CFOs on the Move: Week Ending August 24

Move, SeaWorld, Omnicell, Allied Motion Technologies, Centene, Bristow, Viavi Solutions, Platform Specialty Products, MicroStrategy, Goodrich Petro...
Joan UrdangAugust 21, 2015
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending August 24

Bryan Charap

Bryan Charap

Move, a subsidiary of News Corp. that provides online real-estate services, has promoted Bryan Charap to the top finance spot. He has been at the firm for 14 years, and had been senior vice president of finance.

SeaWorld Entertainment has chosen Peter Crage to lead the finance function, effective Sept. 1. He succeeds interim CFO Marc Swanson, who will remain chief accounting officer. Formerly, Crage was finance chief at Extended Stay America and at ESH Hospitality.

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Peter Kuipers has been named finance chief at Omnicell. He replaces Rob Seim, who will become executive vice president, international and global quality and manufacturing. Previously, Kuipers was CFO at Quantcast.

Allied Motion Technologies has named Mike Leach to the top finance spot. He takes over for Rob Maida, who will become vice president of operational excellence, a newly created post. Most recently, Leach was finance chief at Osmose Holdings.

Health-care company Centene has announced that CFO William Scheffel plans to retire early next year. Jeffrey Schwaneke, now chief accounting officer and corporate controller, will replace him at that time.

Don Miller has been promoted to finance chief at Bristow Group, which provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry. He succeeds John Briscoe, who is leaving the company. Miller had been senior vice president of the firm’s mergers, acquisitions, and integration group, which will now merge with its CFO group.

Viavi Solutions has named Amar Maletira to the top finance spot, effective Sept. 9. He takes over for Rex Jackson, who is leaving the company at the end of September. Formerly, Maletira headed finance for the Americas Enterprise Services group at Hewlett-Packard.

Specialty-chemicals producer Platform Specialty Products as appointed Sanjiv Khattri to lead the finance function. Previously, he was finance chief at Covanta Holding Corp.; before that, he was CFO of General Motors Acceptance Corp. Khattri succeeds Frank Monteiro, who will become chief operating officer of Platform’s performance applications division.

MicroStrategy has named Phong Le to the top finance spot. He replaces Douglas Thede, who announced earlier in the year that he would retire from the enterprise software platform provider. Le had headed finance at XO Communications.

Jan Schott has resigned as finance chief at Goodrich Petroleum. President and chief operating officer Robert Turnham, Jr., will become interim CFO until a permanent replacement for Schott is found.