, writing for The Street and Seeking Alpha, amongst others.

The University of California, Director of Athletics announced that David Secor has been named Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Financial Officer. Secor begins his tenure at Cal following more than 30 years at UCLA. He has 12 years of experience as UCLA’s Senior Associate Athletic Director and Chief Financial Officer, before serving for the past three years as the Director of Financial Services for UCLA Capital Programs.

CFO Moves – week ending June 28, 2013

Ansell Limited announced that it has named Neil I. Salmon as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Salmon will take on the role effective July 15, 2013. Salmon replaces Francois Le Jeune who was acting CFO. Mr. Salmon is a native of the United Kingdom where he spent the first years of his career with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), serving in operational finance leadership positions across various ICI regions and business units in the UK, South Africa, the United States and Singapore. Most recently, Mr. Salmon was the CFO of Innophos Holdings.

Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS) announced that Neil I. Salmon, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Company to assume the position of Chief Financial Officer at Ansell Limited. Mr. Salmon will remain CFO of Innophos until July 15, 2013 to help ensure a smooth transition. Mark Feuerbach, Vice President, Investor Relations, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, will assume the CFO role on an interim basis. Mark has extensive knowledge of the industry with 24 years of experience and served as Innophos’ CFO on two prior occasions.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. announced that effective July 31, 2013, Kenneth J. Kay will no longer serve as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced that Andrew J. (A. J.) Cederoth, the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), will be leaving Navistar at the end of the month as part of a planned transition to a new CFO. Cederoth has served as the company’s CFO since September 2009. James M. Moran, Navistar senior vice president and treasurer, will oversee the company’s financial operations and functions on an interim basis.

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) announced that it has appointed Kenneth R. Meyers president and chief executive officer (CEO). Meyers has been executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS). Meyers joined U.S. Cellular in 1987 and held several senior management positions, including executive vice president and CFO. Meyers became executive vice president and CFO of TDS in 2007.Karen Eliadis

Lux Capital announced that Karen Eliadis has joined the firm as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Karen was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of BlueRun Ventures. She was previously Director of Finance of Sofinnova Ventures. Before joining Sofinnova, Karen was Managing Director, Finance for a private equity firm and held senior finance positions at several large organizations. Karen is actively involved in the venture community, leading as chair and board member of VCBC, and serving on several committees of the NVCA CFO Task Force. In July, Karen will join the board of the West Coast Chapter of the Private Equity CFO Association.

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) announced the appointment of John Allen as acting chief financial officer (“CFO”). Allen succeeds C. Richard Neely, Jr., whose tenure as the Company’s executive vice president and CFO ended. Allen has served as senior vice president and corporate controller for the Company since December 2012. Before that, Allen served as vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer of Corsair Components, Inc. from July 2010 to December 2012. From January 2004 to June 2010, Allen served as corporate controller and as CFO of Leadis Technology, Inc. Allen has also served in finance and accounting roles for a number of other publicly-traded technology companies, including Advanced Micro Devices, Xilinx, and Asyst Technologies.

Liquidia Technologies announced that Timothy Albury has been named the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Albury joins Liquidia from Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corp.

TSG Consumer Partners LLC announced the appointment of R. Wallace Wertsch as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Wertsch joins TSG Consumer Partners after a thirty-five year career at Deloitte, LLP where he served as a senior partner in their tax practice.

Okta announced the appointment of Bill Losch as its first chief financial officer. Prior to Okta, Losch served as CFO at MobiTV, Inc. Losch also served as the chief accounting officer at DreamWorks Animation, SKG, Inc., as vice president of finance and chief accounting officer at Yahoo! Inc., and has held various leadership positions at Universal Studios, Inc. and KPMG.

Zenoss Inc. announced that John Whitmarsh has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Whitmarsh’s past experience includes being the CFO at MessageOne Inc. Whitmarsh also held CFO roles at Misys Healthcare Transaction Services, Digital Motorworks, Inc., Century Payments, and Invodo, Inc. He is a CPA and began his career in audit, tax and corporate transactions with international CPA firm KPMG.

Qvidian announced that D. Tyler Drolet has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Qvidian, Tyler held CFO and senior financial positions with Active Endpoints (acquired by Informatica), BlueShift Technologies (acquired by Brooks Automation) and Groove Networks (acquired by Microsoft) and earlier experience with Internet and instrument companies. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the North Shore Technology Council.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) announced the appointment of Eddie LeBlanc to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. LeBlanc will fill the role of CFO that was vacated when James Bennett was recently named Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. LeBlanc served as Chief Financial Officer at each of East Resources Inc. (2010 – 2013), Oklahoma City-based PostRock Energy Corporation (2009 – 2010), Ascent Energy Company (2003 – 2007), Range Resources Corporation (2000 – 2003), and Coho Energy, Inc. (1995 – 1999).

NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM) announced that Matthew W. Towse has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Robert S. Brown, former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been named President of NxStage Kidney Care, Inc. Mr. Towse served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vette Corp. from 2006 until its acquisition by a strategic buyer in 2012. From 2003 to 2005, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. Previously, Mr. Towse served as Fairchild’s Vice President and Corporate Treasurer from 1997 to 2003, and held various financial management positions with National Semiconductor from 1991 to 1997 before becoming part of the team that spun-out Fairchild from National. Most recently, he served as an Interim CFO with Tatum, LLC.

The National Marrow Donor Program® and Be The Match® announced that Amy Ronneberg will be joining the organization on July 15 as chief financial officer (CFO). Ronneberg was most recently executive vice president, CFO and chief operating officer (COO) of North American Membership Group, a private equity-owned media company. Previously, Ronneberg spent 12 years at Capella University.

MediaBrix announced the appointment of Glen Sussman as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining MediaBrix, Sussman served as a CFO consultant and Board Advisor to various technology start-ups in New York and San Francisco. Prior, he was the CFO of Double Fusion. Before Double Fusion, Sussman was CFO and COO of GameTrust which was acquired by Real Networks in 2007. He currently serves as Board Advisor to technology ventures, including Adamant Technologies and Klick Push, and is a Partner at UpVentures, a New York real estate and investment firm.

Milestone Apartments REIT (TSX: MST.UN) announced the appointment of Ryan Newberry as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 15, 2013. Mr. Newberry will succeed outgoing CFO, Chris Phillips, who will remain with Milestone until September 30, 2013, to ensure a seamless transition. Mr. Newberry was formerly Assistant Vice President, Finance, at The Republic Group.

Navarre Corp. (NASDAQ: NAVR) has appointed Terry J. Tuttle as chief financial officer. Terry joins Navarre after serving as a partner in the accounting firm of Weston & Tuttle. He previously served as COO Troll Communications. Prior to Troll, Tuttle served as CFO Bell Sports. He has also served in various senior financial positions for two NYSE companies, as well as CFO of McMullen Argus Publishing (a division of PRIMEDIA) and vice president of finance for The Petersen Companies. Tuttle will succeed Diane Lapp, who is resigning due to the upcoming relocation of Navarre’s corporate headquarters from Minneapolis to Dallas.

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC) announced the retirement of Robert G. Gargus, Chief Financial Officer. Shiva Natarajan, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, will serve as Interim CFO. Gargus has served as AppliedMicro’s Chief Financial Officer for the last 8 years.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP announced that Robert P. Johnson has joined the firm as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Johnson comes to Hinshaw from the law firm of Locke Lord LLP, where he was CFO since 2008. Prior to his time with Locke Lord, Mr. Johnson held various senior level controller roles with Accenture, in Chicago, from 1997 – 2008. Before that, he was International Controller with Liquid Carbonic Industries Corp. from 1991 – 1997, and a Tax Senior Manager with Price Waterhouse from 1984 – 1991.

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) announced the appointment of Barclay A. “Buck” Phillips to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Novavax, Mr. Phillips was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Micromet, Inc. which was acquired by Amgen in 2012. Previously, he was Managing Director of Vector Fund Management and a Biotechnology Analyst and Director of Venture Investments at Invesco Funds Group, Inc.

ProPhotonix Limited (OTC:STKR) announced that Philip Feeley, Corporate Controller, has been appointed acting Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Feeley was controller for GE, General Eastern Instruments from 1994 – 2004.

Cogniance announced Marty McFarland as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Cogniance, Marty was CFO for three years of PacketMotion. Prior to that Marty served for three years as CFO of Kasenna, and before that, he was Corporate Controller of Harmonic. He also served as CFO of CAD Solutions, and held financial management positions at Phoenix Technologies, Western Digital and National Semiconductor. Jeff Vancura

Imtra announced the hire of Jeff Vancura to be the company’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Vancura has held similar roles for Double E Company, TPI Composites and Mettler-Toledo Thornton. Mr. Vancura was selected following an extensive search after Ned Rogerson, Imtra’s CFO for over twenty-three years, announced he would retire.

Gordon Silver, LLC announced that Andrew S. Zimmerman has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer, and will be located in Las Vegas. Prior to joining the firm, Zimmerman was the Chief Financial Officer and minority shareholder of Mission Industries. Zimmerman also served as the CFO of Palace Casinos in Biloxi, Mississippi and Galaxy Gaming, Inc.

Ingram Content Group announced that Brian Dauphin, Senior Vice President of Ingram’s Lightning Source Inc., will become the company’s Chief Financial Officer on July 1. Mr. Dauphin will succeed Frank A. Kerrigan, who has served as Ingram’s CFO since 1996. Mr. Kerrigan has announced his intent to retire next year. Effective July 1, he will become Senior Vice President, for a transition period. Mr. Dauphin is currently the Senior Vice President of Ingram’s Lightning Source Inc. Mr. Dauphin joined Ingram in 1999 as Controller for Lightning Source. He was appointed Vice President and Controller of Lightning Source in 2003, Senior Vice President for Finance in 2004, and Senior VP Finance for Ingram Content Group in 2012. Before joining Ingram, Mr. Dauphin was the co-founder and CFO of Carelink Health Partners.

Leedo Cabinetry announced that Howard Maymon has joined Leedo as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Howard was most recently CFO and interim CEO of ACProducts, Inc. (dba Armstrong Cabinets Products). Former CFO, Jonathan Risch, has assumed the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Neebo, Inc. (OTC: NEEB), beneficial owner of Nebraska Book Company, Inc., announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Alexi Wellman, is no longer with the Company. The Company expects to fill the CFO role within the next 30 days.Joseph Kuhn

Cross Match Technologies, Inc. announced today that Joseph Kuhn has joined the company as chief financial officer. Mr. Kuhn joins Cross Match from IntelliDyne, LLC, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer. Previously he served as CFO at several leading venture- or private equity-backed businesses, including NextPoint Networks, and Mobile 365, Inc., and at publicly-held OPNET Technologies, Inc.

Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISNS) announced that it has named Dale E. Parker as its Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Parker will continue to serve on the Image Sensing Systems board. Parker replaces Gregory R. L. Smith, who has resigned his position with Image Sensing Systems. Parker has served on the board of directors of HickoryTech Corporation, since 2006, and has chaired that corporation’s board since January 2011. He served as interim chief financial officer of Ener1, Inc., from 2011 until 2012. Previously he served in numerous chief financial officer and vice president roles for manufacturing companies.

Respect Your Universe, Inc. announced that it has appointed James R. Nowodworski as its Chief Financial Officer of RYU, effective July 23, 2013. Mr. Nowodworski was Chief Financial Officer of Lucy Activewear, Inc. Mr. Nowodworski will replace Aaron Loreth, who resigned as Chief Financial Officer.

Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL) announced the appointment of Tom Minichiello as the company’s new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Minichiello most recently served as acting Chief Financial Officer for Tellabs. Since joining Tellabs in 2001, he also held the roles of Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer, interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Financial Operations, Vice President of Finance for North America, Director of Finance for all of Tellabs’ product divisions, and Controller for the optical networking group. Prior to joining Tellabs, Minichiello served in various financial leadership roles at Andrew Corporation. He also held a variety of financial management positions at Phelps Dodge Corporation and United Technologies. Minichiello began his career in the finance organization at Sterling Drug.

Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB) announced that Tom Minichiello, acting chief financial officer, is resigning from Tellabs effective July 12, to become chief financial officer at Westell. Minichiello had served as Tellabs’ acting CFO since May. He joined Tellabs in 2001. Tellabs’ external search for a new chief financial officer is under way.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NYSE: FCSC) announced that Declan Daly, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, will resign to reside in Ireland full time. Fibrocell has initiated an executive search to replace Daly with a Chief Financial Officer who will be based in Fibrocell’s Exton, PA facility. Daly will remain with the Company through November 2013 to assure a smooth transition to a successor.

Flux Power® Holdings, Inc. (OTC: FLUX) announced that Chris Anthony has tendered his resignation as Chief Executive Officer and President. Flux Power’s CFO, Ron Dutt, has been named interim Chief Executive Officer.

Directravel Holdings Inc. has hired John Coffman as Chief Financial Officer. Coffman was previously with Carlson Wagonlit Travel where, in his role of Vice President of Global Mergers and Acquisitions, he was responsible in part for the successful integration of TQ3Navigant, where he was Chief Accounting Officer

Tengasco, Inc. (NYSE: TGC) announced that Michael J. Rugen, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed to act Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis until such time as a new Chief Executive Officer may be named.

CFO Moves – week ending June 21, 2013

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) announced the appointment of Jeffrey C. Campbell as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Campbell will succeed Daniel T. Henry who as previously announced, will retire later this year after a distinguished 23-year career with American Express. Mr. Campbell will join American Express next month as executive vice president, Finance. He will assume CFO duties in early August after the company completes its financial filings for the second quarter. Mr. Campbell joins American Express from McKesson Corporation, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Campbell joined McKesson as CFO in 2003. Before joining McKesson, Mr. Campbell served as chief financial officer of AMR Corporation and its subsidiary, American Airlines. He joined AMR in 1990 and progressed through a range of senior management roles, including head of European operations based in London for several years. He was named CFO in 2002. He is a member of the board of directors of Hexcel Corporation and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) announced that Jeffrey C. Campbell, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will leave the company at the end of June to become the chief financial officer of American Express Company. Campbell has served McKesson as CFO since 2003. Until Campbell’s permanent replacement has been named, Nigel A. Rees, vice president and controller, will assume the role of interim chief financial officer. A 12-year McKesson veteran, Rees previously served as senior vice president of finance at Adecco, SA. He also has held senior finance leadership roles with Tandem Computers, Inc., International Microcomputer Software, Inc., and Challenge Dairy Products, Inc.

James Hardie Industries plc announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Russell Chenu, has indicated his intention to retire from executive duties in 2013. Mr. Chenu joined James Hardie as Interim Chief Financial Officer in October 2004 and was appointed CFO in February 2005. The company also announced today the appointment of Matthew Marsh as the company’s new CFO who will be based out of Chicago. Matthew will commence his new role from 24 June, 2013. After a 16-year career at General Electric Company (GE), Matthew was most recently as CFO of GE Healthcare’s IT business. Matthew’s prior roles include appointments as CFO for GE’s US Healthcare Systems and U.S. Diagnostic Imaging businesses. Prior to those appointments Matthew travelled globally with the GE Audit Staff gaining experience in several industries and geographies, and graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP).

Skullcandy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKUL) announced the commencement of a search for a new Chief Financial Officer following Kyle Wescoat’s decision to resign in order to pursue opportunities closer to his home in Southern California. Mr. Wescoat will remain with the Company through approximately September 2013 while it searches for his successor.

Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) announced that it has formed an Office of the President, including John P. Hamill, who will serve as Co-President and Chief Financial Officer. Savient also announced that Louis Ferrari, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, is leaving the Company to pursue other interests, and the Office of the President will succeed Mr. Ferrari in his executive role.

TriZetto Corporation announced the appointment of Douglas E. Barnett as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Barnett joins TriZetto from AlixPartners LLP where he was Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer and CFO. Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2007, he was Senior Vice President and CFO at UGS Corporation. Mr. Barnett also previously served as CFO of Colfax Corporation and Giddings & Lewis, Inc. Prior to that he held finance roles at First Boston Corporation, Van Kampen Merritt, Inc., and Price Waterhouse.

FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: FPP) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Philip H. Roberson to serve as COO/CFO. Prior to joining FieldPoint, Mr. Roberson was a founder of AEG Operating LLC. Previously, he served as a Director of Energy Investment Banking with Tejas Securities, Inc. Until it was acquired by Tejas Securities, Mr. Roberson was an Equity Analyst with Arabella Securities, LLC.

INTTRA appointed Gary Ito as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ito began his career at Nortel, where for 18 years he held a variety of finance and general management positions in both North America and Asia. In 2004, he joined Quadrem as CFO, which resulted in Quadrem’s successful sale to Ariba in 2010. Following the sale, Mr. Ito remained at Ariba serving as the Customer Management Organization division’s CFO and head of operations.

Clinical Research Advantage, Inc. announced the addition of Craig J. Smith as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Smith was most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of EmpowHER. Smith replaces former CFO Jim Vesely, who was promoted to Executive Vice President of Contracting.

Altamira Technologies Corporation, the result of a merger between Near Infinity Corporation and Invertix Corporation, announced that Bryan Judd will be the CFO at the merged entity. Mr. Judd assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer of Invertix in 2006. He also serves as Secretary and Treasurer of the Altamira Board.

EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the appointment of Thomas Shea as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, he served as CFO and Treasurer of Euthymics Bioscience, Neurovance Inc, and EBI Life Sciences, three privately held, affiliated companies. Previously, he spent 6 years as CFO of Tolerx, Inc. He also served as CFO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and in a variety of senior finance roles at ImmuLogic Pharmaceutical Corp.

Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc. announced John Frenzel as Chief Financial Officer. Frenzel joins Convergent as CFO from Conifer Health Solutions.

SOASTA®, Inc. announced Bryan LeBlanc has joined the SOASTA board of directors and will also serve as chair of the audit committee. LeBlanc, SOASTA’s first independent board member, currently holds the position of chief Financial officer (CFO) of Jive Software, Inc. Previously he was a key member of Mercury Interactive’s executive team, leading to the acquisition by Hewlett-Packard.

Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GALT) announced the appointment of Jack W. Callicutt to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2013. Jack replaces Thomas McGauley who was acting CFO for the past 14 months. Mr. Callicutt was most recently CFO for REACH Health, Inc. Previous positions include CFO of Vystar Corporation. Previous experiences also include CFO roles at private companies including IVOX and Tikvah Therapeutics, and at Coratus Genetics. Chris Nielsen

Redfin announced that Chris Nielsen has joined the company as chief financial officer. Most recently, Chris was the chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Zappos.com. He started at Amazon.com in 2003, where he led highly successful retail business segments such as the home and garden store. Prior to Amazon, he worked at business consulting firms Bain & Co. and Accenture.

Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACLS) announced that CFO Jay Zager will be retiring from the company at the end of August, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013 Kevin Brewer will become executive vice president and interim chief financial officer, continuing his role as executive vice president, global operations. Zager will retain the title of executive vice president, finance until his retirement to facilitate a transition as the company conducts an external search for a chief financial officer. Brewer joined Axcelis in 1999, initially as director of operations, becoming a vice president in 2002. Prior to joining Axcelis, Brewer was director of operations, Business Jets, at Raytheon Aircraft Company. He also held various management positions in operations and strategic planning in Raytheon Company’s Electronic Systems and Missile Systems groups. Steven Berns

Tribune Company announced the appointment of Steven Berns as its Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. He joins the company from Revlon, Inc. where he served in a similar capacity beginning in May 2009. Tribune also announced that Chandler Bigelow, who has served as the company’s CFO since 2008, has been appointed to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President/Chief Business Strategies and Operations Officer. Prior to serving as CFO at Revlon, Berns held a variety of executive finance positions, serving as Chief Financial Officer at Tradeweb, LLC, and at MDC Partners, where he was also President and Chief Financial Officer. From August 1999 to September 2004, Berns was SVP/Treasurer for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

The J. Craig Venter Institute announced that Harold “Hal” Davies has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. For the past 8 years he was the Chief Financial Officer at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Prior to this he was Corporate Controller for Alper Ink Group LLC. He also worked as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Huttig Building Products from 1988 to 1998.

F & M Bank Corp. (OTC: FMBM), parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank (“F & M Bank”), announced that Carrie Comer was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Nimish Doshi

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Nimish Doshi, vice president, business management and chief financial officer for the company’s Technical Services sector, effective July 29. Doshi replaces Dave Harvey, who has announced his intention to retire after 33 years of service. Doshi most recently served as vice president, business management for the Integrated Logistics and Modernization division. He joined Northrop Grumman in 1997 and has held a number of increasingly responsible leadership positions in business management. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, he worked for Computer Sciences Corporation.

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Sharon Binnun, has accepted a position in the private sector and will resign her post effective July 5. Binnun was a former insurance regulator who became Citizens CFO in 2007.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) announced that it has promoted James Bennett to CEO and president from his role as President & CFO. Bennett has served as chief financial officer of SandRidge since January 2011 and was promoted to president in March 2013. Prior to joining SandRidge he was managing director for White Deer Energy. From 2006 to December 2009, Bennett was employed by GSO Capital Partners. His prior experience also includes serving as chief financial officer of Aquilex Services Corp. and as an investment banker in the energy group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse). He started his career at NationsBank. He has served on the board of directors of the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners L.P. and PostRock Energy Corporation.

Quantum Foods, LLC announced that it has Herman Brons as Chief Financial Officer. Brons held increasing levels of responsibility in his 17 years with CSM, including CFO of significant operating divisions in the United States. Prior to CSM, Brons worked for eight years as an auditor at KPMG in New York and the Netherlands.

Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT) announced the appointment of Jonathan Z. Ackerman as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), effective July 1, 2013. Kenneth F. Owen, the Partnership’s current CFO, has been named Terminal Manager of the Partnership’s expanding Houston complex and will be responsible for managing the profit center. Mr. Ackerman previously was with UBS Investment Bank, where he was most recently Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions and Co-Head, Strategic Solutions Group. Prior to joining UBS in 2006, Mr. Ackerman served as Senior Counsel to President George W. Bush’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. Prior to that, Mr. Ackerman was an adviser in the US Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy.

Graphcom, Inc. has announced that David Campbell has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. David Campbell comes to Graphcom with more than 10 years of experience in banking as a marketing manager at Susquehanna Bank, commercial relationship manager at Tower Bank, and relationship manager at F&M Trust.

CFO Moves – week ending June 14, 2013

GE (NYSE: GE) announced the appointment of Keith Sherin as chairman and CEO of GE Capital, succeeding Mike Neal, who is retiring. It was also announced that GE Capital CFO Jeff Bornstein will succeed Sherin as CFO of GE. The appointments are effective July 1, 2013. Sherin has been GE’s CFO for 14 years, and a vice chairman since 2007. Sherin has been senior vice president and GE’s CFO since 1998. He joined GE in 1981 through the GE Financial Management Program and has held senior financial positions in GE businesses including Aviation, Plastics and Medical Systems. Jeff Bornstein is currently a senior vice president and CFO of GE Capital, a role he has held since 2008. He joined GE in 1989 through the GE Financial Management Program and has held senior financial positions in Aviation, Plastics, and Commercial Finance.

AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) announced that Derek Kerr will be appointed Chief Financial Officer of the new American Airlines after the closing of the companies’ expected merger. Kerr will join the new American from US Airways.John Nallen

News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA) announced that its veteran Chief Financial Officer David DeVoe will retire at the end of this fiscal year. Mr. DeVoe will maintain his seat on the Company’s Board of Directors, on which he has served since 1990, and remain a senior advisor to the Company. John Nallen has been appointed Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, which will be re-named 21st Century Fox and hold News Corporation’s media and entertainment businesses following its separation on June 28 into two independent, publicly traded companies. Mr. Nallen’s appointment is effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Nallen has served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President of News Corporation since 2001, having joined the company in 1995. Mr. Nallen joined News Corporation in 1995 after 16 years at Arthur Andersen, where he became a CPA and a partner leading its Media Industry Practice.

Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) announced the appointment of Raymond P. Silcock as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Silcock replaces Michael Murphy, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since February 8, 2012. Mr. Silcock was most recently Chief Financial Officer of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Silcock served as the Chief Financial Officer of several publicly and privately-held companies in the food and beverage industry, including UST Inc., Swift & Company and Delimex Holdings. Mr. Silcock was also Chief Financial Officer of Cott Corporation for seven years. Mr. Silcock is a member of the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Foods Corporation.

SunPower Corporation appointed Catherine Lesjak as a member of the Board. Ms. Lesjak has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Hewlett Packard Company (“HP”) since January 1, 2007. Ms. Lesjak served as interim chief executive officer of HP from August 2010 through October 2010.

Lincor Solutions announced that Robert Brown has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Lincor, Bob most recently served as CFO for Clinically Home, LLC. Previously, he was as CFO for Sequoia Healthcare, Inc. He was also CFO, Treasurer and Secretary Bob of Passport Health Communications and Vice-President and Controller of Therapeutic Antibodies.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced that John K. Schmidt, the company’s executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer will leave the company in July 2013. Schmidt, 54, will join A.Y. McDonald Industries, Inc. as chief financial officer. Schmidt has served Heartland for 28 years, with 22 years as CFO and five years in the dual role of president of Dubuque Bank and Trust and CFO of Heartland. He will continue to serve as a member of the Dubuque Bank and Trust and Heartland boards of directors. Senior Vice President David L. Horstmann, an 8-year Heartland employee and member of the company’s Finance team will assume the role of interim CFO. Paul Pucino

DriveCam, Inc. announced the appointment of Paul J. Pucino as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Pucino was previously the executive vice president and CFO of THQ Inc. Previously, he served as the EVP and CFO of Classmates Media Corporation. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Pucino was CFO at Digital Insight. He also held progressively responsible finance positions at Galileo International, Tekelec, and Dean Witter, Discover & Co. William Ruff, who has served as DriveCam’s CFO since 2009, will take on new responsibilities at the company as he transitions to the role of senior vice president, Finance.

Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU) announced that its board of directors has appointed Brian R. McDonald, as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McDonald has served as CFO in a number of rapidly growing Silicon Valley technology companies, including both publicly traded and private companies, such as eASIC, Inc., Advanced Analogic Technologies, Monolithic Power Systems and Elantec Semiconductor, Inc. Mr. McDonald succeeds Brett White, who has resigned his position as CFO.Caroline Worrall

Health Solutions announced that Caroline Worrall has been hired as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining Health Solutions, Ms. Worrall spent seven years working with MEDVAL, first as a consultant, then as the CFO and COO. Previously, she held CFO positions at BreakAway, Ltd., and Reactive NanoTechnologies.

Actian Corporation announced that it has appointed Steven Springsteel as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, Springsteel served as CFO and Chief Operating Officer for Liquid Robotics, Inc. Prior to that he was CFO for MarkLogic, maker of an enterprise NoSQL database, and he has also served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for U.S. Venture Partners. Springsteel also held president and CEO positions at software firms including Chordiant Software, Verity and Sagent Technology.

Lavastorm Analytics announced it has named Lacey Brandt its new chief financial officer. Prior to joining Lavastorm, she was CFO of JumpTap. Before JumpTap, she served as CFO of Spotfire, and she was CFO of eXcelon.

Conductor announced the appointment of Jim Caci as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently as the CFO of AvePoint.

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) reported that Linda Pearce, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned to pursue other interests. Ms. Pearce’s resignation is effective July 2, 2013. Ms. Pearce, a resident of Oregon who has been employed at Nautilus since August 2012, will assume the position of Chief Financial Officer for Tillamook County Creamery Association, a large dairy cooperative located in Tillamook, Oregon.

Cerecor Inc. announced the appointment of Federica F. O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. O’Brien joins Cerecor from Cervilenz Inc, where she was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Ms. O’Brien was Chief Financial Officer of privately-held Cardiokine Inc.. During 2004, Ms. O’Brien was integral to the IPO at Barrier Therapeutics, where she served as Controller. Earlier in her career, she was Chief Financial Officer of Infonautics, Inc, and began her career in public accounting, most recently at Coopers & Lybrand (PWC).

PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL) announced that Ingo Bank has been appointed Senior Vice President and will become Chief Financial Officer on September 1, after fiscal year-end audited financial statements are filed. He joins PAREXEL on July 8 from Royal Philips, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Philips Healthcare. Mr. Bank will be based at the Company’s corporate headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Mr. Bank succeeds outgoing CFO James F. Winschel, Jr., who will remain at PAREXEL as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until September 1, after which he will serve as Executive Vice President until he retires in 2014. Before joining PAREXEL International, Mr. Bank spent 18 years with Royal Philips, holding numerous senior global finance positions. He was the Chief Audit Executive of Royal Philips, was appointed into CFO roles to build and transform the LCD business for Philips in Japan and China, managed mergers and acquisitions, and served as CFO of the global Philips Lamps business.

Interline Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of John K. Bakewell as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Bakewell served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RegionalCare Hospital Partners. Previously, Mr. Bakewell held the same position with Wright Medical Group. Mr. Bakewell also served as Chief Financial Officer of Altra Energy Technologies, Cyberonics, Inc. and Zeos International.

Simon Worldwide, Inc. (OTC: SWWI) approved the nomination of Anthony M. Espiritu to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Espiritu, 43, has served as Controller of the Company since 2004. The office of Chief Financial Officer was previously held by Greg Mays. Mr. Mays continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Simon. Earlier in his career, Mr. Espiritu served as Financial Reporting Manager at Simon and held auditing positions at Deloitte & Touche and Transamerica Corporation.

AL International, Inc. (OTC: YGYI) appointed William Thompson to serve on its board of directors as an independent director. Mr. Thompson was also appointed to the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Thompson currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Broadcast Company of the Americas. He served as Corporate Controller for the Company from 2011 to 2013 and for Breach Security, a developer of web application firewalls, from 2007 to 2010. Prior to 2007, Mr. Thompson as Divisional Controller for Mediaspan Group and Chief Financial Officer of Triathlon Broadcasting Company.

VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSCP) announced that Molly Henderson, its Chief Business and Financial Officer, Sr. Vice President notified the company of her intention to resign from the company effective August 31st, 2013 due to the relocation of her family to Europe. Ms. Henderson will continue in her current role until August 31, 2013.

Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: URRE) announced that Jeffrey L. Vigil was appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Vigil, who most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at Energy Fuels Inc., succeeds Thomas H. Ehrlich, who resigned to pursue other interests. During his tenure at Energy Fuels, Mr. Vigil held various financial positions including CFO between 2009 and 2012. From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Vigil served as CFO for Koala Corporation.

Snagajob announced that Keith Haas has joined the company, succeeding Dave Bosher as Snagajob’s next chief financial officer. Haas most recently served as the vice president of finance for GeoEye. Prior to GeoEye, Haas served as a key financial leader for K12. Bosher is leaving to focus on helping other early-stage companies.

RF Industries, Ltd. appointed Mark Turfler as the Company’s new Acting Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Howard Hill, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer who acted as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary pending the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer, resigned as the interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Turfler joined the Company in January 2013 as its Controller. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Turfler worked in senior accounting/finance positions at Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2006 to 2009, at Cylene Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2010 to 2011, and as an independent financial/accounting consultant from 2012 until he joined the Company in January 2013.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH) announced the appointment of May Liu as its Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration. Ms. Liu has served as the Company’s Vice President, Finance since January 2011. Prior to that, she served as Anthera’s Corporate Controller since October 2007. Ms. Liu joined the Company as Director of Finance in April 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Liu served as SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting Manager at Renovis, Inc., from October 2005 to March 2007. Effective June 30th, 2013 Anthera’s Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Lowe will leave the company to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities.

Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) announced it has placed Mahedi Jiwani, its Chief Financial Officer, on administrative leave pending completion of the internal control review.

CFO Moves – week ending June 7, 2013

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb) named John Kritzmacher, former CFO of Lucent Technologies and Global Crossing, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2013. As previously announced, Ellis Cousens, Wiley’s current CFO and Chief Operations Officer, will retire at the end of fiscal year 2014. In his prior CFO positions, Mr. Kritzmacher played an integral role in Lucent’s restructuring and 2006 merger with Alcatel. Following the Alcatel-Lucent merger, he was named Chief Operating Officer of the $5 billion Alcatel-Lucent services division, before joining Global Crossing as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to the Alcatel-Lucent merger, he spent over twenty years in various operating, marketing, and finance roles with AT&T and Lucent, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Lucent from 2001 to 2006. He recently served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Organization Planning, at WebMD.

H.J. Heinz Company announced that Paulo Basilio has become Chief Financial Officer of Heinz, effective immediately. Mr. Basilio is a partner at 3G Capital. Previously, he served as CEO of America Latina Logistica (ALL) from 2010 to September 2012, after having served as ALL’s COO, CFO, Commercial Officer and Analyst. Michael Bell

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced that it has named Michael W. Bell as executive vice president and member of its Management Committee. Bell will assume the role of chief financial officer in August, following the planned retirement of Edward J. Resch (previously announced in November 2012) who has served in the role for eleven years. Bell most recently served as chief financial officer of Manulife Financial Corporation. Prior to Manulife, Bell held senior executive roles spanning a 24-year career at Cigna Corporation including seven years as chief financial officer of the corporation and two years as president of Cigna Group Insurance.

Commonwealth Financial Network announced that Managing Principal, Chief Financial Officer Rich Hunter has been appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer. Lori Becker

LMI named Lori L. Becker as its new Chief Financial Officer. Becker arrives in the role following the announced retirement of Anthony Provenzano, who served as LMI’s CFO for the past 24 years. Becker comes to LMI from Akima, LLC, where she was Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to her work with Akima, she performed the same duties with Vangent, Inc., and served as CFO for Deltek Systems, Inc., where she was a finalist for the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s “CFO of the Year” award.

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SPPI) announced the appointment of Kurt Gustafson as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Principal Accounting Officer. Spectrum also announced today that Brett Scott, who formerly held the positions of Senior Vice President and Acting Chief Financial Officer and served as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer, transitioned to the new role of Senior Vice President of Finance and will report directly to Mr. Gustafson. Prior to joining Spectrum, Mr. Gustafson served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Before Halozyme, Mr. Gustafson worked at Amgen for over 18 years most recently as Vice President, Finance. During his tenure at Amgen, Mr. Gustafson also served as CFO of Amgen International and resided in Zug, Switzerland.

Veracode, Inc. announced that Ed Goldfinger has been appointed CFO. Most recently Goldfinger was the CFO for Boston-based Zipcar. Prior to Zipcar, Goldfinger was the CFO at Spotfire. Prior to Spotfire, he was at Empirix, where Mr. Goldfinger was CFO and then CEO.

WhitePages announced that Jason Eglit has joined its executive team as chief financial officer. Jason most recently served as principal at Bayside (H.I.G.) Capital. Prior to H.I.G., Jason served as senior vice president of finance and operations at AdvancePath Academics, of which he was also co-founder. Jason began his career at Bain & Company.

Gigya announced that it has hired Paul Farmer as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Gigya, Farmer was CFO for Silver Tail Systems, which was acquired by EMC/RSA, and CFO for Narus, Inc., which was acquired by The Boeing Company.

WindPower Innovations, Inc. (PINK: WPNV) announced it has appointed Kelly J. Anderson, as its Chief Financial Officer effective June 29, 2013. Concurrent with her appointment as WindPower Innovation’s Chief Financial Officer Ms. Anderson is also serving since 2012 as the Corporate Controller of Fisker Automotive, Inc., and served on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chair, and on the Compensation Committee of the Psychic Friends Network, Inc. from 2012 through May 2013. Prior to joining Fisker Automotive, Ms. Anderson served from 2008 to 2012, first as Executive Vice President, then Chief Financial Officer and finally as President of T3 Motion, Inc. Ms. Anderson also has experience as a financial executive with larger companies such as Experian, and as Chief Accounting officer of Triple Net Properties where she was an officer of such publicly traded entities as G REIT, Inc., NNN 2002 Value Fund, and NNN 2003 Value Fund.

M*Modal announced that Ron Scarboro, Chief Financial Officer, is appointed Chief Operating Officer of M*Modal. He replaces Amy Amick, who has decided to leave the company. David Woodworth, currently Vice President, Finance, will assume the role of Acting CFO.

Fruition Partners announced the appointment of Dave Chandler as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, Mr. Chandler was responsible for finance, legal and operational functions as Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations at Razorfish. Prior to Razorfish, Mr. Chandler was corporate controller and head of financial planning and analysis at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants. He began his career with Andersen Consulting and the investment bank Smith Barney Shearson.

Working Solutions said it has named Thomas Kim chief financial officer. Tom joins Working Solutions from Dallas-based MHT Partners. Prior to becoming a principal at MHT, Tom served as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and as an investment banker with Citigroup IBD.

Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX) announced that Alan Catherall, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for over 10 years, will assume responsibilities of Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development. The company also announced that Richard (Rick) Flynt has been appointed as CFO. Rick joins Numerex most recently from Immucor Inc. where he served as its CFO. He joined Immucor in December 2007. Prior to Immucor, Rick held positions of increasing responsibility in financial leadership at Exide Technologies, GTS Energy and Per-Se Technologies.

Infusionsoft announced the addition of Brent Stumme as the company’s chief financial officer. Stumme previously served as CFO of LoopNet. Prior to that, he spent time as the vice president corporate controller for CalMat. Stumme also oversaw the accounting processes for the international operations of the Disney Consumer Products Division, and had managed financial planning and accounting functions for a division of Coca-Cola Enterprises.

QVC announced the appointment of Ted Jastrzebski to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President and President of Hershey Americas. Jastrzebski started his career and spent 14 years at Procter & Gamble, where he held various financial management positions. He also served as Vice President and CFO at Project HOPE, and Senior Vice President and CFO at CARE. Jastrzebski succeeds Dan O’Connell, a 25-year QVC veteran. QVC announced in August 2012 O’Connell’s plan to retire in Spring 2013. His official retirement date was May 31, 2013.

Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP) announced that Eric Vetter, chief financial officer, will be promoted to president and will also continue in his capacity as chief administrative officer and chief financial officer.

Scholarship America, Inc. announced that Richard S. (Rick) Greene has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. Greene was most recently Chief Financial Officer for APR Energy PLC. Prior to his position at APR Energy, Greene held CFO positions at Deluxe Corporation and TYCO International/Covalence Specialty Materials Corp.

Phillips Edison–ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. announced that Devin I. Murphy has joined the Company as its Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. Prior to joining Phillips Edison-ARC, Mr. Murphy was Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley. In 2004, Mr. Murphy joined Deutsche Bank (DB) Securities, Inc. as Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking. Prior to rejoining Morgan Stanley in 2009, Mr. Murphy became a Managing Partner of Coventry Real Estate Advisors. Mr. Murphy is an Advisory Director of Hawkeye Partners, a real estate private equity firm headquartered in Austin, Texas, and Trigate Capital, a real estate private equity firm headquartered in Dallas. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Pension Real Estate Association and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced that Kenneth V. Hager, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, plans to retire after 29 years of service to the Company, of which he has served for 25 years as CFO. Mr. Hager will continue in his current role until a successor is appointed.

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. announced the appointment of Shane Kovacs as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining PTC, Mr. Kovacs served as Managing Director, Health Care Investment Banking at Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse in 2004 and held various positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Kovacs worked in investment banking at National Bank Financial in Toronto.

UniTek Global Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTK) announced the appointment of Andrew J. Herning as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Kenneth J. Cichocki, who joined the Company as Interim Chief Financial Officer on April 15, 2013, will assist Mr. Herning as needed in order to ensure an orderly transition. Mr. Herning joins UniTek from AS America, Inc. (American Standard Brands) where he most recently served as interim CFO. Before being named interim CFO in 2012, he held senior-level positions leading the finance function for American Standard’s Fixtures and Chinaware business units, and previously served as the Global Controller of American Standard Companies’ bath and kitchen division. Prior to American Standard, Mr. Herning spent 11 years at KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP providing audit and advisory services.

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced that Joseph Ianniello has been named Chief Operating Officer. Ianniello was named Chief Financial Officer of CBS Corporation in 2009. Before that, he served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Ianniello served as Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer and Treasurer. Before the separation of CBS and Viacom Inc., Ianniello held several key roles at Viacom, including Senior Vice President and Treasurer (2005) and Vice President of Corporate Development (2000-2005).

QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) announced that Tim MacCarrick will become its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective July 1, 2013. MacCarrick’s background includes both chief financial officer and chief operating officer positions at Fortune 1000 companies, including Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), where he was corporate vice president and CFO, and Xerox (NYSE: XRX), where he served in a variety of financial executive positions over a 20-year period, including corporate vice president and vice president finance, Xerox North America; and CFO, Xerox Europe. He most recently served as chief operating officer, global vendor finance for De Lage Landen International B.V., a global financing business with a portfolio of over $30 billion across 35 countries. Bill Sorenson, QlikTech’s current CFO, who in February, 2013 announced his plan to exit the Company, will work with MacCarrick to ensure a smooth transition.

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: GLF) announced that it has appointed James (Jay) M. Mitchell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Mitchell replaces Quintin Kneen who, as previously announced, assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Mitchell’s most recent experience was as CEO of the privately held Flex Energy. Previously, Mr. Mitchell worked as Senior Vice President & CFO of T-3 Energy Services.

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP) announced that it has appointed Martin M. Ellen to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ellen is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., where he has worked for three years. Prior to his work with Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Mr. Ellen served for almost eight years as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President – Finance of Snap-on Inc.Augustine Lopez

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) has named Augustine Lopez as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Lopez joins SVMHS from Southern California where he was CFO for San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, owned by AHMC Healthcare, Inc. Lopez has held several CFO positions including: Redlands Community Hospital, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, West Penn Hospital & Allegheny General Hospital and Greater El Monte Community Hospital. Lopez replaces Robert Dvorak who came out of retirement to serve as interim CFO for two years.

San Francisco State University announced the appointment of Ronald Cortez as Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Cortez currently serves as the associate vice chancellor for administrative services at the University of California, Santa Barbara, a position he has held since 2008. He previously worked for fourteen years for Santa Barbara County, the last three as deputy county executive officer. He will begin his tenure at SF State on July 2, taking over from Nancy Hayes, who in 2011 was appointed to the position on an interim basis after serving as dean of the College of Business for six years.

Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CMT) announced that it has begun efforts to replace its Chief Financial Officer, Herman F. Dick, Jr., who informed the Company of his intention to leave his current position in the next few months in order to join the ministry. Dick joined the Company in 1999 and has been Core’s Chief Financial Officer since 2002.Olivia Polius

PATH announced that Olivia Polius will join its executive team as chief financial officer. Most recently, Ms. Polius served as deputy director, global program services, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to this, Ms. Polius worked in numerous senior level financial positions at Attachmate. Prior to her work at Attachmate, Ms. Polius held financial management positions at WRQ Software Europe, Bsquare Corporation, Arthur Andersen, and as an independent financial consultant for start-up companies.

Carlile Transportation Systems, Inc. announced that Terry B. Smith, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, informed the Company of his plan to retire.

Brightway Insurance named Robert “Bob” Taylor as the company’s new chief financial officer. Prior to accepting the position at Brightway, Taylor was the president and CFO leader at ExpressTax (a wholly-owned subsidiary of H&R Block) and the CFO of Universal Tax Systems. John Ratcliff

The Austin Diagnostic Clinic (ADC) announced that John Ratcliff has joined the group as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ratcliff succeeds Patrick Jupe, who served the clinic for 27 years before his retirement in April 2013. Mr. Ratcliff recently served as chief financial officer of physician services for the Baptist Health System in San Antonio overseeing a group of 130 physicians. His previous experience includes practice management for HeartPlace in Dallas, TX; followed by a position at Seton in Austin, TX; and he served as chief financial officer at Kings Daughters Clinic in Temple, TX for nine years.

MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE: MEET) appointed Jean Clifton to its Board of Directors. Ms. Clifton will serve on the Audit Committee of the Board. Ms. Clifton is the Chief Financial Officer of Dial Global, Inc., a position she has held since June 25, 2012. From July 1986 through June 2006, Ms. Clifton worked for Journal Register Company (JRC) and its predecessor companies, in various capacities in the U.S. and Europe, including President and Chief Operating Officer (2005-06) and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1989 to 2005. After leaving JRC, Ms. Clifton founded Platinum Strategic Partners, a financial and operations consulting firm. Ms. Clifton has held Chief Financial Officer/Chief Accounting Officer positions at Readers’ Digest and three MidOcean Partners portfolio companies.

Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMI) announced that Peter Eidelman, the principal financial and accounting officer, notified the Company that he will resign from his position as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue other interests. Mr. Eidelman’s resignation will be effective August 2, 2013. In order to facilitate an orderly transition, the Company also announced that Reed Birnbaum, the Company’s Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller will upon the Effective Date assume the duties of the Company’s principal financial and accounting officer on an interim basis until such time as the Company appoints a new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Birnbaum was formerly Corporate Controller at Better Place, Inc., BigBand Networks, Inc., and Cellon International and began his career with KPMG LLP.

Lenco Mobile Inc. (OTC: LNCM) announced that Doug Durst was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Before joining the Company, Mr. Durst was the CFO at Visible Technologies, a partner at Tatum, the CFO/COO at Africa Ten Enterprise, President/CFO at Chase Innovations, and was the Director of Business Performance at Microsoft.

Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR) announced that Laura Fournier, the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, retired from the Company. Joseph Angileri, the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed by the Board to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Angileri, 55, joined the Company in June 2011 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Angileri had more than 26 years of professional experience with Deloitte LLP, including more than 20 years as a partner there, most recently as Managing Partner of the Michigan region.

CFO Moves – week ending May 31, 2013

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRL) announced that Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Treasurer, Elizabeth D. Brumley has resigned to pursue other professional opportunities. Kevan Blair, CFO of Sterling’s Utah-based subsidiary, Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (“RLW”), has been named Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer on an interim basis. Before joining RLW in December 2004, Mr. Blair held senior-level finance positions with Daw Technologies, Inc., including CFO of Daw Incorporated. Matt Hughes

HealthEdge announced the appointment of Matt Hughes to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Before his appointment at HealthEdge, Matt was Chief Financial Officer at Click4Care. Prior to Click4Care, Matt was the Chief Financial Officer of DeCrane Aerospace. Matt has also held senior financial leadership roles at companies including Frontstep, The GolfWorks and MPW Industrial Services.

Daegis Inc. (NASDAQ: DAEG) announced the appointment of Susan K. Conner as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Ms. Conner has served as the CFO at Pegasus Solutions, Inc., and Zix Corporation. She has most recently been working as an independent advisor to privately-held companies on a variety of transactional and financial leadership engagements.

SFL Data has hired Ryan Svoboda as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining SFL Data, Svoboda was a managing partner of DZH Phillips.

RLJ Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) announced that it has named Drew Wilson as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wilson is succeeding John Avagliano, who has left RLJ Entertainment to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Wilson most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Discovery Communication’s Digital, Commerce and Education divisions. Mr. Wilson previously was Vice President and Controller of the International Networks division of Discovery Communications. Prior to Discovery, Mr. Wilson served as Director of Corporate Accounting and Reporting for Host Marriott Corporation.

Endo Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: ENDP) announced that Alan G. Levin, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Company. Mr. Levin will continue in his current role until the fall, while a search is conducted for his successor.

Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) announced that the Company has appointed James Christl as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Guy Paglinco has resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer to pursue other opportunities. Prior to joining Kid Brands, Mr. Christl served for six years in two divisional Chief Financial Officer positions at Warnaco Group, most recently of Heritage Brands. From 2003 to 2007, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer of a $400 million division of Technicolor, SA.

Eating Recovery Center announced that it has named Len Dryer as its new chief financial officer. Throughout his 30-year career in financial administration at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Dryer served in several roles, including staff accountant, supervisor of accounting, controller, and most recently, senior vice president/chief financial officer.

Sienna Labs announced that Steve Loomis has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Loomis has served as the Chief Financial Officer for SkinMedica, Inc. from May 2010 until it’s acquisition by Allergan in December 2012. From 1996 to February 2010, Mr. Loomis served as Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for CardioDynamics International Corporation, and in 2008, Mr. Loomis was appointed to the additional role of Vice President of Operations. From 1993 until 1996, he served as Director of Financial Reporting at Kinko’s Inc. From 1988 to 1993, Mr. Loomis was Chief Financial Officer for Terminal Data Corporation.

Shango announced the appointment of Robert W. Fay to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Shango, Mr. Fay has financially advised several companies including locally-based Let’s Gel, and has held the role of CFO for several technology companies, including Austin startups TeraVicta Technologies and Movero Technology. His previous roles have also included EVP/CFO for BridgePoint Technical Manufacturing, among others, following his 15 years as a corporate financial officer at Harris Corporation and 2 years as CFO of Cirrus Logic.

URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) announced that H. Thomas Hicks, currently Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Executive Vice President. He will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hicks has been the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of URS since March 2006. He served as Vice President of finance at URS from September 2005 to March 2006. Prior to joining URS, he served as Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Investment Banking from September 1997 to September 2005 . Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1997, Mr. Hicks served as Vice President of Corporate Development, at Litton Industries. From 1978 to 1994, he was Vice President, Finance and Administration at Science Applications International Corporation and also served as its Corporate Vice President of Finance and Corporate Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions.Steve Honnold

Metcam Inc. announced that Steve Honnold will serve as Metcam’s first full-time CFO. Prior to joining Metcam, Honnold served as Vice President of Finance for Ricoh Americas Corp.

TuneIn announced that it has selected Axel Martinez as its chief financial officer. Axel Martinez was formerly the assistant treasurer – head of capital markets at Google Inc.

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) announced that Mark Weber, who has served as Wabash National’s Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since August 2009, has been named Senior Vice President – Group President of the Diversified Products Group business segment. Jeff Taylor has been appointed Vice President – Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Wabash National Corporation. Previously with King Pharmaceuticals in Bristol, Tenn., Taylor joined Wabash National in July of 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. He has also been named as an Executive Officer of the company.

Magnolia River announced that Heath McCleskey has joined Magnolia River as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Magnolia River, Heath served as CFO for an international wholesale distribution company for nearly six years. Prior to that, he was a senior manager for a regional certified public accounting firm, Warren Averett.

Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: INNV) announced that Morgan Brown has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Brown served in a similar capacity at World Heart Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed public medical device company, from 2009 until 2012 when World Heart Corporation was acquired by Heartware International Inc. Since the date of the acquisition, Mr. Brown has been consulting for Heartware International Inc. Prior to Mr. Brown’s employment with World Heart Corporation, Mr. Brown worked at Lifetree Clinical Research where he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President. Previously, he worked for NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2000 to 2007, where he served as Vice President Finance and Treasurer.

Oakland Zoo announced the promotion of Nik Dehejia, Director, Strategic Initiatives to Chief Financial Officer. Nik Dehejia joined Oakland Zoo in the fall of 2006 as Director, Strategic Initiatives. Nik started his career in international and environmental public policy at the World Resources Institute and the World Bank and in corporate responsibility at Business for Social Responsibility in San Francisco. He later held responsibilities for licensing and merchandising at Levi Strauss & Co.

MicroPlanet Technology Corp. (PINK: MCTYF) appointed Edward Garth as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.

PetroShale Inc. (TSX-V: PSH) announced the appointment of Tristan Farel as CFO. Mr. Farel has more than eleven years of experience in the oil and gas industry including five years as an auditor for Hein & Associates, LLP, three years with Resolute Energy Corporation as Financial Reporting Manager and three years as a consultant to both private and public oil companies in the US, Canada, and Australia. Debbi Anders

Horizon Technology appointed Debbi Anders as Chief Financial Officer. Anders joined Horizon in October 2011 as the Vice President of Finance.

Hudson Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSON) announced the appointment of Stephen A. Nolan as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Most recently, Mr. Nolan served as CFO of Adecco Group North America, a division of Adecco S.A. Mr. Nolan succeeds Mary Jane Raymond, who has served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Hudson since 2005, and has decided to resign to pursue other opportunities. Previously, Mr. Nolan served as CFO North America for DHL Global Forwarding, a $1.5 billion logistics company. Prior to that he served in a variety of finance and strategic development roles, including 15 years at Reckitt Benckiser Inc.

O’Donnell Strategic Industrial REIT, Inc. announced that Christopher S. Cameron resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. The Company appointed Douglas D. O’Donnell as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary.

SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) announced that Gary Titus, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance of the Company, has tendered his resignation letter. Friedhelm Blobel, currently the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will additionally serve as interim acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company until the Company appoints a new Chief Financial Officer.

Nephros, Inc. (OTC: NEPH) announced that Gerald J. Kochanski, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary, resigned effective June 15, 2013.

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIOP) announced the departure of Jason A. Amello, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Kevin G. Lafond, the Company’s current Corporate Controller, has been appointed as the Company’s Vice President – Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer and shall also serve as the Company’s principal financial officer. Mr. Lafond has served as the Company’s Corporate Controller since he joined the Company in February 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lafond served as Controller of Helicos Biosciences Corporation, from February 2007 to October 2008.

Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZI) announced that Jerome L. Trojan, III submitted his resignation as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) announced the appointment of Eric L. Gerratt as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Eric was promoted to Vice President, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer in October 2012. Eric joined the Company in August 2007 as Vice President and Controller. Eric previously held financial and accounting management positions at SUPERVALU, Inc., Albertson’s, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE: TLYS) announced that Bill Langsdorf, the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, plans to retire later this year. Mr. Langsdorf plans to remain CFO until his successor is in place.

Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL) appointed Amy T. Forster as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Brian S. Cooper, former Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of the Company, resigned. Ms. Forster has served as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since April 1, 2012, and has also served as its Principal Accounting Officer since 2007. She previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from 2009 until 2012, and as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary from 2007 to 2009. Ms. Forster initially joined the Company in 1994 and, except for a brief period in which she served as Managing Director of Finance and Controller of Claymore Securities, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Forster served as Controller for Syntronic Instruments, Inc.

Arista Power, Inc. (OTC: ASPW) appointed Molly Hedges as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Hedges previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Finance, Controller and Corporate Secretary, and as the Company’s Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer. In addition to being the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Hedges will continue as the Company’s Controller, Corporate Secretary, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Hedges had been previously employed as Vice President of Finance and Controller at Ultralife Corporation. Ms. Hedges joined Ultralife in 2000.


Mercredi 17 Juillet 2013




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