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USA | CFO Moves – week ending October 23, 30, 2015


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CFO Moves – week ending October 30, 2015

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) [CAMP HILL, Pa.] announced that Darren Karst has been promoted to the combined role of senior executive vice president and chief financial officer and chief administrative officer. Karst joined Rite Aid in August, 2014 as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer.

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) [DALLAS] announced that Lawrence Angelilli has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Angelilli succeeds W. Alexander Holmes, who will assume MoneyGram’s chief executive role on the same date. Mr. Angelilli joined MoneyGram in August 2011 as Senior Vice President, Treasurer. Prior to MoneyGram, he was Director, Underwriting for Hudson Advisors/Lone Star Funds. From 1998 to 2009, Angelilli was Senior Vice President, Finance at Centex Corporation. His professional experience also includes tenures with NationsBank Corporation, Chrysler Financial Corporation and The National Bank of Detroit.

Spectrum Equity [BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO] announced that Brian Regan has joined the firm as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Mr. Regan served as Chief Financial Officer at Shutterfly, Inc. Prior to joining Shutterfly in 2012, Mr. Regan served as CFO at Nextag, as well as EVP and CFO of Ticketmaster Entertainment. Earlier in his career, he held finance leadership positions at LendingTree and later Expedia, Inc., where he last served as SVP Finance overseeing Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire, and TripAdvisor.

Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) [REDWOOD CITY, Calif.] announced it has appointed Mike Pope as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Pope will become chief financial officer on November 6, 2015. Brian Regan will transition his duties to Mike Pope and remain chief financial officer through November 6, 2015. Mr. Pope joins Shutterfly Inc. from Clean Power Finance, where he served as chief financial officer. He has also held the position of chief operating officer and chief financial officer at MarketTools, vice president at BearingPoint, president and chief operating officer at Network General, president and chief executive officer at DigitalThink, and chief financial officer and chairman of the audit committee at Dionex (acquired by Thermo Scientific).

TIBCO Software Inc. [PALO ALTO, CA] announced it has appointed Tom Berquist as chief financial officer. Berquist career includes roles as CEO of Corel, CFO of Ingres, and most recently, CEO of Saba Software. Prior to that, he spent 10 years on Wall Street with Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and Piper Jaffrey, and six years at Deloitte.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) [NEWPORT NEWS, Va.] announced that it has appointed Christopher D. Kastner to succeed Barbara A. Niland as the company’s chief financial officer and corporate vice president, business management, effective with Niland’s retirement on March 1, 2016. Kastner currently serves as corporate vice president and general manager, corporate development. Prior to being named to his current position in August 2012, he served as vice president and CFO for HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division. He also served as vice president, business management, and CFO for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf Coast and as vice president, contracts and risk management, for Northrop Grumman Ship Systems. He began his career at Northrop Grumman working on the B-2 program and had various business management positions.

Asset Risk Management (ARM) [HOUSTON] announced it has appointed Michael Christopher as chief financial officer and chief investment officer. Prior to joining ARM, Christopher spent nearly 13 years at ArcLight Capital Partners. Christopher began his career in Citigroup’s Global Energy and Power Group.

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIND) [NEW YORK] announced it has named John McClain as its Chief Financial Officer. He will join Lindblad on November 10, 2015. Mr. McClain most recently served as the chief financial officer of The Jones Group Inc. until its sale to Sycamore Partners in April 2014. Prior to Jones, he held senior positions at Avis Budget Group, Inc., Cendant Corporation, Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., ITT Corporation and Arthur Andersen & Co. Current Chief Operating Officer Ian Rogers, who previously also held the CFO title, will continue as COO.

VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) [HOUSTON] announced the appointment of Don McCormack as new Chief Financial Officer. He will join VAALCO effective November 1, 2015 as Vice President of Finance and will assume the title of Chief Financial Officer following the filing of the Company’s third quarter 2015 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Most recently, Mr. McCormack was Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer for Rosetta Resources, Inc. from December 2013 until their acquisition by Noble Energy in June 2015. Mr. McCormack joined Rosetta as Vice President and Treasurer in August 2012. Prior to joining Rosetta, he served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Concho Resources Inc. from 2010 until 2012. Mr. McCormack also served as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Red Oak Capital Management LLC from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining Red Oak Capital Management LLC, Mr. McCormack held various leadership and managerial positions with Burlington Resources and ConocoPhillips. Gregory Hullinger has elected to retire as Chief Financial Officer following the upcoming filing of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

SnapLogic [SAN MATEO, CA] announced the appointment of Robert J. Parker as chief financial officer. Prior to joining SnapLogic, he held vice president positions in corporate FP&A, M&A and operations at NetApp; and leadership positions in finance and operations at Sun Microsystems, MFS Datanet and Ford Aerospace.

Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL) [OKLAHOMA CITY] announced the appointment of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rodney (Rod) J. Sailor as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective Jan. 1, 2016. Prior to joining Enable, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at WPX Energy. He also served as vice president and treasurer for The Williams Companies where he was instrumental in the formation of two master limited partnerships.

ArroHealth [HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.] announced it has hired healthcare financial expert Walter Hosp as Chief Financial Officer.

NOWDiagnostics Inc. [SPRINGDALE, Ark.] announced the addition of Ann G. Bordelon as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. Before joining NOWDx, Ann Bordelon spent nearly 13 years with Walmart. During her time she served as Chief Financial Officer for Walmart’s Sam’s Club division and CFO of the Asia region. She also served as Global Chief Audit Executive. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Bordelon worked for Ernst & Young’s Assurance and Advisory Services Business. She also previously worked for Tyson Foods in a variety of finance and accounting positions.

Hexion Inc. [COLUMBUS, Ohio] announced the planned retirement of William H. Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at the end of the year and the appointment of George F. Knight as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Knight is the current Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer for Hexion and has served in that role since 2005. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Knight served in senior finance roles with, Borden Foods Corporation, Borden Inc., and Borden Chemical Inc. Mr. Knight also previously held international finance leadership positions with Duracell International Inc. and has more than a decade of public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche.

ezCater [BOSTON] announced that Bob Cruickshank, as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to ezCater, Bob served as CFO at Amazon Robotics (formerly Kiva Systems). Most recently before that, Bob was VP of Finance at Aspen Technology.

Metalogix [WASHINGTON, DC] announced that Nick Margarites has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Metalogix, Margarites held Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer positions at Sourcefire Inc. Prior to Sourcefire, Nick was Controller of Paratek Microwave Inc.

HomeCare Connect [MAITLAND, Fla.] announced that Gail Kasmir has joined as its Chief Financial Officer. Kasmir has worked with HomeCare Connect on an outsourced CFO basis for the past four years. Most recently, Kasmir owned and managed Forensic, Litigation, and Accounting Consultants, PLLC in Orlando.

iSqFt [CINCINNATI] announced the addition of Phil Hoey as Chief Financial Officer. Hoey has held executive-level positions at various organizations, including NBC, AOL, GE Capital, Epsilon and LexisNexis. Prior to joining iSqFt, he served as CFO for SourceLink.

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KOOL) [RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.] announced that it has appointed Michael Bruch Chief Financial Officer. Bruch was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer in May 2015. Prior to that he had served as Controller since joining the Company in 2003. Bruch has over 25 years of experience in various financial and managerial roles including General Electric and Dada Micro Scan (now Siemens Healthcare).

Star2Star Communications, LLC [Sarasota, FL] announced that John R. McGovern, currently Executive Vice President of Accounting and Finance, transitioned to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McGovern has been CFO of publicly traded and private equity backed small to mid-sized companies and has been divisional CFO for multi-billion dollar enterprises.

Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) [SAN JOSE, Calif.] announced Carolyn Aver, chief financial officer, is leaving the company. Harold “Hal” Covert has been appointed to the position of chief financial officer. Mr. Covert has stepped down from Harmonic’s board to assume the CFO position. He has served as CFO of Lumos Networks, Silicon Image, Openwave and Adobe, and on the board of directors of several public companies including Lumentum, JDS Uniphase and Harmonic. Carolyn Aver is leaving Harmonic to join her husband in running their family winery.

Atlassian [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the appointment of Murray Demo as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Demo replaces Erik Bardman whose departure is related to matters with a past employer and not related to his work at Atlassian. Demo has served on the company’s board of directors for the past four years, and as the audit committee chair. He resigned his board seat to assume the role of CFO. Demo has served as the CFO of Adobe Systems, Dolby Laboratories, LiveOps and Postini. Demo also has served on a number of public and private technology company boards as audit committee chair.

DGSE Companies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DGSE) [DALLAS] announced that C. Brett Burford has tendered his resignation from the positions of Chief Financial Officer, and Director of DGSE Companies, Inc., to be effective November 4, 2015. Mr. Burford has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer of Eyemart Express, LLC. Mr. Burford has been Chief Financial Officer of DGSE since August of 2012, and a director of the Company since April 2014. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has named Nabil J. Lopez, currently the Company’s Senior Vice President and Controller, to replace Mr. Burford in the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lopez has been with the Company since September of 2012, and prior to DGSE served as Director of Financial Reporting and Internal Controls for Zale Corporation.

Foresight Energy LP (NYSE: FELP) [ST. LOUIS] announced that Oscar Martinez, Foresight’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will resign on November 13. His departure is part of the integration plan that combined the corporate functions of Foresight and Murray Energy Corporation resulting from the partnership formed earlier this year. Foresight also announced that James Murphy, Chief Accounting Officer, will assume the duties of Principal Financial Officer effective November 6.

MemorialCare Health System‘s Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach [LONG BEACH, Calif.] announced that Yair Katz has been named Chief Financial Officer. Katz was most recently Assistant Vice President and Associate University Controller for University of Southern California (USC), and will fill the position vacated by John Bishop, who became Chief Executive Officer of the three Long Beach hospitals in June.

Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) [ROGERS, Conn.] announced that Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, David Mathieson, is retiring effective December 31, 2015.

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PBH) [TARRYTOWN, N.Y] announced the appointment of David Marberger to the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Company. Mr. Marberger fills the CFO role formerly held by Ron Lombardi, who was named President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2015. Mr. Marberger joins the company from Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for seven years. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing financial responsibility with Tasty Baking Company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Campbell’s Soup Company, where he last held the position of Vice President, Finance, Food and Beverage Division.

SGI (NASDAQ: SGI) [MILPITAS, CA] announced that Robert J. Nikl, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice President of Finance, will be retiring from SGI. Mr. Nikl has served as Executive Vice President of Finance and CFO since joining SGI in May of 2012. Nikl will continue in his CFO role until the filing of the company’s quarterly report on SEC Form 10-Q for the fiscal first quarter of 2016, and will serve in an advisory capacity through the end of the calendar year. Concurrently, the company announced the appointment of Mekonnen (Mack) Asrat to the position of Senior Vice President and CFO of SGI. Mr. Asrat currently serves as Vice President, Finance, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of SGI and has been with the company since June 2012. Previously, he worked as Senior Director and Corporate Controller at Advantest America as well as at Verigy, Ltd. Prior to that, he held a variety of accounting and financial management roles with Agilent Technologies, Hewlett-Packard and Ernst & Young.

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: UEC) [CORPUS CHRISTI, TX] announced the appointment of Pat Obara, the Company’s current Vice President, Administration, as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Obara is replacing Mark Katsumata who is resigning to pursue other interests. Mr. Obara served as the Chief Financial Officer of UEC from August 2006 to January 2011. Previously, Mr. Obara worked as a consultant to several private companies in the areas of corporate management, finance and administration. Additionally, Mr. Obara has served as the Chief Financial Officer and a director of various public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange where he was involved in the restructuring, organizing and management of these companies which were involved in the resource and technology sectors.

A1 Group Inc. (OTC PINK: AWON) [FT. LAUDERDALE, FL] announced that Timothy Hart, CFO of TBG Holdings, will become CFO of A1 Group Inc.

Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FFIC) [UNIONDALE, N.Y.] the parent holding company for Flushing Bank announced that David Fry will retire as Senior Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, effective February 5, 2016. Mr. Fry joined the Company as Controller in 1998, and has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank since July 2004. Susan Cullen, who joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in 2015, will be named to succeed Mr. Fry as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective upon his retirement. Ms. Cullen was most recently an EVP/SEC Reporting and Investor Relations Officer at Hudson Valley Bank, which was acquired by Sterling Bancorp. Susan had joined Hudson Valley Bank in 2012 as an EVP/Chief Risk Officer, prior to which she was employed by Grant Thornton LLP as an Audit Partner specializing in financial institutions.

Monster Worldwide, Inc. [Weston, Mass.] announced that James M. Langrock has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Michael B. McGuinness has been appointed as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 29, 2015. Michael B. McGuinness served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller from February 2012 to October 2015 and as Vice President and Assistant Global Controller from July 2008 to January 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McGuinness served as the Director of Corporate Accounting at Verint Systems Inc. from March 2007 to July 2008. Prior to that, he was the Senior Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting at Symbol Technologies, Inc., from January 2004 to March 2007, and Manager of Internal Audit from 2002 to 2004.

Frequency Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEIM) [MITCHEL FIELD, N.Y.] announced that Alan Miller will step down as Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer as of December 31, 2015. From January 1, 2016, Mr. Miller will serve as the Company’s interim CFO until the appointment of a successor CFO.

STG, Inc. [RESTON, Va.] announced the appointment of Charles ‘Chuck’ Cosgrove as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). His appointment is effective from November 6, 2015. Most recently, Mr. Cosgrove was CFO with CRGT, Inc. Prior to his tenure with CRGT, Mr. Cosgrove was CFO of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, and held senior positions with several government-focused public companies, including KBR, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) and Planning Research Corporation (PRC).

CFO Moves – week ending October 23, 2015

Phillips 66 [Houston, Texas] reported that Greg G. Maxwell, Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer announced his intention to retire from this position with the Company effective December 31, 2015. The Company appointed Kevin J. Mitchell as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Mitchell has served as the Company’s Vice President, Investor Relations, since joining the Company in September 2014. Prior to joining the Company, he served as the General Auditor of ConocoPhillips from May 2010 until September 2014 and Vice President, Exploration and Production – Strategy, Administration and Technical Services from April 2009 until April 2010. Mr. Mitchell joined Conoco in 1991 and held a variety of finance and accounting positions with Conoco and ConocoPhillips, including General Manager of Upstream Finance, Strategy and Planning; Vice President, Finance and Administration for ConocoPhillips Alaska; and Manager of Treasury Services.

Quintiles [RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.] announced that Kevin Gordon, currently serving as Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) and that Michael McDonnell is expected to join Quintiles in December 2015 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Gordon will continue to serve as Quintiles CFO until Mr. McDonnell joins the company. Mr. McDonnell joins Quintiles from Intelsat, where he has served as CFO since 2008. Previously, McDonnell held CFO positions at MCG Capital Corporation, and EchoStar Communications, formerly known as DISH Network Corporation. Earlier in his career, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. McDonnell also served as a member of the board of directors of Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc.

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) [NEW YORK] announced that Scott T. Parker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will leave the Company in November to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Springleaf Holdings, Inc. Parker joined CIT in July 2010.

Springleaf Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LEAF) [EVANSVILLE, Ind.] announced that Scott T. Parker will join the company on or prior to November 15, 2015 as Executive Vice President. He will assume the title of Chief Financial Officer of Springleaf Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings”) on the later of his start date with the Company or the business day following the date on which Holdings files its Form 10-Q for the period ending September 30, 2015. He will be succeeding Minchung (Macrina) Kgil as Chief Financial Officer of Holdings while Ms. Kgil will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the company’s subsidiaries. Parker joins Springleaf from CIT Group, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2010. Prior to CIT, Parker served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, LP. Before joining Cerberus in 2006, he spent 17 years in various financial leadership roles within the industrial and financial services businesses at General Electric Company, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for GE Capital Solutions. Prior to GE Capital Solutions, Parker was Chief Financial Officer of GE Corporate Financial Services.

PG&E Corporation [SAN FRANCISCO] announced that Kent M. Harvey, senior vice president and chief financial officer has notified the company of his intention to retire in 2016.

U.S. Legal Support Inc. [HOUSTON] announced the appointment of Vince Ekleberry as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining U.S. Legal Support, Ekleberry was CFO for Professional Directional Enterprises, Inc. Earlier in his career, Ekleberry was CFO of global operations for Wood Group Gas Turbine Services.

Allegro Ophthalmics, LLC [SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.] announced that Scott Cooper has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Cooper recently served as the CFO of WaveTec Vision Systems, Inc., joining the company in 2007. Prior to WaveTec, Mr. Cooper was Corporate Controller at IntraLase Corp.

Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida [BELLE GLADE, Fla.] announced that Brian R. Lohmann has been named Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Assistant Secretary-Treasurer of. He succeeds Juan Tellechea in this position upon his retirement on Sept. 30, 2015 after 32 years of service. Lohmann joined the Cooperative in 2008 as supervisor of the accounting department. Prior to joining the Cooperative, Lohmann worked for Pioneer Growers as the Director of Replenishment in managing the Wal-Mart account for the eastern United States. He also owned his own accounting firm in Pahokee and Belle Glade for 16 years.

EnterpriseDB [BEDFORD, MA] announced that Paul Blondin has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining the company, Blondin was a managing partner of KickStart Partners, LLC. In the early 2000s, he was the Founder, Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO of Pactolus Communication Software. Prior to this, Blondin held executive positions at various technology companies, including network security company Netect Ltd., Open Development Corporation and Cascade Communications Inc. Blondin has served as a board member or advisor to more than 20 public and private companies. His current directorships include Revitas, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA and Bin1 ATE LLC of Northborough, MA.

PhyMed Healthcare Group [NASHVILLE, Tenn.] announced that Sam E. Daniel has been named chief financial officer (CFO). Prior to PhyMed, Daniel was CFO of Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions, and he has also served as CFO at American Pathology Partners. He has also held leadership roles at various laboratory and specialty pharmacy companies throughout his career. Daniel is working with Mark Bogovich, PhyMed’s CFO since 2012, to transition into the new role.

Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) [MILWAUKEE] announced that Theodore D. Crandall joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Crandall will also serve on the Audit Committee. Mr. Crandall, currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Rockwell Automation, Inc., a position he has held since 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Crandall served in various management positions at Rockwell and related companies.

Datablink, Inc. [TYSONS CORNER, Va.] announced it appointed Kurt Haufler as its Chief Financial Officer. Haufler most recently served as CFO of RapidAdvance. Previously, Haufler served as vice president of finance at SkyTerra Communications. Other previous positions include director of finance at Motient Corporation and leading the financial planning at SMCo, a manufacturing and engineering division of Raytheon.

SynerMed, Inc. [MONTEREY PARK, Calif.] announced that it has named Timothy J. Spillane as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Spillane joins SynerMed from his own advisory firm where he served as a strategic advisor, board member and investor in healthcare services companies and to numerous private equity groups. Previously, Mr. Spillane held the role of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Amerigroup Corporation. While at Amerigroup, Mr. Spillane also served as Interim CFO of Amerigroup’s New York Health plan.

Novelis Inc. [ATLANTA] announced that Steve Pohl, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, has been named Interim Chief Financial Officer. Pohl assumes the CFO duties from Steve Fisher who was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in August. Pohl joined Novelis in 2009 as Vice President of Finance for North America. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Vice President, Global Business Services, and was then named Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, in July 2012. Prior to Novelis, Steve spent 28 years with PPG Industries.

PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) [WAKE FOREST, N.C.] announced that it has appointed Eric Dupont as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Chris Hutter, who previously served as the company’s CFO and chief operating officer (COO), will continue to serve as the company’s executive vice president and COO. Mr. Dupont was previously executive vice president of finance and administration at PowerSecure.

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) [HOUSTON] announced that it has hired Joseph T. Leary as its Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Leary has held various executive positions within the energy industry and was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of KCS Energy, Inc. (2003 – 2006), Energy Partners, Ltd. (2007 – 2009) and Tarpon (2011 – 2014).

Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: HSDT) [NEWTOWN, Pa.] appointed Joyce LaViscount as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Joyce has extensive experience in finance and operations roles after spending the last 28 years in the pharmaceutical industry, including Endo Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Aptalis. Joyce joins Helius from MediMedia Health where she was CFO and COO. Joyce has been a member of Helius’ Board of Directors since March 2015. Ms. LaViscount fills the vacancy created by the resignation of the Company’s former CFO, Amanda Tseng.

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) [PITTSBURGH] announced that current Chief Financial Officer, Steve Schott, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of the newly formed Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, and Equipment (AMME) Division. Replacing Steve Schott as CFO, will be Robert Fortwangler, currently the Vice President of Finance. Fortwangler joined the Calgon Carbon finance group in 2001. In 2008 he was promoted to Director of Finance, and held various positions including manager of planning, assistant controller and assistant treasurer.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) [CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.] announced that Mary Dean Hall has been appointed as Quaker’s Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective November 30, 2015. Ms. Hall will be joining Quaker from Eastman Chemical Company where since 2009 she was the Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to that role, Ms. Hall held various senior financial and treasury positions of increasing responsibility with Eastman since 1995. Before her career at Eastman, she held financial and banking positions with Nalco Chemical and various banks, including Citibank.

Icertis [BELLEVUE, Wash.] announced the appointment of Dan Kaltenbach as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Kaltenbach comes to Icertis from Blue Box. Before that, he served as the CFO for two global digital marketing agencies, POSSIBLE and ZAAZ. Kaltenbach has also worked in various finance roles at Intel and Starbucks, and co-founded a startup called ServiceStop.com.

Navigator Energy Services, LLC [DALLAS] announced the addition of Jeffrey Allen to its senior leadership team as chief financial officer and senior vice president. Prior to Navigator, Allen spent two years with JP Energy Partners where was a co-founder and the chief financial officer. Additionally, Allen spent three years as a senior vice president and chief financial officer for Lonestar Midstream Partners. He also has done financial consulting work for Marathon Petroleum Corporation and Saudi Aramco.

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) [CUPERTINO, Calif.] announced that David H. Morton, Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer. Patrick O’Malley, Seagate’s current chief financial officer, will remain with the company as executive vice president with responsibility for a broad range of strategic and operational issues. Morton most recently served as Seagate’s senior vice president, treasurer and principal accounting officer responsible for overseeing Seagate’s corporate finance, treasury and accounting activities. He joined Seagate in 1995 and over the last twenty years has held multiple leadership roles in both the US and Asia, each increasing in scope within the Company’s global finance organization including corporate financial planning, revenue consolidation, manufacturing, pricing, and sales operations.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) [WORCESTER, Mass.] announced that David B. Greenfield, the company’s chief financial officer, passed away over the weekend, following a health event late last week. Greenfield joined The Hanover in 2010 and was named executive vice president and chief financial officer in 2011. Prior to joining The Hanover, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, a multi-national, publicly-traded insurer based in Bermuda. Previously, he worked at KPMG LLP for 22 years, rising to senior partner of the firm’s financial services practice, global sector leader of the firm’s insurance practice, and a member of its global financial services leadership team. The Hanover’s board of directors has appointed Frederick H. Eppinger, president and chief executive officer at The Hanover, to serve as acting chief financial officer and Warren Barnes, vice president and corporate controller, to serve as acting principal accounting officer.

MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MYRG) [Rolling Meadows, Ill.] announced the appointment of Betty R. Johnson as MYR’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Ms. Johnson has been a member of MYR’s Board of Directors since 2007 and for that time has served on the Board’s Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Effective October 19, 2015, Ms. Johnson resigned from the Board and all Board committees on which she served so that she could commence employment with MYR. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Johnson served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Faith Technologies, Inc. since 2015. From 2009 to 2014, Ms. Johnson served as the Vice President of Global Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Sloan Valve Company. Prior to this, Ms. Johnson was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with Block and Company, Inc. from 2003 to 2009. From 1999 to 2003, she served as the Vice President Operations/Finance with Encompass Services Corporation. Ms. Johnson served as MYR’s Controller from 1992 to 1998 and Vice President and Controller from 1998 to 1999. In addition, Ms. Johnson has 11 years of experience in various auditing roles within Deloitte and Touche’s construction industry group. Ms. Johnson will replace Paul J. Evans as MYR’s Chief Financial Officer.

University of Rochester [Rochester, NY] announced that Holly G. Crawford has been named the senior vice president for administration and finance, chief financial officer and treasurer. She will begin in the roles on Jan. 15, 2016. Crawford, who is the senior associate vice president for budgets and planning and who has served as deputy to the senior vice president and CFO for eight years, was selected after a national search. She succeeds Ronald Paprocki, who announced his intent to retire on Jan. 15, 2016 after more than 45 years at the University.

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHCI) [WASHINGTON & RESTON, Va.] announced that Joseph M. Squeri has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. In connection with this appointment, Mr. Squeri will no longer serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer effective as of November 25, 2015. Mr. Squeri has accepted a position as Managing Director with SunBridge Capital Management, LLC (“SunBridge”), a private investment management firm supported by the Bainum family, a prominent Washington, DC family with investment interests that include Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) and Comstock. Effective November 25, 2015, Christopher L. Conover will serve as the interim Chief Financial Officer and Principal Financial Officer of the Company in addition to his current role as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance. Mr. Conover has been the Company’s Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance since joining the Company in 2012. He was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) from 2007 to 2011, serving in their Financial Services Assurance practice.

Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM: WLB) [Englewood, CO] announced that Kevin A. Paprzycki, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, will become Chief Executive Officer effective as of January 1, 2016. Jason Veenstra, who also joined Westmoreland in April 2014 as part of the Canadian acquisition, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer, effective as of January 1, 2016. Mr. Paprzycki joined Westmoreland as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer in June 2006 and was named Chief Financial Officer in April 2008. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Evans and Sutherland Computer Corporation and held senior level positions at Applied Films Corporation, Baker Hughes and Ernst and Young. Mr. Veenstra joined Westmoreland in April 2014 as CFO – Canada. At Sherritt International, he held roles which included Director of Business Development and Chief Financial Officer for the coal division.

 
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