CFOs on the Move: Week Ending March 4

Sotheby's, Monster, Bruker, Waterstone Financial, NextEra Energy, Cottage Health, Stonegate Mortgage, Rocket Fuel, Monolithic Power
Joan UrdangMarch 4, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending March 4

Michael Goss has been named to lead the finance function at Sotheby’s, effective March 28, when he will take over for interim CFO Dennis Weibling. Goss formerly worked at Bain Capital, where he was finance chief from 2001 until 2011, a partner and managing director from 2001 until 2013, chief operating officer from 2004 until 2011, and head of global investor relations from 2012 until 2013.

Philip Franklin

Philip Franklin

Monster Worldwide has announced that CEO Timothy Yates took on the added post of CFO last month. He previously served as head of finance from June 2007 through January 2011.

Fuse maker Littelfuse said that finance chief Philip Franklin will retire from that position at the end of this month but will stay on as an adviser through July. Meenal Sethna, who started at the company last May as senior vice president of finance, will replace him.

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Bruker, which manufactures scientific-analysis instruments, has promoted Anthony Mattacchione to the top finance spot. He has been interim CFO since last June; before that, he was senior vice president of finance and accounting.

Mark Gerke has been named interim CFO at Waterstone Financial, succeeding Allan Hosack, who has resigned. Gerke has been principal accounting officer and controller of the firm since 2014 and controller of subsidiary Waterstone Bank since 2005.

NextEra Energy has promoted John Ketchum to CFO and executive vice president, finance. As finance chief, he replaces Moray Dewhurst, who is retiring. Ketchum joined the firm in 2002 and most recently was senior vice president, finance.

Brett Tande has been named to the top finance spot at Cottage Health System, taking over for the retiring Joan Bricher. Most recently, Tande was vice president of finance and west region CFO at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare.

Carrie Preston has been promoted to finance chief at Stonegate Mortgage, succeeding Robert Eastep. Preston had been chief accounting officer since joining the firm in 2014.

Rocket Fuel, which provides programmatic marketing platforms, has chosen Rex Jackson to head finance, effective March 16. He formerly led the finance function at JDS Uniphase, Synopsys, and Symyx.

CFO Meera Rao is retiring from Monolithic Power Systems at the end of the month. A search to find her replacement is under way. In the meantime, corporate controller Bernie Blegen will be interim CFO.