CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 23

Alvogen, Novelis, Carpenter Technology, PG&E, Ducommun, Springleaf Holdings, Seagate Technology, Under Armour, MYR Group, Goodman Networks
Joan UrdangOctober 23, 2015
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Oct. 23

Aluminum manufacturer and recycler Novelis has named Steve Pohl interim CFO. He takes over for Steve Fisher, who was appointed CEO in August. Pohl has been at the company since 2009 and was named vice president of financial planning and analysis in 2012.

Graham Baker

Graham Baker

Alvogen has appointed Graham Baker to head finance, effective Nov. 1. He succeeds Kevin Bain, who will become finance chief at the pharmaceutical firm’s sister company, Alvotech. Most recently, Baker worked at AstraZeneca, where he was vice president of finance for its international business.


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Damon Audia has been named to the top finance spot at Carpenter Technology. He replaces acting CFO Tim Lain, who will return to his post as controller and chief accounting officer. Audia joins the firm from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he was senior vice president of finance for its North America division.

Finance chief Kent Harvey has announced that he plans to retire from PG&E Corp. next year. He started at the company in 1982 and was named head of finance in 2009.

Ducommun has promoted chief accounting officer and controller Douglas Groves to CFO and treasurer, effective Jan. 1, 2016. He will succeed Joseph Bellino, who is retiring on Dec. 31. Groves joined the manufacturer and engineering company as vice president of accounting in January 2013 and was named to his current post later that year.

Scott Parker will become executive vice president of consumer-finance firm Springleaf Holdings by Nov. 15, and will take over the top finance spot after the company files its Form 10-Q for the period ending Sept. 30. He replaces Minchung Kgil, who will remain CFO of Springleaf’s subsidiaries. Previously, Parker headed finance at CIT Group.

Seagate Technology has promoted David Morton, Jr., to the top finance spot, succeeding Patrick O’Malley. Morton joined the firm in 1995 and most recently was treasurer and principal accounting officer.

Athletic clothing manufacturer Under Armour says that Brad Dickerson will leave the company in February. Dickerson, who has been CFO since 2008 and COO since earlier this year, will become finance chief at Blue Apron, a delivery service for recipes and fresh ingredients.

MYR Group has appointed Betty Johnson CFO and treasurer, replacing Paul Evans. Johnson, who most recently was CFO and treasurer of Faith Technologies, had been a member of contractor MYR’s board of directors since 2007.

Telecommunications-services provider Goodman Networks has named Joy Brawner to lead the finance function, succeeding interim CFO Geoff Miller. Brawner has been the firm’s chief accounting officer for the past two years.