CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Dec. 18

Starwood Hotels, MSA Safety, Production Resource, Patrick Industries, Innophos, Rentech, Buffalo Wild Wings, Green Dot, Diageo, Senior Housing Prop...
Joan UrdangDecember 18, 2015
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Dec. 18

Thomas Mangas has been promoted from the top finance spot to CEO at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, effective Dec. 31. Alan Schnaid, principal accounting officer and corporate controller, will take over for him.

Kenneth Krause

Kenneth Krause

Safety products developer and manufacturer MSA Safety has promoted Kenneth Krause to finance chief. He succeeds Kerry Bove, who has been interim CFO since August. Krause joined the firm in 2006 and most recently was treasurer and vice president of strategic finance.

Production Resource Group, which provides production services for entertainment functions, has named Ryan Schroeter to head finance. He replaces Scott Hansen, who had been CFO and chief of asset strategy, and who will continue in the latter post. Formerly, Schroeter was vice president of corporate finance at Intrepid Aviation.

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Executive vice president of finance and CFO Andy Nemeth has been promoted to president at Patrick Industries, which distributes building materials and manufactures component products. Joshua Boone, currently director of corporate finance, will take over for him, effective Jan. 1.

Robert Harrer has resigned from the top finance spot at nutritional-ingredients producer Innophos Holdings. Mark Feuerbach, vice president of investor relations, treasury, financial planning, and analysis, has been named interim CFO.

Rentech has promoted Jeffrey Spain to finance chief. Most recently, he was senior vice president of finance, accounting, and administration for the company’s wood-fiber group.

Restaurant owner and franchisor Buffalo Wild Wings has announced that CFO Mary Twinem will retire on Feb. 29. The company has begun a search for her replacement.

Green Dot Corp., which offers prepaid debit cards, has chosen Mark Shifke to lead the finance function. Shifke has been acting CFO since May; before that, he was senior vice president of corporate strategy and M&A.

Spirits company Diageo has appointed Jakob Ripshtein to head finance at Diageo North America, taking over for Greg Kryder. Ripshtein will also continue in his current post as president of Diageo Canada.

Real estate investment trust Senior Housing Properties Trust has named Richard Siedel, Jr., CFO and treasurer, succeeding Richard Doyle, Jr. Previously, Siedel was chief accounting officer at Five Star Quality Care.

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