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CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Jan. 8

RetailMeNot, North Highland, Meritage Homes, Clean Harbors, Hancock Fabrics, Blue Coat Systems, Anworth Mortgage Asset, Infoblox, Protective Life
Joan UrdangJanuary 8, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Jan. 8

Beth Schiavo has been chosen to head finance at management consultancy North Highland. She is a former assurance partner at Ernst & Young, which employed her for 23 years.

Scott DiValerio

Scott DiValerio

Scott Di Valerio has been named to the top finance spot at RetailMeNot. He succeeds interim CFO Lou Agnese, who has been named senior vice president of administration. Di Valerio joins the digital-offer marketplace from Outerwall, where he was CEO.

Homebuilder Meritage Homes said that finance chief Larry Seay will retire on March 31. Chief accounting officer Hilla Sferruzza will replace him on April 1.

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Clean Harbors has promoted Michael Battles to CFO. He takes over for James Rutledge, who will stay on as vice chairman and president at the hazardous-waste management firm. Battles had been chief accounting officer and corporate controller since 2013.

Rebecca Flick has been named finance chief at Hancock Fabrics, replacing interim CFO O. Pierce Crockett. Previously, Flick was global vice president of finance and treasurer at Recall Corp.

Company security firm Blue Coat Systems has chosen Nick Noviello to lead the finance function. He takes over for Gregg Hampton, who will become senior vice president of business operations. Noviello formerly was CFO and executive vice president of finance and operations at NetApp.

Anworth Mortgage Asset has promoted Charles Siegel to the posts of CFO, treasurer, and secretary, succeeding Thad Brown, who has retired. Siegel had been senior vice president of finance and assistant secretary at the mortgage real estate investment trust since 2005.

Network-services manager Infoblox has named Janesh Moorjani to lead the finance function. Most recently, he was senior vice president of finance at VMware.

Insurer Protective Life has said that vice chairman and CFO Richard Bielen has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. As finance chief, he will be succeeded by Steven Walker, who will add to his current responsibilities as chief accounting officer and controller.

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