CFOs on the Move: Week Ending June 26

Aflac, Red Hat, Digital River, 99 Cents Only, Dollar General, Edible Arrangements, Ryland Group, Brookdale Senior Living, Macquarie, Northwest Natu...
Joan UrdangJune 26, 2015
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending June 26

Aflac has appointed Frederick Crawford to the top finance spot, effective June 30. Previously, he headed finance at CNO Financial Group, a post he had held since 2012.

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Frank Calderoni has been named to lead the finance function at Red Hat, effective July 13. He takes over for Charlie Peters, who will retire at the end of July. Calderoni recently left Cisco Systems after seven years as its CFO.

Commerce-as-a-service provider Digital River has selected Hoke Horne to head finance. Most recently he worked at Groupon, where he was finance chief of North America and vice president of global commercial finance.

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99 Cents Only Stores has appointed Michael Fung interim CFO and treasurer. He succeeds Bradley Lukow, who has resigned. Fung has been on the company’s board of directors since December 2013, and was interim chief administrative officer from January 2013 until September 2013. Prior to that, he was CFO of U.S. operations at Walmart Stores.

John Garratt has been named interim CFO of Dollar General, effective July 1 when he takes over for the retiring David Tehle. Garratt joined the firm last year, and is now senior vice president of finance and strategy.

Edible Arrangements International has appointed Tony DiPippa to the top finance spot, replacing George Wilson. Most recently finance chief at Cache, he is also a former CFO of WB Mason, as well as a former vice president of North American finance at Godiva Chocolatier.

Gordon Milne, CFO of homebuilder The Ryland Group, plans to retire upon the company’s merger with homebuilder Standard Pacific, which still must be approved by shareholders of the two firms. Jeff McCall, who heads finance at Standard Pacific, will become finance chief of the new company.

Mark Ohlendorf, president and CFO of Brookdale Senior Living, is stepping down from his role as finance chief, but will remain president. A search for a new CFO is under way.

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. has promoted Liam Stewart to the top finance spot, effective June 30, replacing Todd Weintraub. Stewart has been asset director of the firm’s Atlantic aviation unit.

Greg Hazelton has been named to lead the finance function at Northwest Natural Gas (NW Natural), effective June 30. He takes over for Stephen Feltz, who is retiring. Most recently, Hazelton was vice president of finance, controller, and treasurer at Hawaiian Electric Industries.