Dan Janki is the new finance chief at Delta, effective July 12. Janki joins the airline from General Electric, where he is currently senior vice president and CEO of GE power portfolio. He has more than 25 years of experience at GE in a variety of senior roles, including CFO for GE consumer finance Americas, vice president of investor relations, and CFO of GE energy infrastructure. Janki succeeds interim co-CFOs Gary Chase and Bill Carroll, who took over for Paul Jacobson after he resigned in November to become CFO at General Motors.
Steve Priest will take over as CFO at eBay on June 21. Priest joins the e-commerce platform from airline JetBlue, where he was chief financial officer. He held various senior-level positions during his nearly 20 years with British Airways, including senior vice president, Atlantic joint business, senior vice president of customer contact and distribution, and regional vice president, controller for Western Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Priest will replace interim CFO Andy Cring.
JetBlue named Ursula Hurley acting chief financial officer. Hurley will assume the role of acting interim CFO on June 12, in addition to her role as head of treasury and investor relations. Hurley began her career at JetBlue 17 years ago. She has been responsible for debt and cash management, cash flow, fuel and interest rate hedging, strategic sourcing, and fleet strategy, including aircraft and engine sourcing. Her role was recently expanded to manage JetBlue’s relationship with the investor community.
L Brands appointed finance chiefs for Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret. After the spin-off of Victoria’s Secret is complete, Wendy Arlin, currently senior vice president of finance and controller for L Brands, will become Bath & Body Works CFO, and Tim Johnson, previously CFO and chief administrative officer for Big Lots, will become Victoria’s Secret CFO. Once Arlin and Johnson take over, current L Brands CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer will retire. The spin-off is on track to be completed in August 2021.
CVS Health appointed Shawn Guertin as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 28. Guertin spent eight years at Aetna where he was executive vice president, chief financial officer, and chief enterprise risk officer. He was a key leader in Aetna’s merger with CVS Health in 2018. Earlier in his career, Guertin was chief actuary and chief financial officer at Coventry Health Care, a health plan acquired by Aetna in 2012. He also served in several leadership positions at UnitedHealthcare and The Travelers. Guertin succeeds Eva Boratto, who is leaving the company after 11 years.
Fannie Mae chief financial officer Celeste Mellet Brown will resign on May 28 after four years in the role. Before taking over as finance chief, Brown was senior vice president and deputy chief financial officer at the mortgage giant. Before joining Fannie Mae in 2017, she worked at Morgan Stanley for 18 years, where she last served as global treasurer. She began her career as an investment banker at BT Alex Brown.
CFO Stuart Levy is leaving Domino’s Pizza to pursue other opportunities outside of the company. He will take on an advisory role at the pizza chain until August 31. Levy was promoted to CFO in August 2020 from his role of executive vice president of supply chain services. Domino’s CEO Ritch Allison will oversee a newly established office of the CFO until the new CFO is in place. The office of the CFO includes Ryan Goers, vice president of finance, global financial planning, and analysis; Juan Jose Joachin, vice president of finance operations; and Jessica Parrish, vice president of corporate controller and treasurer.
FAT Brands, the parent company of restaurant chains Fatburger and Johnny Rockets, hired Ken Kuick as chief financial officer. Kuick was most recently CFO of fast-casual restaurant Noodles & Company. Before that, he was chief accounting officer of VICI Properties, a real estate investment trust. He previously served as chief accounting officer for Caesars Entertainment and before that as vice president, assistant controller.
Digital advertising firm MediaMath appointed Sapna Kapur as CFO. Kapur joins the company from marketing platform NextRoll, where she was senior vice president of finance. Before that, she served in executive finance roles at Google for 12 years. Kapur has expertise in strategic business partnerships and M&A, capital management, and revenue expansion efforts.
With Jennifer Piepszak being named co-head of JPMorgan Chase’s consumer and community banking business, the banking giant named Jeremy Barnum its new finance chief. Barnum was head of global research for JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank (CIB), a post he was named to in February. Before that, he had been CFO of CIB. The new appointments will be effective immediately.