CFOs on the Move: Week Ending July 15

Hilton Grand Vacations, Logicalis, AAR, Synovus, KeHE Disributors, Federal Realty, Valassis Communications, American Midstream, Conn's, Science App...
Joan UrdangJuly 15, 2016
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending July 15

Logicalis has named Sally Brandtneris to lead the finance function in the United States. She joins the managed-services provider from Stefanini IT Solutions, where she was also finance chief.

James Mikolaichik

James Mikolaichik

James Mikolaichik has been appointed to head finance at Hilton Grand Vacations when it spins off from Hilton Worldwide Holdings later in the year. Mikolaichik had held the top finance spot at Manning & Napier.

Technology-products and aviation-services provider AAR Corp. has appointed Timothy Romenesko vice chairman and CFO, effective Aug. 1. He takes over for Michael Sharp, who is retiring. Romenesko joined the firm in 1981 and had served as CFO from 1994 to 2007, and president and COO from 2007 until 2015. For now he is vice chairman and COO, expeditionary services.

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Synovus Financial has named Kevin Blair to head finance, effective Aug. 17. He replaces Tommy Prescott, who is retiring. Blair will join the financial-services firm from SunTrust Banks, where he is corporate treasurer.

Timothy Wiggins has been chosen to fill the top finance spot at organic-food wholesaler KeHE Distributors. Most recently, he led the finance function at DeVry Education Group.

Federal Realty Investment Trust has named Dan Guglielmone to the posts of CFO and treasurer, effective Aug. 15. He has been senior vice president, acquisitions and capital markets, at Vornado Realty Trust since 2003.

Media company Valassis Communications has appointed Grant Fitz as its next finance chief. He comes to the firm from Xerox Technology Business, where he also held the top finance spot.

Eric Kalamaras has been selected to lead the finance function at American Midstream Partners, replacing Dan Campbell. Previously, Kalamaras headed finance at Azure Midstream Partners LP and Azure Midstream Co.

Retailer Conn’s has chosen Lee Wright to fill the top finance spot. Wright, who takes over for Tom Moran, formerly was CEO of Professional Directional Enterprises.

Corporate controller Maria Bishop has been named interim CFO of Science Applications International. She succeeds John Hartley, who announced in March that he would resign effective June 30.

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