CFOs On the Move: Week Ending December 11

Procter & Gamble, Stitch Fix, Qdoba, Coty, ANGI Homeservices, Cigna, Altair, Broadcom, Mercato, Vistra
Lauren MuskettDecember 11, 2020

Andre Schulten

Procter & Gamble promoted Andre Schulten to finance chief, effective March 1. Schulten, who joined the company in 1996, is currently senior vice president of baby care in North America. Earlier in his career, Schulten held other roles, including senior vice president of finance and accounting in West Europe and for P&G’s global family care, baby care, and feminine care businesses. He succeeds long-time CFO Jon Moeller, who will retain his role as vice chairman and chief operating officer. Moeller joined P&G in 1988 and has served as finance chief since 2009. He added on the duties of vice-chairman in 2017 and chief operating officer last year.

Dan Jedda has joined online personal styling company Stitch Fix as finance chief. He joins the company from Amazon, where he has worked in finance for 15 years, including vice president and CFO for the company’s digital video, digital music, and advertising and corporate development organizations. Jedda takes over for interim CFO Mike Smith, who is leaving the company to start a venture capital firm. Stitch Fix is naming Smith to its board of directors.

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Leviathan Winn

Mexican restaurant chain Qdoba named Leviathan Winn as chief financial officer. Most recently, Leviathan served as the global chief financial officer at Taco Bell, a division of Yum! Brands. Before that, he worked in various financial and strategic capacities, including serving as the head of strategic development for the consumer bank at JP Morgan Chase, and serving as a strategy, restructuring, and transformation consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Coty promoted Laurent Mercier to chief financial officer, effective February 15. Mercier, who is currently the beauty company’s deputy CFO, joined Coty as CFO of its luxury division in 2017. He previously spent 20 years at global food and beverage giant Danone, where he held several leadership roles, including CFO of Evian Volvic Germany, CFO for Asia, Middle East, and Africa, and leading Danone’s European dairy business. He succeeds Pierre-André Terisse, with whom he has worked closely at both Coty and during their previous roles at Danone.

Jamie Cohen

Jamie Cohen will step down as CFO at ANGI Homeservices on January 1. Before becoming CFO in 2019, Cohen was executive vice president of finance and accounting for ANGI since September 2017. IAC chief financial officer Glenn Schiffman will become interim finance chief while the company looks for a permanent replacement. Schiffman previously served as chief financial officer at ANGI Homeservices when Cohen was announced as his successor.

Brian Evanko has been named the new chief financial officer at Cigna. Evanko joined the insurance company in 1998 and is currently president of its government business. Evanko has held multiple leadership roles over his 22-year career at the company, including serving as business financial officer for its global individual operations. The company’s current finance chief, Eric Palmer, has been named president and chief operating officer at Evernorth, a subsidiary of Cigna.

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown will become CFO at technology company Altair on March 16. Brown previously served in finance leadership roles at cyber safety company NortonLifeLock, including as interim CFO. Before that, he served in finance leadership roles at software company Symantec, most recently as vice president of finance and chief accounting officer. Earlier, Brown served in various finance roles at Blue Coat Systems, Netgear, and Brocade Communications. Brown succeeds Howard Morof, who will step down as CFO on March 16.

Kirsten Spears, currently vice president, corporate controller, and principal accounting officer at Broadcom, was promoted to CFO. Before joining Broadcom in 2014, she was most recently vice president and corporate controller at LSI. She joined LSI in 1997 and held several management positions in accounting and reporting. Before LSI, Spears worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in audit; for Raychem, managing a variety of accounting functions; and for Bank of America, managing branch operations.

Emily Keeton

Emily Keeton is the new CFO at e-commerce grocery platform Mercato. Keeton was most recently at WeWork, where she was managing director of the company’s creator fund and, before that, as global head of M&A for the provider of flexible workspace. Before joining WeWork, Keeton was co-head of M&A at internet company IAC. She started her career in investment banking at DLJ and Credit Suisse.

Vistra appointed Jim Burke as president and chief financial officer. Burke, who has worked at the retail electricity and power generation company and its predecessor companies since 2004, has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer since 2016. Before Vistra, he previously served as chairman and CEO at TXU Energy. Before that, he was president and COO at Gexa Energy and senior vice president of consumer operations at Reliant Energy. Earlier in his career, Burke worked at The Coca-Cola Company for six years. Vistra’s outgoing CFO, David Campbell, is leaving to join regulated utility Evergy as its chief executive officer.