CFOs On the Move: Week Ending October 30

LegalZoom, CITGO, CBS, Mazda, Tapestry, ABM, Michael Baker, Mohegan Sun, Sunoco, ProPetro Holding
Lauren MuskettOctober 30, 2020

Noel Watson

Noel Watson will become the new CFO at LegalZoom on November 17. Most recently, Watson was chief financial officer at digital car-buying marketplace TrueCar. Before that, he spent 13 years at TripAdvisor, where he was most recently vice president of finance and chief accounting officer. Before joining TripAdvisor, he held management positions at technology firms ArrAy and Way Systems. Watson joined Zynga’s Board as an independent director in July of 2020.

CITGO appointed John Zuklic as chief financial officer, effective November 4. Zuklic joins the company from Phillips 66, where has held several executive-level positions, mostly in the finance team. Most recently, he was vice president of ERP transformation after having been vice president and treasurer. Zuklic also spent four years in the United States Army as an aviation officer/assistant operations officer and flight platoon leader.

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Bryon Rubin

CBS Entertainment Group’s finance chief, Bryon Rubin, will take on the additional role of chief operating officer. Rubin has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining CBS in 1999. In addition to his previous role as chief financial officer of the CBS Entertainment Group, he also served as CFO of the CBS Television Network, executive vice president of corporate development for CBS Corporation, and finance chief of CBS Interactive. Before CBS, Rubin worked in investment banking and public accounting.

Mazda North American Operations promoted Takeshi Nishiki to chief financial officer. Nishiki joined the carmaker in 2005, serving in the company’s corporate product profit control division. Before that, Nishiki worked in the corporate planning division, managing South East Asian and other country programs, including negotiations of business partnership conditions. Later, Nishiki became responsible for overseeing Mazda’s regional profit across the EU, Russia, Australia, and South American markets. He was appointed the director of finance in 2016.

Joanne Crevoiserat

Joanne Crevoiserat was named chief executive officer at Tapestry. Crevoiserat, who became CFO in August 2019, took over as interim CEO in July. Crevoiserat is also expected to be appointed as a member of Tapestry’s Board of Directors at the next Board meeting. She joined the company from Abercrombie & Fitch, where she was hired as chief financial officer. She held various leadership positions during her tenure at the retailer, including executive vice president, chief operating officer, and interim principal executive officer. 

ABM named Earl Ellis as the facility management company’s chief financial officer, effective November 30. Ellis will join the company from Best Buy, where he has held several executive positions across finance, including chief financial officer of Best Buy Canada and senior vice president of finance in the United States. Before Best Buy, he held executive leadership positions at other public companies, including Canadian Tire and Campbell Soup Company. He also served in accounting and finance roles at Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola, and Wainman & Kydd Chartered Accountants.

Amy Davis has been promoted to CFO at engineering and consulting services firm Michael Baker International. Davis, who joined the company in 2018, was most recently chief accounting officer, corporate controller, and treasurer. Before joining Michael Baker, she was vice president, global corporate controller, and treasurer at GNC. Earlier in her career, Davis served in several executive-level finance roles, including vice president of corporate finance at Eldorado Resorts and before that was global corporate controller at DynaVox. She also spent six years at Ernst & Young as an audit manager.

Kelly McKinnon

Mohegan Sun promoted Kelly McKinnon to finance chief. McKinnon, who joined the casino in 2006 as a budget analyst, was most recently director of analytics at the corporate division of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. Before that, she was financial planning and analysis manager and director of financial planning and analysis. She also led the company’s labor and productivity department.

Dylan Bramhall is the new finance chief at Sunoco. Bramhall was most recently senior vice president of finance and treasurer at Energy Transfer, a subsidiary of Sunoco. Bramhall joined Energy Transfer in 2015 after its merger with Regency Energy Partners. He also serves as a member of Energy Transfer’s risk oversight committee and is on the board of directors for Permian Express Partners, a joint venture between Energy Transfer and Exxon Mobil, and SemCAMS, the Canadian business unit of Energy Transfer. While at Regency, Bramhall held management positions in the finance, risk, commercial, and operations groups.

Oilfield services company ProPetro Holding appointed David Schorlemer as CFO, effective October 23. Schorlemer joins the company from oilfield services company Basic Energy Services, where he was most recently executive vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer, and secretary. He takes over for interim CFO Darin Holderness.

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