CFOs on the Move: Week Ending April 11

Honeywell International, Zynga, Abercrombie & Fitch, Cypress Semiconductor, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Heartland Payment Systems, Leucadia National
Joan UrdangApril 11, 2014

Honeywell International has promoted vice president of corporate finance Tom Szlosek to the top finance spot. He takes over from Dave Anderson, who is retiring.

Social-game developer Zynga has named David Lee CFO and chief accounting officer, replacing Mark Vranesh, who is leaving the firm. Lee joins Zynga from Best Buy, where he was senior vice president of enterprise finance.

Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat to lead the finance function, effective in May. She has worked at Kohl’s since 2007, most recently as executive vice president of finance.

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Brad Buss plans to step down as finance chief at Cypress Semiconductor on June 1. He will be succeeded by Thad Trent, who has been vice president of finance since 2010.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has named CFO David Hisey to the newly created post of chief strategy and external affairs officer. He will be replaced by Robert Stiles, who will add to his current responsibilities as CFO of wholly-owned subsidiary Solutionstar.

Samir Zabaneh has been selected to head finance at Heartland Payment Systems. Most recently, he was chief financial and strategy officer and chief operating officer at Moneris Solutions, based in Toronto.

Holding company Leucadia National says that CFO Joseph Orlando plans to retire by the end of August for health reasons. A search is underway for his successor.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has announced that finance chief William Steckel has resigned, effective April 24. Controller Katherine Hayes has been named interim CFO until a permanent replacement for Steckel is found.

Energy holding company Vectren has appointed Jerome Benkert, who now leads the finance function, chief administrative officer. Susan Hardwick, senior vice president of finance since last August, will take over as head of finance.

F. Nicholas Grasberger, who holds the top finance spot at Harsco, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. He will remain CFO until his successor has been named, and then will become president and chief executive officer, expected to occur by midyear.

William Yocke is retiring as head of finance at Employers Holdings, effective June 30 of next year. The company will begin a search for his replacement.