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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending May 22

Cox Enterprises, MDC Holdings, LivingSocial, Magellan Midstream Partners, Tilly's, Sanchez Energy, Barfresh Food, Chatham Lodging, Trex, Venoco
Joan UrdangMay 22, 2015
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending May 22

Dallas Clement

Dallas Clement

Dallas Clement has been promoted to finance chief at Cox Enterprises, effective July 1. He takes over for Doug Franklin, who will retire on Aug. 1 after 38 years at the media company. Clement has been CFO of business unit Cox Automotive.

John Stephens has resigned from the top finance spot at homebuilder MDC Holdings. Vice president of finance and corporate controller Robert Martin will become CFO and principal accounting officer, effective May 23.

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Marketplace LivingSocial has named Atul Kavthekar to lead the finance function. Formerly, he was CFO and head of corporate development for the health and wellness solutions unit at Sears Holdings.

Magellan Midstream Partners has promoted Aaron Milford to finance chief. He replaces Michael Osborne, who has resigned. Most recently, Milford was vice president of crude-oil business development for the crude-oil and refined-petroleum products transporter, storer, and distributor.

Apparel retailer Tilly’s has named Michael Henry as its new CFO. He joins the firm next week and will become finance chief on June 13, succeeding Jennifer Ehrhardt, who announced her resignation earlier this year. Previously, Henry was senior vice president, global controller, at Quicksilver.

Sanchez Energy has chosen Gleeson Van Riet to fill the top finance spot. He has been interim co-CFO since March, when he replaced the retiring Mike Long.

Frozen and ready-to-mix drink manufacturer Barfresh Food Group has appointed Joseph Tesoriero to head finance. He takes over for Arnold Tinter, who will remain the firm’s secretary. Tesoriero joins the company from Dole Asia Holdings, where he was a financial consultant. Before that, he was CFO at Dole Food.

Jeremy Wegner has joined hotel real estate investment trust Chatham Lodging Trust as finance chief. He succeeds Dennis Craven, who was promoted to chief operating officer. Most recently, Wegner was vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.

Trex, which makes nonwood railing and decking products, has promoted Bryan Fairbanks to lead the finance function, effective Aug. 17. He replaces James Cline, who has been promoted to president and CEO. Fairbanks is currently senior director, supply chain, and executive director, international business development.

Energy firm Venoco has appointed Scott Pinsonnault to the top finance spot. He has been interim CFO since November, and before that was managing director of the energy practice at Opportune LLP.